The Washington Monument has closed after the elevator malfunctioned for the second time in less than 24 hours.
Flags around the Washington Monument will remain at half-staff until late Wednesday in honor of three firefighters killed fighting wildfires in Washington State.
While some might see the Washington Monument as the centerpiece in a city full of monuments, its history is as storied as the man who it was named after.
The original Washington Monument in Baltimore has re-opened following a renovation.
The Washington Monument reopened Thursday morning following a second recent power failure.
The National Park Service says there were 63 people at the top of the Washington Monument when an elevator failed, not one person as the agency originally reported.
The National Park Service says the Washington Monument is temporarily closed again after another power failure.
The National Park Service says the Washington Monument has reopened after a power failure two days ago.
The National Park Service says an electrical problem is temporarily closing the Washington Monument.
A daylong Earth Day concert had R&B star Usher dancing on crutches Saturday on the National Mall to rally thousands for political action to confront climate change and poverty.