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Washington took part in International Pillow Fight Day with a pillow fight near the Washington Monument
Pillow fighters gathered at the National Mall for the annual event.
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The Washington Monument remains on schedule for reopening despite the nearly 100 feet of scaffolding that remains around its base.
For the first time in 80 years, scientists are posting equipment at the peak of the Washington Monument to measure the obelisk's height.
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.
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.
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.
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