Woman shot and killed by Capitol police after chaotic chase from White House

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The United States Capitol was placed on lockdown for a half-hour Thursday afternoon after a woman tried to ram a car into the White House gate, was chased by Secret Service and shot and killed by police, sources said.

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Shots fired at U.S. Capitol, female suspect killed

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The United States Capitol was placed on lockdown Thursday afternoon after a woman tried to ram a car into the White House gate, was chased by Secret Service and exchanged shots with police, sources said.

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American flag flies at half-staff Monday at the U.S. Capitol for the victims of the Boston Marathon explosions.

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'One of those moments': Rosa Parks statue unveiled in US Capitol

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More than half a century after she sat defiantly on an Alabama city bus, Rosa Parks has a permanent place in the U.S. Capitol — the first black woman to be honored with a statue there.

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Inauguration Day sunrise

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Just after sunset at the U.S. Capitol Building

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The United States Capitol prepares for Inauguration 2013

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