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Train, Phish to Join Star-Spangled Sing-a-Long on National Mall

Girl Scouts, Little League baseball players and musicians including Phish and Train are joining a national sing-a-long on Saturday, which is flag day, to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the national anthem and the flag that inspired its lyrics.

06/13/2014

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Annual Screen on the Green Movie Festival Announces Lineup

The Screen on the Green summer movie series has announced the four movies it will show this summer on the National Mall.

06/02/2014

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Best Summer 2014 Craft Fairs in Washington, D.C.

Summer is full of backyard barbecues, road trips and — for art lovers — craft fairs. Here’s an update on a few upcoming events that will feed the artist in you.

06/02/2014

Vietnam Veterans memorial fund's display during name reading at National Mall. (Photo credit: Heather Curtis/All-News 99.1)

Name Reading of Fallen Service Members on National Mall

The names of the nearly 7,000 service members who have died since 9/11 will be read on the National Mall ahead of Memorial Day.

05/24/2014

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World War II Memorial Adds New Technology At Site

The National World War II Memorial in Washington is adding new technology to help connect with younger visitors to the site as the memorial reaches its 10-year anniversary.

05/23/2014

President Barack Obama waves to people as he walks through the Ellipse in Washington, D.C., on May 21, 2014. (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Goes For Rare Walk After Making VA Remarks

It was a rare view of President Barack Obama: strolling along the National Mall with suit jacket slung over his shoulder.

05/21/2014

Fourth of July fireworks are seed over the U.S. Capitol and Washington Monument on July 4, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Frankie Valli To Headline July 4 Celebration In D.C.

That trademark falsetto behind “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry” and other hits from 50 years ago will help celebrate July 4 on the National Mall this year as Frankie Valli headlines the “Capitol Fourth” show in Washington.

05/19/2014

The government is getting near-daily reports — and sometimes two or three a day — of drones flying near airplanes and helicopters or close to airports without permission, federal and industry officials tell The Associated Press. It's a sharp increase from just two years ago when such reports were still unusual. (credit: Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

Smithsonian To Fly Drones, Human Jetpack Near National Mall

Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos is getting some competition from the Smithsonian Institution in testing personal delivery drones for the future.

05/14/2014

The Washington Monument reopened to the public May 12, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Washington Monument Reopens After Earthquake

The towering symbol that honors the nation’s first president reopened to the public Monday, nearly three years after an earthquake cracked and chipped the 130-year-old stone obelisk.

05/12/2014

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House Approves Bill For US Women’s History Museum

Citing history textbooks, national parks and landmarks that mostly leave women out, lawmakers on Wednesday revived a long-stalled effort to create a National Women’s History Museum in the nation’s capital.

05/07/2014

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