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Silent films like 1925's "The Hold Up" starring Harold Lloyd are in danger of disappearing. (Getty Images)

Study: Most Silent Movies Have Been Lost

The Library of Congress estimates as many as 70 percent of silent movies have been lost to time.

12/04/2013

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Former Library of Congress Worker Sentenced in Sex Ad Case

A former Library of Congress worker has been sentenced to five years and six months in federal prison for stalking and identification fraud.

11/15/2013

Some examples of the Carl Sagan's Papers on display at the Celebration Of Carl Sagan at The Library of Congress on Nov. 12, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images)

Library of Congress Acquires Carl Sagan’s Papers

Astronomers and scientists joined Seth MacFarlane at the Library of Congress for the opening of a new collection of Carl Sagan’s papers.

11/12/2013

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Library of Congress Main Building Evacuated for Water Alarm

The historic main building of the Library of Congress was evacuated after a water alarm went off.

09/25/2013

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US Book Festival Closes with $5M Gift for Future

The National Book Festival is closing with the announcement of a $5 million gift to continue the event for at least the next five years on the National Mall.

09/22/2013

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Va. Man Pleads Guilty to Posting Fake Sex Ads on Craigslist

A former Library of Congress employee accused of posting fake sex ads on Craigslist has pleaded guilty to stalking and identification fraud.

08/12/2013

A gay rights activist waves a flag in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building on June 24, 2013 in Washington, D.C. The high court is expected to rule Wednesday on some high profile decisions including California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman.  (Photo credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Library of Congress Adds To Their Gay Rights Collection

The Library of Congress has acquired the papers, photographs, films and memorabilia of gay rights pioneer Lilli Vincenz.

07/25/2013

Library of Congress. (Credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Library of Congress to Feature History of Opera

Opera now will have a showcase at the Library of Congress.

07/10/2013

Library of Congress. (Credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Library of Congress Wins Special Grammy Award

The music industry is honoring the Library of Congress with a special Grammy Award on Wednesday night for its work over the past decade to preserve historic audio recordings.

04/17/2013

Library of Congress. (Credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Library of Congress Worker Indicted in Sex Ad Case

A Library of Congress film preservationist accused of posting fake sex ads on Craigslist has been indicted.

04/11/2013

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