Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as D.C.; Washington; or The District, is the capital of the United States. Founded after the American Revolution as the seat of government of the newly independent country, Washington was named after George Washington, the first president of the United States and a Founding Father. As the seat of the United States federal government and several international organizations, Washington is an important world political capital. The city, located on the Potomac River bordering Maryland and Virginia, is one of the most visited cities in the world, with more than 20 million tourists annually.
Twenty U.S. states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration on Thursday to block what they called its latest effort to allow blueprints for making guns from 3-D printers to be.. Reuters - Published
Uber Technologies Inc will put self-driving vehicles on Washington, D.C. roads Friday with human drivers in control, the ride share company said on Thursday, as it seeks to collect data for future.. Reuters - Published
President Donald Trump will attend the March For Life, and anti-abortion rally in Washington, D.C. According to Business Insider, it will be the first time a sitting president attend the match. Trump..
Four days of opening arguments await as the impeachment trial against Donald Trump formally begins in Washington D.C. Senate rules say the trial must proceed six days a week - all but Sunday - until it..
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Wednesday doubled down on his rejection of Phase 1 of the U.S.-China trade deal, saying President Donald Trump should "throw it away and take China back to the..
U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed counterterrorism cooperation and the potential for arms control in a phone call on Sunday, the White House said. Roger Fortuna..
Many pot-smoking adults in Illinois will ring in the new year on a high note. That's when recreational marijuana use becomes legal in the state on January 1st. Many businesses in the city's North Side..
U.S. President Donald Trump has invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his election rival Benny Gantz to Washington next week to discuss the White House Middle East peace plan, Vice.. Reuters - Published
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit the White House on Tuesday, the White House said in a statement on Thursday, and a source familiar with the situation said U.S. officials would most.. Reuters - Published
Saudi Arabia has asked the United States to remove Sudan from the list of state sponsors of terrorism, Saudi state TV said on Wednesday, citing Minister of State for African Affairs Ahmed bin Abdul.. Reuters - Published
The Saudi embassy in Washington has dismissed suggestions the kingdom hacked the phone of Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos, as media reports linked the security breach to a WhatsApp message from an.. WorldNews - Published
WASHINGTON DC (Kurdistan 24) – After a sharp escalation of tensions between Washington and Tehran earlier this month, with the Jan. 3 US assassination of Quds Force leader Qasim Soleimani, followed.. WorldNews - Published
Wyoming and Montana, two coal-producing western states, on Tuesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to invalidate Washington state's decision to block on environmental grounds a coal export terminal.. Reuters - Published
WASHINGTON — In a dramatic procession across the U.S. Capitol, House Democrats carried the formal articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate late Wednesday, setting the.. WorldNews - Published
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks as the House of Representatives debates the impeachment managers resolution at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. | AP The Senate trial is.. WorldNews - Published
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at Democrats on Saturday over his impeachment by the House and a delayed trial in the Senate. In a string of tweets, Trump called.. WorldNews - Published
WASHINGTON DC (Kurdistan 24) – Following the announcement on Friday by Iraq’s caretaker Prime Minister, Adil Abdul Mahdi, that he had asked the US to send a delegation to Baghdad to discuss the.. WorldNews - Published
Jane Fonda returned to Washington, DC for her final Fire Drill Friday in the nation's capital. She brought along famous friends including Joaquin Phoenix, Susan Sarandon, Martin Sheen and Amber.. USATODAY.com - Published
(CNN)Washington (rightfully) continues to be focused on potential war with Iran after President Donald Trump authorized the killing of the country's top general, who the US long ago designated as a.. WorldNews - Published
US lawmakers return to Washington Friday with President Donald Trump's upcoming impeachment trial looming over the first Senate session of 2020, but congressional leaders are locked in stalemate over.. France 24 - Published
WASHINGTON — Iran or its proxy forces may be planning further strikes on American interests in the Middle East, and the U.S. is prepared to take preemptive military action if it gets sufficient.. WorldNews - Published
WASHINGTON – Charging that Iran was “fully responsible” for an attack on the U.S. Embassy in Iraq, President Donald Trump ordered about 750 U.S. soldiers deployed to the Middle East as about.. WorldNews - Published
Washington: In a recent study, researchers have inched closer towards effective treatment of Macular degeneration (AMD) through advancements in artificial retina implants. Macular degeneration (AMD) is.. WorldNews - Published
Dunkin’ Brands Chairman Nigel Travis sounds like a man on a mission when we sat down for a chat in mid-December. Hardly embracing the concept of retirement, the former Dunkin’ CEO and current board.. WorldNews - Published
Washington DC: Much-talked about exes Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt have created a "real bond" over time as for them, it seems things are going better after years of the split. According to a source.. WorldNews - Published
WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump named Robert Blair to be the special representative for international telecommunications policy and work on the administration’s 5G efforts under White.. WorldNews - Published
Washington: US President Donald Trump has invited British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to visit him in the White House in the New Year, British media reported on Sunday. Trump's invitation was made.. WorldNews - Published
WASHINGTON: Facebook and Twitter on Friday said they had blocked multiple government-backed manipulation operations around the world, several of which favored US President Donald Trump, as part of a.. WorldNews - Published
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec 20 (ANI): American singer Miley Cyrus has taken a not-so-subtle jab at her former husband Liam Hemsworth while commenting on her short-lived marriage with the Australian... WorldNews - Published
A senior US diplomat said today that Washington won’t accept a year-end deadline set by North Korea to make concessions in stalled nuclear talks and urged Pyongyang to return to a negotiating table.. WorldNews - Published