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The National Archives building. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Budget Cuts Force National Archives to Cancel Tours

The National Archives is canceling reservations for late afternoon and evening tours due to automatic federal budget cuts taking effect.

03/15/2013

U.S. President George Washington's personally annotated copy of the Acts of Congress. (Credit: Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Washington’s Constitution to Tour US Libraries

George Washington’s personal copy of the Constitution is going on tour to visit presidential libraries across the country.

03/02/2013

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Best Ways To Party Like A Movie Star In Washington DC

There’s nothing quite like the Academy Awards. There’s glitz, glamour, and fierce debates about which actor, actress or film should receive an Oscar. If you’re looking for a place to party like a movie star or to catch all the Oscar action, then consider one of these places in the DC metro area. And the nominees are…

02/21/2013

A NASA scientist described a recent “global warming hiatus” that shows Earth’s surface temperatures warming at a slower rate than previous decades – but it is still warming.   (Photo Credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

National Archives Exhibit Displays Nixon Era NASA Artifacts

The National Archives is displaying rarely seen documents and items showing milestones in manned spaceflight from President Richard Nixon’s administration.

01/07/2013

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Agencies Want Help Recording Historic Weather Data

The National Archives is partnering with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to recruit citizen scientists to help transcribe weather data from historic ship logs.

10/24/2012

Emancipation Proclamation Goes On Display At The National Archives

National Archives Shows History Of U.S. Immigration

Documents and photographs attached to U.S. immigration forms have been culled from the National Archives for a new exhibit about immigrants who came to this country.

06/19/2012

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D.C. Archives Celebrating 2 Former First Ladies

The National Archives is marking what would have been the 100th birthdays of two former first ladies: Pat Nixon and Lady Bird Johnson.

06/05/2012

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Top Landmarks In The DC Area

You don’t have to be from out of twon to enjoy all that DC has to offer. On your next day off visit Arlington National Cemetery, the U.S. Capitol building and other DC landmarks.

05/28/2011

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