With no background music, Beyonce belted out the "The Star-Spangled Banner" at a press conference about her upcoming Super Bowl performance.
President Obama starts a new term, but the old problems still remain.
President Obama takes the oath of office in public inauguration ceremony, kicking off his second presidential term.
In his speech Monday President Barack Obama made a point of focusing attention on issues vital to specific constituencies within his winning coalition.
President Obama, taking the public oath of office and launching into his second term, called on the country Monday to set aside differences and work together toward addressing challenges ranging from the country's tax code to its education system.
Today, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will both raise their right hands for their second ceremonial inauguration outside the capitol.
The lanky man has the security detail, the prominent ears and the U.S. flag pin, but substitute teacher Larry Graves is no Barack Obama.
The pastor President Obama chose to deliver the benediction at the inauguration later this month has withdrawn amid controversy over anti-gay remarks he made more than a decade ago.