Washington Monument News
National Cherry Blossom Festival: What You Need to Know
It's one of Washington's most iconic events: the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Each year, thousands of visitors arrive in the nation's capital to see the pink and white blossoms in bloom. The 2016 festival kicks off this weekend and here's what you need to know about the "nation’s greatest
Washington Monument Reopens After Elevator Repair
The Washington Monument has reopened after a problem with the elevator closed the monument for days
Washington Monument to Reopen Tuesday After Elevator Woes
The Washington Monument is expected to reopen now that repairs to an elevator have been made. Mike Litterst, spokesman for the National Park Service , said in an email that the monument will reopen at 9 a.m. Tuesday. He said the elevator, which had been out of service since Saturday morning, has
Watch Snowboarders Zoom Through Deserted Streets of DC During Blizzard
As the worst of last weekend's snowstorm began, the most of the residents of Washington, D.C . started to settle in their homes for the night -- except for a couple of men on snowboards. Brendan Kittredge and his friends spent the better part of Jan. 23 taking turns pulling each other behind
Coastal Flooding Expected From Maryland to Connecticut
Places like the Jersey Shore have built up dunes to prevent storm surges and waves from flooding towns.
Donald Trump Hosts 'Saturday Night Live,' Looks Ahead to 2018 in the White House
Donald Trump only hosted "Saturday Night Live" because he had nothing better to do. The Republican presidential candidate made his second-ever appearance on the show, dancing to Drake and portraying his future in the White House. "Donald -- you're the most talented guy. You're brilliant, you're
Pope Francis Addresses Congress at US Capitol
The pontiff touched on immigration, the death penalty, climate change and the refugee crisis.
Pope Francis Arrives at White House to Thousands of Fans
The South Lawn of the White House was packed, where there were 11,000 ticketed guests not including White House staff, military, volunteers or press, according to a White House spokesman.
President Obama: Don't Condemn our Children to a Planet Beyond Repair
President Obama issued a stark warning on climate change Monday, stating that future generations will face harsh consequences if we don’t fix the issue soon. “Climate change is no longer some far-off problem. It is happening here. It is happening now,” he warned the representatives of more than 20