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D.C. celebrates International Pillow Fight Day

Washington took part in International Pillow Fight Day with a pillow fight near the Washington Monument

Sunday - 04/06/2014, 10:53am EDT

Tags: pillow fight, Washington Monument

Pillow fighters descend upon National Mall

Pillow fighters gathered at the National Mall for the annual event.

Saturday - 04/05/2014, 06:48pm EDT

Tags: International Pillow Fight Day, National Mall, Washington Moument, Washington Monument

Washington Monument construction continues

The Washington Monument remains on schedule for reopening despite the nearly 100 feet of scaffolding that remains around its base.

Friday - 02/21/2014, 05:18am EST

Tags: Mike Murillo, Washington Monument, Brian Hall

Scientists measuring height of Washington Monument

For the first time in 80 years, scientists are posting equipment at the peak of the Washington Monument to measure the obelisk's height.

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 07:33pm EST

Tags: Washington Monument, earthquake, repairs, NOAA, michelle basch

Predicting the next big Virginia quake

Two years after a major earthquake shook Virginia and Washington, D.C., researchers are still investigating the chance of another major quake in our region.

Friday - 08/23/2013, 09:28pm EDT

Tags: earthquake anniversary, earthquake, Louisa County, National Cathedral, Washington Monument, thomas warren

From 500 feet, a new view of Washington Monument

Most birds don't fly high enough to see the top of the Washington Monument, though that didn't stop a group of government officials and philanthropists from clipping themselves into harnesses and climbing to the tip to see the obelisk's cracked stones.

Friday - 06/07/2013, 06:37am EDT

Tags: Washington Monument, National Park Service

Va. earthquake is aftershock of major 2011 shake

An earthquake in Virginia confirmed by the U.S. Geological survey is the spawn of a massive quake that rocked the region about two years ago.

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 01:21pm EDT

Tags: USGS, nick ianelli, Washington Monument

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