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 […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Saturday will commemorate the 60th anniversary of the suspension of the 1950-1953 Korean War. The White House says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will join Obama for a […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Organizers of a gala concert and series of events celebrating Latino culture during President Barack Obama’s second inauguration are donating the proceeds to help raise the national profile of Latino arts and […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The towering marble symbol of the nation’s capital is chipped, cracked and closed, though will soon be pieced back together by engineers working delicately across the Washington Monument’s surface. Some gashes in […]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Navajo Code Talkers are legendary. Then there was Cpl. Ira Hamilton Hayes, the Pima Indian who became a symbol of courage and patriotism when he and his fellow Marines raised […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of abortion opponents are marching through Washington to the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court to protest a landmark decision that legalized abortion.
WASHINGTON (AP) — An inauguration planning official says turnout was “definitely above 800,000″ and possibly up to one million people.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring “our journey is not complete,” President Barack Obama took the oath of office for his second term before a crowd of hundreds of thousands Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Before President Barack Obama can march from his swearing-in at the U.S. Capitol to the White House, D.C. transportation crews will have a huge job to handle. A look at the various procedures and people involved.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Inauguration-goers have a range of lodging options — from crashing on a friend’s couch to reasonably priced rooms to ones that cost thousands of dollars a night. Fewer spectators means accommodations won’t be as tough as in ’09.