Preparing for inauguration of Joe Biden, Kamala Harris(42 images)
The nation's capital prepares for Inauguration Day on Wednesday amid the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as security threats after an attack on the Capitol two weeks before. President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be sworn in on the Capitol steps.
A "field of flags," representing all 50 states and U.S. territories, is displayed on the National Mall to represent the American people who are unable to travel to Washington due to COVID-19 restrictions to witness the inauguration. Photo by Pat Benic/UPI
Stand-ins for Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and her family participate in a dress rehearsal for her swearing-in. Harris will be the first woman, as well as the first Black and South Asian person, to serve as vice president. Pool Photo by Patrick Semansky/UPI