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A statue of Father Junipero Serra stands in Statuary Hall in the US Capitol in Washington, DC, January 30, 2015.      (JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

California Senator Wants ‘Controversial’ Missionary Statue At US Capitol Replaced With First Woman Astronaut Sally Ride

A California legislator has proposed replacing missionary-priest Junipero Serra’s statue from the U.S. Capitol with one of astronaut Sally Ride, the first U.S. woman in space.

02/13/2015

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Ohio Man Arrested For Plot To Attack US Capitol With Bombs, Gun

U.S. officials have arrested an Ohio man in connection with a plan to attack the Capitol building in Washington, D.C, CBS News confirms.

01/14/2015

Police run at the corner of Constitution and 1st Street after shots fired were reported near 2nd Street NW and Constitution Avenue on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on October 3, 2013. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Lawmakers Shelter In Place After U.S. Capitol Shooting

Congresswoman Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, was among the legislators on lockdown Thursday after shots were fired near the U.S. Capitol.

10/03/2013

Capitol Hill police and medics take a shooting victim away on a stretcher at the site of a shooting October 3, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Shooting At U.S. Capitol After Woman Tries To Ram White House Barricade

The U.S. Capitol building was placed on lockdown and Capitol police issued a shelter-in-place order Thursday afternoon following reports of shots fired nearby.

10/03/2013

A 65-foot white fir tree on its way from a Northern California forest to the U.S. Capitol after being cut down.

NorCal Christmas Tree Begins Cross-Country Trek To U.S. Capitol

A 65-foot white fir tree was on its way from a Northern California forest to the United States Capitol after being cut down Saturday morning.

11/05/2011