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The White House, Washington, DC

Sources: Armed man in Washington, DC, was shot after he approached a White House checkpoint and refused to drop his weapon - NBC News

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Shooting reported near White House, May 2016

Shooting reported near White House on West Executive Drive - WUSA, ABC7

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Washington, DC

Federal Transit Administration demands Washington, DC, Metro take immediate action to make urgent track repairs - WJLA

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Washington, DC statehood movement

Washington, DC, mayor calls for citywide vote in November to make nation's capital the 51st state - Washington Post

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Verizon

Unions representing more than 36,000 Verizon workers in US Eastern states threaten strike Wednesday if company doesn't agree to new contract - NBC Philadelphia

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Sewall-Belmont House, Washington, DC

White House: President Obama to designate DC's Sewall-Belmont House and Museum as national monument to honor women's equality - Washington Post

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US Capitol shooting, March 28, 2016

Police: Officer shot man with weapon at US Capitol; bystander also injured but no officer wounded, despite report

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US Capitol shooting, March 28, 2016

Washington, DC, police on shooting at US Capitol: 'There has been an isolated incident at the US Capitol. There is no active threat to the public' - NBC News

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US Capitol shooting, March 28, 2016

Officials: 1 officer sustains minor injuries after shooting at US Capitol; shooter in custody - AP [Police later corrected this report; no officer was injured in the shooting]

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US Capitol shooting, March 28, 2016

Reports of gunshots at US Capitol Visitor Center, police say; people nearby told to shelter in place - @Emma_Dumain, @justinsink

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2016 US Supreme Court vacancy

US President Obama, in statement, confirms he will announce Supreme Court nominee at 11 am ET in White House Rose Garden; says 'I'm doing my job. I hope that our Senators will do their jobs, and move quickly to consider my nominee'

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DC Metro service shutdown, March 2016

Report: Entire Washington, DC, metro system to shut down for 24 hours for emergency equipment inspection - NBC Washington

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2016 US elections

Marco Rubio wins Republican presidential caucuses in Washington, DC - NY Times

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Washington, DC

President Obama says his family will remain in Washington after his presidency so daughter Sasha can finish high school - USA Today

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Antonin Scalia dies

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's casket arrives at Washington, DC, basilica for funeral Mass - AP

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US East Coast blizzard, January 2016

US Federal offices in Washington, DC, region to close Monday due to winter storm, Office of Personnel Management says

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Giant panda cub born at National Zoo, August 2013

More: National Zoo says 2nd, stillborn baby panda cub was also a girl, and also Tian Tian's; cubs were fraternal twins - @NationalZoo

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Giant panda cub born at National Zoo, August 2013

Zoo geneticists confirm National Zoo panda cub is a girl; father is Tian Tian - @NationalZoo

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Alleged chemical attack in Syria, Aug. 21, 2013

Report: President Obama will not be announcing airstrikes; Rose Garden talk is to explain path forward - @mitchellreports, @AFP

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Alleged chemical attack in Syria, Aug. 21, 2013

President Obama will deliver a statement on Syria at 1:15 p.m. ET in the Rose Garden - @PressSec

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