Hundreds of students marched through the streets of D.C. on Thursday, in the second installment of a region-wide walkout from classes by young people demanding a comprehensive solution to gun violence, especially in schools.
See photos from the late President George H.W. Bush’s final journey to D.C., including events at the Capitol and Washington National Cathedral.
The official schedule of memorial services for former President George H.W. Bush, who died late Friday at the age of 94, was released Saturday evening.
Congressional leaders announce Bush to lie in state in Capitol Rotunda from Monday evening through Wednesday morning.
Memorials and services for Sen. John McCain, who died Saturday after a yearlong battle with cancer, are planned for the D.C. area starting Friday. Here’s what you need to know about what events are public, what streets will be closed and how motorcades may affect your commute.
Thousands of shoes will be part of an installation on the Capitol grounds Tuesday to represent the victims of gun violence since the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre. Here’s how you can donate.
Following a private ceremony set to include The Reverend Graham’s family and Members of Congress, the public will have their chance to pay their respects on Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda.
Faith groups from across the spectrum held a rally on the Mall near the U.S. Capitol to denounce terrorism, hate and violence.
A suspect fired a “mini machine gun” at police during a chase through D.C. that caused a lockdown at the U.S. Capitol Tuesday afternoon.
WASHINGTON — Pope Francis has a jam-packed two-day schedule Sept. 23-24 when he visits Washington. But the opportunities for the public to see the pope in person during his Washington stay appear to be limited. “Tickets to the…
WASHINGTON — Streets are closed near the U.S. Capitol on Friday morning as the Capitol Police investigate a vehicle that struck the south barricade of the Capitol. CBS News reports that the car was speeding…
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address on Jan. 20 will create some road closures and restricted areas. On Tuesday, U.S. Capitol Police will have closures starting at 7 p.m. in the…
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.
The visitor center at
the Capitol shut down briefly Thursday after a white, powdery substance was discovered
at the entrance.
WASHINGTON (AP) — This year’s winner of “American Idol” and country singer Jennifer Nettles will join the lineup of performers at the National Memorial Day Concert on the Capitol lawn in Washington. Organizers announced Tuesday…
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.