Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy Sworn In For Second TermDemocratic Gov. Dannel Malloy has taken the oath of office for his second term as Connecticut's governor.
Ras Baraka Sworn In As Newark's New MayorFormer councilman Ras Baraka, 45, took the oath of office Tuesday during a ceremony in front of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.
Dept. Of Sanitation Chaplain Causes Stir Comparing NYC To 'Plantation' At De Blasio InaugurationRev. Fred Lucas Jr. was one of four people to deliver an invocation during Wednesday's ceremony.
NYC Mayor De Blasio Takes Formal Oath At City HallBill de Blasio was sworn in as the 109th mayor of New York City at midnight during a small ceremony at his Brooklyn home.
Bill de Blasio Sworn In As 109th Mayor Of New York CityMayor Bill de Blasio was sworn in as the 109th mayor of New York City just after midnight New Year’s Day, in a small ceremony outside his Brooklyn home.
Mayor Bloomberg Thanks New Yorkers For 'Honor And Privilege'Bloomberg's final 48 hours in office included the unveiling of his official City Hall portrait and the signing of legislation banning plastic foam food containers and adding e-cigarettes to the indoor smoking ban. He will leave office when the clock strikes midnight and a new year is ushered in.
Free Tickets Available For De Blasio InaugurationThe swearing in will take place in front of City Hall on Wednesday, Jan. 1 at noon. Incoming New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer and Public Advocate Letita James, both Democrats, will also be sworn in at the ceremony at City Hall Plaza.
Staten Island's P.S. 22 Choir Reflects On Inauguration PerformanceThe young members of the P.S. 22 choir have become Staten Island celebrities and a part of American history, and on Monday, they were sharing their memories of performing at President Barack Obama’s second inauguration.
Beyonce Says She Sang Along With Prerecorded Track At Obama InaugurationAfter a brief greeting, the superstar asked the audience to stand, and immediately belted out an unaccompanied rendition of the "The Star Spangled Banner" which was received with hoots and applause.
Audiofile: January - The Month In SoundThis was also the month that Lance Armstrong finally came clean about his years of doping to become a cycling champion. Also in sports and due, at least in part, to the cloud cast by performance-enhancing drugs, no one was elected to the Baseball Hall Of Fame.
Did Beyonce Lip-Sync 'The Star Spangled Banner' At Obama Inauguration?If you thought Beyonce's performance of "The Star Spangled Banner" was flawless, that's because parts of it were pre-recorded.
Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir Soloist Recounts Inauguration Performance "Honestly when the music started, my heart steadied, I felt the love, the support and prayers of everybody surrounding me and then it just a matter of delivering it," said Alicia Olatuja.