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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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United States Capitol, Washington, DC, US

House side of the Capitol reopens to members and staff; red caution tape remains - @frankthorpNBC

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United States Capitol, Washington, DC, US

Update from US Capitol architect: 'During ongoing asbestos abatement work there was a potential release affecting the House side of the Capitol' - @ChadPergram

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United States Capitol, Washington, DC, US

Containment issue at the US Capitol after industrial spill overnight; House side of the building closed, @ChadPergram reports

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The White House, Washington, DC, US

Secret Service confirms lockdown of North Lawn of the White House cleared - @ClohertyWTOP

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The White House, Washington, DC, US

Secret Service investigating unattended bag on the White House north lawn fence - @NBCNews

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