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Latest Carol Johnson Items
When elderly veterans pushed their way through police barricades Tuesday to get to the World War II memorial on the Mall, they not only became an instant online sensation, but also a symbolic protest against the government shutdown.
A motorcycle rally prompted by a Muslim group's plan to march on the Mall will go forward on the day the D.C. area and the nation mark 12 years since the Sept. 11 terrorism attacks.
A National Park Service cleanup crew began scooping 1,000 dead fish from the Constitution Gardens pond on the Mall on Thursday, a calamity caused by decomposing algae that depletes the oxygen in the water.
Scaffolding and equipment trailers will obstruct the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial beginning Monday as work begins to remove the controversial "drum major" inscription from the side of the monument.
It's America's birthday party in what is often called the nation's backyard. But this year Uncle Sam is hoping to save a few bucks by pushing off the celebration's cleanup until daybreak.
Crews have finished wrapping the Washington Monument in scaffolding, meaning repairs to the earthquake-damaged landmark can begin.
Old Man Winter's final attempt to wreak havoc in the D.C. area wrinkled a few schedules, but not the plans of Mother Nature.
The Department of the Interior announced Tuesday it will remove a controversial "drum major" quote on the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial that paraphrased the late civil rights leader's words, scrapping its initial plan to replace it with the full quote.
The National Park Service is actively engaged in discussions with the Chinese sculptor who crafted the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in its effort to amend a controversial quote at the monument by mid-January, officials said.