WEEK IN PHOTOS: Biggest BBQ, Pinwheel Galaxy, More

WEEK IN PHOTOS: Biggest BBQ, Pinwheel Galaxy, More
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Washington, D.C., April 11, 2008Visitors scan historic headlines during the grand opening of the Newseum, a new museum dedicated to journalism.

According to its Web site, the 250,000-square-foot (23,230-square-meter) facility blends five centuries of news history with cutting edge interactive displays.

The museum, which sits on one of the last buildable sites on Pennsylvania Avenue between the Capitol and the White House, took more than six years to complete and cost $435 million (U.S.).

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