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.
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.
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.