‘We Want Change’: Nurses March in D.C. for Better Working Conditions (photos)

May 12, 2022

“Save one life, you’re a hero. Save 100 lives, you’re a nurse.” In what was dubbed the “National Nurses March,” thousands of registered nurses from across the country rallied in […]

‘Scary Time to be a Woman’: Demonstrators at Supreme Court (photos)

May 4, 2022

A large gathering of pro-choice activists descended upon the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., from dawn to dusk on Tuesday, May 3, following a prior day’s leaked memo revealing […]

White House Correspondents’ Dinner Red Carpet Photos

May 2, 2022

The White House Correspondents’ Dinner, having been sidelined by the pandemic in 2020 and 2021, returned to form on Saturday April 30 as 2,600 attendees jammed the Washington Hilton Ballroom […]

Portraiture Competition Winners Announced by National Portrait Gallery (photos)

April 29, 2022

“To see people as they are, as they imagine themselves, as they wish to be. To be witness, the friend, the judge, the accomplice. To record their moment,” said Annie […]

Twilight Tattoo Returns to Celebrate America’s Army (photos)

April 28, 2022

The U.S. Army Military District of Washington’s  summer tradition of presenting The U.S. Army’s Twilight Tattoo military pageant will once again return live on most Wednesdays in May, June and July. […]

D.C. Celebrates Emancipation Day with Parade (photos)

April 17, 2022

April 16, 1862 marked the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia. On that date, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Compensated Emancipation Act effectively granting freedom to 3,100 enslaved […]

National Cherry Blossom Parade Returns (photos)

April 11, 2022

After a three-year pause, thousands returned once again to Constitution Ave. in Washington D.C. on Saturday April 9 to witness and enjoy the live spectacle of the National Cherry Blossom […]

Japanese Lantern Lighting Ceremony for Cherry Blossom Festival Returns Live to D.C. (photos)

April 4, 2022

The Japanese Stone Lantern stands nestled among the cherry blossoms at the Tidal Basin near the spot of the first Japanese cherry tree planting in 1912. Gifted to the city […]

‘Watergate: Portraiture and Intrigue’ at the National Portrait Gallery (photos)

March 28, 2022

It was no ordinary crime. Some private campaign documents were photographed and telephones were wiretapped, but the burglary was foiled by an alert security guard. After the five perpetrators were […]

1,100 Body Bags Line National Mall For Action to Curb Gun Violence (photos)

March 27, 2022

Over 1100 black “body bags” fanned out over a section of grass on the National Mall in Washington D.C. on March 24 in a plea for sanity. Each represented roughly […]