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Folklife Festival Showcases ‘The Social Power of Music’ (photos)

What might have been missing in size did not lack for scope and energy. For those diehard fans able to brave the bright sun and 90-degree temperatures, this year's festival was still a musical feast.

Democrats Dominate Again at Congressional Baseball Game (photos)

The game, with some interruption, dates back to 1909, when William Howard Taft was president. With the win, the Democrats evened the series at 42-42 with one tie.

Congressional Women, Press Play Ball for Charity (photos)

This year's game, held on June 19 at Watkins Recreation Center on Capitol Hill, raised $358,000 for the Young Survival Coalition to assist young adults affected by breast cancer.
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Copperfield ‘Restores’ Star for New Citizens on Flag Day (photos)

Magician David Copperfield presented one of his patented illusions at a naturalization ceremony at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History on Flag Day, Friday, June 14.

Pajamas Line the National Mall Asking “Where are the Children?” (photos)

Asking "Where are the Children?", activists placed over a thousand pairs of childrens' pajamas on clotheslines along the National Mall in Washington D.C. on...

WWII Veterans Honored on D-Day in D.C. (photos)

Veterans of World War II were honored in a solemn ceremony to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day at the World War II Memorial...

The Sixth of June

Today is the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Normandy, Operation Overlord, the first day of the grand effort to take back France and Europe from the armies of Hitler’s Nazi Germany.
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Your Guide to Summer Military Band Concerts in the District

Many of our armed forces’ “elite” musical units are based in the D.C. metro area, where you can see a high-quality, family-oriented performance on virtually any day during the summer months.

Mayor Bowser Unveils Rosa Parks Plaque at Ceremony (photos)

On December 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, 42 year old Rosa Parks ignored a bus driver's demand to give up her seat in the...

Memorial Day Weekend: Honoring Those Who Served (photos)

Monday, May 27, marked Memorial Day, when all Americans paused to remember and honor the dedication and sacrifice of the men and women of the U.S. armed forces.