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File photo of tourists walking near the Washington Monument. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

National Book Festival Moves Off National Mall

After a decade on the National Mall, the National Book Festival is moving to a new location this year due to new rules and costs associated with holding a large event on the promenade between the Capitol and Lincoln Memorial.

01/08/2014

Three immigrant advocates on a hunger strike to pressure lawmakers to change the country's immigration system ended their three-week fast Dec. 3 on the National Mall.  (Photo by Leslie E. Kossoff/Polaris Images)

Immigrant Activists End Fast on National Mall, Pass Baton

Three immigrant advocates on a hunger strike to pressure lawmakers to change the country’s immigration system ended their three-week fast Tuesday on the National Mall.

12/03/2013

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama visit fasting protesters on the National Mall on Nov. 29. (credit: @fast4families)

President Obama Visits Fasting Immigration Protesters in D.C.

The First Couple visited activists in D.C. on Friday who have been fasting for the past few weeks in protest to pressure Congress to pass new immigration laws.

11/29/2013

Cranes lower two artifacts at the construction site of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. (Photo by George Mesthos/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Smithsonian’s Black History Museum Installs 2 Large Artifacts

Crews are installing two large artifacts inside the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture while it’s still under construction on the National Mall.

11/17/2013

Demonstrators, including supporters of the group Anonymous, march in a protest against corrupt governments and corporations in front of the White House in Washington, DC, November 5, 2013, as part of a Million Mask March of similar rallies around the world on Guy Fawkes Day.   (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Guy Fawkes Mask-Wearing Marchers Descend on D.C.

Participants of an event being dubbed the “Million Mask March” are on the National Mall today, also known as Guy Fawkes Day.

11/05/2013

(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Scaffolding on Washington Monument to Come Down

The National Park Service says crews will begin removing the scaffolding surrounding the Washington Monument starting in less than two weeks.

10/31/2013

Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Visitors Flock To DC Sites Again After Shutdown

Visitors lined up waiting for Washington’s museums to finally reopen Thursday after a 16-day government shutdown that has cost each site money in lost gift store sales, theater tickets and concessions.

10/17/2013

A crowd has converged on the World War II Memorial on the National Mall, pushing through barriers to protest the memorial's closing under the government shutdown. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Veterans, GOP Leaders Push Through WWII Memorial Barriers

A crowd has converged on the World War II Memorial on the National Mall, pushing through barriers to protest the memorial’s closing under the government shutdown.

10/13/2013

Chris Cox, as the lone member of the Memorial Militia, is on a mission to clean up the National Mall. (credit: John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

One-Man Militia Cleaning Up National Mall For Vets With Park Service Furloughed

Armed with a chainsaw and lawnmower, Chris Cox is on a one-man mission to clean up the National Mall as the Park Service employees normally tasked with keeping the area tidy sit idle during the shutdown of the federal government.

10/09/2013

Photo Credit: Randy Yagi

Famous Movie And Television Locations Around The U.S.

From the Empire State Building in “Sleepless in Seattle” and “The Sopranos” cafe in the show’s finale, to the “Field of Dreams” in Iowa and the Coney Island roller coaster from “Annie Hall,” fans have always loved visiting famous television and movie locations.

10/08/2013

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