Sasha and Malia Get Colorful for Inauguration Day

Malia wore a stylish magenta J. Crew coat, while Sasha wore a purple one designed by Kate Spade. Plus: A New Jersey library displays a controversial drawing by a prominent artist.

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First daughters Sasha and Malia wear colorful outfits on Inauguration Day: Malia, 14, sported a magenta J. Crew coat (she also wore one on Inauguration Day in 2009) and violet tights for the big day, while Sasha, 11, opted for a purple Kate Spade coat and a white necklace Monday morning, the Huffington Post reports.

Conservative pundit Charles Krauthammer gives President Obama‘s inaugural address a backhanded compliment: He called the speech “amazing” and “very important historically,” but added that it was not memorable and that it signaled an ominous shift to the left, the Huffington Post reports.

Chicago police say a statue of the citys former Mayor Harold Washington was damaged at a South Side cultural center: Investigators say a front panel that contained a metal description of the late mayor was removed and stolen from the pedestal below the statue, the Chicago Tribune reports.

A New Jersey library displays a drawing of a slave having sex: After workers complained, the Newark Public Library last year covered up a drawing by prominent African-American artist Kara Walker that depicts a black female slave having sex with a white man, the Associated Press reports. But it is on display again.