The White House and the Capitol were locked down yesterday as a car chase ended with the dead of the pursued driver—Miram Carey, from Stamford, Connecticut—shot down by Secret Service agents. Her 1-year-old daughter was in the car. Here's the complete timeline. [Updated Friday, Oct 4 8:33am]
You just can't make this stuff up. According to the National Journal, something exploded and the press room was soon inundated by liquid matter.
So what do you do when you've graduated college and are sitting around Massachusetts? Conspire to blow up the two greatest symbols of American global power: the US Capitol and Pentagon. With a giant, C-4-laden toy plane.