Jeff Malet

Smithsonian Dinosaur Hall Closes for 5-Year Overhaul (photos)

We took one last look at the Smithsonian's Dinosaur Hall, which closed for renovation Sunday. It will reopen in 2019.

Awesome Con Invades D.C. Over Weekend (photos)

Yes, those were super heroes, robots and aliens you saw near the Convention Center and the Capitol -- and it was awesome.

Eggcellent Weather for White House Easter Egg Roll

A great and fun Washington tradition -- the Easter Egg Roll -- was on display at the South Lawn of the White House.

Cherry Blossom Festival Ends in Perfect Style (photos)

The National Cherry Blossom Festival ends with a parade, fireworks and family activities -- but the blossoms are still here to enjoy.

Smithsonian Receives John Coltrane Saxophone to Kick Off Jazz Appreciation Month (photos)

America's treasure house of memories -- the Smithsonian Institution -- got really jazzy this week. It picked up John Coltrane's saxophone.

National Cherry Blossom Festival 2014 Begins with Family Days at Building Museum (photos)

The Cherry Blossom Festival has begun with Family Days. Expect the peak bloom April 8 through April 12, says the National Park Service.

Circus Spectacular at the Verizon Center (photos)

The circus is in town, and it is still the greatest -- and maybe even the largest -- show in the world.

Our Photos from CPAC 2014

Whatever your political leaning, it is always quite the scene at the annual event known as CPAC, short for the Conservative Political Action Conference. This year, it was held in Maryland at National Harbor.

Kids Celebrate Mardi Gras at Smithsonian American Art Museum (photos)

At the Smithsonian, a taste of Mardi Gras from New Orleans -- let the good times roll before Lent begins.

Planning the Perfect Vacation at the Washington D.C. Travel and Adventure Show (photos)

If you are planning a spring break, summer vacation or honeymoon, you should have been at Travel and Adventure Show over the weekend.

Gold Medal for Japanese-American War Heroes on Display at Smithsonian (photos)

Japanese-American World War II veterans were honored by a Congressional Gold Medal a few years ago. It is now on display at the Museum of American History.

The George Washington Birthday Parade 2014 in Alexandria, Va., in Photos

A look at the birthday parade for hometown hero, George Washington, in Alexandria, Va., once part of Washington, D.C.

Hundreds Take It Off for Charity at Cupid's Undie Run (Photos)

It was cold enough to freeze your a-- off, but nearly naked runners did it for charity, after all, around Capitol Hill.

Hank Aaron Turns 80 and Speaks at National Portrait Gallery (photos)

Best known for breaking Babe Ruth's home-run record, Hank Aaron was in town over the weekend to celebrate his 80th birthday and enjoy some artistic honors.

Washington Celebrates the Chinese Year of the Horse (photos)

Thousands descended on Chinatown in Washington D.C. on a seasonably warm Sunday Feb 2 to welcome the Chinese Lunar ...

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