Presidential inauguration

For Obama’s 2d inauguration, a more subdued celebration

President Obama repeated the oath of office before a crowd of hundreds of thousands in a ceremony that opened with pleas for divine guidance and calls for unity to heal the nation’s divisions and meet its challenges.

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Inauguration Day

Watch scenes from Washington, D.C., as President Obama begins his second term as US president.

// A ‘dream’ trip and visit with President Obama

Students from Orchard Gardens K-8 Pilot School visited the White House last year and delivered Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream Speech.”


Action on guns and immigration needed

The success of President Obama’s domestic agenda in his second term depends on playing to both red states and the blue ones.

AFC CHAMPIONSHIP | Ravens 28, Patriots 13

// Ravens KO Patriots in title game rematch

Ray Lewis’s ride will continue, while the Patriots’ season ended Sunday night when Baltimore won the AFC Championship game, 28-13.

Dan Shaughnessy

// Ravens bring an abrupt end to Patriots’ season

Pitted against a mean team of men who were not afraid, the Patriots were beaten and beaten soundly in the AFC title game.

Christopher L. Gasper

// Patriots paid price for not running ball

There will be a rush to put this latest failure at the feet of Tom Brady, but the lack of a balanced attack is the reason the Patriots fell to the Ravens.

On Football

// Patriots failed to make big plays on defense

The defense was unable to force a single turnover from the Ravens.

Two more Americans among dead in Algeria, official says

A total of three Americans died during the standoff, and seven made it out safely.

Snow to start tonight

As much as 8 inches could fall in the region from two storms that may disrupt the morning commute.

Health and wellness

Daily Dose

Breaking down why we reveal secrets

Here are five common reasons therapist Karen Ruskin hears from her clients about why they decided to reveal a hurtful truth.