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Ohio Man Accused Of Plotting To Attack U.S. Capitol

A man who plotted to attack the U.S. Capitol and kill government officials inside it and spoke of his desire to support the Islamic State militant group was arrested on Wednesday, the FBI said.

01/14/2015

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Capitol Dome Moves Into Next Phase Of Repair

Sixty-million dollars. Workers are in the midst of a multi-year project to fix hundreds of cracks in the United States Capitol dome.

11/19/2014

Miriam Carey

No Federal Charges For Officers Who Shot & Killed Woman Near U.S. Capitol

No charges for the federal police officers who shot and killed a woman near the U.S. Capitol. Prosecutors say the officers’ actions were justified after the woman rammed a White House barrier with her car and led police on a high-speed chase.

07/10/2014

National Harbor Ferris Wheel

New Ferris Wheel To Give Sky-Eye View Of U.S. Capitol & National Mall From Md.

Maryland’s National Harbor plans to add a new 175-foot Ferris wheel with views of the nation’s capital and Potomac River, similar to the London Eye and other large-scale observation wheels around the world, developers announced Thursday.

01/16/2014

Miriam Carey

Lawyer For Conn. Woman Shot In D.C. Seeks U.S. Probe

A lawyer for a Connecticut woman killed by police after a car chase outside the U.S. Capitol is requesting a Justice Department investigation.

11/27/2013

Capitol Christmas Tree

Capitol Christmas Tree Arrives In Washington, D.C.

The Capitol Christmas Tree is arriving at the U.S. Capitol after making its way from a forest in northeast Washington state.

11/25/2013

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Sister Of Conn. Woman In Capitol Chase Denied Custody

A judge on Friday denied a child custody request filed by the sister of a local woman fatally shot by police after she tried to ram her car through a White House barrier with the child in the back seat.

10/11/2013

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Suspect Shot & Killed In Capitol Incident ID’ed As 34-Year-Old Conn. Woman

A 34-year-old Stamford, Conn. woman driving a black Infiniti with a young child inside tried to ram through a White House barricade Thursday afternoon, and then led police on a chase toward the Capitol, where police shot and killed her.

10/03/2013

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Biden Calls For D.C. Voting Rights During Tribute To Frederick Douglass

Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday used a tribute to 19th-century abolitionist Frederick Douglass to renew the call for equal voting rights for people who live in the nation’s capital.

06/19/2013

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Festival Fatigue? Annapolis Considers Limits

After receiving complaints from downtown residents and businesses, the Annapolis City Council is considering a limit on the number of festivals allowed.

05/15/2013

Capitol Hill

Supporters Of Immigration Reform To Rally In D.C.

Supporters of comprehensive immigration reform are planning a rally outside the Capitol as Congress works on a bill that would put 11 million immigrants in the United States illegally on a path to citizenship.

04/10/2013

Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks Statue Unveiled At Capitol

President Barack Obama and congressional leaders unveiled a full-length statue of civil rights icon Rosa Parks in the Capitol Wednesday, paying tribute to a figure whose name became synonymous with courage in the face of injustice.

02/27/2013

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