Biden sworn in as U.S. president

Inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrat Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday during a ceremony at a heavily protected U.S. Capitol, ending the tumultuous four-year presidency of his Republican predecessor Donald Trump.

(Reporting by Patricia Zengerle and Trevor Hunnicutt; Writing by Tim Ahmann; Editing by Howard Goller)