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John Walsh: Preventing Veteran Suicide Is 'The Cost Of War'
Sen. John Walsh posed a question to his colleagues on Capitol Hill this Sunday: If lawmakers are willing to spend billions of dollars on war, why are they less willing to invest in the welfare of veterans when they come home? Walsh, an Iraq War veteran, appeared on CNN's "State of the Union" to discuss legislation he introduced last month called ... (more)
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Sat Apr 19, 2014
The Biggest Travel Bummer Might Just Be Seeing Monuments Under Construction
If you've ever traveled far and long to see a famous monument, you know it's an exciting experience.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Superheroes fail to break record on Capitol Hill
Awesome Con, a convention for comic book fans taking place this weekend in Washington , failed to break the Guinness World Record for largest group of people dressed as comic book characters in one place.
Lower Township Gazette
Easter egg hunt taking Tuckahoe family to White House
The Morales family plans to leave Easter Sunday for Washington, D.C. and take part in one of five Easter egg rolls at the White House.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Best view ever: Tickets to go on sale for reopening Washington Monument
After $15 million in repairs and a shutdown of some 32 months, the Washington Monument is reopening in May - and you can start reserving your tickets Wednesday.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
How Now, Brownpau?
DC Cherry Blossoms 2014
I might have gone a bit overboard using this fisheye lens with the cherry blossoms over the weekend.
Voice of America
Mass Pillow Fight Turns Washington into Urban Playground
Hundreds of people gathered in more than 100 cities around the world this month to celebrate International Pillow Fight Day.
The Capitol Dome's First Makeover in 55 Years Has Begun
Now that the Washington Monument has been freed from its cage, it's the Capitol's turn.
For $26,000, Stop Waiting On The New NSX
Jerry Seinfeld and Jay Leno may be fighting over who gets the first new NSX but if the price of today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe classic 1991 looks to be a decent deal, you can let those two have it.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Is D.C. the nation's fashion capital?
How tall is the Washington Monument? Umm okay, I forgot. Excuse me for not being head over heels for American history, except for fashions worn by First Lady of the United States, Michele Obama, and also first ladies of the past.
The Washington Post
Mounds of trash take the bloom off Cherry Blossom Festival
A massive pile of trash lies near Mall-goers enjoying Sunday's weather near 14th Street and Jefferson Drive SW.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
The Washington Post
Throngs come to D.C. for cherry blossoms, festival parade
For Antonio Sacchetti, the journey to witness D.C.'s famed cherry blossoms began Friday before dawn.
The Baltimore Sun
Cherry blossoms bloom in Washington
A sure sign of springtime in Washington D.C. is when the cherry blossom trees come into full bloom along the Tidal Basin.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
How to get to the Cherry Blossom Parade
Cherry Blossoms will be in full bloom this weekend, and so will the traffic to the Tidal Basin in D.C. The best way to get to WASHINGTON -- Cherry Blossoms will be in full bloom this weekend, and so will the traffic to the Tidal Basin in D.C. The best way to get to the trees is to take Metro.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The Washington Post
Party Diary: The Japanese embassy hosts annual cherry blossom party
Showing up fashionably late and flowers just don't mix. The annual cherry blossom party at the Japanese ambassador's residence has become such a wildly popular event that by 6:45 p.m. - just 15 minutes after the reception was scheduled to start - there was only street parking available, according to our colleague Frances Sellers.
HOLMBERG: Monumental task for Monumental Church in Monument City
Richmond is known as a City of Monuments, but one of its least-known monuments is one of its most renowned.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
KSDK-TV Saint Louis
Cherry blossoms bloom in Washington, D.C.
APRIL 9: Cherry blossoms bloom across from the Jefferson Memorial along the Tidal Basin April 9, 2014 in Washington, DC.
Washington: Travel Contest Alert: Be One of the First Inside the Reopened Washington Monument
You'd think, with Instagram celebrating its fourth birthday this year, that the limits of intriguing new accounts would be stretched.
Affordable Spring Break Family Vacation Ideas
As many schools will be beginning spring break in the next couple of weeks, families often take a spring vacation.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Captain America saves DC after Hollywood attacks nation's capital
Hollywood has once again unleashed a threat on Washington, D.C., and an old-fashioned superhero is called to protect our freedom in the new film "Captain America: The Winter Soldier."