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Police tactical units leave after responding to a shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 16, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Senate Officials Shut Complex At US Capitol As Authorities Search For Potential Second Suspect

Senate officials shut down their side of the U.S. Capitol complex Monday while authorities searched for a potential second suspect in the Navy Yard shootings.

09/16/2013

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. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Many US Bridges Found To Be Old, Pose Safety Risks

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.

09/15/2013

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More Than 100 Women Arrested at U.S. Capitol Immigration Rally

More than 100 women demanding immigration legislation were arrested outside the U.S. Capitol Thursday after blocking traffic to protest inaction by Congress.

09/12/2013

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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.

08/16/2013

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.

08/01/2013

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.

07/03/2013

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.

07/03/2013

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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.

05/26/2013

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.

05/21/2013

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.

04/10/2013

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