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Smithsonian opens 1st exhibit on art of yoga

Wednesday - 10/23/2013, 11:34am EDT

Tags: yoga,

Food trucks, street vendors hard hit by shutdown

Food trucks and street vendors that are part of the everyday landscape of D.C. are finding sales way off because of the federal shutdown.

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 01:51pm EDT

Tags: shutdown, government shutdown, food trucks, street vendors, White House, Hank Silverberg

Shutdown could strand Smithsonian dinosaur

It may not be at the top of the list of important things affected by the government shutdown, but for the Smithsonian Natural History Museum, a very special package could be delayed.

Tuesday - 10/01/2013, 05:24am EDT

Tags: T-Rex, dinosaurs, Megan Cloherty

Smithsonian chief to retire in 2014 after 6 years

Wednesday - 09/18/2013, 10:40am EDT

Tags: Wayne Clough

Smithsonian exhibit spotlights mud masons of Mali

Wednesday - 09/04/2013, 04:10am EDT

Tags: mud masons of mali,

National Zoo getting 3 new elephants from Canada

Tuesday - 08/20/2013, 06:40pm EDT

Tags: elephants, National Zoo,

Rare mammal discovered, once lived at zoo

Researchers announced Thursday a rare discovery of a new species of mammal called the olinguito. It's an adorable animal that belongs to a grouping of large creatures that include dogs, cats and bears.

Thursday - 08/15/2013, 08:48am EDT

Tags: National Zoo, olinguito, rare animal

Sleepover at the zoo, the museum or the aquarium

Popular area attractions are opening up their gates to overnight visitors willing to pay for memorable experiences.

Monday - 08/12/2013, 04:24am EDT

Tags: Sleepover, sleep over, Megan Cloherty, National Zoo, National Aquarium, Natural History Museum

Critically endangered: Two Sumatran tiger cubs are major addition to National Zoo

The National Zoo is celebrating the birth of a pair of Sumatran tiger cubs, a critically endangered species. There are only 500 Sumatran tigers both in captivity and in the wild, so these two additions are extra special.

Thursday - 08/08/2013, 06:50pm EDT

Tags: National Zoo, Sumatran Tiger, tiger cubs

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