One of the stars of Wednesday's inauguration was 22-year-old poet Amanda Gorman and her words are now inspiring a new generation of poets in the Bay Area.
President Joe Biden called on Americans to overcome their divisions, declaring in his first address in office that “without unity, there is no peace.”
Kamala Harris made history on Wednesday, becoming the country's first Black, first Asian and first female second-in-command, after being inaugurated alongside President Joe Biden.
In a move toward transparency, Jen Psaki, President Joe Biden’s new White House press secretary, held the administration’s first press briefing Wednesday evening after Biden’s inauguration.
The election was challenged in court. There were objections to the certification of the electoral college. The new president lost the popular vote. As much as those words could be applied to today's America, they can also be said about the fight over the 2000 election between George W. Bush and Al Gore.
It’s traditional for outgoing presidents to leave a note for their successor.
In his first hours as president, President Joe Biden signed a series of executive actions that reversed his predecessor’s orders on immigration, climate change and handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
The virtual “Parade Across America” includes appearances from celebrities as well as everyday Americans, including a history teacher from Texas and a 12-year-old trumpet player from Georgia.
Inauguration Day 2021 photos of D.C. preparations, security and the ceremonies held to commemorate the 46th president of the United States.
As Kamala Harris took the oath of office, becoming the first female vice president, those at Casa Biden in Tampa reflected on watching history being made.
The cast of Broadway’s hit musical “Hamilton” is raising a glass after getting references in Amanda Gorman’s poem recited at President Joe Biden’s inauguration Wednesday.
Biden never mentioned his predecessor, who defied tradition and left town ahead of the ceremony, but spoke directly to Trump's supporters: "Take a measure of me and my heart," he said. "If you still disagree, so be it, that’s democracy, that’s America. The right to dissent, peacefully."
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris showcased American designers at their inauguration Wednesday, and Harris gave a nod to women's suffrage and Shirley Chisholm in pearls and purple.
Vice President Kamala Harris and second gentleman Doug Emhoff gave the official sendoff to former Vice President Mike Pence and his wife, Karen, on the Capitol steps following the swear-in ceremony.
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris attended a wreath-laying ceremony after the inauguration Wednesday at Arlington National Cemetery's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, a tradition among incoming administrations.
In his first remarks as president, Joe Biden said his swearing-in marks a day of “history and hope” and that the country has “learned again that democracy is precious.” You can read his remarks in full here.
Sen. Bernie Sanders drew attention on social media during Wednesday’s 2021 presidential inauguration for an unlikely reason: his outfit.
Joe Biden was safely sworn in as president in a Washington on edge, two weeks after rioters loyal to former President Donald Trump besieged the Capitol.
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris took their oaths of office on Wednesday using Bibles that are laden with personal meaning.
U.S. stocks are rallying to records Wednesday on encouraging earnings reports and continued optimism that new leadership in Washington will mean more support for the struggling economy.