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  • SHAPIRO: Thomas Jefferson's Monticello welcomes naturalized immigrants on Fourth of July

    Seventy-two naturalized immigrants proudly held their hands over their hearts at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello Friday and pledged allegiance to America amid cheers from U.S. citizens who welcomed them — a stark contrast to the rising tensions nationwide in response to the surge of Central American immigrants crossing the U.S. border.


  • FILE - In this June 2, 2013 file photo, Bob Collie, project manager with Perini Management Services, puts his finger in a crack of the Washington Monument at the 491-foot level of the scaffolding surrounding the monument, in Washington. The monument, which sustained damage from an earthquake in August 2011, will re-open to the public on Monday, May 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

    Washington Monument to reopen after nearly 3 years

    More than 150 cracks have been repaired, rainwater leaks have been sealed, and the 130-year-old Washington Monument will reopen Monday for the first time in nearly three years since an earthquake caused widespread damage.


  • Rubenstein to lead council for Library of Congress

    Businessman and philanthropist David Rubenstein will become the next chairman of an advisory group that helps to guide the Library of Congress in Washington.


  • Rubenstein gives $1 million to DC PBS station WETA

    Philanthropist David Rubenstein is giving $1 million to public broadcaster WETA, which operates public TV and radio stations in Washington and produces the flagship PBS NewsHour broadcast.


  • Washington's presidential library at Mount Vernon gets $10 million gift

    Philanthropist David Rubenstein is giving $10 million to George Washington's Mount Vernon estate in Northern Virginia to build a library for the president's books and papers.


  • Kennedy Center plans 1st expansion since opening

    The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is planning its first major expansion since it opened in 1971 as a "living memorial" to President John F. Kennedy, with new features including pavilions to house rehearsal halls and classrooms, a memorial garden and a floating stage on the Potomac River.


  • Kennedy Center sets 1st expansion since opening

    The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is planning its first major expansion since it opened in 1971 as a "living memorial" to President John F. Kennedy, with new features including pavilions to house rehearsal halls and classrooms, a memorial garden and a floating stage on the Potomac River.


  • The first major expansion of the Kennedy Center will include rehearsal halls and classrooms, a memorial garden, and a stage floating on the Potomac River's edge for outdoor performances. (Kennedy Center via Associated Press)

    Kennedy Center plans first expansion

    The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is planning its first major expansion since it opened in 1971 as a "living memorial" to President John F. Kennedy, with new features including pavilions to house rehearsal halls and classrooms, a memorial garden and a floating stage on the Potomac River.


  • Actor Dustin Hoffman, pictured in January 2012, will receive a Kennedy Center Honor in December. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)

    Hoffman, Letterman among Kennedy Center honorees

    Years after playing a Washington newspaper reporter, Dustin Hoffman is returning to the nation's capital to share an honor with David Letterman — who appears surprised at how culturally important his Top 10 lists have been.


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