Add to MyYahoo RSS

Washington D.C. Travel News

News on Washington D.C. Travel continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | The Nation

Ebola-hit Sierra Leone declares state of emergency

Sierra Leone leader Ernest Bai Koroma declared a state of emergency on Thursday and cancelled a planned trip to the US-Africa summit as the country struggled to contain the deadly Ebola epidemic.


Related Topix: Ernest Bai Koroma, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel

5 hrs ago | Jaunted

Washington: The Smithsonian's Newest Exhibit Delves Into Hawaii's Jet Age

There's some new goodies and treasures on display over at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC, and it all has to do with air travel over to Hawaii.


Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel

Wed Jul 30, 2014

NBC Los Angeles

Manet's "The Railway": Famous Painting to Visit SoCal

Travel a great distance to stand before a celebrated work of art? That's happened once or twice in history, right? Or a million times.


Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Pasadena, CA

Heavy Rain Eyes Jacksonville to NYC, Boston This Weekend

Trouble is brewing for people with outdoor plans and travel along the Atlantic coast this weekend in the form of drenching rain and thunderstorms.


Related Topix: Weather, Jacksonville, FL, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Tampa, FL

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Gateway Pundit

Ebola: White House Raises Specter of Gov't Closure During D.C. Africa Summit

The Obama administration is urging federal employees to stay home during the summit of African leaders being held in Washington, D.C. next week and to monitor local news for announcement of a possible "closing of the federal government" -ostensibly over traffic issues.


Related Topix: Africa, Nigeria Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Travel, South Africa Travel, Gateway (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, us Travel, North America Travel

Silver Sprin native is a summer intern for C-SPAN

Michelle Chavez, a rising sophomore at the University of Maryland, College Park, is interning at C-SPAN in Washington, D.C., this summer.


Related Topix: University of Maryland College Park, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel


Linda Ronstadt honored by President Obama with National Medal of Arts

US President Barack Obama chats with muscian Linda Ronstadt after presenting her with the National Medal of Arts during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on July 28, 2014.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Linda Ronstadt, us Travel, Travel, North America Travel, Music, Entertainment

CBS Local

Incoming House Majority Whip: Obama 'Just Wants To Sit Back And Play Politics'

Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., speaks to members of the media as House Speaker John Boehner listens after a leadership election at a House Republican Conference meeting on June 19, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is taking four Kansas City residents out to dinner to chew over the concerns of heartland ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, John Boehner, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel

Colombo Page

Decrease in respect for religious freedom in Sri Lanka as extremists...

July 29, Washington, DC: Although Sri Lanka's Constitution and other laws and policies protect religious freedom, there was an overall decrease in societal respect for religious freedom, as Buddhist nationalist groups led campaigns targeting Muslims and Christians, International Religious Freedom Report for 2013 released by the United States ... (more)


Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Sri Lanka Travel, us Travel, North America Travel

Mon Jul 28, 2014

African Affairs

'I am here until development comes': Displacement, demolitions, and...

Carl LeVan thanks American University for an International Faculty Travel Award, and discloses that he made financial donations to one of the HTAs mentioned here.


Related Topix: American University, Trinidad (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Johns Hopkins University, Nigeria Travel, Africa Travel

WTOP-FM Washington

Red light cameras mean revenue boost

Red light cameras are pulling in big dollars for local governments in the Washington, D.C., area, according to new data from AAA Mid-Atlantic.


Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Montgomery County, MD, Frederick, MD, Recreational Vehicle, Citation

The Wall Street Journal

D.C. Metro's Silver Line Debuts

RESTON, Va.-Monday morning offered a smooth first commute for Silver Line riders following the rail line's kickoff on Saturday, with nearly 10,000 entries or exits at Northern Virginia's five new stations as of 10 a.m. Commuters widely praised the new rail line, the first for the D.C. region in 23 years.


Related Topix: Reston, VA, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Dulles, VA, Tysons Corner, VA

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Lucy Coffey visiting Washington, D.C.

The nation's oldest living female World War II veteran has finally made it to Washington to see the monuments and memorials.


Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Life, Veteran Affairs, Texas

Business Journal

a My 5 favorite apps for business: Ingar Grev

Here are Ingar Grev 's favorite smartphone apps. Grev is the founder of The Strategy Tank, a think tank for CEOs, and owner of the Washington, D.C.-area franchise of The Growth Coach.


Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel

Business Journal

Boston fares well in analysis of city walkability

Boston is one of the more walkable major cities in the United States and is on its way to becoming the most-walkable, according to a new report from a Washington D.C.-based research group and George Washington University.


Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, George Washington University

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Kos

Mr. Chance is going to Washington, and he needs suggestions

This is not a political diary, so my apologies for that, but many are familiar with the DC area, so that's why I wrote this diary.


Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel

Coming home: Q & A with Ryan Russell of the U.S. Commercial Service

Ryan Russell never thought he would come back to Pittsburgh. He wanted to pursue a career in international affairs, something he felt wasn't possible to do here.


Related Topix: Downtown (Washington, DC), us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, George Washington University

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Study names Pittsburgh nation's second most unhappy city

Leave it to the National Bureau of Economic Research to throw a thick, wet blanket on Pittsburgh's positive rankings parade.


Related Topix: Travel, us Travel, North America Travel, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, North York, PA, United Kingdom

American Reporter

Reporting: PakistanU.S. Arms Sales Bring Bloodshed, Bankruptcy to Pakistan

You'd think that in the 21st Century, we could do things better than we did in the 1930's.


Related Topix: Brattleboro, VT, Springfield, VT, Vermont, Washington, VT, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Albany, VT


Washington: 'Gals on the Go' Get Special Perks at The Four Seasons in Washington, D.C.

Speaking of Washington D.C. today, we happened to stumble across these special amenities for women offered at the Four Seasons Washington, D.C. .


Related Topix: Oldies, The Four Seasons, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Fitness, Yoga, Pilates