Jeff Malet

President Obama and the First Family Light the National Christmas Tree (photos)

President Obama and the first family led the lighting of the National Christmas Tree on the Ellipse near the White House Dec. 3. The show will be broadcast Dec. 9 on PBS.

House Speaker Paul Ryan Presides Over Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting

Last night, the Congress switched on its Christmas Tree with an assist from 10-year old Anna DeVolld from Alaska, where the tree originated.

Chanting 'Let Them in!,' Hundreds Rally Outside White House to Support Syrian Refugees (photos)

Hundreds of demonstrators outside the White House on Nov. 21 stood in support of allowing Syrian refugees entrance into the U.S. with no new restrictions.

First Lady Michelle Obama Praises CityDance and Others at Arts Awards Ceremony (photos)

First lady Michelle Obama presented the 2015 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards in the East Room of the White House in Washington D.C. on Nov. 17.

African American History Museum Holds First Event Before Its 2016 Opening (photos)

The Smithsonian's newest museum held its first official event Nov. 16 with a special ceremony beginning a countdown to its grand opening on the National Mall later next year.

Renwick Gallery Re-Opens After 2-Year Renovation (photos)

After a major two-year, $30-million renovation, the Renwick Gallery re-opened Nov.13 with the exhibit, "Wonder," with its lead sponsor for the renovation, David Rubenstein, on hand.

Downtown D.C. Macy's Unveils Holiday Windows (photos)

Santa Claus and Snoopy headlined the Downtown-Metro Center Macy's holiday window unveiling—to celebrate the 50th anniversary of "A Charlie Brown Christmas."

'Breaking Bad' Memorabilia Donated to the Smithsonian at Special Ceremony (photos)

TV's "Breaking Bad" cast members and others donated memorabilia to the National Museum of American History Nov. 10, including the famed “Heisenberg” hat.

Washington International Horse Show (2015) in Photos

Check out our photos of this year's Washington International Horse Show.

Activists Rally Against Gun Violence at White House (photos)

The group, "A New Routine for America," advocates "freedom from gun violence," as it seeks common-sense rules on guns and gun owners.

Thousands Gather for Million Man March 20th Anniversary in Washington, D.C., Declaring 'Justice or Else' (photos)

First held in 1995 at the National Mall, the Million Man March returned with added vigor and more calls for reform and respect for Black America.

Georgetown Football Hoyas Fall to Dartmouth 31-10 Before Sold-Out Crowd (photos)

The Georgetown Hoyas (1-2) lost 31-10 to the Big Green from Dartmouth in football action in front of a sold ...

The Pentagon Observes 9/11 in Solemn Ceremony for Family Members of Those Who Perished (photos)

At the 14th anniversary of September 11, the Pentagon honored its fallen on that horrific day in 2001. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter presided over the ceremony near where the airplane hit the Pentagon.

Book Lovers Gather for the 15th Library of Congress National Book Festival (photos)

The Library of Congress Book Festival celebrates reading and books—and the 200th anniversary of its acquisition of Thomas Jefferson’s library after the 1814 Burning of Washington.

Veterans Commemorate 70th Anniversary of Allied Victory Over Imperial Japan at WWII Memorial (photos)

Exactly 70 years later, veterans of the global conflict gathered at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., for a wreath-laying ceremony on Sept. 2.

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