The Emancipation Day Parade ran from Fourth to 14th Street along Pennsylvania to celebrate the 151st anniversary of the federal law that freed more than 3,000 slaves--the first of its kind.
A Washington favorite, the National Cherry Blossom Parade happily marked the end of our cherry blossom days.
For Jazz Appreciation Month, the Smithsonian Institution held a performance and received donations from jazz greats.
Bowen McCauley Dance enchanted at the Kennedy Center with such works as “Le Sacre du Printemps."
Spring is sprung with a vengeance: cherry blossoms, kites, lantern ceremony -- and lots of people and traffic.
Children of all ages enjoyed the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus at the Verizon Center this weekend.
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is now at the Verizon Center. Later, there will be a chance to enjoy the circus in Baltimore or in Fairfax at the Patriot Center.
Washington's St. Patrick's Day Parade joined the weekend cheering of the Irish in America.
Grabbing media coverage for three days, conservatives met at National Harbor, Md., to discuss the future of their movement, the Republican Party and America.
On March 8, two Civil War sailors from the USS Monitor were laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery with some descendants of the Monitor's crew members in attendance.
With its chairman on hand, Warner Bros. donated Hollywood film props to the American History Museum March 8.
Vice President Joe Biden outlined the theme of the this week's AIPAC Conference: ". . . to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon. Period. Period. End of discussion."
A statue of civil rights legend Rosa Parks was unveiled Feb. 27 at the U.S. Capitol. She is the first black American woman to be so honored.
Joel Grey came to the Smithsonian for a special donation ceremony and the screening of his Academy Award-winning performance in ...
On a cold day in Washington, the largest climate change rally advocated more renewable energy use and marched to the White House to protest the proposed Keystone Pipeline.