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.
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 […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – A year after the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial opened to visitors on the National Mall, the group behind the monument is still working with the National Park Service to change an […]