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House approves bill for US women's history museum

Lawmakers have revived a long-stalled effort to create a National Women's History Museum in the nation's capital.

Wednesday - 05/07/2014, 06:28pm EDT

Tags: National Mall, museums, Women

Pillow fighters descend upon National Mall

Pillow fighters gathered at the National Mall for the annual event.

Saturday - 04/05/2014, 06:48pm EDT

Tags: International Pillow Fight Day, National Mall, Washington Moument, Washington Monument

Cherry blossom visitors urged to avoid driving

Throughout the National Cherry Blossom Festival visitors are urged to avoid driving because of a lack of public parking, street closures, congestion and the risk of those ubiquitous pink parking tickets.

Saturday - 03/29/2014, 05:28am EDT

Tags: Cherry Blossom Festival, parking, National Mall, AAA Mid-Atlantic, DDOT, Kristi King

Huge artifacts delivered for museum under construction

The National Museum of African American History and Culture received its first artifacts on Sunday morning. They are so large the museum will need to be built around them.

Sunday - 11/17/2013, 12:37pm EST

Tags: National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian, National Mall, segregation, Jamie Forzato

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Memorial grounds lawnmower man rewarded for good deed

The man who was photographed caring for the memorial grounds during the government shutdown is being rewarded for his good deeds.

Wednesday - 11/13/2013, 04:30pm EST

Tags: National Mall, Chris Cox, lawnmower, shutdown, chain saw, Megan Cloherty

Man who mowed mall during shutdown gets chainsaw

Chris Cox, the South Carolina man, who cut the grass along the National Mall during the shutdown, is being thanked for his hard work with a chainsaw.

Tuesday - 11/12/2013, 07:28am EST

Tags: shutdown, National Mall, Andrew Mollenbeck

Family: Man who set self on fire was mentally ill

The death of a New Jersey man who set himself on fire on the National Mall was the result of his long fight with mental illness, not a political statement, his family said.

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 12:09pm EDT

Tags: National Mall, fire

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