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Anne Frank memorial tree planted at US Capitol

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 14:12

A sapling grown from the tree that Anne Frank wrote about while in hiding has been celebrated at the US Capitol as a "living testament" to one of the Holocaust`s most cherished victims.

US Capitol lights up for first Diwali festival

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 11:39

The first ever Diwali festival was celebrated at the US Congress on Wednesday amidst chanting of Vedic mantras by a Hindu priest.

US Capitol dome to be restored to original glory

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 11:58

Over 150-year-old historic US Capitol dome is all set to undergo a restoration worth USD 60 million, as the architectural icon has developed cracks owing to age and weather conditions.

Driver shot dead in car chase near US Capitol

Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 08:45

A dramatic car chase through the streets of Washington from near the White House to the US Capitol ended in gunfire on Thursday when law enforcement officers shot and killed the driver as lawmakers and aides huddled in a lockdown.

Firing near US Capitol, one injured

Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 00:28

Gunshots were reported near the US Capitol in Washington DC on Thursday.

Rally in Washington for immigration reform

Last Updated: Thursday, April 11, 2013, 12:15

Gang of Eight senators - four Democrats and four Republicans - announced they were close to a deal after weeks of negotiations.

Cuban blogger meets White House officials

Last Updated: Thursday, March 21, 2013, 12:39

Internationally recognized Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez currently on a trip to the United States, met officials at the White House and US lawmakers at the Capitol Hill.

Capitol Hill Internship for Indian Americans students

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 13:49

A Chicago-based Indian American organisation has announced a Capitol Hill internship program for two students of Indian origin, which will give them an opportunity to work with the US lawmakers for eight weeks.

Millions to witness Obama`s swearing-in at US Capitol today

Last Updated: Monday, January 21, 2013, 09:40

US President Barack Obama will take oath again on Monday in a much crowded public inauguration on the steps of the US Capitol.

American pleads guilty in plot to blow up Pentagon

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 11, 2012, 00:04

A US citizen, charged for plotting an attack on Pentagon and US Capitol, has pleaded guilty to two counts in the case.

Suspicious package closes streets around Capitol

Last Updated: Thursday, October 06, 2011, 21:38

A bomb squad is removing a suspicious pipe-like cylinder found in the street near the US Capitol.

Muslims hold prayers outside US Capitol

Last Updated: Saturday, September 26, 2009, 11:07

More than a thousand Muslim men and women on Friday gathered outside the US Capitol to hold a prayer meeting and demonstrate against prejudice against Islam.