Before second term begins, Obama cites commitment to service

Saturday, January 19, 2013 | 4:27 p.m. CST; updated 12:04 p.m. CST, Monday, January 21, 2013

WASHINGTON — On the brink of a second term, President Barack Obama invoked Martin Luther King Jr.'s commitment to service Saturday as inauguration-goers flocked to the capital city for a distinctly American celebration including an oath-taking as old as the republic, a splashy parade and partying enough to last four years.