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Washington, D.C.: Capital of the United States
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.

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U.S. states sue to block White House from allowing 3-D-printed guns

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..
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Uber self-driving cars, with humans in control, to cruise Washington, D.C. Friday

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

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Trump To Attend March For Life [Video]Trump To Attend March For Life

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..

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Buttigieg predicts 'historic finish' in Iowa [Video]Buttigieg predicts 'historic finish' in Iowa

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg at a mayors' conference in Washington, D.C. on Thursday said that he was "days away" from reaching a "historic finish" in the Iowa caucuses.

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Bezos' Lavish Properties: Seattle Estate And NYC Apartments [Video]Bezos' Lavish Properties: Seattle Estate And NYC Apartments

David Ryder/Getty Images Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, has amassed a massive real-estate portfolio across the US. Last year, he dropped about $80 million for three adjacent New York City..

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Trump impeachment trial begins in Washington D.C. [Video]Trump impeachment trial begins in Washington D.C.

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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Women's March protesters pledge to oust Trump [Video]Women's March protesters pledge to oust Trump

Thousands of demonstrators gathered for the Women's March on Washington around the U.S., vowing to get President Donald Trump voted out of office in 2020. Roger Fortuna has more.

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Women's March protestors pledge to oust Trump [Video]Women's March protestors pledge to oust Trump

Thousands of demonstrators gathered for the Women's March on Washington around the U.S., vowing to get President Donald Trump voted out of office in 2020. Roger Fortuna has more.

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Pelosi-signed impeachment articles formally sent to Senate [Video]Pelosi-signed impeachment articles formally sent to Senate

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi signed the Trump impeachment articles at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Wednesday that were then formally delivered to the Senate, where Majority Leader Mitch McConnell..

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Schumer fears China's Xi 'laughing at us' over trade deal [Video]Schumer fears China's Xi 'laughing at us' over trade deal

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..

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House votes to send Trump impeachment charges to Senate for trial [Video]House votes to send Trump impeachment charges to Senate for trial

RESENDING WITH COMPLETE SCRIPT VIDEO SHOWS: VOTE IN THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES VOTING ON SENDING TRUMP IMPEACHMENT CHARGES TO SENATE FOR TRIAL, SOUNDBITE HOUSE MINORITY LEADER, KEVIN MCCARTHY,

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Celebs mourn Australia, call for peace not war in D.C. [Video]Celebs mourn Australia, call for peace not war in D.C.

Inspired by youth climate action around the world and despite her earlier arrest, actress Jane Fonda called for peace not war in her latest "Fire Drill Friday" protest in Washington, D.C. on Friday,..

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Putin thanks Trump for thwarting New Year attacks [Video]Putin thanks Trump for thwarting New Year attacks

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..

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Bruce Allen fired from Washington Redskins after decade as president [Video]Bruce Allen fired from Washington Redskins after decade as president

The owner of the Washington Redskins on Monday (December 30) announced that Bruce Allen had been fired as president of the football franchise after a difficult decade. Zachary Goelman reports.

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Lily Tomlin arrested at Jane Fonda's latest protest [Video]Lily Tomlin arrested at Jane Fonda's latest protest

Lily Tomlin was apparently arrested during a protest in Washington, D.C.?She became the latest celebrity to be taken into custody for participating in her Grace and Frankie co-star Jane Fonda’s..

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Illinoisans To Greet 2020 On A High [Video]Illinoisans To Greet 2020 On A High

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..

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If looks could kill - Pelosi shuts down Democratic cheers on impeachment [Video]If looks could kill - Pelosi shuts down Democratic cheers on impeachment

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi gives a stern look to party members after cheering follows impeachment vote.

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U.S. envoy in S. Korea amid Pyongyang pressure [Video]U.S. envoy in S. Korea amid Pyongyang pressure

Stephen Biegun, the U.S. special envoy for North Korea, arrived in South Korea on Sunday as Pyongyang stepped up pressure on Washington to make concessions to revive stalled denucleasisation talks..

