Concepcion Picciotto, who protested peacefully across from the White House for more than three decades, died on Monday.
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The White House is one of the most secure buildings on the planet (well, unless your [...]
Veteran protestor-of-all-causes Connie Picciotto stayed on message Thursday, hours after the U.S. Park Police tore down her tent, a mainstay in front of the White House since the Reagan era.
"No more droning the innocent, stop the killing... Don't foreclose houses... corporations... tariffs... education," she said Thursday, shelter-less, in the open air of Lafayette Park.
At 1:30 [...]
A 2006 District ambulance truck erupted into flames Tuesday morning outside of an apartment building while it was responding to an emergency call on Benning Road SE, a fire department spokesman confirmed.
The cause of the fire is still unknown, though it appears from a picture that the District of Columbia Firefighters Association posted on Twitter [...]
Bikers and tourists, rejoice. The stretch of Pennsylvania Avenue NW in front of the White House has reopened to foot and bike traffic after being shut down following last week's Boston Marathon bombings.
The road was closed due to an "abundance of caution," according to Secret Service spokesman George Ogilvie.
Photo by Flickr user Seansie used under [...]
After last Monday's Boston Marathon bombings, the Secret Service closed off the block of Pennsylvania Ave NW in front of the White House, citing "an abundance of caution." Now one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects is dead, and the other is in custody, but the 1600 block of Pennsylvania is still closed.
In the social hierarchy of sports, ultimate frisbee fans fall somewhere between hacky sack players and their cousins, the frisbee golfers. But when Washington's ultimate frisbee players started being pushed out of fields around the Ellipse, they called in someone much more prestigious: first lady Michelle Obama.
The trouble started last year when the National Park [...]
A new affidavit from a Secret Service agent reveals the motivations of the man whose alleged bomb threat and suspicious vehicle closed roads around the White House this morning.
Krzysztof Wasik was charged with threatening and conveying false information regarding the use of an explosive today, after he allegedly approached a Secret Service agent and said [...]
Following today's shooting in Newtown, Conn., gun control activists are wasting no time pushing for tougher firearm laws. To start, a coalition of gun control groups is planning a rally in front of the White House at 4:30 p.m.
Ladd Everitt, a spokesman for the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, pushed back against the idea that [...]
As you approach the White House from the west, you'll see hundreds of George Washington University students, jubilant, heading back toward campus. What awaits you in front of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW are thousands more, many of them first-time voters, screaming for their man.
Revelers have climbed no fewer than seven trees lining the White House's [...]