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After a flood of emails from concerned citizens, the National Park Service has delayed its plan to shut down the landmark canoe rental service along the Georgetown Waterfront.
The National Park Service is moving ahead with plans to address shoreline erosion along the York River.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar endorsed a plan Tuesday to remove a disputed inscription from the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, rather than cut into the granite to replace it with a fuller quotation.
Voters elected Barack Obama to another four-year term Tuesday. Twenty-four hours later and the inauguration stage is already under construction at the Capitol.
Concerns about downed trees and snow accumulations prompted the National Park Service to ask motorists to avoid traveling on the Blue Ridge Parkway over the next several days.
The Lincoln Memorial reflecting pool is empty once again, and it will remain that way for at least another week.
Washington's Pennsylvania Avenue, sometimes called "America's Main Street," is being listed among the nation's endangered landscapes because of neglect and deferred maintenance by the National Park Service.
The park service announced Wednesday that Perini Management Services, Inc. of Framingham, Mass., has been chosen for the $15 million project.
It is ironic that the Battle of South Mountain is often overshadowed by its successor, which took place in a flat field.