Jeff Malet

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.

Nishikori, Stephens and the Bryans Take Top Honors in Citi Open Tennis (Photos)

Kei Nishikori of Japan overcame a strong field and the strongest server in the world, winning the Citi Opens Men ...

Courtside at the Citi Open (photos)

At midpoint, the Citi Open continues through Aug. 9 with exciting matches, meet and greets and tennis clinics.

Andy Murray Makes Appearance at the Citi Open Tennis Tournament Draw Ceremony (photos)

Tennis stars Andy Murray and Coco Vandeweghe joined local politicians, diplomats and business leaders July 31 to kick off the Citi Open Tennis Tournament.

A Star-Spangled Fourth in Photos

Soggy weather and security concerns did not deter the hundreds of thousands who gathered in Washington D.C. on July ...

American History Museum Opens New Innovation Wing (photos)

The Smithsonian National Museum of American History officially opened its new $63-million Innovation Wing to visitors, just in time for the July 4th weekend.

Costumes Galore: Awesome Con Is Out of This World (photos)

Not too long ago, Washington, D.C., was without a comic-con of its own. Then came along Awesome Con in ...

Activists Assemble as Supreme Court Considers Same-Sex Marriage (photos)

Thousands of supporters and opponents of same-sex marriage gathered in front of the steps of the United States Supreme Court ...

Folger Shakespeare Library Celebrates the Bard's 451st Birthday in Grand Style (photos)

The Folger Shakespeare Library celebrated William Shakespeare's 451st birthday with its traditional open house on Sunday, April 19, with a full day of Shakespeare-related activities.

Ford's Theatre Hosts Tribute to Lincoln on 150th Anniversary of Assassination (photos)

Hundreds gathered for a candlelight vigil in front of Ford's Theatre, and a wreath laying ceremony on the steps of the Petersen House commemorating the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s death on April 15.

Another Eggcelent White House Easter Egg Roll (photos)

The First Family hosted the 137th annual White House Easter Egg Roll under sunny skies and summer-like temperatures on Easter ...

LeRoy Neiman’s 'Big Band' and $2.5-Million Endowment Trumpets Jazz Expansion at Smithsonian

In a March 31 ceremony, the National Museum of American History unveiled LeRoy Neiman’s “Big Band,” an epic jazz painting, part of the museum's expansion of jazz programming.

'Mad Men' Artifacts Donated to Smithsonian (photos)

In a March 27 ceremony, the National Museum of American History accepted a donation of more than 50 artifacts from the TV show, "Mad Men," including costumes, props and a script.

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