Joe Biden sworn in as 46th president of the United States

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden has sworn the oath of office at noon to become the 46th president of the United States.

He takes the helm of a deeply divided nation and inherit a confluence of crises arguably greater than any faced by his predecessors.

But there were comforting signs of tradition for the hallowed American democratic rite now underway at a U.S. Capitol battered by an insurrectionist siege just two weeks ago.

On a chilly Washington day dotted with snow flurries, a bipartisan trio of ex-presidents along with the elite of nation’s government gathered for the ceremony.

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January 20, 2021 at 10:55AM

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