The U.S. Navy awarded actor Gary Sinise the rank of Chief Petty Officer for his work on behalf of the military and its families.
At the Verizon Center, the Washington Mystics celebrate 15 years in the WNBA.
Mitt Romney's Saturday announcement of Rep. Paul Ryan as his vice-presidential running mate began in Norfolk, Va., in the morning and ended at a late afternoon rally in Manassas, Va., about 30 miles from the White House.
A look at the Citi Open tennis tournament through Jeff Malet's lenses.
We were on hand for the first-ever match to feature women's tennis at the Rock Creek Park event on July 28, a qualifying match featuring Jana Cepelova (Slovakia) and Alison Riske (USA).
Kaypi Peru was the name of the National Museum of the American Indian's week-long celebration of Peru's native people and culture held July 25 through July 30.
As the 2012 Olympics begin in London, the National Museum of the American Indian has opened a special exhibit, "Best in the World: Native Athletes in the Olympics."
The Smithsonian’s American Indian museum hosted its 3rd Living Earth Festival on July 20-22 featuring Native American music, dance ...
Gene was all about dance as an American art form. He was muscular, confident. He embodied in dance what it was to be an American .
Paul Bakery & Café, at 801 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, held their second annual Bastille Day event in the District last Saturday ...
The Smithsonian Folklife Festival is an exposition of "living cultural heritage annually produced outdoors on the National Mall in Washington, DC, by the Smithsonian's Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage."
The Nation's Capital marked Independence Day with a "patriotic, flag-waving, red-white-and-blue celebration of America's birthday with a lineup of marching bands, military units and patriotic floats."
A Capitol Fourth" is the free annual Independence Day concert extravaganza on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.
The United States Botanic Garden's exhibit on carnivorous plants will run through October 8, 2012.
At the White House, President Barack Obama unveils the portrait of his predecessor, George W. Bush, with graciousness and humor.