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Nats Park: A Taste of What’s New

Nine innings of cheering can work up an appetite — not to mention a thirst in the summer heat — and fans can look forward to a slate of new food and beverage options at Nationals Park this season.

Cherry Blossom Festival Opens With Elaborate Ceremony (photos)

Japan's new ambassador to the United States, Shinsuke Sugiyama, delivered the keynote address at the March 25 event, with his wife Yoko standing beside him.

‘Enough Is Enough,’ Say the Kids

On Saturday, March 24, they all came together — 800,000, 500,000 or 250,000 strong, depending on the reports you believe — for the March for Our Lives in Washington, D.C.

Marching for Our Lives in D.C. (photos)

Chanting "Never again" and "Vote them out," kids and adults made passionate pleas for gun control, issuing a clear warning to politicians to pass meaningful legislation or face defeat at the ballot box.

Mayor: Metro Will Be Fully Funded

Mayor Muriel Bowser declared the District's commitment on March 15, in the first moments of her State of the District address at the University of the District of Columbia. 

Irish Heritage Steps Out at D.C.’s St. Patrick’s Parade (photos)

The popular event, always the Sunday before St. Patrick's Day, March 17, featured floats, marching bands, Irish step dancers and antique fire engines.

Pelosi Donates Speaker’s Gavel, Suit to Smithsonian (photos)

Also among the donated items: the speech Nancy Pelosi gave when sworn in as speaker of the House, the Congressional Record containing the speech and the tally sheet of the vote electing her.

Statue of Former Mayor Marion Barry Unveiled (photos)

One of three African Americans with a full-body statue erected and standing in Washington, D.C., Barry is the first local elected official to be honored with a statue.

Weekend Round Up March 1, 2018

Dorrance Dance is at Strathmore and Bowen McCauley Dance is at the Kennedy Center. Also this weekend: a showcase of Oscar-nominated short films at the National Archives.

Supreme Court Hears Janus v. AFSCME: A Major Test for Organized Labor (photos)

Hundreds gathered in front of the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court as justices heard arguments in Janus v. American Federation of State, County,...