Assad mocks the West as he starts new 7-year term in office

Assad mocks the West as he starts new 7-year term in office

At his inauguration, the Syrian leader says events in the region prove him right about terrorism.

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Egypt palace blasts kill two police officers

Egypt palace blasts kill two police officers

Two police officers are killed in separate explosions at Egypt's presidential palace, while several people are wounded.

New Ukrainian president calls for an end to war

New Ukrainian president calls for an end to war

Billionaire Petro Poroshenko was sworn in Saturday and called for cease-fire talks, end to corruption.

Watch: Maya Angelou at the 1993 Clinton inauguration

Watch: Maya Angelou at the 1993 Clinton inauguration

Angelou was the first to read a poem during the inaugural ceremony since Robert Frost.

Joyful clarinet, laid-back quartet give fine Fortas recital

Joyful clarinet, laid-back quartet give fine Fortas recital

Anthony McGill, the new clarinetist of the NY Phil, replaced Marc-Andre Hamelin in a Pacifica Quartet concert.

In skilled hands, politics becomes art

In skilled hands, politics becomes art

The untutored look of Jack Levine’s “Inauguration,” on display at the Smithsonian, belies its complexity.

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Student killed in Egypt clashes

Student killed in Egypt clashes

Police in Cairo shot at demonstrators with buckshot as the protesters hurled stones during clashes on Sunday, the day authorities announced dates for presidential elections.

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Lincoln exhibit tells story of presidential guard

Lincoln exhibit tells story of presidential guard

On the anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's inaugurations, two treasures from his life and from the Civil War are on display at President Lincoln’s Cottage in Washington.

Russia finds Bolotnaya protesters guilty, delays sentence

The eight were among two dozen charged after a demonstration on the eve of Putin’s 2012 inauguration.

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Christie sticks to (old) script

Christie sticks to (old) script

New Jersey governor makes broad appeal in inaugural address.

Christie: Bipartisan governor or partisan warrior?

Christie: Bipartisan governor or partisan warrior?

The damage to the image of the potential 2016 GOP presidential candidate is already done.

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First lady dances her way to 50

First lady dances her way to 50

As Michelle Obama celebrates her birthday, here's a look at some of her best moves and grooves.

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Michelle Obama's red gown goes on display

Michelle Obama's red gown goes on display

First Lady Michelle Obama's second inaugural gown goes on display at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.

McAuliffe sworn in as Virginia governor

McAuliffe sworn in as Virginia governor

The commonwealth’s 72nd governor has brought unexpected seriousness to his preparations for office.

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McAuliffe’s maneuvering

McAuliffe’s maneuvering

The Va. Democratic governor’s plea for bipartisanship has a partisan edge.

Highlights from McAuliffe’s inaugural address

In his inaugural address, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe promises transparency.

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McAuliffe's inauguration in 198 seconds

McAuliffe's inauguration in 198 seconds

The Democrat gave his inaugural address and was sworn in Saturday in Richmond, Va.

McAuliffe sworn in as Virginia governor

McAuliffe sworn in as Virginia governor

The commonwealth’s 72nd governor has brought unexpected seriousness to his preparations for office.

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McAuliffe speaks at inauguration ceremony

McAuliffe speaks at inauguration ceremony

Terry McAuliffe gives his gubernatorial inaugural speech.

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Terry McAuliffe sworn in as Va. governor

Terry McAuliffe sworn in as Va. governor

Terry McAuliffe is sworn in as Va. governor.