• With Washington On Edge, Discovery Offers Students Virtual Inauguration “Field Trip”

    5 days ago - By Deadline

    As the National Mall prepares to close to visitors and armed troops patrol the nation's capital, Discovery and its education division are planning a “virtual field trip” for students exploring the ritual of Inauguration Day. I Do Solemnly Swear: The U.S. Presidential Inauguration was announced by the company today as a no-cost education initiative with...
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  • National Guard providing security as Hartford braces for potential armed protests with Biden inauguration looming

    5 days ago - By Courant

    As the presidential inauguration draws near, the Connecticut National Guard said Thursday that soldiers will provide security at critical state infrastructure as authorities brace for potential armed protests at state capitols across the nation.
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  • JUST IN: National Mall to be Closed on Inauguration Day Due to Security Concerns

    6 days ago - By Mediaite

    The National Mall will be closed to the public on Inauguration Day due to security concerns, according to a CNN report.
    “This is clearly a response to the heightened security alert in the nation's Capitol amid the growing threats from domestic extremists,” Kate Bolduan reported Thursday.
    CNN's Pete Muntean, who was reporting from D.C.'s deserted Constitution Avenue, additionally noted that anybody that attends President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration will be blocked by a massive wall.
    “The 20,000 National Guardsman who are arriving here in Washington right now,” he added, panning to...
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