The Washington National Cathedral, where the nation gathers to mourn tragedies and celebrate new presidents, will soon begin hosting same-sex marriages.
From misspellings on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to a wrong quotation on the Edgar Allan Poe Memorial, here’s a look at some of the most famous miscues tied to monuments and statues across the United States.
Neil Armstrong would always be taking that first step onto the moon, and Dick Clark was forever "the world's oldest teenager." Some of the notables who died in 2012 created images in our minds that remained unchanged over decades.
U.S. government officials Tuesday outlined a $1.9 billion American Indian land buyback program now that a nearly 17-year lawsuit about more than a century's worth of mismanaged trust royalties is settled.
Despite being dubbed the "bad girl of rock 'n' roll," Ronnie Spector's strong and sparkling vocals are perfect for the holiday season's cheesiest pop tunes — and her take on "Sleigh Ride" and "Frosty the Snowman" are some of the most-played versions of the songs.
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.
MLK memorial dedication rescheduled for Oct. 16; Va. man dies in Nation's Triathlon; Barry ties up security fixes at juvenile detention center; Va. outlines health benefits exchange; Lee flood damage keeps closed Prince George's office building; Transgender person shot in D.C.; Allen, Kaine spar on Obama job plan; Sulaimon Brown arrested.
Back to school in area jurisdictions; First glimpse today at MLK memorial; McDonnell, O'Malley spar on CNN; Low turnout expected in Va. primaries; Verizon employees returning to work; D.C. GOP joins in movement to oust Thomas; Gray, Ghandi named in lottery whistleblower suit.
For years, many of us in the education reform movement have believed that the fight to ensure all children equal access to a high-quality education is the civil rights issue of our time. If that is indeed the case, the civil rights movement has found a new "Rosa Parks" - Kelley Williams-Bolar.