A man with a gun was shot by police on Monday at the U.S. Capitol’s visitors center, according to law enforcement officials. The Capitol complex was placed on a brief lockdown immediately after the shooting.
Thousands of people flocked to the National Mall to see the cherry blossom trees in peak bloom last weekend. The National Park Service declares peak bloom when 70 percent of the trees have white or pink flowers blossoming. The four-week Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C. runs though April 17, 2016.
In this sci-fi thriller, a father and son go on the run after the dad learns his child possesses special powers. The father risks everything to protect his son and help fulfill a destiny that could change the world forever.
Taking a walk down the wind turbine nacelle assembly line with Doug Fulton, Operations Manager at the Siemens Wind Energy Power Plant in Hutchinson, Kansas. The plant, which employs about 360 people, rolls a new nacelle off the line every five hours ready for shipment.
Harper Lee's hometown of Monroeville, Ala. brings her famed book "To Kill a Mockingbird" to life on a local stage each year. The town inspired the setting for the iconic book. Lee died Friday at the age of 89. (Originally published July 14, 2015)