Motorists coming off the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge into Washington are treated to a postcard-perfect view of the U.S. Capitol. The bridge itself, however, is about as ugly as it gets: The steel underpinnings have thinned since the structure was built in 1950, and the span is pocked with rust and crumbling concrete.
More than 100 women demanding immigration legislation were arrested outside the U.S. Capitol Thursday after blocking traffic to protest inaction by Congress.
Take advance of the last long weekend of the summer with these family-friendly events in Washington DC.
Some 40 pro-immigration activists have been arrested outside the U.S. Capitol after blocking traffic while pushing for passage of legislation overhauling the system.
An American flag made of industrial hemp will fly over the U.S. Capitol on Independence Day.
America’s 237th birthday still is a day away but preparations are underway in the nation’s capital for the country’s official Fourth of July party.
The annual National Memorial Day Concert will take place Sunday night on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol.
The District of Columbia’s statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass will be unveiled inside the U.S. Capitol next month.
Thousands of immigrants and activists rallied nationwide Wednesday in a coordinated set of protests aimed at pressing Congress to approve immigration reforms.
A Florida man is under arrest after police say he brought unregistered guns and ammunition onto the grounds of the U.S. Capitol Building.