The 2013 Govt. Shutdown at times kept the National Mall's grass closed, but First Amendment activity is being allowed on a case-by-case basis. Some members of Virginia Organizing attended a rally in DC seeking citizenship for foreign-born undocumented people.
An apparent would-be terrorist did not get a chance to launch plans concerning Stonewall Jackson High School; a School Resource Officer (SRO) alerted by Northern Virginia sources who were tipped off by watchers of social media helped prompt a successful bomb squad raid.
Martha chats with Strasburg's Doug Arthur, who put together a jazz album called "Way Back When" as "a tribute to all those great songs from the 20's through the 50's --the Great American Songbook and traditional jazz."