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1st women on Supreme Court join Portrait Gallery

Photo of the Supreme Court Women Painting

WASHINGTON — The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery has installed a loaned painting of the first four female Supreme Court justices. The large-scale portrait of Sandra Day O’Connor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan was installed Monday. The museum ...

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Prosecutors: Woman charged in D.C. vandalism had soda can with green paint

WASHINGTON — A woman charged with defacing the Washington National Cathedral had a soda can of green paint with her when she was arrested, and she has been linked to at least four other incidents of vandalism, including at the ...

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Smithsonian to close galleries due to budget cuts

WASHINGTON — Budget cuts from Congress will soon reduce the number of free exhibitions on view each day at the Smithsonian Institution and will force unpaid leave for U.S. Park Police officers who guard the nation’s monuments in Washington, New ...

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Obama budget calls for $59M Smithsonian increase

WASHINGTON — The Smithsonian Institution is requesting an increase of $59 million in President Barack Obama’s budget proposal for new education programs and to continue building a new black history museum on the National Mall. The 2014 budget request announced ...

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