Smithsonian museum

The distinctive, Victorian-style towers of the Smithsonian Institution Arts and Industries Building. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Md. Family Loans 19 Paintings to Smithsonian American Art

Rarely seen American paintings from a private family collection in Maryland will be going on view at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

03/13/2015

They are increasingly ethnically diverse, more educated and less likely to be married — all factors that make them less likely to own a home, said a new report released Wednesday by Trulia, the online real estate firm. After adjusting for these population changes, younger Americans are actually buying homes at the same rate as they did during the late-1990s. David McNew/Getty Images

Shutdown Impact: Veterans Regional Offices Close

A government shutdown is having far-reaching consequences for some, but minimal impact on others.

10/06/2013