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Capitol Dome Renovation Gets Underway

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 12.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A world-famous symbol of democracy is going under cover, as workers start a two-year, $60 million renovation of the U.S. Capitol d...

Capitol Reopened After Big Scare

AP | By LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol is open again following a brief closure while police inspected a white powder found there. Sgt. Kimberl...

Journalist Recalls Interviewing Last Surviving American WWI Veteran

aolnews.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

I met Frank Woodruff Buckles on a chilly March afternoon in 2007 at his farmhouse in Charles Town, W.Va. He was a mere 106 years old back then. The l...

AIDS Activists Shut Down Capitol Rotunda Over Obama Reversal

AMERICA blog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A group of 26 AIDS activists chained themselves to each other in the Capitol Rotunda on Thursday morning, startling visitors, shutting down the landma...