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Big crowd, but not a record, seen for inauguration

Oscar Moreno doesn't want to miss this presidential inauguration, even if it won't be the history-making event that drew 1.8 million people in 2009.Full story

Inaugural officials planning greater crowd control

Inaugural officials are planning more staff, signs and metal detectors to prevent the pedestrian jams that clogged the National Mall last time President Barack Obama was sworn in. Full story

Why Dr. Emanuel is leading a jog around National Mall

  University of Pennsylvania's Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel is leading a jog around the National Mall in Washington D.C. Monday to raise awareness for the Affordable Care Act. Dr. Jeffrey Sachs also discusses the medical advancements in Ghana.

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