United States Capitol
WASHINGTON (AP) — The dome of the U.S. Capitol is getting a new look. The 150-year-old, cast-iron dome will soon be sheathed in scaffolding, a requirement of its first major restoration since 1960. The architect […]
Washington, DC has had more than its share of tragic events in recent weeks. There was the Navy Yard massacre that left 13 dead last month. Two-and-a-half weeks later, a woman was killed after ramming […]
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. […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Police say the U.S. Capitol has been put on a security lockdown amid reports of possible shots fired outside the building. People standing outside the Supreme Court across the street from Congress […]
BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors said Tuesday they were investigating two men of Tunisian origin suspected of planning to use model airplanes for terrorist attacks, as police in Germany and Belgium raided a series of […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of immigrants and activists rallied in a coordinated set of protests aimed at pressing Congress to approve immigration reforms that would grant 11 million immigrants living here illegally a path toward citizenship.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Civil rights activist Rosa Parks is taking her place among American historical figures in the U.S. Capitol.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Democrats controlling the Senate pressed Monday for an immediate infusion of money to repair the iconic dome of the U.S. Capitol, which has fallen into disrepair and has at least 1,300 cracks […]