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350.org and Bill McKibben React to Recent Keystone XL Delay

April 18 - 350.org co-founder Bill McKibben issued the following response to the news that the State Department and Obama Adminsitration will be delaying a decision on the controversial Keystone XL tar sands pipeline: "It's as if our leaders simply don't understand that climate change is happening in real time--that it would require strong, fast ... (more)

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

CBS Local

Comic Book Cosplayers Gather on the Mall, Attempt To Break World Record

If you happen to glimpse a thousand superheroes on the National Mall during your lunch break, don't worry.

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WNYC-AM New York

Hey, Superheroes On The National Mall: Any Advice For Congress?

Hundreds of people gathered on the National Mall Friday to see if they could break the Guinness World Record for the largest group dressed as comic book characters ever assembled.

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World News Report

Renaissance Dupont Circle Hotel Entertains Dad and the Kids for Mom This Mother's Day

Much has been made of date nights among parents, but what about dates with one's self? A given period of time when a parent can forego the greatest sacrifice having children usually demands -- that of time -- to pursue interests that have nothing to do with cartoons, rainbow looms or homework.

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The News Tribune

Deadbeat in a cowboy hat

Imagine a vendor on the National Mall, selling burgers and dogs, who hasn't paid his rent in 20 years.

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WUSA-TV Washington

Safety official says escalator safety is key for parents

It took rescuers nearly two and half hours to free a little boy's hand from an escalator last night at Iverson Mall.

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Memeorandum

Deadbeat on the Range - Imagine a vendor on the National Mall ...

Deadbeat on the Range - Imagine a vendor on the National Mall, selling burgers and dogs, who hasn't paid his rent in 20 years.

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National Public Radio

Superheroes Go To Washington, And They've Got Political Advice

With a big comics convention in Washington, D.C., this weekend, many enthusiasts are already visiting the National Mall, while costumed as their favorite superheroes.

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Alabama Live

Hobby Lobby chief, amid court fight over Obamacare, pushes for mandatory Bible study in...

The school board in Mustang, Okla., near Hobby Lobby's headquarters, this week voted to include the courses designed by Steve Green beginning this fall.

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TrekEarth

Reflection

This was probably the best shot of my short D.C. stay. I wonder if the person reflected in the stone was a Vietnam vet, like my dad, who has visited this wall many times.

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Time

U.S. Special Ops Are Soldiers Committing Suicide in Record Numbers

U.S. military veterans set up 1,892 American flags on the National Mall March 27, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Free Republic

Obama taps woman who denied access to war vets from memorial for ObamaCare

It seems that the woman who denied war vets access to their Memorial is the same one who will get to deny them their health care.

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Bellingham Herald

Big guns brought out to mark 1814 'Burning of Washington'

Two hundred years ago this summer, British soldiers overwhelmed American battalions, took the nation's capital and burned the White House.

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Bellingham Herald

Flowers a work of art for Easter in DC’s National Gallery

That’s when the dark-pillared rotunda is decorated with live flowers, trees and ferns, most from its own greenhouses.

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Daily Kos

This Visual Feast, This Triumph

I spent Tuesday 4-8-14, and the evening of Monday 4-14-14, helping out on a friend's CSA farm near Baltimore, Maryland.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

National Mall And Memorial Parks

Washington Monument to Reopen May 12

The National Park Service announced that the remaining scaffolding surrounding the Washington Monument will begin to come down this week in preparation for the Monument's re-opening on May 12 after a 32-month closure due to damage from an earthquake.

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NBC Washington

Food Vendors Blamed for Overflowing Trash at National Mall

Tourists who flocked to the National Mall to see the famous cherry blossoms also got an eyeful of trash.

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Scoop

Remarks to the 2014 SAIS Pride Conference

Remarks Richard E. Hoagland Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies Washington, DC April 16, 2014 ________________________________________ Good afternoon.

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Power Line

Eisenhower Memorial update

The National Capitol Planning Commision recently rejected the proposed design by starchitect Frank Gehry for the Eisenhower Memorial to be built on the National Mall.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

T-rex skeleton to go on display in DC museum

Tuesday, the Natural History Museum is receiving a new exhibit which will be the center piece of its new fossil hall.

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