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23 hrs ago | Samoa News

Pacific Warriors sound climate...

A few short weeks ago, on Sunday, February 17, some 40,000 citizen activists gathered on the National Mall in Washington D.C. It was not the first time people have gathered to raise awareness of the ecologic plight of our planet, nor will it be the last.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Washington Post

Photos: Bustling beauty on the Mall during a warm summer evening

Sheila Ford and a young boy make a rubbing of a name at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, just after sunset.

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TheDailyBeast.com

Communism's Victims Deserve a Monument

Supporters of a museum dedicated to the estimated 100 million victims of communism worldwide hope to break ground on the National Mall on the 100th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Gateway Pundit

Newspaper Editorial Cartoon on #Ferguson Depicts White Cop Shooting Martin Luther King

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution published an editorial cartoon Sunday that depicts the recent police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri of unarmed 18 year old black robber Michael Brown by white police officer Darren Wilson as that of Atlanta native and civil rights icon Rev.

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The Honolulu Advertiser

Globe Trotting

Statues of some three dozen characters in London and Manchester -- including John Barbirolli, above, Peter Pan, Sherlock Holmes and Queen Victoria -- are coming to life thanks to an interactive project that gives them a voice.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Daily Star

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Pro-Russian separatists have been further pushed out of the city of Luhansk by the country's military but battles around the rebel-dominated city Donetsk has left at least 43 people dead.

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Washington Blade

Smithsonian accepts new LGBT memorabilia

Several items from the groundbreaking show 'Will & Grace' are among new objects accepted by the Smithsonian.

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Religion News Service

A bride and groom place their hands on a Bible during a wedding ceremony. Photo by Greg Kendall-Ball

For decades, evangelical leaders have touted "virginity pledges" as a way for teens and young adults to "save themselves for marriage."

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Newsday

National Mall to get 6-acre sand, soil portrait

In Islip road construction. center lane closed on Sunrise Hwy Service Rd EB between Heckscher State Pkwy/Heckscher Spur Dr/Heckscher Spur Rd/Southern State Pkwy and Hwy 27/Connetquot Ave In Islip road construction.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

CBS Local

6-Acre Sand and Soil Portrait Coming to National Mall

The Smithsonian says it has commissioned a work for the National Mall, a portrait made out of sand and soil that will stretch over six acres.

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NBC29

Smithsonian commissions piece for National Mall

The Smithsonian says it has commissioned a work for the National Mall, a portrait made out of sand and soil that will stretch over six acres.

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WDRB-TV Louisville

DYCHE | Washington: The Remembered and the Forgotten

By John David Dyche WDRB Contributor No one much likes political Washington now, but the city itself remains a powerful place of ghosts and inspiration.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

ThinkProgress

A Monument To Rape Survivors Is Coming To New York City

This week, New York City residents will be able to visit the first-ever public monument to survivors of sexual assault.

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The Washington Post

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James M. Jeffords is shown in his Capitol Hill office in April 2001 prior to vote opposing Bush White House tax cut legislation.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Daily Breeze

Survey finds Old Torrance is losing its architectural roots

Torrance >> The verdant canopy of graceful camphor trees that envelops Beech Avenue in Old Torrance illustrates the 19th century “garden city” approach to urban planning that its founders sought to evoke in 1912 when the model industrial city was born.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

TheBlaze.com

Atheist Richard Dawkins' Controversial Claim About How...

Famed evolutionary biologist and atheist leader Richard Dawkins reportedly said this week that "nice Christians" and "nice Muslims" might actually be making the "world safe for extremists."

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

US News & World Report

World War I Memorial Gets a Take Two

When Edwin L. Fountain of the U.S. World War One Centennial Commission presented his plans before the National Press Club Tuesday for a dedicated World War I memoriala in the nation's capital, a he promised one thing: "We will do things differently than have been done with the Eisenhower Memorial," Fountain said.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Daily Caller

Asian American Journalists Association Conceals Chinatown Convention Location

The Asian American Journalists Association is coming to Washington, D.C. Wednesday to hold its 2014 national convention.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Monument quilt provides public healing space for sexual violence survivors

The quilt, which is larger than two basketball courts, contains the stories of sexual violence survivors.

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McClatchy

Find the hidden museum cats in Washington D.C.

Cats lurk in odd corners of the refined and elegant museums on the National Mall in Washington D.C., just waiting to be found.

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