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Photo of the Lincoln Memorial by Flickr user BlankBlankBlank

Beyonce, Bruce Springsteen, Usher, Shakira and Sheryl Crow are among some of the artists scheduled to perform Sunday afternoon at the Lincoln Memorial.

Cleveland Park Metro, closed earlier this morning after two suspicious vehicles were spotted in the area, has now reopened. Police did not find any hazardous materials.

Once capacity is reached, people arriving for the inaugural parade will be turned down say security officials. "[C]apacity is expected to be between 280,000 and 300,000" people.

A teenager suffered a gun injury after a shooting broke out on Girard St., NW in the Columbia Heights neighborhood. The incident appears to be gang-related.

Plans for the closing of the Guantanamo Bay detention camp are moving along swiftly, but it may take as long as a year to figure out what to do with detainees and shut down the prison.

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