The rally, similar to protests held around the country, attracted about 40 people in the capital city.
After a series of embarrassing incidents that called into question the efficacy of the Secret Service, Julia Pierson, the service's director, has resigned.
"Hold me accountable" is the message from Afghanistan's new president, Ashraf Ghani, who took the oath of office today, succeeding Hamid Karzai, a leader many accused of lacking accountability.
The "It's On Us" campaign, which includes several new public service announcements, is backed by the NCAA and promoted by media giant Viacom.
The final tally was 273 to 156. But many members of both parties broke ranks with their leaders — Reps. John Boehner and Nancy Pelosi — who strongly backed the measure.
Boehner says "we ought to give the president what he's asking for."
President Obama's prime-time speech prompted generally cautious support from the editorial pages of major newspapers across the country this morning.
U.S. public support for airstrikes in Iraq and Syria has spiked as President Obama prepares to meet with leaders in Congress.
A 9-year-old girl in Arizona on Monday accidentally killed her firing-range instructor when she lost control of an Uzi submachine gun.
President Obama has ordered a review of federal programs that supply local law enforcement agencies with military weapons and equipment after concerns over how the police handled unrest in Ferguson, Mo., in the aftermath of the shooting death of Michael Brown.