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Police run after shots fired were reported near 2nd Street NW and Constitution Avenue on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on October 3, 2013.  (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Mass. Lawmakers React To Capitol Hill Shooting

A spokesperson for Congressman Ed Markey’s office said they heard half a dozen gunshots approximately 200 feet from them in the Russell Office building on Capitol Hill.

10/03/2013

WBZ-TV reporter and Somerville students smile for the camera before boarding a plane for Washington, D.C., at Logan International Airport in Boston. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

WBZ-TV Exclusive: Somerville Students Plant Garden At White House

Five students from Somerville got a chance to work side-by-side with First Lady Michelle Obama planting the White House kitchen garden.

04/04/2013

Arthur D. Healey School students will go to Washington D.C. to garden with First Lady Michelle Obama. (CBS)

Somerville Students Invited To Garden With First Lady Michelle Obama At White House

Some local kids are getting ready for a once in a lifetime experience; a trip to the White House.

04/02/2013

U.S. President Barack Obama. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Gloucester Man Among 17 Obama Pardons

Obama issued the pardons Friday to people in 13 states, largely for minor offenses.

03/01/2013

President Barack Obama. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Federal Budget Cuts Could Hit MA Schools Hard

The White House says Massachusetts could lose tens of millions of dollars for education, environmental protection, and child care if automatic federal budget cuts take effect as scheduled.

02/24/2013

Governor Patrick talks to reporters at the State House Dec. 4, 2012. (Photo courtesy: Eric Haynes / Governor's Office)

Patrick Continues Out-Of-State Trip With White House Visit

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is continuing his out-of-state trip by heading to Washington for a meeting of the National Governors Association.

02/23/2013

Dr. T. Berry Brazelton at the White House with President Obama.

Children’s Hospital Doctor Honored By President Obama

An internationally known Boston pediatrician was awarded the Presidential Citizens Medal by President Obama Friday.

02/15/2013

US Attorney Carmen Ortiz

Petition To Remove US Attorney Carmen Ortiz From Office Gains Support

The petition on the White House website is fueled by how Ortiz handled the prosecution of Internet activist Aaron Swartz.

02/13/2013

(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

White House Rejects Death Star Petition

A petition to secure resources and funding, and to begin construction of a Death Star by 2016, has officially been rejected by the White House. Yes, seriously.

01/12/2013

The Voices Of Renaissance Choir practices in Boston.

Boston Grade School Choir Returns From White House Performance

A group of talented kids between grades 3 and 6 will return to school after a trip to perform at the White House.

12/22/2012

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