President Biden urges a divided nation to ‘end this uncivil war’ in inaugural address

Ceremony marked by sparse crowd, massive National Guard presence

Joe Biden is sworn in as U.S. President as his wife Dr. Jill Biden looks on during his inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington, D.C. During the inauguration ceremony Joe Biden became the 46th president of the United States. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)