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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.

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School Choir sing at Capitol building for Inauguration

Members of the PS22 Chorus singing at President Obama's Inauguration Credit: Reuters

The Public School 22 Chorus is singing in front of the US Capitol in advance of President Obama's arrival.

The chorus of 65 schoolchildren was formed in 2000 and is one of the most renowned school choirs in the world.

Its tribute to the victims of the Sandy Hook school massacre attracted more than 50,000 hits on Your Tube.

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