There's no question Beyonce's rendition of the national anthem was a roaring success. The mystery: was it live or lip synced?
Making a call from the National Mall was a dicey proposition for many inauguration visitors and workers Monday.
Scattered protest groups took to the streets during President Barack Obama's inauguration ceremonies Monday in efforts to end deadly military drones attacks, to promote the kingdom of God, to stop abortion and to guarantee gun rights.
Recently out of a job, Talton Manning decided to take his saxophone to Washington to play for people attending the Inauguration.
True, the crowd was roughly half that of Obama's momentous inauguration in 2009, and the sense of history, and pure excitement, far less potent. But despite a more sober national mood, there was plenty of enthusiasm -- even among people who'd been there the first time.
President Barack Obama is attending his third church service in as many days. Today's inaugural prayer service is being held at Washington National Cathedral.