Lincoln Memorial

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DC crowd pushes through barriers to WWII Memorial

WASHINGTON (AP) – A crowd converged on the World War II Memorial on the National Mall on Sunday, pushing past barriers to protest the memorial’s closing under the government shutdown. Republican Sens. Ted Cruz of […]

10/13/2013

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Obama to keynote Black Caucus Foundation dinner

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is set to deliver the keynote address at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s annual awards dinner Saturday night in Washington. The dinner is paying tribute to the “Spirit of […]

09/21/2013

A sheet of the U.S. Postal Service stamp commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington is seen during an unveiling event at the Newseum in Washington, Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Stamp depicts a moment in 1963 March on Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. John Lewis remembers the moment well: More than 250,000 people marching toward the Lincoln Memorial, rallying for jobs and justice, as he prepared to deliver a passionate speech at the March […]

08/23/2013

Green paint is seen on the pedestal of the statue of Joseph Henry, outside the headquarters of the Smithsonian Institution on the National Mall in Washington, Monday, July 29, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Police: Woman arrested in DC cathedral vandalism

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police said they are investigating whether a woman arrested in the splattering of green paint inside two chapels at the Washington National Cathedral has any connection to two similar incidents on the […]

07/30/2013

Green paint is seen on the pedestal of the statue of Joseph Henry, outside the headquarters of the Smithsonian Institution on the National Mall in Washington, Monday, July 29, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Green paint found at 2 more Washington landmarks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three days after green paint was found splattered on the Lincoln Memorial, authorities investigated two similar incidents of vandalism — green paint splashed inside the Washington National Cathedral and symbols painted in […]

07/29/2013

A U.S. Park Police officer stands guard next to the statue of Abraham Lincoln at the memorial in Washington, Friday, July 26, 2013, after the memorial was closed to visitors after someone splattered green paint on the statue and the floor area. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Green paint splattered on the Lincoln Memorial

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Lincoln Memorial has been temporarily closed after someone splattered a splash of green paint on the statue. The apparent vandalism was discovered around 1:30 a.m. Friday on the statue, the pedestal […]

07/26/2013

Lincoln Memorial reflecting pool reopens in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) – The reflecting pool in front of the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall reopened Friday after a two-year, $34 million reconstruction, completing the largest National Park Service project funded by President Barack […]

08/31/2012

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