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A Memorable Fourth in Our Nation’s Capital (photos)

Public festivities got underway at the National Archives with a ceremonial reading of the Declaration of Independence by our Founding Fathers (and Mothers).

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.

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...

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.

Opening Day for Apple Store, History Center at Carnegie Library (photos)

The restoration project, which began in 2016, preserved the Beaux-Arts-style building's historic facades and restored some of its early 20th-century detailing.

‘Georgetown’ Premieres April 27 at Tribeca Film Festival

The film "Georgetown," based on a 2012 New York Times Magazine article, “The Worst Marriage in Georgetown,” makes its world premiere on April 27 at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Vatican Names First Black Archbishop of Washington

Atlanta’s Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory was named by the Vatican today to be the next archbishop of Washington, succeeding Cardinal Donald Wuerl.