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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.
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.
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.
Popular area attractions are opening up their gates to overnight visitors willing to pay for memorable experiences.
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.
Hibiscus and orchid cupcakes, fried green tomato sandwiches and cucumber cups with shrimp ceviche. These are all the edible ways in which the National Museum of American History is celebrating food with the public this summer.
Smithsonian's National Zoo celebrated Global Tiger Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to honor the endangered animals who are facing dwindling habitats and poaching.
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