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The flag of the United States of America.  (Photo Credit: Adina Tovy/Getty Images)

Smithsonian Traces Fragments of Star-Spangled Banner

Two hundred years after a massive flag was hoisted over the fort in Baltimore that withstood a British attack, Americans from Maine to California may still have fragments from the original “Star-Spangled Banner.”

09/12/2014

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Confederate Battle Flag Rises in Va. off I-95

Hundreds gathered Saturday in freshly cleared woods along Interstate 95 to celebrate the raising of a Confederate battle flag, an event that stirred strong opposition from those who view the flag as a symbol of division.

09/29/2013

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Confederate Flag Stirs Patriotic Virginia Retort

A group’s plan to hoist a Confederate flag up a 50-foot pole along Interstate 95 has sparked a patriotic response from opponents in the former capital of the Confederacy: the flying of the American flag.

09/27/2013

An American flag waves as the sun rises over the Capitol dome before the presidential inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 21, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Hemp Flag to Fly Over U.S. Capitol on July 4

An American flag made of industrial hemp will fly over the U.S. Capitol on Independence Day.

07/03/2013

Firefighters, veterans and civilians line up to add a stitch to the 9/11 flag at the Hines VA Hospital. (Credit: CBSChicago.com)

9/11 Flag Repaired Across All 50 States

A flag that was all but destroyed at Ground Zero during the 9/11 attack was on display at the Illinois veteran’s hospital shorten after news of the terror leader’s death was announced.

05/03/2011

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