President Barack Obama’s speech at the 61st annual National Prayer Breakfast address used passionate language to describe his Christian faith.
President Barack Obama is putting a symbolic twist on a time-honored tradition, taking the oath of office for his second term with his hand placed not on a single Bible, but two — one owned by Martin Luther King Jr. and one by Abraham Lincoln.
Several roads in northwest Washington will be closing for a parade and fireworks display in celebration of Emancipation Day. Roads to re-open near the start of rush hour.
Officials are announcing a series of events to celebrate the 150th anniversary of District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act.