The only copy of the Magna Carta in the United States is the centerpiece of a new museum gallery that opened Wednesday at the National Archives and traces the evolution of U.S. rights and freedoms for African-Americans, women and immigrants.
Crews are installing two large artifacts inside the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture while it’s still under construction on the National Mall.
A 360-year-old Japanese stone lantern that sits among Washington’s cherry blossom trees now has a more prominent place on the National Mall.
The World War II Memorial in Washington is getting a free mobile app to help teach visitors about the war, the site’s symbolism and the millions of people it honors.
Visitors lined up waiting for Washington’s museums to finally reopen Thursday after a 16-day government shutdown that has cost each site money in lost gift store sales, theater tickets and concessions.
One man has taken it upon himself to mow and clean up the grounds around the Lincoln Memorial during the government shutdown.
The family of the New Jersey man who set himself on fire on the National Mall says his death was the result of a long fight with mental illness.
Police have identified the man who set himself on fire on the National Mall in the nation’s capital and later died of his injuries.
From the Empire State Building in “Sleepless in Seattle” and “The Sopranos” cafe in the show’s finale, to the “Field of Dreams” in Iowa and the Coney Island roller coaster from “Annie Hall,” fans have always loved visiting famous television and movie locations.
A man who set himself on fire on the National Mall in the U.S. capital has died of his injuries, which were so severe that authorities will have to use DNA and dental records to identify him, District of Columbia police said Saturday.
A fire official says a man has been flown to the hospital after setting himself on fire on the National Mall.
The museums that draw millions of visitors to the National Mall closed their doors Tuesday, memorials were barricaded and trash will go uncollected in the nation’s most-visited national park due to the first government shutdown in 17 years.