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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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Photographer turns lens on families in isolation

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With Broadway's lights dimmed, actors mull pandemic's impact on their lives [Video]

With Broadway's lights dimmed, actors mull pandemic's impact on their lives

'We're all in this together. Let's try to create less of a disaster for the people on the frontlines,' - Joel Hatch, 'Come From Away' co-star.

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Top Moments of the Democratic Debate in Washington DC [Video]

Top Moments of the Democratic Debate in Washington DC

The debate had been originally scheduled to take place in Phoenix, AZ, but was moved to Washington DC. To prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the debate took place without an audience.

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Coronavirus Rips Through The US Causing More Closings And Cancellations

As the coronavirus grips the United States, concerns over the rapidly spreading virus are prompting cancellations and closings. From sporting events to festivals and museums, Americans are shuttering..

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Major League Baseball postpones start of season due to coronavirus [Video]

Major League Baseball postpones start of season due to coronavirus

Major League Baseball cancels remainder of spring training and postpones start of regular season due to coronavirus

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Someone Who Went To CPAC Event Tests Positive For Coronavirus [Video]

Someone Who Went To CPAC Event Tests Positive For Coronavirus

An attendee of the Conservative Political Action Conference last month near the nation's capitol has tested positive for coronavirus. The CPAC conference took place February 26th to 29th in Fort..

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Southwest Airlines coronavirus warning spooks Wall St. [Video]

Southwest Airlines coronavirus warning spooks Wall St.

Shares of airlines and cruise ship operators were sharply lower on Thursday after Southwest Airlines warned bookings are down because of coronavirus fears and a cruise ship with sick passengers was not..

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Surprise Fed rate cut fails to end stock gloom [Video]

Surprise Fed rate cut fails to end stock gloom

U.S. stocks tumbled nearly 3 percent on Tuesday after a surprise half percentage-point rate cut sparked fear the global economy may be headed for tougher times because of the coronavirus outbreak...

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'Do it more, do it a little bit more': Trump urges Fed to lower rates [Video]

'Do it more, do it a little bit more': Trump urges Fed to lower rates

U.S. President Donald Trump called for further rate cuts after the Federal Reserve earlier on Tuesday slashed rates by a half percentage point. Trump claimed the rates are still "too high" and said "it..

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Artist Creates Amazing Felted Versions Of People’s Pets [Video]

Artist Creates Amazing Felted Versions Of People’s Pets

Artist Alyson Gurney will create a miniature version of your pet. 'Little Felted Friends' showcases the work of 23-year-old Gurney, of Washington D.C. The cute doppelgangers include dogs, ctas,..

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Stone Gets Over Three Years In Prison, Trump To 'Let The Process Play Out' [Video]

Stone Gets Over Three Years In Prison, Trump To 'Let The Process Play Out'

President Donald Trump’s longtime adviser Roger Stone has been sentenced to serve three years and four months in prison. US District Judge Amy Berman Jackson said Stone's lies to lawmakers posed a..

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India has a facelift ahead of Trump's visit [Video]

India has a facelift ahead of Trump's visit

U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to "drain the swamp" of lobbyists and elites in Washington D.C. Now, one Indian city is racing to clean up a stagnant river as he prepares to visit.

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Trump adviser Stone arrives at federal courthouse to be sentenced [Video]

Trump adviser Stone arrives at federal courthouse to be sentenced

President Donald Trump's long-time adviser Roger Stone arrived at a federal courthouse in Washington, D.C., on Thursday where he is set to be sentenced on Thursday after being convicted on charges..

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U.S. Attorney General Barr considers quitting over Trump tweets: source [Video]

U.S. Attorney General Barr considers quitting over Trump tweets: source

U.S. Attorney General William Barr is considering resigning over President Donald Trump’s tweets about Justice Department investigations, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters, while the..

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Sparkling Heels For Women's Leadership Presentation [Video]

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Sparkling Heels For Women's Leadership Presentation

Lindsay Dedario/Reuters Ruth Bader Ginsburg presented the Woman of Leadership award to philanthropist Agnes Gund at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. on Friday. Martha Stewart was also in..

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XFL football set to return nearly two decades after folding [Video]

XFL football set to return nearly two decades after folding

XFL football ready to kickoff off first season in nearly two decades in Washington, DC and hoping for better results second time around

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