Smithsonian Institution

"Most of the credit for the establishment of an annual Thanksgiving holiday may be given to Sarah Josepha Hale. Editor of Ladies Magazine and Godey's Lady's Book, she began to agitate...
A springtime diplomatic reception to introduce the newest Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution --  Dr. David J. Skorton -- to 70 VIP guests was hosted by Monaco Ambassador Maguy...
By Elizabeth Wiener...Current Staff Writer... The District may soon get a second carousel, just south of the lions and tigers at the National Zoo. But because the Zoo focuses on conservation and...