Video: During a pilgrimage to the World War II memorial, men in their 80s and 90s arrived on the National Mall to discover they were locked out because of the government shutdown. But in a surprise move, the gates to the memorial were opened and the men were ushered inside.
Video: Counselors at the Washington Navy Yard say they've interacted with more than 6,000 employees since a gunman killed 12 people. A specialized team has been working with people who have been anxious, sad and stressed since the Sept. 16 shooting.
Veronica is a sophomore at The College of William and Mary, where she is double-majoring in environmental science and economics, and minoring in French. At W&M, she is a member of the Student Environmental Action Coalition's Recycling subcommittee, Amnesty International, and Oxfam America. She has interned for the past two summers at The Nature Conservancy. Veronica is very interested in recycling and sustainable development, and hopes to serve either with Green Corps of Peace Corps in the US, Germany, or French-speaking Africa.
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