January 21, 2013 Along the streets of the nation's capital, visitors prepare for inauguration ceremonies.
January 21, 2013 Ace of Cakes star Duff Goldman says he's still not sure how it happened, but his team of cake makers will be serving their country by bringing the cake to the inaugural ball.
January 21, 2013 Join "It's All Politics" blogger Frank James and other NPR journalists to talk about the day's events and the issues coming up in President Obama's second term.
January 21, 2013 See what NPR users want President Obama to remember in his second term — then send us your own thoughts. And chat with NPR reporters about the day's events and the issues looming in Obama's second term.
January 21, 2013 Unlike with his first swearing-in, Barack Obama does not face two ongoing wars and an economy on the verge of collapse. But thorny issues remain, and there's less hope than there was four years ago that Obama can bend Washington to his will.
January 21, 2013 "Being true to our founding documents does not require us to agree on every contour of life; it does not mean we will all define liberty in exactly the same way, or follow the same precise path to happiness," he says. "But it does require us to act in our time."
January 21, 2013 The Notre Dame football player, who says he didn't take part in a hoax about someone he said was his girlfriend, is giving his first on camera interview to Couric. It will be broadcast on Thursday.
January 21, 2013 The president will take the oath of office and deliver his second inaugural address at midday. We'll be live blogging. Among the highlights: The president's remarks, which are due to begin at noon ET; performances by singers James Taylor, Kelly Clarkson and Beyonce; inaugural poet Richard Blanco.