Extra Days To File: Tax Day 2016 Is Not April 15thTax Day 2016 is not on April 15 as usual. Instead, it has been moved to April 17 because of Washington D.C.'s Emancipation Day. Here is a look at why Tax Day is on April 15 to begin with, what Emancipation Day is, and when Tax Day can be moved to a later date.
D.C. Emancipation Day Parade Goes On As PlannedThe District of Columbia's Emancipation Day parade went on as planned a day after two bombs exploded in Boston near the finish line of the city's marathon.
Lincoln Eatery Donates Funds To Lincoln's CottageTo celebrate D.C. Emancipation Day, Washington's Lincoln restaurant is donating a portion of its sales to support President Lincoln's cottage.
D.C. Residents Protest On Emancipation DayDozens of people are using the anniversary of the day President Abraham Lincoln freed slaves in Washington to call for more independence for the city, and three have been arrested.
D.C. Government Closed In Honor Of Emancipation DayDistrict government offices and schools are closed in observance of Emancipation Day.