Beyonce's performance of the "Star-Spangled Banner" at the inauguration ceremony sparked a debate over whether she had lip-synched her performance.
Whoever coined the term "to the victor goes the spoils" did not have US President Barack Obama's official inauguration party in mind.
Lady Gaga will reportedly headline a private party for members of Barack Obama's presidential campaign staff on Tuesday night.
Openness on Iran and cuts in nuclear weapons, but little comfort for Gaza, write Julian Borger and Suzanne Goldenberg.
What, I wonder, has become of the audacity of our hope? Could it possibly be true that nations get the leaders they deserve?
The inauguration was brimming with tradition -- just the platform for a president who could be truly transformational, writes Jonathan Freedland.
Following speculation over original wording, US President Barack Obama was on Tuesday sworn in again 'out of an abundance of caution'.
Obama family grants J Crew clothing the dream celebrity endorsement, selecting its affordable designs to wear on inauguration day.
Like Jacob Zuma drawing on biblical references, Obama also rummaged around for suitable material for his inauguration speech.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday confronted the grim realities of the multiple national security and economic crises dogging the United States.
A barber has named his shop Barack Obama, an Indonesian lookalike has cashed in and thousands have invaded a Kenyan village as Obamamania peaks.
After being sworn in as the 44th and first black US president on Tuesday, Barack Obama powered his way through a rousing 20-minute speech.
Israeli troops completed on Wednesday their withdrawal from the Gaza Strip after a 22-day offensive against the Islamist Hamas movement.
China offered a nervous welcome on Wednesday to US President Barack Obama, expressing concern over the direction he may take Sino-US relations.
Huge crowds poured into Washington, DC, before dawn on Tuesday for Barack Obama's inauguration with a building sense of joy.
Barack Obama made history on Tuesday as he was sworn in as the 44th president of the US. View some pictures of this celebrated journey.
A nudist club near Washington DC is offering to bail out people stuck for accommodation during the inaugural period of President-elect Barack Obama.
Jonathan Freedland reports on the intensifying excitement as strait-laced Washington DC awaits Obama's transformation into head of state.
According to the diplomatic rumour mill in Pretoria, Obama is looking at Oprah Winfrey as the next United States ambassador to South Africa.