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Best Labor Day Weekend Events For Kids In Washington DC

Take advance of the last long weekend of the summer with these family-friendly events in Washington DC.


Demonstrators are arrested by US Capitol Police during an immigration protest near the US Capitol in Washington, D.C., August 1, 2013. Some 40 pro-immigration activists have been arrested outside the US Capitol after blocking traffic while pushing for passage of legislation overhauling the system (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Pro-Immigration Protesters Arrested Outside U.S. Capitol

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 waves as the sun rises over the Capitol dome before the presidential inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 21, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Hemp Flag to Fly Over U.S. Capitol on July 4

An American flag made of industrial hemp will fly over the U.S. Capitol on Independence Day.


Fireworks explode in the sky above the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

D.C. Prepares for Annual ‘A Capitol Fourth’ Concert

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.


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National Memorial Day Concert Honors Military Members

The annual National Memorial Day Concert will take place Sunday night on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol.


Workers set up folding chairs in preparation for the US Presidential Inauguration ceremony at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on January 8, 2013. US President Barack Obama will be ceremonially sworn in for his second term during the public Inauguration event attended by hundreds of thousands of spectators on January 21, 2013. (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Douglass Statue to be Unveiled in Capitol in June

The District of Columbia’s statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass will be unveiled inside the U.S. Capitol next month.


Thousands of people gathered outside the U.S. Capitol on April 10, 2013 to rally for immigration reform. (Credit: Kevin Rincon/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Thousands Rally Over Immigration Reform Outside Capitol

Thousands of immigrants and activists rallied nationwide Wednesday in a coordinated set of protests aimed at pressing Congress to approve immigration reforms.


A van is searched near the U.S. Capitol on April 7, 2013. (Credit: Cameron Thompson/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Fla. Man Accused of Having Guns on Capitol Grounds

A Florida man is under arrest after police say he brought unregistered guns and ammunition onto the grounds of the U.S. Capitol Building.


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D.C. Leaders to Celebrate Statue Relocation

A statue of Frederick Douglass will soon be moved to the United States Capitol alongside statues of luminaries from the 50 states, and District of Columbia leaders are planning to celebrate the move.


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Mass. Man To Plead In Terror Plot Against Pentagon, U.S. Capitol

A Massachusetts man charged with plotting to fly remote-controlled model planes packed with explosives into the Pentagon and U.S. Capitol plans to plead guilty to two charges.