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Barack Obama

During fundraiser at home of 'Scandal' creator Shonda Rhimes in Los Angeles, President Obama says show is 'not necessarily something we want to be living out' in Washington, DC - @markknoller

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space

Photo: President Obama meets with Apollo 11's Buzz Aldrin, Mike Collins and Neil Armstrong's widow Carol in Oval Office - White House via @markknoller

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Malaysia Airlines plane crash in Ukraine, July 17, 2014

Photo: President Obama's message in Netherlands embassy Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash condolence book; 'we will not rest until we are certain that justice is done' - @ZekeJMiller

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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, IL

#BREAKING NEWS: WASHINGTON (AP) - FAA tells US airlines all flights to Tel Aviv airport in Israel prohibited for 24 hours. - @WTHRcom

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Malaysia Airlines plane crash in Ukraine, July 17, 2014

Photo: President Obama signs Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 condolence book at Embassy of The Netherlands in Washington, DC - @petermaercbs

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Malaysia Airlines plane crash in Ukraine, July 17, 2014

White House says President Obama is visiting the Netherlands embassy in Washington, DC, to sign a condolence book over those killed on MH17 - @DavidNakamura

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United States Capitol, Washington, DC, US

Capitol Police investigating suspicious substance at US Capitol Visitor Center; people asked to avoid area until further notice - @visitthecapitol

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Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Photo: Activists gather outside US State Department in support of Palestine - via @smahaskey

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Washington, DC, US

Capitol Police arrest staffer for Rep. Tom Marino, R-Penn., for carrying handgun into Cannon House Office Building in Washington, DC - @rollcall

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The White House, Washington, DC, US

White House reportedly on lock down due to 'unattended package' by the fence line of the North Lawn - @RebeccaJarvis

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Washington, DC, US

Meridian Charter School in Washington, DC, evacuated after abandoned backpack found - @WNEW

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Washington, DC, US

#BREAKING: 8-month-old dies at home daycare in Donelson; Police, DCS investigating: http://t.co/ZfJBn5tUEQ http://t.co/lbDeTPc8U9 via @WKRN - @6News

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Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, US

Photo: Thunder and lightning on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC - @jeffzeleny

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thunderstorms

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for area including New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC, until 8 pm ET - via @weatherchannel

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politics

White House: Vice President Biden, King Abdullah II of Jordan discuss Syria, Iraq and Gaza during meeting at Naval Observatory - @WhiteHouse

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Barack Obama

Photo: President Obama returns to White House after trips to Colorado, Texas - @dsupervilleap

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Washington, DC, US

Washington, DC's Metrorail spokesman says delays due to object that came into contact with the 3rd rail at Smithsonian station, creating sparks and a loud noise - @toddsperry

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Washington, DC, US

Washington, DC, Metrorail reports delays on the blue and orange lines due to track problem at Smithsonian station - @Metrorailinfo

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Washington, DC, US

Editor's note: Eyewitnesses @SethStatler and @SpauldingCC report a disturbance at the Washington, DC, Metrorail Smithsonian station. We will update when we know more - Grace

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US Capitol Hill car chase, Oct. 3, 2013

Officers who shot woman in chase that ended near US Capitol will not be charged - @washingtonpost

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