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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

Miles O'Brien speaks during the "Frontline: Are We Safer?" panel at the PBS portion of the 2011 Winter TCA press tour held at the Langham Hotel on Jan. 9, 2011 in Pasadena, Calif. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

PBS Correspondent Has Arm Amputated From Injury He Suffered On Assignment

PBS science correspondent Miles O’Brien said Tuesday his left arm was amputated above the elbow after an apparently minor injury put his life in jeopardy.

02/26/2014

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National Memorial Day Concert Honors Military Members

The annual National Memorial Day Concert will take place Sunday night on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol.

05/26/2013

Political commentator Charles Krauthammer warns that the gay marriage case before the U.S. Supreme Court has the potential to expand into a nationwide “assault on religion.”   (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Krauthammer Warns Gay Marriage Case Could Create Nationwide ‘Assault On Religion’

Political commentator Charles Krauthammer warns that the gay marriage case before the U.S. Supreme Court has the potential to expand into a nationwide “assault on religion.”

04/01/2013

Puppeteers are looking to march in support of PBS funding in DC. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

‘Million Puppet March’ For PBS Funding Gains Support

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 1,000 puppeteers and public broadcasting supporters have signed on for a march on the National Mall in Washington three days before the election. The so-called Million Puppet March being planned […]

10/17/2012

Big Bird (Photo by Matthew Peyton/Getty Images)

Opinion: Big Bird And America Want No Part Of The Big Bird Attack Ad

The Obama campaign’s thinking – or non-thinking – that America will be distracted by Big Bird when there are so many other really important issues involving real people is nothing more than an insult to every Americans’ intelligence.

10/11/2012

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during the Presidential Debate at the University of Denver on October 3, 2012 in Denver, Colo. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Romney: ‘I Like Big Bird,’ But I’m Cutting PBS

Despite being a Big Bird fan, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will cut funding to PBS if he gets elected president.

10/03/2012

On Wednesday, Mitt Romney said that federal funding for PBS and NPR would be slashed if he was presidentt, and that public broadcasting entities would need advertisements and private donations to stay afloat. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Romney: ‘Not Going To Kill Big Bird’ With PBS Advertising

Mitt Romney indicated during a Wednesday campaign stop in Iowa that he would cut spending on public television, saying that PBS needed to be supported by advertisements and private donations.

12/29/2011

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