Your tech needs for inauguration weekend

Jan 20, 2017
Just remember to leave your selfie stick at home.
Chairs are set out on the National Mall by the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on Thursday in Washington, D.C. Donald Trump will be sworn in today as the 45th president of the United States.
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Let’s do the numbers: the cost of inauguration

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Jan 18, 2017
The inauguration is Friday. So, who pays for what?
A view of the west front of the U.S. Capitol during the dress rehearsal for Friday's inauguration.
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Born on Inauguration Day: Where we go from here

Jan 21, 2013
People born on Inauguration Days past talk about how it's affected their lives and how American has changed in their lifetimes.

Inauguration goes social with first smartphone app

Jan 21, 2013
Politico's senior technology reporter Steve Friess says if you look to the past, inaugurations have never really been a showcase for technology.

A smaller crowd in Washington as Obama begins second term

Jan 21, 2013
Four years after the largest presidential inauguration in history, President Obama's second term begins on a more subdued note.

A Data-Mining Inauguration App, and a 3D printed Smartphone Case

Jan 21, 2013
A new app from the Presidential Inauguration Committee seems like a handy tool for people visiting Washington, D.C. to watch President Obama take his second (public) Oath of Office. But critics say the app is data-mining for political purposes.

Born on Inauguration Day: How America has changed

Jan 21, 2013
Reflecting on what it's like to be born on Inauguration Day, and how America has changed over time.

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Notable firsts in inauguration history

Jan 18, 2013
Tradition and ritual play major roles on Inauguration Day. Here are some of the firsts, both quirky and significant, that have occurred throughout history.

Born on Inauguration Day: Why it's special

Jan 18, 2013
Reflecting on what it's like to be born on Inauguration Day, and how America has changed over time.

Born on Inauguration Day: Health care hits home

Jan 17, 2013
As chaplain at a children's hospital in downtown Chicago, the daughter of a stage-four cancer survivor, and an Inauguration-Day baby, this coming January 20th holds special significance for Ashley-Anne Masters.