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LOOK: Was That 12-Foot Giraffe On Pennsylvania Avenue?

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If you saw a 12-foot-tall giraffe standing outside the Newseum on Thursday, you weren't hallucinating. A giraffe named Dude held cou...

Minnesota Couple Finds Super Old Campaign Treasure

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 02.23.2012 | Business

As the 2012 presidential race heats up, a reminder of campaigns past has popped up in an unexpected place. Rob and Christine Winter, owners of Ant...

PHOTOS: Tina Fey's Sarah Palin Get-Up, Tim Russert's White Board

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Races for the White House are hardly ever quiet, with voices chiming in from the media, supporters, opponents and, naturally, the politi...

Newseum Goes Hollywood For 'J. Edgar' Premiere (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Newseum played host Tuesday night for the D.C. premiere of "J. Edgar," a biographical drama on the life of legendary and controversi...

WATCH LIVE 9:30 AM ET: Creating the Voting Rights Act of 2012

Jacob Soboroff | Posted 01.07.2012 | Impact
Jacob Soboroff

Why Tuesday? is relaunching for the 2012 cycle with an event broadcast live from the Newseum. We will be officially unveiling our new website, a new video, our 2012 Candidate Challenge, and we're hosting a live panel discussion about your right to vote.

Google Launches YouTube Channel Dedicated To Fallen Journalists

Posted 07.17.2011 | Media

Google announced Monday that, in collaboration with the Newseum, it will launch the Journalists Memorial Channel on YouTube. Google said on its blog t...

The White House Correspondents' Dinner: A Postscript

Kate Kelly | Posted 07.04.2011 | Politics
Kate Kelly

He also said something that will stay with me forever: "I am not political -- I don't align with Republicans or Democrats; I am a patriot. I am here to serve my country."

Handwritten Newspapers From Japan Earthquake Going To Museum

AP | Posted 06.14.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON — When Japan's earthquake and tsunami knocked out power and printing presses, newspaper journalists in at least one city resorted to ...

Freedom To Tweet: The First Amendment Gets A Makeover

Huffington Post | Lindsay Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Just in time for the Fourth of July, a new national advertising campaign reminds Americans that the First Amendment protects not only their freedom to...

OJ Simpson's Acquittal Suit Goes To Newseum As 'Piece Of News History'

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — The tan Armani suit, white shirt and gold tie that O.J. Simpson wore on the day he was acquitted of murder have been acquired by t...

Elvis vs. The Media: Newseum Exhibit Highlights Newspapers' Clash With Elvis

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON — A spark that helped ignite Elvis Presley's fame more than 50 years ago was lit by U.S. newspaper editors and critics who hated him....

Obama's Question Time With Senate Dems (VIDEO AND FULL TEXT)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama took questions from Democratic lawmakers at the Newseum in Washington on Wednesday where senators gathered for an issues confer...

Tim Russert's Office Newseum Exhibit Set To Open

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The exhibit that has recreated Tim Russert's office is set to open at the Newseum in Washington, DC Friday. "Inside Tim Russert's Office" will take m...

Tim Russert's Office To Be Recreated For Newseum Exhibit

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON — Longtime "Meet the Press" moderator Tim Russert's office, complete with Buffalo Bills pennants and a journalist's clutter, will go ...

Nick Cannon's HALO Shines Bright

Timothy Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Timothy Cooper

As we piled into a reserved room at the tony Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Mr. Cannon, looking the part of his position of chairman at Teen Nick, came off as a humble and down- to- earth guy.

Young Voices in The Future of News -- Connection, Conversation, Community

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jose Antonio Vargas

It's time for young journalists and, just as important, young technologists to show how news is expanding and being re-defined in a world under Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

Why We Care About Comedy

Lowell Peterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lowell Peterson

We thought folks inside the Beltway might benefit from a little writerly enlightenment, so we have organized an event at Newseum including a panel discussion of politics, comedy and the news (and various combinations thereof).

Inauguration New Orleans Style: "Handa Wanda Obama"

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karen Dalton-Beninato

This groove is one for the ages and if anyone in the world is fired up and ready to go, it would be the Wild Magnolias in Track Number 5.

"The Job of the Rest of Us..."

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

The U.S. is rapidly moving past the ideological stage of the debate about a green energy future -- the question now is how fast we can get it done in the real, as opposed to the abstract, policy world.

Pennsylvania Avenue: Take 2

Mary Lou Song | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mary Lou Song

I almost had to remind myself to breathe inside the Newseum. There was Patty Hearst's gun and jacket. Donald Brasco's watch and Amex Card. A press pass to Timothy McVeigh's execution.

George Clooney Talks Journalism, Iraq With Dad Nick

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

WASHINGTON — George Clooney traded jokes with his father, veteran journalist Nick Clooney, before a screening Monday night of the actor's 2005 f...

OMG! It Looks Just Like the Rendering : Huffington Post Pre-Inaugural Ball

David Stark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
David Stark

The sheer quantity of people teeming in the streets of D.C. was overwhelming, but the energy was jubilant and the excitement from young to old was truly palpable. Same at our party.

HuffPost's Pre-Inaugural Ball Makes Headlines (VIDEO)

Various | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Scroll down for video Last night, The Huffington Post's pre-inaugural ball was the hot ticket for the evening (as seen in photos from the red carpet ...

HuffPost Pre-Inaugural Ball On Larry King Live (VIDEO)

CNN/HuffPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Larry King opened tonight's show with a report from D.L. Hughley at the HuffPost's pre-inaugural ball at the Newseum in Washington D.C. Hughley deta...

HuffPost Video: "Our Inauguration"

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

Watch: Arianna, Nora Ephron, Erica Jong, Craig Newmark, Paul Reickhoff and Trey Ellis Discuss "The Year Ahead" at the 92nd Street Y Watch: Toasts from Chris Matthews, John Cusack, Michael J. Fox, and More at HuffPost's Pre-Inaugural Ball Watch: Will.i.am, Sting, and Sheryl Crow Perform at the HuffPost Ball Watch: Larry King Live on Location at the HuffPost Ball Watch: HuffPost's Original Video "Our Inauguration"