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White House goes pink for breast cancer awareness

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tourists may do a double take when they pass by the White House on Thursday. That’s because, for one evening, the Pennsylvania Avenue side of the president’s official residence was lit up […]

10/24/2013

Capitol Hill police officers respond to a shooting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Shots outside Capitol, police say 1 injury

WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman driving a black Lexus tried to ram through a White House barricade Thursday, then led police on a chase that ended in gunfire outside the Capitol, witnesses and officials said. […]

10/03/2013

Aerial view of a demolished home from a tornado, Moore, Oklahoma. (AP Photo)

One block: How neighbors saw twister’s deadly path

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — Dan Garland could feel the latch on the shelter door begin to turn in his hand. It was as if the storm outside were a living, breathing thing — and it […]

05/22/2013

The White House shown from the South Lawn

Secret Service expands security at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service says it has expanded its security perimeter at the White House following the explosions at the Boston Marathon. Secret Service spokesman Ed Donovan says the measure was taken “out of an abundance of caution.”

04/15/2013

Visitors view paintings at National Gallery of Art, Washington DC. (AP Photo)

National Gallery of Art to undergo $68M renovation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Gallery of Art plans to close its modern art galleries for three years to complete a $68 million renovation, adding new galleries and a rooftop sculpture garden.

03/14/2013

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