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.
A May 8 hearing by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee brought the Sept. 11 tragedy of Benghazi back into the headlines.
The National Cinco de Mayo Festival invited everyone to come celebrate the increasingly popular Mexican holiday.
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The U.S. Holocaust Museum marked its 20th year with ceremonies and a special visit from former President Clinton and Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel.
Didn't go to the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner on Saturday night? Neither did we -- but we went to some of the parties that surround the annual Pollywood event.
Earth Day at Union Station had some cool events and even cooler works of art.
The Penn Quarter restaurant Zaytinya held its first annual outdoor market and celebration of Greek culture on April 21-22 with ...
Happy birthday to the Bard! And rhe Folger Shakespeare Library knows how to put on the party.
Washington now has its own comic convention, and it is "Awesome."
Senior members of the military and member of the theatrical establishment held a joint press conference at the Arena Stage's Mead Center for American Theater April 18 to announce the expansion of Blue Star Theatres Program to help military families.