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Washington, D.C.: Capital district of the United States of America
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and also known as D.C. or Washington, is the capital city of the United States of America. It is located on the Potomac River bordering Maryland and Virginia, with Congress holding its first session there in 1800. The city was named for George Washington, the first president of the United States and a Founding Father, and the federal district is named after Columbia, a female personification of the nation. As the seat of the U.S. federal government and several international organizations, the city is an important world political capital. It is one of the most visited cities in the U.S., with over 20 million visitors in 2016.

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More than 150 National Guard in D.C. COVID-19 positive [Video]

More than 150 National Guard in D.C. COVID-19 positive

Between 150 and 200 National Guard deployed to Washington, D.C., to provide security for the inauguration have tested positive for the coronavirus, a U.S. official said on Friday. This report produced..

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Appx 7,000 National Guard members to remain in DC after Capitol attack, more U.S. troops than in Iraq and Afghanistan combined [Video]

Appx 7,000 National Guard members to remain in DC after Capitol attack, more U.S. troops than in Iraq and Afghanistan combined

CNN’s Pete Muntean reports.

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Photos show National Guard confined to parking garage [Video]

Photos show National Guard confined to parking garage

CNN has obtained photos of the National Guard confined to a parking garage near the Capitol in Washington DC. CNN’s Barbara Starr reports.

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Revenues at Trump properties sink during pandemic [Video]

Revenues at Trump properties sink during pandemic

Some of former President Donald Trump's most high-profile hospitality properties took a large revenue hit last year as COVID-19 lockdowns hurt business, according to a financial disclosure filed on his..

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Hollywood Stars Respond to History-Making Inauguration Day | THR News [Video]

Hollywood Stars Respond to History-Making Inauguration Day | THR News

Mindy Kaling, Dan Rather and Billy Eichner were also among the many Hollywood figures who shared their reactions to a new Joe Biden and Kamala Harris administration in Washington D.C.

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California couple travels to watch swearing in of Vice President Kamala Harris [Video]

California couple travels to watch swearing in of Vice President Kamala Harris

Debbie Padilla and Luis Santiago came from California to Washington D.C. They watched the inauguration on their phone outside the Capitol's perimeter.

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Amanda Gorman: Youngest inauguration poet calls for unity and togetherness [Video]

Amanda Gorman: Youngest inauguration poet calls for unity and togetherness

Amanda Gorman has become the youngest poet ever to perform at a presidentialinauguration, calling for "unity and togetherness" in her self-penned poem.The 22-year-old delivered her work The Hill We..

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Watch: Joe Biden takes oath as 46th US President, PM Modi congratulates [Video]

Watch: Joe Biden takes oath as 46th US President, PM Modi congratulates

Democrat Joe Biden was sworn-in as the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated Joe Biden for being sworn in as the President of the..

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Seattle resident explains why she travelled to D.C. for Joe Biden's inauguration [Video]

Seattle resident explains why she travelled to D.C. for Joe Biden's inauguration

Seattle resident, Teri McClain, explains why she travelled across the country to be in Washington D.C. for Joe Biden's inauguration.

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Supreme Court Hit With Bomb Threat [Video]

Supreme Court Hit With Bomb Threat

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court received a bomb threat during President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration ceremony. "The Court received a bomb threat, the building and grounds were checked out, and the..

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Donald Trump tells supporters 'we will be back' in final speech as president [Video]

Donald Trump tells supporters 'we will be back' in final speech as president

Donald Trump bids farewell to supporters as he departs the United Statespresidency, hours before Joe Biden is sworn into office in Washington DC.

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Prayers and celebrations for Kamala Harris in Indian ancestral village ahead of inauguration [Video]

Prayers and celebrations for Kamala Harris in Indian ancestral village ahead of inauguration

Villagers in Kamala Harris' ancestral village of Thulasendrapuram in southern India hold special prayers and burst firecrackers, ahead of the inauguration ceremony in Washington DC.

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EU now has 'friend in White House' [Video]

EU now has 'friend in White House'

The European Union hailed Joe Biden's inauguration as U.S. president as a "new dawn" for Europe and the United States.

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Dozens of Manatee County officers deployed to D.C. for inauguration security [Video]

Dozens of Manatee County officers deployed to D.C. for inauguration security

Dozens of Manatee County officers deployed to D.C. for inauguration security

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Biden bids Delaware emotional goodbye [Video]

Biden bids Delaware emotional goodbye

Describing himself as “a proud son of the state of Delaware,” U.S. President-elect Joe Biden bid a heartfelt goodbye on Tuesday to the state where he served as U.S. senator for 36 years and made..

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Local Florida officer go to D.C for inaguration [Video]

Local Florida officer go to D.C for inaguration

Several local officers are in D.C to help with safety.

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12 Army National Guard members removed from inauguration duty [Video]

12 Army National Guard members removed from inauguration duty

Twelve Army National Guard members have been removed from inauguration duty in Washington, DC, as part of the security vetting process initiated, in part, to ensure troops tasked with securing the..

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Dozen troops removed amid inauguration vetting [Video]

Dozen troops removed amid inauguration vetting

A dozen members of the U.S. National Guard have been removed from duty helping secure the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden after vetting, which included screening for potential ties to..

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'When I die, Delaware will be written on my heart' -Biden [Video]

'When I die, Delaware will be written on my heart' -Biden

Before departing for Wednesday's presidential inauguration in Washington D.C., President-elect Joe Biden became emotional as he addressed a hometown Delaware crowd.

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From Trump to Biden: How transfer of nuclear codes will work [Video]

From Trump to Biden: How transfer of nuclear codes will work

With President Donald Trump leaving Washington, DC without meeting President-elect Joe Biden, CNN’s Barbara Starr breaks down how the exchange of the United States’ nuclear weapon codes will..

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Stunning images from DC show flags representing crowds [Video]

Stunning images from DC show flags representing crowds

As Washington, DC prepares for the inauguration of Joe Biden as President of the United States, flags fill the mall to represent crowds who will not be able to attend due to the pandemic.

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US transfer of power: Washington DC gears up for an inauguration like no other [Video]

US transfer of power: Washington DC gears up for an inauguration like no other

When Joe Biden takes the oath of office, he'll do so in a city under siege - not from a foreign enemy but from angry supporters of Donald Trump.

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'Field of flags' lights up Washington [Video]

'Field of flags' lights up Washington

The U.S. National Mall lit up on Monday with a display of thousands of U.S. flags meant to represent Americans who are unable to attend the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.

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Cargo Van Load of Pizza Delivered to National Guard Troops in D.C.

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D.C. Metro Cop Describes Capitol Rioters Reaching for His Gun to Kill Him

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Craigslist Filling Airbnb Void for Inauguration Rental Properties

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