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U.S. Capitol Evacuated Briefly After Airspace Violation

AP | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities say two F-16 fighter jets escorted a small airplane out of restricted airspace in Washington, an apparently inadverten...

Passersby Could Be Hit By Capitol Dome's Ornamental Fixtures?

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 10.27.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Democrats controlling the Senate pressed Monday for an immediate infusion of money to repair the iconic dome of the U.S. Capitol, which ...

Exploding Urinal Soaks Capitol Visitors

National Journal | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics

A big splash occurred on Monday morning at the House Press Gallery in the U.S. Capitol....

Capitol Christmas Tree Chosen From Top Secret Forest Location

AP | TRACIE CONE | Posted 12.04.2011 | Green

FRESNO, Calif. — Somewhere in the middle of a California forest stands a perfectly formed 65-foot white fir about to meet a glorious end as the ...