I am in Washington, D.C., this week interviewing a range of experts on U.S. policy toward Cuba. I stopped by the U.S. Capitol after one interview and shot a few photos. The 19-foot-6 bronze figure atop the Capitol building is called the Statue of Freedom.
Flag at half-staff
House Speaker John Boehner ordered flags to be flown at half-staff at U.S. Capitol after a huge tornado killed dozens of people in Oklahoma.
A plane passes the Washington Monument.
Workers are repairing the Washington Monument after an August 2011 earthquake damaged the structure.