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January 20, 2009 11:20 AM

Photo: Our view from the inauguration

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Submitted by Simi Gupta

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January 20, 2009 10:49 AM

Turned away with tickets

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Submitted by Crystal Ainardi

We had a ticket stood in line for three hours, us along with a million other people were turned away even though we had tickets. Disapointed. But now we have president obama!

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January 20, 2009 10:30 AM

This moment in "Web"

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On election night, Web sites across the world reported Barack Obama's historical win. Seattletimes.com captured the home pages of more than 100 sites as the race was called - from every state and from countries around the world.

Today global news sites covered the inauguration of the US' 44th President. Here's a look at how other Web sites reported the event.

International:

El Pais (Spain)

Expresso (Portugal)

Le Monde (France)

BBC (UK)

Times Online (UK)

bild.de/ (Germany)

De Telegraaf (Netherlands)

Hurriyet (Turkey)

El Sol de Mexico (Mexico)

Folha Online (Brazil)

Yahoo India

Tuoi Tre, Vietnam

AIF, Russia

Al Jazeera, Middle East

Yomiuri Japan

The Daily Nation, Kenya

The Toronto Star, Canada

The Herald Sun, Australia


US sites:

L.A. Times

New York Times

Kansas City Star

Washington Post

Chicago Tribune

Honolul Advertiser

Anchorage Daily News

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January 20, 2009 10:17 AM

Say what?: A visual representation of President Obama's inaugural address

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Click here to read the full text of President Barack Obama's inaugural address.

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January 20, 2009 10:12 AM

Traffic jam

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Submitted by Debra J. Markert

Police are doing a terrible job with directing flow. Unmonitored bottlenecks through gates and road closures - tons of pushing and confusion.

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January 20, 2009 10:10 AM

Who's on the helicopter?

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Submitted by Himanee Gupta-Carlson

Helicopter flew over. Bush leaving? Obama arriving? Either way, some say, applause.

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January 20, 2009 9:57 AM

After speech, beeline for the port-o-potties

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Submitted by Himanee Gupta-Carlson

After Obama's speech, masses headed for porta potties singing the star spangled banner.

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January 20, 2009 9:53 AM

Live tweets

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Check out the twitter feed of Seattle Times freelancer Liz Langton, on the ground in D.C.
http://twitter.com/lizlangton

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