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.
January 20, 2013 How many presidents have chosen to affirm (rather than swear) to "faithfully execute the office ... "? Try your hand at inaugural trivia.
January 20, 2013 For years, British environmental activist Mark Lynas vandalized genetically modified food crops. Then, he had a change of heart. He went in front of the world to reverse his position, telling the anti-GMO lobby to "get out of the way and let the rest of us get on with feeding the world sustainably."
January 20, 2013 Obama fulfilled the constitutional requirement to take the oath before noon on Jan. 20. He will repeat the oath in public on Monday.