Workers have finally finished building scaffolding around the 555-foot-tall Washington Monument to make repairs to the damaged stonework following a 2011 earthquake.
Plans to overhaul neglected sites on Washington’s National Mall with lakeside gardens, grassy amphitheaters and restaurants with views of the nation’s memorials are getting a boost from a German carmaker.
A bus service in Washington that aims to serve tourists and visitors as well as residents is adding a new route along the National Mall.
The American Film Institute’s annual film festival is expanding to locations on the National Mall and in Washington’s Penn Quarter neighborhood this year.
Residents from Newtown, Conn., are joining a march on Washington for gun control on Saturday with parents, pastors, survivors of gun violence and Education Secretary Arne Duncan.
Pope Benedict XVI takes to Twitter to offer support to the anti-abortion protesters who will march in Washington, D.C., Friday.
An inauguration planning official says turnout was “definitely above 800,000″ and possibly up to one million people.
Asserting “America’s possibilities are limitless,” President Barack Obama declared on Monday that a decade of war is ending and the nation’s economy is recovering as he launched into a second term before a flag-waving crowd of hundreds of thousands on the National Mall.
A heavy and steady stream of people is flooding the National Mall as the sun rises Monday.
District of Columbia officials have lowered their turnout estimate for Monday’s presidential inauguration.
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