Joe Biden Inauguration

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Springsteen, J.Lo and the ageing effect of the last four years

Images of the Week: The ravages of time showed on celebrities performing after the Biden inauguration. And while you can’t blame Trump, he sure didn’t help matters
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: Former U.S. President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama arrive to the inauguration of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. During today's inauguration ceremony Joe Biden becomes the 46th president of the United States. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

The most stylish outfits from the 2021 presidential inauguration

These are the style standouts from yesterday’s events, as chosen by FASHION magazine
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: U.S. President Joe Biden delivers his inaugural address on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. During today's inauguration ceremony Joe Biden becomes the 46th president of the United States. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Why Biden’s Inaugural Address could be counted among the great ones

Gerald Butts: The president delivered a great speech in a time of profound national need. If he follows it with disciplined action, it just might become iconic.
US President-elect Joe Biden flanked by wife Dr. Jill Biden arriving for his inauguration as the 46th US President on January 20, 2021, at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. (Patrick Semansky AFP/Getty Images)

Joe Biden takes the oath: ’I get it’

Paul Wells: Biden offered Americans not so much a program or a faction, but mostly just his person—and he now has multiple crises to tackle
Joe Biden Sworn In As 46th President Of The United States At U.S. Capitol Inauguration Ceremony

Embracing the Joe Biden era

Inauguration images: Organizers went a long way to ensure social distancing, and most of the hugs occurred within families. But some attendees got caught up in the moment.
President Joe Biden signs three documents including an inauguration declaration, cabinet nominations and sub-cabinet nominations in the President's Room at the US Capitol after the inauguration ceremony, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. (Jim Lo Scalzo/AP/CP)

Biden inauguration: A house divided still stands

Scott Gilmore: America’s contradictions and the efforts to solve them have always defined the country and its history. The impossible nation will beat on.
U.S. President Joe Biden delivers his inaugural address on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. During today's inauguration ceremony Joe Biden becomes the 46th president of the United States. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Biden Inauguration: Five takeaways from a day of ’hope and renewal’

The president has set a daunting goal of healing the country, but there were countless signs of hope and unity—not least all those jaunty masks
U.S. President Joe Biden delivers his inaugural address on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. During today's inauguration ceremony Joe Biden becomes the 46th president of the United States. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Biden’s inaugural address: ’Together we shall write an American story of hope, not fear’

Joe Biden invoked themes of unity and the importance of truth in his first speech as President of the United States. Read the full transcript here.
American poet Amanda Gorman reads a poem during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. (Patrick Semansky/AP/CP)

Amanda Gorman’s poem: ’The Hill We Climb’

Amanda Gorman—at 22, the youngest inaugural poet in U.S. history—delivered her poem at the U.S. Capitol
NEW CASTLE, DELAWARE - JANUARY 19: One day before being inaugurated as the 46th president of the United States, President-elect Joe Biden becomes emotional as he delivers remarks at the Major Joseph R. "Beau" Biden III National Guard/Reserve Center. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Why inauguration in lockdown suits Joe Biden perfectly

Patricia Treble: ’If there is anyone who understands the suffering in the United States, it is Biden, a man forged by the crucible of heartache’