Earthquake: Is the Washington Monument Now Leaning?

| by Mark Berman Opposing Views

That earthquake along the East coast has certainly had its effect on Washington, D.C. People were evacuated from the White House, the ceiling of historic Union Station was damaged, and the Washington Monument and Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials were shut down. In the case of the Washington Monument, there were reports it was leaning, which the Parks Service denies. However there is some concern over the structure. CNN reports: