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 4 wks | Driver arrested after striking police cruiser at the U.S. Capitol

              A woman has been taken into custody after striking a police cruiser and nearly running over officers outside the Rayburn building on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol, officials and witnesses say. Shots were fired by police officers. (more)   

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 4 wks | Man with package prompts lockdown at the White House

              A man carrying a package while making suspicious comments sparked a lockdown at the White House on Tuesday morning, officials and witnesses say. The man was taken into custody but nothing hazardous was found. (more)   

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 1 mon | Driver claiming to have bomb causes alert at the White House

              A man has been taken into custody near the White House after he drove up to a security checkpoint and reportedly claimed to have a bomb inside his car. The vehicle was searched but there is no indication that anything was found. (more)   

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 1 mon | WATCH LIVE: Trump and Merkel hold joint press conference

              UPDATE: This live event has ended.

U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are scheduled to hold a joint press conference at the White House. The press conference was initially expected to start at 1:20 p.m. ET but has been delayed. It is now expected to start at around 2 p.m.

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  2 months | WATCH LIVE: U.S. Attorney General Sessions holds press conference

              UPDATE: This live feed has ended.

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will hold a press conference at 4 p.m. ET after it emerged he had conversations with Russia's ambassador during the presidential campaign, despite telling Congress under oath that he had not.

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 2 months | 2 police officers shot in northeast Washington, D.C.

              Two police officers have been rushed to hospital after a shooting in northeast Washington, D.C., local officials say. One suspect was killed but details about the exact circumstances of the shooting are still unknown. (more)   

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  3 months | President Trump fires Acting Attorney General Sally Yates

              President Donald Trump has fired Acting U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates after she expressed doubts over his executive action on immigration and instructed the Justice Department to stop defending it in court. (more)   

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 3 months | VIDEO: The Inauguration of Donald Trump

              NBC News provided live coverage of the inauguration of President Donald Trump, succeeding Barack Obama.   

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 3 months | VIDEO: President Obama holds final press conference

              President Barack Obama on Wednesday afternoon held his final press conference before leaving office.   

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 3 months | Anti-Trump protester tries to set himself on fire in Washington, D.C.

              A man protesting President-elect Donald Trump has been taken to hospital after he tried to set himself on fire outside the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., just days before the businessman takes office.   

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