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Thousands rally on National Mall for action on climate change

The Washington Monument served as the backdrop as thousands rallied on the National Mall Sunday afternoon to urge President Obama and Congress to pass climate change legislation.

Monday - 02/18/2013, 01:10pm EST

Tags: protest, climate change, keystone xl, Forward for Climate rally

Thousands march for gun control in Washington

Thousands of people, many holding signs with names of gun violence victims and messages such as Ban Assault Weapons Now, joined a rally for gun control on Saturday, marching from the Capitol to the Washington Monument.

Saturday - 01/26/2013, 06:22pm EST

Tags: newtown, conn., gun control march

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Interior secretary orders National Mall efforts

The Secretary of the Interior has issued an order requiring preservation efforts for the National Mall aimed at protecting recent improvements.

Thursday - 01/24/2013, 02:50pm EST

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Tips to keep your kids safe at inaugural events

Those monitoring the throngs of people heading to the National Mall Monday ask parents to take a some precautions before heading out for the day's events.

Saturday - 01/19/2013, 06:47am EST

Tags: inaguration day, child safety, parents, Nick Iannelli

Cellphone towers erected for inauguration on National Mall

There may be fewer people on the Mall for the president's second inauguration, but this year's crowd may be better able to make calls from their cellphones.

Saturday - 01/05/2013, 12:39pm EST

Tags: cellphone tower, inauguration

Cell towers added to National Mall for inaugural

Extra cellphone towers are being installed on the National Mall to handle the heavy use expected from smartphones during the presidential inauguration.

Saturday - 01/05/2013, 11:13am EST

Tags: cellphone tower, inauguration

Researcher: Slaves quarried stone for Smithsonian

New research has found that the red sandstone for one of the oldest buildings on the National Mall, the Smithsonian Castle, was quarried by slaves.

Thursday - 12/13/2012, 01:36pm EST

Tags: Smithsonian Castle, slaves

Holiday season means ice skating on the Mall

Here is a list of the area's ice skating options plus hours and skate rental prices.

Sunday - 11/18/2012, 09:40am EST

Tags: ice skating, winter recreation

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