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They're meeting tonight to discuss final details for Saturday's protest.
The hotel is expected to open in September.
Concepcion Picciotto, who protested peacefully across from the White House for more than three decades, died on Monday.
And, even if he does, what would it accomplish?
Egregious examples of news organizations noting the White House's proximity to totally unrelated occurrences.
Spot the locations on our handy map.
Marion Barry was hospitalized Thursday.
He'll be in court today.
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The White House is one of the most secure buildings on the planet (well, unless your [...]
Veteran protestor-of-all-causes Connie Picciotto stayed on message Thursday, hours after the U.S. Park Police tore down her tent, a mainstay in front of the White House since the Reagan era.
"No more droning the innocent, stop the killing... Don't foreclose houses... corporations... tariffs... education," she said Thursday, shelter-less, in the open air of Lafayette Park.
At 1:30 [...]
A 2006 District ambulance truck erupted into flames Tuesday morning outside of an apartment building while it was responding to an emergency call on Benning Road SE, a fire department spokesman confirmed.
The cause of the fire is still unknown, though it appears from a picture that the District of Columbia Firefighters Association posted on Twitter [...]
Bikers and tourists, rejoice. The stretch of Pennsylvania Avenue NW in front of the White House has reopened to foot and bike traffic after being shut down following last week's Boston Marathon bombings.
The road was closed due to an "abundance of caution," according to Secret Service spokesman George Ogilvie.
Photo by Flickr user Seansie used under [...]
After last Monday's Boston Marathon bombings, the Secret Service closed off the block of Pennsylvania Ave NW in front of the White House, citing "an abundance of caution." Now one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects is dead, and the other is in custody, but the 1600 block of Pennsylvania is still closed.
In the social hierarchy of sports, ultimate frisbee fans fall somewhere between hacky sack players and their cousins, the frisbee golfers. But when Washington's ultimate frisbee players started being pushed out of fields around the Ellipse, they called in someone much more prestigious: first lady Michelle Obama.
The trouble started last year when the National Park [...]