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Late president Bush lies in state in Washington

Washington - The body of 41st US president George H.W. Bush was placed in the US Capitol to lie in state Monday as mourners gathered to remember a hero who kept America "flying high.

One detained after gyrocopter lands at the U.S. Capitol

The U.S. capitol remains of high alert after a small gyrocopter lands outside the west end of the Capitol building. The pilot has been detained at this time.

Review: It was 50 years ago today — The Beatles U.S. reissues on CD Special

Fifty years have passed since The Beatles invaded U.S. shores and changed the world. To celebrate, Capitol Records has released versions of the Fab Four's albums which were never before issued on CD.

Review: Country singer Jon Pardi soars on new album 'Write You A Song' Special

Country singer and songwriter Jon Pardi released his debut album "Write You A Song" via his record label Capitol Nashville.

Review: Luke Bryan tugs at the heart with new single 'Drink a Beer'

Country singer Luke Bryan released his latest radio single "Drink A Beer," via his record label, Capitol Records Nashville.

Report: Miriam Carey was fleeing on foot when shot by police

Washington - USA Today has reported that the unarmed, mentally disturbed woman shot last week in Washington, DC, had exited her car and was attempting to flee on foot when she was shot by police.

Police ID Capitol Car Crasher as Miriam Carey, Stamford, CT

Washington - Police confirmed to multiple news sources that Miram Carey, a 34-year old dental hygienist from Stamford, CT, was the driver of the car that tried to crash through barricades at the White House and Capitol Thursday. Carey died after being shot by police.

Katy Perry sells over 550,000 units of 'Roar' in one week

Pop music superstar and Capitol Recording artist Katy Perry has many reasons to celebrate lately. First and foremost, she becomes the most-followed woman in the world on Twitter as of last month, where she bested out Lady Gaga.

July 4: Hemp flag flies over Capitol

A US flag made out of hemp, marijuana's less intoxicating "cousin," will fly over Capitol Hill building on July 4. It is believed to be the first hemp flag to fly over the Capitol since the government began outlawing both hemp and marijuana in the 1930s.

FBI arrests man suspected of planning suicide attack on Capitol

Washington - The FBI and the U.S. Capitol Police arrested a Moroccan man Friday in Washington after a "lengthy" investigation into an alleged plot to carry out a suicide attack on the Capitol, the building that houses the U.S. Congress.

Photo Essay: Madison Wisconsin protest - The faces of democracy Special

These images were taken February 26 2011 during the afternoon protests against Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker's controversial 'Budget Repair Bill'.

Explosive super rockets recalled, July 4th fireworks safety tips

Charleston - Super lightning rocket fireworks have been recalled. Thousands of injuries are expected from sparklers, firecrackers, and aerials this year. Consumers are urged to put safety over stupidity when using, lighting and launching fireworks at home.

Lawmaker takes gun to state Capitol, okay in OK

An Oklahoma lawmaker began taking his gun with him to his office in the Capitol after receiving threatening phone calls concerning his position on making English the state's official language. Colleagues do not see a need to bring a gun to the Capitol.

updated-Shooting near the U.S. Capitol, suspect dead

According to Capitol police a shooting took place outside of the United States Capitol Wednesday afternoon. One person has been rushed from the scene to hospital.

U.S. Capitol Visitor Center evacuated on two consecutive days

The newly constructed United States Capitol Visitors Center was believed to have been evacuated yesterday, following an order by Capitol Police. This comes 24 hours after a previous evacuation for a suspicious package.

Geert Wilders' showing of Fitna at Capitol Hill slammed

Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN), the first-ever US congressman to undertake a pilgrimage to Mecca, has slammed the Senate's Republican whip John Kyl 's sponsoring Dutch MP Geert Wilders's anti-jihadist film Fitna at The Capitol on Thursday.

iPhone's Five-Year Deal With AT&T Challenged By Capitol Hill

Can the FCC and lawmakers break down the five-year exclusive deal between the new Apple iPhone and AT&T?? Lawmakers on Capitol Hill discussed this very topic today comparing buying the phone to checking in to " The Hotel California".

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Base of the Coal Miner Statue at the Capitol of West Virginia
Base of the Coal Miner Statue at the Capitol of West Virginia
STRUCTURE: Cuba s capital building in Havana is shown in 2004.
STRUCTURE: Cuba's capital building in Havana is shown in 2004.
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Coal Miner Memorial Statue at the Capitol Building
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Coal Miner Memorial Statue at the Capitol Building Charleston, WV
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The Senate's side of the Capitol Building in DC.
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The Capitol building of Texas
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President Barack Obama outlines the details of the American Jobs Act during an address to a Joint Session of Congress in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Sept. 8, 2011
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