Joe Biden's inauguration
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Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States during a ceremony in Washington on January 20.This footage shows Biden taking the oath of office at the inauguration ceremony, held at the US Capitol building. Kamala Harris was also sworn in as vice president, making history as the first woman and woman of color to serve in the position. Credit: @JCCIC via Storyful
Singer Jennifer Lopez performed “This Land Is Your Land,” an American folk classic written by Woody Guthrie, during the inauguration of US President Joe Biden on January 20.Lopez, also known by the moniker J.Lo, was backed for her performance by the United States Marine Band.Guthrie, who in the 1950s penned lyrics in which he accused former president Donald Trump’s father, Fred Trump, of racist housing practices, was among 244 names Trump listed for his proposed National Garden of American Heroe
Lady Gaga performed the National Anthem at Joe Biden’s inauguration ceremony on January 20.This video shows Lady Gaga singing “The Star-Spangled Banner” alongside the Marine Band at the US Capitol building. At the ceremony, Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th president of the United States, and Kamala Harris will be sworn in as the vice president. Credit: @JCCIC via Storyful
- Yahoo News
Here’s a look at the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris through the lenses of photographers who were there.
- Yahoo News
Fresh off his inauguration Wednesday, President Biden began his term with executive orders on measures ranging from curbing the coronavirus pandemic to addressing racial inequality, many of which roll back measures enacted by former President Donald Trump’s administration.
- Yahoo Life
Gorman also made history!
- USA TODAY
'That star-spangled banner still waves, but over, perhaps, a land of the cynical and a home of the scared.' Here's how Joe Biden can respond.
President Donald Trump may be best remembered for his use of Twitter as a bully pulpit to stoke controversy or browbeat opponents, but the noise his tweets generated often distracted from the big policy changes he made over his four-year term. During his rollercoaster presidency, the focus was often on what Trump was saying and not what on he was doing as he careened from one self-induced crisis to another. The Trump administration put China’s rise in the spotlight and helped forge a bipartisa
Central Washington is an armed fortress, fenced off with razor wire and surrounded by 25,000 National Guard troops ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday, a stark contrast to previous inaugurations, when the United States capital erupted in days of celebration. Now the National Mall is closed to the public due to threats of violence from groups who attacked the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. "It’s like a ghost town but with soldiers," said Dana O’Connor, who walked with her hu
Nearly 200,000 flags are on display, representing the American people unable to attend.