At least eight Democratic members of the House were among about 200 people arrested Tuesday after they blocked a main street near the Capitol during a massive rally seeking to push Republicans to hold a vote on a stalled immigration reform bill.
The Ninth Annual Domestic Violence Breakfast and Briefing was held Tuesday morning at the Gainesville Police Department, and the focus this year was on bystander response to domestic and family violence.
The Connecticut woman who was shot to death outside the U.S. Capitol after trying to ram her car through a White House barrier had been under the delusion the president was communicating with her, a federal law enforcement official said Friday.
Students, faculty and community members gathered to find out the name of the world's largest golden tiger statue. They were joined by the new drum line, the sculptor, Gregory Johnson, donor and statue commissioner Ike Belk and the grandchildren of Pearce.
A bus taking a church group home to North Carolina blew a tire, veered across a highway median and crashed into a sport utility vehicle and tractor-trailer Wednesday in a fiery wreck that killed eight people, authorities said.
First slowed, then stalled by political gridlock, the vast machinery of government clanged into partial shutdown mode on Tuesday and President Barack Obama warned the longer it goes "the more families will be hurt." Republicans said it was his fault, not theirs.