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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

Members of Team 26 arrive at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, March 11, 2014, after competing a 400-mile (644km) bike ride for the 2nd annual Sandy Hook Ride on Washington "in support of common sense legislation to reduce gun violence." (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Sandy Hook ‘Ride on Washington’ Arrives in D.C.

A team of 26 cyclists arrives in D.C. today after biking 300 miles from Newtown, Conn. since Saturday.

03/11/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, addresses the Heritage Action for America's Conservative Policy Summit on Feb. 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Cruz: Americans’ ‘Priorities Are Not The Priorities Of Washington’

Conservatives teeming with anti-Washington frustration are talking about driving the Republicans’ policy agenda and ousting GOP leaders who don’t hew to their ideology.

02/11/2014

Rendering of the Capital Wheel with a nighttime water view. (Courtesy of National Harbor)

New Ferris Wheel to Overlook D.C. Landmarks from National Harbor

Maryland’s National Harbor is adding a new 175-foot Ferris wheel with views of the nation’s capital and Potomac River.

01/16/2014

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Family of Missing Man Photographed in D.C. Says He’ll Get Help

The parents of a missing young man who returned home after he was featured in an Associated Press photograph on a frigid Washington street say they’re still not sure why he left in the first place.

01/09/2014

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D.C. Photo Helps Family Find Missing Son

Nicholas Simmons disappeared from his parents’ house in a small upstate New York town on New Year’s Day, leaving behind his wallet, cellphone and everything else.

01/06/2014

The U.S. Capitol dome was constructed of cast iron more than 150 years ago. The Dome has not undergone a complete restoration since 1959-1960 and due to age and weather is now plagued by more than 1,000 cracks and deficiencies. The Architect of the Capitol began in November, a multi-year project to repair these deficiencies, restoring the Dome to its original, inspiring splendor. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

2-Year Renovation Starts for Capitol Dome

A world-famous symbol of democracy is going under cover, as workers start a two-year, $60 million renovation of the U.S. Capitol dome.

12/25/2013

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