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.
The first ever Diwali festival was celebrated at the US Congress on Wednesday amidst chanting of Vedic mantras by a Hindu priest.
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.
Gunshots were reported near the US Capitol in Washington DC on Thursday.
Gang of Eight senators - four Democrats and four Republicans - announced they were close to a deal after weeks of negotiations.
US President Barack Obama will take oath again on Monday in a much crowded public inauguration on the steps of the US Capitol.
A US citizen, charged for plotting an attack on Pentagon and US Capitol, has pleaded guilty to two counts in the case.
A bomb squad is removing a suspicious pipe-like cylinder found in the street near the US Capitol.
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.
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