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6 hrs ago | Deseret News

Judge strikes down DC ban on handguns outside home

Fog obscures the National Mall with the Washington Monument, center, and the Smithsonian castle at left, as seen from the U.S. Capitol, in Washington, Monday, April 7, 2014.

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10 hrs ago | The Leaf-Chronicle

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Students take part in Young Leaders Conference Middle school scholars to walk in the footsteps of U.S. leaders.

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12 hrs ago | The Wave

D.C. insider: Our bureau chief offers her tips on seeing Washington

Read David McCullough's wonderful book "1776" and watch the classic "All the President's Men" about President Richard Nixon and the Watergate scandal or the Netflix series "House of Cards."

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19 hrs ago | NWAonline

Pryor, Boozman say politics aside, they are good friends

U.S. Sens. John Boozman and Mark Pryor watch the annual softball game Monday that their staffs play on the National Mall in Washington.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

TBD.com

Lucy Coffey, oldest living female World War II veteran, headed to D.C. for honor flight visit

The nation's oldest living female World War II veteran will be in D.C. Friday to visit the memorials along the National Mall and get a tour of the White House.

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World Magazine

Which Americans are/were cool?

The most un-cool Washington museum has long been the National Portrait Gallery. It's not on the National Mall.

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ThinkProgress

War Vets Say That Mental Health Issues Are Their Top Concern

Army veteran Michael Blazer from Lebanon, Tenn. joins others to place 1,892 flags representing veteran and service members who have died by suicide to date in 2014, Thursday, March 27, 2014, on the National Mall in Washington.

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The Washington Post

Street Smart: What to do at the Southwest Waterfront

Just south of the National Mall and a short distance from Nationals Park, the Southwest Waterfront, referred to as simply "The Wharf," offers a mini-escape from the heat and congestion of city life.

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American Thinker

Saving General Eisenhower

A "controversy like no other" has arisen over efforts to memorialize Dwight D. Eisenhower on the National Mall, National Civic Art Society President Justin Shubow declared at a July 18 Rayburn House Office Building panel.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

ABC News

The Koch Brothers Want To Scare The Obamacare Out Of You

Some people have an unnatural fear of clowns, particularly creepy clowns. Some Republicans feel the same way about Obamacare.

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Washington Times

Seeing the sights on D.C.'s National Mall

The National Mall offers an breathtaking panoramic view of the U.S. Capitol building, a must see sight on the list of many Washington, D.C. tourists.

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MarketWatch

Mr. Trump goes to Washington

As famed Manhattan developer Donald Trump broke ground on a $200 million five-star hotel in the Old Post Office Pavilion on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, there's a new talking point for Beltway insiders.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Air & Space

The Museum's New, Revamped Planetarium

The Stars have gotten brighter at the National Air and Space Museum. The faraway galaxies have gotten sharper, the redshifts even redshiftier.

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The Bennington Banner

Memorial honoring injured veterans under way in DC

Army Lt. Dawn Halfaker was on patrol 10 years ago in Baqubah, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade tore through her military vehicle and exploded inside.

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WUSA-TV Washington

Memorial honoring injured veterans under way in DC

Memorial honoring injured veterans under way in DC The American Veterans Disabled For Life Memorial is a project 16 years in the making.

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ABC News

Memorial Honoring Injured Veterans Under Way in DC

Army Lt. Dawn Halfaker was on patrol 10 years ago in Baqubah, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade tore through her military vehicle and exploded inside.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Military suicides up a bit in 2014; More seek help

Members of the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America planted 1,892 flags on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on March.

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TrekEarth

Washington Monument from the Hill

I really liked the flowers in the foreground here, but was a bit irked by the fence! The towering Washington Monument takes the form of an obelisk, a structure most notably associated with ancient Egypt.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Wired

How Smartphones Opened Up a Wonderful New Frontier for Art

For most of history, great art tended to be inseparable from its physical setting.

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Daily Kos

Free Speech and the Bible Museum

An effort by the pro-LGBT group Truth Wins Out to block the opening of a private Bible museum in the Nation's Capital is a misguided assault on constitutional protections that properly protect everyone, including LGBT Americans and their opponents.

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