President Obama kicks off the first day of his new term today after a historic second inauguration weekend. The 44th president used his inaugural speech to lay out his progressive agenda for the next four years where he defined entitlements, addressed climate change, and made the first mention of gay rights in an inaugural address. President... read more
From Sunday's private swearing in to today's public ceremonies, parade, and inaugural balls The Cycle staff put together their favorite photos of the day.
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Everyone wants to know what’s really going on behind the President’s million-vote smile. This weekend the President offered his fellow Americans a glimpse inside iPod One with his official Inauguration Playlist. While a portion of the 17-track Spotify playlist is devoted to campaign standards including Stevie Wonder’s “Signed, Sealed, And... read more
President Obama had to take the oath of office twice in 2008 because of Chief Justice Roberts' fumbles. He will take the oath again Sunday in a private ceremony to observe the day the Constitution requires him to take it, and publicly on Monday. That will make President Obama the second president ever to take the oath of office four times,... read more
The Manti Te'o story is baffling, hysterical, pathetic and magnetizing because on its top layer it's about a young man's inspiring love for his suffering and then dead girlfriend but at it's core it's an infinitely confusing story about a liar or a fool.... read more
Monday, January 21st marks an important day in Kenya. Not because of the second inauguration of President Barack Obama but because it's the start of the Kenyan elections.The candidates have been selected, the race has begun, but coverage is minimal. This election is the first since the violent ethnic clashes of 2007. Also it will be an... read more
Have you ever walked into a doctor’s office, waited for your turn, spoke to the doctor about your problem and then walked out as confused and unsatisfied as ever? Well you are not only. Joining the conversation today is Leana Wen, M.D., who says that doctors are moving away from thoughtful engagements with patients to reducing them to just a... read more
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