Posts Tagged "DC"

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nbcnews:

Washington horror: At least four killed in shootings at Navy Yard

(Photo: Alex Wong / Getty Images)

Alleged shooter reported wounded after SWAT teams swarm headquarters of the Naval Sea Systems Command in southeast Washington, D.C.

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My fiancée works not far from here. Her building is in lockdown mode. The story is very fluid by the way, with some reports saying that there may be as many as three shooters.

This is one of the coolest photos of the Lincoln Memorial & Washington Monument we have ever seen. - @Interior - @brandonmkopp

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Fifteen seconds before this train reached the station, this guy jumped on the tracks. Someone managed to snap a photo of the incident … but here’s the crazy part. The train stopped. The guy wasn’t hurt. Though it could have been quite the scary moment. I used to get off at this stop every single day for work. (via BuzzFeed)

President Barack Obama talks on the phone with FBI Director Robert Mueller to receive an update on the explosions that occurred in Boston, in the Oval Office, April 15, 2013. Seated with the President are Lisa Monaco, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, and Chief of Staff Denis McDonough.

(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Astronauts on board the International Space Station captured this view of Washington, D.C. and the surrounding area on Sunday, Jan. 20, one day before the public Inauguration of President Barack Obama.

(via NASA - National Mall from Orbit)

 The White House on Flickr.

President Barack Obama runs around his desk in the Oval Office with Sarah Froman, daughter of Nancy Goodman and Mike Froman, Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economics, July 9, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

newsweek:

If you watch one video on the web this week, let it be Spencer Ackerman’s takedown of life inside the beltway

Candy Corn traffic cones on DC streets for Halloween

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