National Park Service
The National Park Service says the Washington Monument is closed Thursday because its elevator is broken.
A 61-year-old man is in critical condition after being hit by a car in northern Virginia.
The National Park Service is in the early stages of gathering ideas and comments for a new memorial in Washington that has been proposed to honor the Peace Corps and its founding ideals.
The National Park Service has acquired a rare Civil War-era photograph of an enslaved woman at Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s home in Virginia.
A 5-foot-long, 3-foot-wide slab of limestone fell from the ceiling of the Jefferson Memorial in April, the National Park Service tells The Washington Post.
A group working to restore the National Mall wants to overhaul a lakeside park that honors the nation’s founders but has languished for years with fetid water and crumbling walkways.
The National Park Service is tentatively approving a plan to have government sharpshooters kill more than 2,800 white-tailed deer at three Civil War battlefields in Maryland and Virginia over the next five years.
Transportation officials in Washington say they’re closing a stretch of 15th Street for several hours to remove a tree from Meridian Hill Park.
The National Park Service says 6.6 million people visited national parks in Maryland in 2013.
The combination of the hot summer sun and geothermal activity raised the blacktop temperature to an asphalt melting 160 degrees.