National Mall

National World War II Memorial (Photo by Mannie Garcia/Getty Images)

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.


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.


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.


File photo of a drone. (credit: Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

Smithsonian To Fly Drones, Human Jetpack Near National Mall founder Jeff Bezos is getting some competition from the Smithsonian Institution in testing personal delivery drones for the future.


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.


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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.


Aerial photo of the National Mall. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Jewell Joins National Mall Fundraising Effort

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is joining a fundraising effort to help restore the National Mall.


A view looking west down the National Mall from the top of the U.S. Capitol dome in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Lacks Bus Parking Along National Mall, Study Shows

As tourism season reaches its peak in Washington, AAA has compiled data showing tour buses generate billions of dollars for the nation’s capital.


(Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Comic Book Cosplayers Gather on the Mall, Attempt To Break World Record

If you happen to see a thousand superheroes on the National Mall during your lunch break, don’t worry. You’re not crazy.


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Washington Monument to Reopen in May

The National Park Service is working to reopen the Washington Monument in May after a lengthy closure to repair damage from an earthquake in 2011.





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