Barack Obama eyes modest momentum on Capitol Hill in 2014

President Barack Obama returns to Washington this weekend eager to test whether a modest budget deal passed in the waning days of 2013 can spark bipartisan momentum on Capitol Hill.

US Capitol lights up for first Diwali festival

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

Protest at White House against Syria strikes

Waving signs and placards, some 200 protesters gathered at the White House on Saturday before marching to Capitol Hill, in a demonstration opposing possible US military strikes against Syria.

Cuban blogger meets White House officials

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

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.

US comedy show makes capital on Capitol Hill

Noted US comedy show host Stephen Colbert turned the US Congress into his stage to deliver a sarcastic testimony, leaving the members in splits - on party lines.