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Car ban proposed for large area near Capitol

Former Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Terry Gainer wants to see an even larger pedestrian-only area east of the National Mall as a deterrent to car bombings and other forms of terrorism.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 09:26am EDT

Tags: D.C., terrorism, Terry Gainer

Capitol's visitors center reopens after white powder scare

The visitor center at the Capitol shut down briefly Thursday after a white, powdery substance was discovered at the entrance.

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 10:22am EDT

Tags: visitor center, D.C., MEgan Cloherty

Va. man in Capitol bomb plot sentenced to 30 years

A Virginia man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for plotting to detonate a suicide bomb at the U.S Capitol in an undercover sting.

Friday - 09/14/2012, 01:39pm EDT

Tags: Amine El Khalifi

Filming to still be allowed on land near Capitol

Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton says a Senate committee has matched the House by approving a bill that would allow continued commercial filming and photography on a piece of land near the Capitol.

Thursday - 08/09/2012, 01:28pm EDT

Tags: Eleanor Holmes Norton, filming, Union Square

Smoke bomb goes off at Occupy D.C.

An apparent smoke bomb was thrown over the fence of the White House as hundreds of Occupy protesters massed outside the gates.

Tuesday - 01/17/2012, 10:14pm EST

Tags: Occupy Wall Street, occupy dc, protest, Neal Augenstein

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