White House and administration officials have tried to calm concerns about the president's plans by stressing that he plans to deliver a patriotic speech at the Lincoln Memorial.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, a temporary memorial, now on the National Mall, honors the hundreds of thousands of U.S. military members who lost their lives since the turn of the 20th century with 645,000 poppies.
Turnout may have been lower this Inauguration Day than the previous two, but attendees who did make the trip to the National Mall exhibited no shortage of enthusiasm. Lisa Desjardins speaks with out-of-town visitors hopeful that President Trump will usher…
By PBS NewsHour
A women's march that is expecting more than 100,000 attendees the day after the Jan. 20 inauguration has secured a location for its demonstration. More than a dozen other groups planning protests are still waiting on permits.
By Alison Thoet
By Jesse J. Holland and Darlene Superville, Associated Press
Decades of planning culminate today with the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Millions of Americans who served during the Great War may soon be memorialized in the nation’s capital. The winning design by 25-year-old architect Joe Weishaar was selected from more than 360 proposals for the National World War I Memorial in…
By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press
Black men from around the nation returned to the National Mall to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March and call for changes in policing and in black communities.
By Donna Cassata, Associated Press
Pope Francis' historic speech to Congress in September will be broadcast on Jumbotrons on the National Mall.
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