** Obama Begins Second Presidential Term**
U.S. President Barack Obama takes the oath of office again Monday at a public
ceremony in front of the Capitol building, where he will also give an address
before taking part in a parade to mark the beginning of his second term.
As many as 800,000 people are expected to crowd the National Mall to witness
the event. That is a smaller number than his first inauguration when nearly
2 million people came to see the swearing-in of the nation's first black
Mr. Obama took the official oath of office Sunday because the U.S. Constitution
mandates the president be sworn in on January 20. Chief Justice John Roberts
administered the oath, just as he did for the president in 2009.
Mr. Obama will retake the oath Monday using two historic Bibles - one owned
by 19th-century president Abraham Lincoln, and the other by civil rights
leader Martin Luther King Jr., who was assassinated in 1968.
Monday's inauguration coincides with the federal holiday marking King's
** Suspected North Korean Spy Arrested in South Korea**
South Korean officials say a man who defected from North Korea nearly a
decade ago has been arrested and charged with spying for Pyongyang.
Authorities say the man, who was not identified, had a job with the Seoul
city government supporting North Korean defectors.
He is accused of sending Pyongyang a full list of the defectors living in
Seoul and details concerning their resettlement and living conditions.
Intelligence officials say the man is known to have visited North Korea
via China several times. He defected from the North in 2004 and is believed
to have family living there.