June 29, 2018

The gegants (giants) from Catalonia lead a process across the National Mall. Created in 1977 by the Casa Ingenio studio, these giants represent a queen and a king named after Oliana’s patron saints, St. Andrew and the Virgin of Angels (Photo: Daniel Martinez Gonzales/Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives)

Weekend Guide

It Is Going to Be Hot This Weekend It is going to be a scorcher this pre-July 4th weekend with temperatures in the upper 90s Saturday and Sunday and on into Monday with no rain in sight. If you are going to be out at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on the National Mall or the
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How to Prepare for a Noninvasive Prenatal Screening Noninvasive prenatal testing can help your doctor understand the risks of your child being born with a chromosomal abnormality, such as Down syndrome. This type of testing analyzes DNA from the placenta that circulates in the
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