Poet pays tribute to Sandy Hook children

The poet Richard Blanco has paid tribute to the 20 children who lost their lives at Sandy Hook Elementary School in a poem he wrote for the Inauguration.

He is both the youngest and first openly-gay person to deliver the inauguration poem.


Obama's Inauguration Ball

Barack Obama said his wife Michelle made him "a better man and better President" at the Commander in Chief's Inauguration Ball. Thousands of people gathered in Washington to see Obama publicly sworn in as US president for his second term.