Michael E. Ruane
The money, given to the White House Historical Association, will fund the new center’s upkeep.
(Trust for the National Mall / Associated Press)
Lakeside gardens, model boats and fine dining overlooking the nation’s monuments could one day redefine a site on the National Mall that has languished for years with fetid water, dying fish and crumbling walkways.
A roundup of news briefs from the District, Maryland and Virginia.
In his first speech as White House budget director, Shaun Donovan warns that U.S. taxpayers will pay through the nose unless we address global warming,
Sally Jewell was asked about whether the Redskins football team should change its name.
Every type of bird except those that inhabit wetlands has been in decline since 1968, threatened by humans.
The Senate voted 87-11 to confirm REI CEO Sally Jewell as head of the Department of the Interior, which oversees conservation, recreation, oil-and-gas drilling and federal lands.