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The working design for the National Museum of the American People, which organizers hope will be located at the Banneker Overlook at the edge of L'Enfant Plaza.
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For 22 days, a group of activists has gone without food in hopes of getting Congress to vote on immigration reform.
Theresa Navarro, right, and Bob Fulkerson, to her left, participate in a pro-immigration reform sit-in outside House Speaker John Boehner's office in the Longworth House Office Building in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, July 31, 2013.
By Lynette Norris Greene Publishing, Inc. In 2004, a few days shy of the 60th anniversary of D-Day and two days before Memorial Day, President George W. Bush dedicated the U.S. National World War II Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Consisting of 56 large granite pillars with bas-relief sculptures, arranged in two semi-circles around an ... (more)
Four immigrant rights activists ended their 22-day fast Tuesday on the National Mall and were immediately replaced with eight others who pledged to continue the fast.
Three immigrant advocates on a hunger strike to pressure lawmakers to change the country's immigration system ended their three-week fast Tuesday on the National Mall, while a new group of fasters including U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III took their place.
Fast for Families, a coalition of groups that support a pathway to citizenship, has organized a nationwide fast to promote their agenda.
Eilseo Medina, a well-known labor leader from Oxnard, has lost nearly 20 pounds during a hunger strike in an effort to pressure House Republicans to overhaul immigration laws, a group spokesperson said Monday.
Video: Donned in their best "Star Wars" costumes, members of the 501st Legion help the Museum of Science Fiction film a promotional video on the National Mall.
In observance of World AIDS Day, two 12x12 pieces of history hang in the sanctuary of the Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The painful story of a free black man lured from his home in New York in 1841 to be sold into slavery, now the basis of the film "12 Years a Slave," has a little-known connection to a slave site that still stands near the nation's capital.
Shown here is a Kimberly stove, an entry in a low-emission wood-burning stove competition on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Chimneys extend from the tent set up for the wood-burning stove contest on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Smoke billows from a chimney at the tent for the wood-burning stove contest on the National Mall in ... (more)
President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama made a surprise visit Friday to speak with immigration advocates who are fasting for comprehensive immigration reform on the National Mall.