Nation Mar 29

Capitol returning to normal day after intruder is shot

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Capitol complex was set to return to normal Tuesday, a day after police say officers shot and wounded a man who pulled a weapon at a security checkpoint as he entered the underground Capitol Visitor Center.

Politics Nov 30

Congress returns to looming deadlines on budget, highways

WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers are returning to Capitol Hill to wrap up work on the budget, highway spending and taxes, an end-of-the-year stretch that will test the standing of Republican leaders like House Speaker Paul Ryan with the GOP's tea party…

Apr 15

Gyrocopter lands on Capitol lawn; pilot arrested

WASHINGTON — Police arrested a man who steered his tiny, one-person helicopter onto the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, astonishing spring tourists and prompting a temporary lockdown of the Capitol Visitor Center.

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