Bastille Day was celebrated at Paul Bakery downtown with a race, where the batons were baguettes. Mais bien sûr.
There are many places across America to celebrate the Fourth of July. We think Washington, D.C., is the best place to do just that.
The Bad News Babes defeated female Members of Congress in a June 26 softball game that raised $125,000 for cancer research.
Get ready to check the second half of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on the National Mall, July 3 through July 7.
In the annual Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park, June 13, the Democrats shut out the Republicans.
The Tea Party demonstrated outside the Capitol June 13. On its list of concerns: the NSA, IRS, immigration reform and the president.
Citing a "radical Obama agenda," conservatives met blocks from the White House to advocate their point of view of America.
For one weekend every June, the streets around Clarendon and Crystal City in Arlington VA turn into a high speed ...
Thousands of volunteers, dressed in white, gathered on the National Mall to create a powerful visible protest against genocide and to raise awareness of mass atrocities in Sudan, Burma, Somalia, Syria and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Politicians and Newscasters Mingle at the 69th Annual Radio & TV Congressional Correspondents' Dinner (photos)
Journalists, Capitol Hill leaders and other Washington types met for the Radio and Television Correspondents' dinner June 5.
Memorial Day celebrations in the nation's capital have a special feel and edge with Americans arriving from all parts of the country.
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month was celebrated in downtown D.C. and in Silver Spring with street festivals and other activities.
Police Week was filled with events that told the tale of police officers across the nation and memorialized the sacrifices made to protect Americans everyday.
The Newseum added 88 more names of fallen journalists to its Journalist Memorial Gallery May 13. The list now includes 2,244 names.
Daytime Television's Susan Lucci, Alex Trebek and Barney Objects Added to Smithsonian Collection (photos)
Smithsonian received donations from "All My Children," "Jeopardy!" and "Barney & the Backyard Gang" May 9.