In the tournament's biggest upset thus far, American Sloane Stephens was defeated in the second round by Germany’s Andrea Petkovic 2-6, 6-4, 6-2 on Aug. 1.
There has been no word, yea or nay, from the White House as to whether the president and the first lady will attend the Dec. 2 dinner and ceremony.
Traditionally scheduled for May to coincide with Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the 2018 event had been postponed once, so the decision was made to carry on despite more calls for rain on July 21.
At this year's Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Catalans stood on each other's shoulders, building towers called castells as high as eight levels over the National Mall.
After the 3rd U.S. Infantry Fife and Drum Corps performed, Abigail and John Adams, Ben Franklin, John Hancock, Thomas Jefferson and George Washington read the Declaration of Independence aloud.
At the Families Belong Together March on June 30 in Washington, D.C., tens of thousands assembled in Lafayette Square, then marched in the direction of the U.S. Department of Justice.
At the 51st annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival, which runs through July 1 and from July 4 to 8, visitors are invited to engage with the traditional arts and food right on the Mall.
Primary election results for July 19 are in: Mayor Muriel Bowser, District Council Chair Phil Mendelson, Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, At-large Council member Anita...
Grammy Award-winning musician José Feliciano donated his Concerto Candelas guitar, built for him in 1967, and several other personal items to the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.
One of the highlights of this year’s festival: drummer Terri Lyne Carrington will celebrate the life of pianist Geri Allen on Thursday, June 14, at Sixth & I.