Michael E. Ruane

ReporterWashington, D.C.


The 89-year-old memorial honors men from Prince George’s County who died in World War I.

  • Sep 18, 2014

Levee project cost $4.5 million, is three years behind schedule and remains an eyesore on the Mall.

  • Sep 16, 2014

Francis Scott Key’s anthem keeps asking: Has the United States survived as a nation?

  • Sep 11, 2014

More than anything else, Gen. William T. Sherman’s “March to the Sea” broke the Confederacy’s will.

  • Sep 11, 2014

The money, given to the White House Historical Association, will fund the new center’s upkeep.

  • Sep 10, 2014

Which president loved squirrel soup? New White House Visitor Center reveals that and more.

  • Sep 9, 2014

District fire officials spoke to guests and described it as “a serious situation” but said they were safe.

  • Aug 30, 2014

No pampered panda, the American bison can run faster than a horse and burrow through snow for food

  • Aug 26, 2014

The new Civil War museum will be constructed at the site of Tredegar Iron Works on the James River.

  • Aug 25, 2014

The Library of Congress acquires a controversial Civil War image of a master and slave headed off to war.

  • Aug 24, 2014
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