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Shanksville, Penn., construction workers broke ground on Tuesday on the Flight 93 National Memorial, one day before the nation heads into its twelfth year of remembrance for Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack victims and families.
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.
FBI agents joined an investigation Wednesday into the assault of a National Park Service worker who was left unconscious, laying on the ground near a restroom in the Chiricahua Mountains in Arizona.
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.
Dorothy May was six months pregnant when she went to learn how to rivet airplanes during World War II while her husband was building bridges in Europe.
Healing and forgiveness were the prevailing attitudes at the Washington National Cathedral a week after green paint was found splattered within two of its chapels and on three other well-known sites around the District.
Crossing a bombing range doesn't seem to make sense at any time — but in the Southwest, the Barry M. Goldwater Air Force Range has become a key route for drugs and illegal immigrants looking to avoid detection as they make the trek into the U.S.
The controversial "drum major" quote has been removed from the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, and the new, finished product should be ready days before events to mark the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington on Aug. 28.
A chain-link fence and yellow caution tape marked the start Monday of a major change planned for the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial as officials prepare to remove the controversial "drum major" inscription from the side of the monument. The project is expected to last for three to four weeks and wrap up before events to mark the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington on Aug. 28.