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'Largest maze of clear ice in US' opens in Washington DC [Video]'Largest maze of clear ice in US' opens in Washington DC

A new winter wonderland has opened in the US capital.View on euronews

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Sally Field Is Arrested At The Capitol [Video]Sally Field Is Arrested At The Capitol

According to Newser, on Friday Sally Field was arrested in Washington, D.C. The 73-year-old actress, best known for her iconic role on Gidget, was protesting about climate change on the steps of the..

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NBA star Hachimura celebrates Christmas with kids [Video]NBA star Hachimura celebrates Christmas with kids

Wizards' star Rui Hachimura hands out holiday presents to Washington area kids on Thursday (December 12).

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Netanyahu, his rival to meet Trump on Mideast peace next week: Pence

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

Israel's Netanyahu, rival Gantz to visit Washington, White House says

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

Toxic 'forever chemicals' found in drinking water throughout US

The report found that 20 cities and regions nationwide — including Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Miami and Louisville — contained high PFAS levels.
USATODAY.com - Published

Watch: Donald Trump's impeachment trial

Live coverage from Washington DC on day three of President Donald Trump's impeachment trial in the US Senate.
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Trump, back in Washington, attacks Democrats and their impeachment arguments.

It is not clear how much of the trial the president has watched live.
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DC Auto Show 2020: Kia, Toyota, Honda take home best overall value awards

Washington, D.C.'s 2020 Auto Show will host the awards for the U.S. News & World Report's list of best cars for the money.
USATODAY.com - Published

Local Prosecutor in Washington Sues Trump Inaugural Committee

The attorney general for the District of Columbia said in a civil suit that the president’s inaugural committee overpaid to rent space in the Trump hotel in Washington,
NYTimes.com - Published

DC attorney general sues Trump inaugural committee, businesses over $1 million spent at Trump hotel

D.C.'s Attorney General Karl Racine says Trump's inaugural committee misused funds when overpaying for event space at Trump's hotel.
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Saudi Arabia asks Washington to remove Sudan from terrorism list: TV

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

Saudi dismisses link to Amazon owner Jeff Bezos' phone hack

saudi dismisses link to amazon owner jeff bezos' phone hack
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

US to continue Iran maximum pressure campaign, but try to avoid military action

us to continue iran maximum pressure campaign, but try to avoid military action
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

Coal states ask Supreme Court to overturn Washington coal terminal ban

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

As impeachment trial starts, senator-jurors running for president get creative

The Iowa caucuses are less than two weeks away, and several Senators are stuck in Washington D.C. for a Senate impeachment trial.
USATODAY.com - Published

DC Protesters 'rise up' as part of Women's March

Demonstrators marched behind "Rise Up" banner in Washington, D.C. on Saturday as part of the Women's March rallies nationwide. (Jan. 18)  
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Democratic Attorneys General Sue to Block Trump Food Stamp Cuts

Fourteen states, New York City and the District of Columbia asked the courts to block the Trump administration from imposing tougher work requirements on food stamp recipients.
NYTimes.com - Published

Building under renovation caught on camera collapsing narrowly missing people walking by

A building under renovation in a Washington D.C. neighborhood collapsed covering the sidewalk in rubble.
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House leaders march Trump impeachment articles to the Senate

house leaders march trump impeachment articles to the senate
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 votes to send Trump impeachment to Senate for trial

house votes to send trump impeachment to senate for trial
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

Air India Washington-Delhi flight delayed by 57 hrs due to glitch in braking system


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Robocalls hit 58.5 billion in 2019, up 22%. Residents in some states get 2 or more daily

Robocalls continued to rise in 2019. While Washington, D.C. and Louisiana averaged most per person, Texas got the most; West Virginia increased most.
USATODAY.com - Published

Chris Christie sits in as Supreme Court considers whether Bridgegate was actually a crime

"I'm glad he's paying attention," Bridget Anne Kelly said of Christie's decision to come to Washington.
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Trump goes after Democrats over impeachment

trump goes after democrats over impeachment
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

