The United States Capitol Building is located in Washington, D., at the eastern end of the National Mall on a plateau 88 feet above the level of the Potomac River. Learn about the history, art and architecture of the U. Capitol Building here.
US President Barack Obama has issued an order for American flags to be flown at half-mast to honor the victims of the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado. Read the full order: http://1.usa.gov/O2aQw4. (photo via @uscapitol on Twitter)
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The first same-sex wedding in the history of the Tournament of Roses Parade went off without a hitch -- except for the planned one -- despite threats of protests and days of opposition on social media.