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After Long Journey, Rare Dino Fossil Reaches New Home

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 06.15.2014 | Science

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 100 years after dinosaurs were first displayed on the National Mall, T. rex — the king — is joining the Smithsonian ...

Hey America, The Government Is Closed But D.C. Is Open For Business!

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 10.12.2013 | Travel

The government may still be shut down (as this gone-viral photo makes perfectly clear) but Washington, D.C. is open for business. While many ...

The Government Might Shut Down, But Your Social Life Doesn't Have To

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 09.30.2013 | Travel

WASHINGTON -- If the federal government shuts down at midnight, it's not just federal workers who will feel the effects. Tourists visiting Washington,...

The Most-Visited Attraction In D.C. Is...

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 05.09.2013 | DC

Big fan of the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site? You're practically the only one. Statistics released Tuesday by the D.C...

We're Probably On Your Friends' Bucket Lists

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 05.07.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Washington saw an increase of about 1 million visitors last year, one of its largest in a decade, counting a record 18.9 million tourist...

Top Places To Visit, Eat In D.C. For The Inauguration

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 03.20.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON — Whether visitors want to try one of the first family's favorite restaurants, discover a sense of history or escape from the crowd t...

Obama Date Itineraries Used By Washington DC Tourism Board

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Washington, D.C.'s official tourism arm looks to play social secretary this February to those with a free afternoon in the nation's capital and Obama-...

Dr. Ruth Named Honorary Secretary Of Department Of Love And Relationships

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Dr. Ruth Westheimer has been named Washington DC's honorary secretary of the "Department of Love and Relationships," in an effort to stimulate the cit...