The Smithsonian unveiled a plan Thursday to give museums and gardens along the south side of Washington’s National Mall a $2 billion face-lift, creating more welcoming entrances, improving connections between the museums and refurbishing the iconic Smithsonian Castle.
Dominik Pettey, 17, was a senior at Gonzaga College High School, where he was also a hockey player. Pettey was killed early Saturday when the car he was traveling in on Interstate 495 was hit by another vehicle. The vehicle he was in had pulled over onto the side of the road because of car trouble, and another vehicle veered off the road and struck it.
Robert Griffin III will start for the Redskins on Sunday against the Vikings after missing six weeks with a dislocated left ankle. According to a report from ESPN, multiple sources in the organization believe that Griffin starting over Colt McCoy, who led the Redskins to two straight wins, “is an owner- and general-manager-driven decision.”