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Plan to Attack U.S. Capitol Thwarted; Ohio Man Arrested

United States officials have arrested an Ohio man in connection with a plan to attack the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.

01/14/2015

The 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree is seen at the West Front Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Cut in Minnesota

This year’s U.S. Capitol Christmas tree is coming from north central Minnesota.

10/27/2014

The Cannon House Office Building. (Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Charged After Attempting To Enter Congressional Office Building With Gun

For the second time in as many weeks, a person has been arrested after trying to bring a gun into the Congressional Cannon House Office building.

07/23/2014

The U.S. Capitol dome is visible through the sky lights in Emancipation Hall, part of the new Capitol Visitor Center. (Photo credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Capitol Visitor Center Reopened After Suspicious Substance Found

Police are investigating a suspicious substance at the Visitor Center inside the U.S. Capitol.

07/22/2014

The 114th Congress that convenes Tuesday will count more minorities and women than ever, although lawmakers remain overwhelmingly white and male in the Republican-controlled House and Senate. (credit: Stefan Zaklin/Getty Images)

Police: Congressional Staffer Brought Gun Into House Building

U.S. Capitol Police say a staff member for a Pennsylvania congressman has been arrested after carrying a handgun and magazine into the Cannon House Office building.

07/18/2014

The 114th Congress that convenes Tuesday will count more minorities and women than ever, although lawmakers remain overwhelmingly white and male in the Republican-controlled House and Senate. (credit: Stefan Zaklin/Getty Images)

Part of U.S. Capitol Reopens After Industrial Spill

A portion of the U.S. Capitol building is closed due to an ‘industrial spill.’

07/10/2014

File photo of the U.S. Capitol Building. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Maryland High Schooler Will Have Art on Display in U.S. Capitol

A high school student from Waldorf, Maryland, will have a piece of his artwork on display in the U.S. Capitol for a year.

06/26/2014

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Best Upcoming Summer Charity Events in Washington, D.C.

Few feelings are better than the satisfaction of giving to help someone else. After all, giving is better than receiving. Here are a few upcoming charity events where you can give to your heart’s content.

06/16/2014

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Suspicious Vehicle Cleared, Roadways Reopened Near Capitol Hill

An investigation into a suspicious vehicle on Capitol Hill has been cleared and roadways reopened, police say.

03/26/2014

A statue of Dr. Norman E. Borlaug stands after an unveiling ceremony in Statuary Hall at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on March 25, 2014. (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Norman Borlaug Statue Unveiled at U.S. Capitol

The scientist credited with agriculture’s so-called “Green Revolution” has a permanent home in the U.S. Capitol.

03/25/2014

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