US rejects Abdul Mahdi’s bid to discuss US troop withdrawal

us rejects abdul mahdi’s bid to discuss us troop withdrawal
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 brings stars for last DC climate rally

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..
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Joaquin Phoenix, fresh off Golden Globes win, arrested at Jane Fonda's climate change protest

Joaquin Phoenix was arrested at Jane Fonda's latest Fire Drill Friday climate change march in Washington D.C.
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'It sounded like a bomb': Helicopter crashes into man's yard, killing pilot and passenger

A helicopter traveling from Washington, D.C., crash landed in Mike Brion's yard moments after he put his daughters to bed.
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Impeachment festers as Washington eyes war

impeachment festers as washington eyes war
(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

New email evidence shows Trump directly ordered maintaining freeze on Ukraine aid

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

DC school apologizes after black fifth-grader told to play slave in class project

Another black student was told to drink from a "segregated" water fountain. Principal Carrie Broquard later apologized in a letter to parents.  
USATODAY.com - Published

Defense Secretary says Iran may be planning more attacks on US interests

defense secretary says iran may be planning more attacks on us interests
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

Trump deploys more troops to Mideast after US embassy attack

trump deploys more troops to mideast after us embassy attack
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

CBI searches residences of former J&K public servants in connection with illegal issuance of arms license

These licenses were allegedly issued by the former DC/DMs of these respective districts.
DNA - Published

John Lewis, Congressman and Civil Rights Icon, Has Pancreatic Cancer

Mr. Lewis said he had Stage 4 pancreatic cancer, but would return to Washington to continue work and begin treatment.
NYTimes.com - Published

Rep. John Lewis diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer

Rep. John Lewis, who helped organize the March on Washington in 1963, asked for prayers in his statement and said he has a "fighting chance".
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Scientists succeeded in solving eye diseases

scientists succeeded in solving eye diseases
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

Trump's tax plan will hurt restaurants again in 2020: Dunkin' chair

trump's tax plan will hurt restaurants again in 2020: dunkin' chair
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

Jennifer Aniston-Brad Pitt show 'real bond' after years of split

jennifer aniston-brad pitt show 'real bond' after years of split
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

Trump taps senior aide who defied impeachment subpoena for 5G post

trump taps senior aide who defied impeachment subpoena for 5g post
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

Donald Trump invites Boris Johnson to White House: report

donald trump invites boris johnson to white house: report
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

Twitter, Facebook target state-linked accounts made to manipulate

twitter, facebook target state-linked accounts made to manipulate
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

Jane Fonda rings in 82nd birthday with 5th arrest at climate change protest

The Oscar winner, who turns 82 on Saturday, was arrested for a fifth time in Washington, D.C. Friday as part of her ongoing climate change march.
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Singer Miley Cyrus trolls her marriage with Liam Hemsworth

singer miley cyrus trolls her marriage with liam hemsworth
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

Eastern States Introduce a Plan to Cap Tailpipe Pollution

Twelve states and the District of Columbia released a draft plan for an ambitious cap-and-trade program to curb planet-warming emissions on the region’s roads.
NYTimes.com - Published

Trump hopes for end of dispute between Qatar, Gulf partners: White House

trump hopes for end of dispute between qatar, gulf partners: white house
WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Donald Trump has expressed the hope that an outstanding dispute would be resolved by Qatar and its Gulf...
WorldNews - Published

The Jewish barber who loves Christmas

Every Christmas, Jack Bubis transforms his hair salon in Washington DC into a winter wonderland.
BBC News - Published

US says it won't accept North Korea-set nuclear deadline

us says it won't accept north korea-set nuclear deadline
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

'Mixed bag of glop' prompts weather alerts for 25 million Americans, threatens commutes from Missouri to DC

Some areas could see a foot of snow, others could just see ice, snow or rain – or a "mixed bag of glop," forecasters said.
USATODAY.com - Published

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