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WASHINGTON (AP) The FBI says a package that prompted the evacuation of D.C.'s Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency is not a threat and is not related to letters that ignited in Maryland and D.C. last week. Agency spokeswoman Robyn Johnson says the package was found this afternoon in the agency's headquarters.

WASHINGTON (AP) Hundreds of congressional staffers gathered today on the east steps of the Capitol to observe a moment of silence for critically wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and others killed or wounded in Saturday's attack in Arizona. Most of those participating were employees of congressional offices and others who work in the Capitol.

WASHINGTON (AP) A Washington lobbyist who was the wife of a White House adviser has been found dead inside a burning car in southeast Washington. Progress Energy issued a statement Monday saying Ashley Turton had died.

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