Articles about US Capitol

US Capitol attack: Car rams security barricade; 1 officer killed

03 Apr 2021

World
US Capitol attack: Car rams security barricade; 1 officer killed

A US Capitol Police officer was killed and another was injured in an attack at the Capitol Hill complex in Washington DC on Friday when a man rammed his car into one of the security barricades surrounding the complex.

Putin: US Capitol unrest was merely a 'stroll'

12 Mar 2021

World
Putin: US Capitol unrest was merely a 'stroll'

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday characterized the January insurrection at the US Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump as a stroll.

US Senate begins Trump's impeachment trial

11 Feb 2021

World
US Senate begins Trump's impeachment trial

The US Senate began the impeachment trial of Donald Trump, on Wednesday with impeachment managers from the Democratic Party-controlled House of Representatives making a strong case.

Democrats want to impeach Trump, again, but Biden is non-committal

09 Jan 2021

World
Democrats want to impeach Trump, again, but Biden is non-committal

Following the shameful violence at the United States Capitol, Democrats have been laying the groundwork to impeach outgoing President Donald Trump, again, but his successor Joe Biden refused to endorse the idea.

Meet the Indian-American man who waved tricolor at US Capitol

08 Jan 2021

World
Meet the Indian-American man who waved tricolor at US Capitol

Wednesday's attack on the United States Capitol drew global attention, as thousands of supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump stormed the building, accusing the Democrats of stealing the election.

After Capitol violence, Facebook and Instagram suspend Trump's accounts indefinitely

08 Jan 2021

Technology
After Capitol violence, Facebook and Instagram suspend Trump's accounts indefinitely

Outgoing United States President Donald Trump has been slapped with an indefinite ban by Facebook and Instagram. He was initially barred from posting anything on these platforms for 24 hours, in wake of the deadly violence at the Capitol.

Beautiful sight: China's internet is enjoying US Capitol mayhem

07 Jan 2021

World
Beautiful sight: China's internet is enjoying US Capitol mayhem

Internet users in China erupted in laughter and sarcasm while reacting to Wednesday's riots at the United States Capitol, giving another proof of the deep discord between the two powerful nations.

Disgraceful, horrific, distressing: World leaders condemn chaos at US Capitol

07 Jan 2021

World
Disgraceful, horrific, distressing: World leaders condemn chaos at US Capitol

Leaders from across the world denounced the violence at the United States Capitol, saying that the mayhem was in sharp contrast to the democratic values of the nation.

US urges Pakistan to take 'sustained, irreversible' actions against terrorists

08 Mar 2019

World
US urges Pakistan to take 'sustained, irreversible' actions against terrorists

The US has asked Pakistan to take "sustained and irreversible" actions against terrorist groups operating from its territory, according to a top State Department official.

Crowds brave Arizona heat to pay respects to John McCain

30 Aug 2018

World
Crowds brave Arizona heat to pay respects to John McCain

Hundreds of people paid their respects to US Senator John McCain yesterday, standing for hours in the broiling Arizona sun before filing past the flag-draped casket that his tearful wife, Cindy, lovingly pressed her face against after a ceremony for the former North Vietnam prisoner of war.

March for Our Lives: Huge pro gun-control rallies sweep USA

25 Mar 2018

World
March for Our Lives: Huge pro gun-control rallies sweep USA

With over 800 protests taking place across the US and the world, thousands of protesters took to the streets on Saturday calling for tighter gun control laws in the US.

The 58th US Presidential Inauguration: All eyes on Trump!

20 Jan 2017

World
The 58th US Presidential Inauguration: All eyes on Trump!

Donald Trump's inauguration is almost upon us; the 45th President of the United States would assume office ten weeks after a stunning Presidential Election.