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The Renwick Gallery near the White House in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Smithsonian Gets $5.4 Million For Renwick Gallery Project

Businessman David Rubenstein is giving $5.4 million to help the Smithsonian renovate the Renwick Gallery, the nation’s first structure built to be an art museum.

06/23/2014

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NYC Museum Dedicated to 9/11 Victims Opens May 21

A long-awaited museum dedicated to the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks will open to the public at the World Trade Center site on May 21, officials announced Monday.

03/24/2014

The Smithsonian Institution Arts and Industries Building (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Smithsonian Eyes Influences of Indian-Americans

Indian-Americans are doctors, engineers, motel owners, taxi drivers and spelling bee champs — just a few takeaways from a new exhibition at the Smithsonian.

02/25/2014

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Smithsonian Faces $65 Million Cut in Congress’ Budget

The Smithsonian Institution is facing a $65 million budget cut this year under automatic funding reductions approved by Congress.

10/21/2013

A general view during the UK Premiere of 'Life of Pi at Empire Leicester Square on December 3, 2012 in London, England. (credit: Tim Whitby/Getty Images)

End of Gov’t Shutdown Means Return of Free Flicks

The end of the government shutdown means a huge sigh of relief for thousands of furloughed federal workers, government contractors, and local businesses that cater to them.

10/18/2013

File photo of a police cruiser in Washington, DC. (Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Police in Howard County Fundraising for Museum

Police in Howard County are raising money for a new police museum that is under construction.

09/20/2013

Smithsonian Institution Secretary Wayne Clough will retire from his post in October 2014 after six years on the job. (Photo: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Smithsonian Chief to Retire After 6 Years

Smithsonian Institution Secretary Wayne Clough will retire next year from leading the world’s largest museum and research complex, he announced Wednesday.

09/18/2013

Hollande indicated Saturday that the U.N. report could be ready in a matter of days, and he would then be prepared to make a decision on a French intervention. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

French President: Syria Decision Will Not Be Made Until UN Report

The U.S. tried to rally support on Saturday for a military strike against Syria, running into resistance from the American public and skeptics in Congress and from European allies bent on awaiting a U.N. report about a chemical attack they acknowledge strongly points to the Assad government.

09/07/2013

US Talk Show Queen Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Giving $12 Million to D.C.’s African-American Museum

Oprah Winfrey is giving $12 million to a museum being built on Washington’s National Mall that will document African-American life.

06/11/2013

The Newseum. (Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Newseum to Feature ‘Anchorman: The Exhibit’

The Newseum in Washington is poking some fun at TV anchors with a new exhibit about the 2004 comedy “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy” starring Will Ferrell.

06/04/2013

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