India  

Washington, D.C.

Capital city of the United States

Washington, D.C.    ▸ Facts   ▸ Comments   ▸ News   ▸ Videos   

Washington, D.C.: Capital city of the United States
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia (D.C.), also known as just Washington, is the capital city of the United States. It is located on the east bank of the Potomac River which forms its southwestern and southern border with the U.S. state of Virginia, and shares a land border with the U.S. state of Maryland on its remaining sides. 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., seeing over 20 million visitors in 2016.

0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

FBI enters Washington home of Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska [Video]

FBI enters Washington home of Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska

The FBI is conducting “law enforcement activity” at the Washington, DC, home of Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to an FBI spokesman. CNN’s..

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 02:32Published
New report says Trump hid over $70 million in losses at key hotel [Video]

New report says Trump hid over $70 million in losses at key hotel

Former President Donald Trump racked up more than $70 million in losses over a four-year period from his Washington, DC, hotel, while publicly claiming that the hotel was making more than tens of..

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 03:30Published
In-Depth: What is the debt ceiling and why you should care [Video]

In-Depth: What is the debt ceiling and why you should care

Time is ticking in Washington, DC as the White House and Democrats in the Senate look for a solution as Republicans refuse to help the U.S. debt limit. ABC Action News goes in-depth to explain the debt..

Credit: ABC Action News     Duration: 05:16Published
Stelter: Video from inside new Fox News studio is telling [Video]

Stelter: Video from inside new Fox News studio is telling

A video of the new Fox News studio in DC captured top talent and leaders at the network all wearing masks. CNN’s Brian Stelter says this is telling because many of the network’s top hosts rail..

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 01:15Published
How the media should make sense of DC's budget battles [Video]

How the media should make sense of DC's budget battles

If you’re confused by the legislative chaos on Capitol Hill, Brian Stelter says, you’re not alone. He talks with two writers about how to demystify the subject. Catherine Rampell says the coverage..

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 06:54Published
PM Modi reaches US, to meet Vice President Kamala Harris | Oneindia News [Video]

PM Modi reaches US, to meet Vice President Kamala Harris | Oneindia News

PM Modi arrived in Washington DC late on Wednesday for his three day visit. The Prime Minister will be meeting with US Vice President Kamala Harris at the Eisenhower Executive Office..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 02:00Published
Boris Johnson attends ceremony at Arlington Cemetery [Video]

Boris Johnson attends ceremony at Arlington Cemetery

Boris Johnson has attended a ceremony at Arlington Cemetery in Washington DC, where a wreath was placed at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:35Published
Boris Johnson and Nancy Pelosi bond over Churchill picture [Video]

Boris Johnson and Nancy Pelosi bond over Churchill picture

Boris Johnson has admired an "absolutely amazing" picture of Sir Winston Churchill's 1941 Congressional address, which Speaker Nancy Pelosi shared with him upon his arrival at the Capitol building in..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:31Published
Johnson and Pelosi stuck in minute-long handshake stalemate [Video]

Johnson and Pelosi stuck in minute-long handshake stalemate

Boris Johnson and Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi appeared to become locked in a power handshake stalemate as they met in Washington DC today. The lengthy greeting lasted a..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:12Published
PM urges French 'donnez-moi un break' over Aukus [Video]

PM urges French 'donnez-moi un break' over Aukus

Boris Johnson has appealed to France to "prenez un grip about all this and donnez-moi un break" after officials in Paris were angered by Britain's new military alliance with the US and..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:03Published
PM welcomes Biden's climate pledge as 'very good news' [Video]

PM welcomes Biden's climate pledge as 'very good news'

Boris Johnson has welcomed Joe Biden's 11.4-billion-dollar pledge as "very good news" for his bid to encourage wealthy countries to fund climate action. Arriving at Washington DC's Union Station, the..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 00:53Published
CNN reporter at DC rally: Police clearly outnumbering protestors [Video]

CNN reporter at DC rally: Police clearly outnumbering protestors

CNN’s Shimon Prokupecz reports from the mall in Washington as police and protestors gather for a planned right-wing rally in the nation’s capital.

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 01:38Published
Right-wing media downplays planned rally at Capitol [Video]

Right-wing media downplays planned rally at Capitol

CNN’s Brian Stelter reports on members of right-wing media downplaying the planned rally in Washington, DC, and the insurrection at the US Capitol on January 6th.

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 02:29Published
Kildee: GOP leaders pathetic for using extremists for 2022 election [Video]

Kildee: GOP leaders pathetic for using extremists for 2022 election

Rep. Dan Kildee (D-MI) joins New Day to talk about the threat of a right-wing rally in Washington, DC, and says GOP leaders are staying silent to ride the extremist wave for the 2022 election.

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 04:45Published
See fence surrounding Capitol Hill ahead of rally [Video]

See fence surrounding Capitol Hill ahead of rally

CNN’s Whitney Wild reports from Capitol Hill, Washington, where law enforcement is ramping up security ahead of a weekend rally aimed at showing support for those arrested from the January 6 riot.

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 01:50Published
'Justice for J6' rally organizer speaks with CNN [Video]

'Justice for J6' rally organizer speaks with CNN

Matt Braynard, a former Donald Trump campaign staffer and organizer of the right-wing “Justice for J6” rally in Washington, DC, spoke to CNN’s Jessica Schneider about his calls for nonviolence at..

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 02:23Published
Source: Police prepare for potential violence at far-right rally in DC [Video]

Source: Police prepare for potential violence at far-right rally in DC

CNN’s Donie O’Sullivan talks to Trump supporters as police prepare for the possibility of armed protesters at a far-right rally in support of the Capitol rioters.

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 03:23Published
Reporter: Here's what tipped off the officer [Video]

Reporter: Here's what tipped off the officer

US Capitol police announced the arrest of an armed man near the Democratic National Convention headquarters in Washington, DC.

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 01:56Published

You Might Like


US lawmakers say India's success will help world defeat COVID-19 as it achieves 100 crore jabs milestone

Washington, Top US lawmakers have congratulated India after the cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country surpassed the 100-crore milestone, saying India's success will help the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Leslie Jordan Conflicted Over Dave Chappelle Special and Netflix Controversy

Leslie Jordan is visibly conflicted over the conflict raging at Netflix over Dave Chappelle's latest special. We got Leslie Wednesday at Reagan National Airport in D.C., and he said right out of the..
TMZ.com - Published

Ahead of PM Modi's White House visit, his 27-year-old pic as Washington DC tourist resurfaces

Ahead of his busy day at the US President's official workplace and residence, a 27-year-old image of PM Modi as a White House tourist has resurfaced.
DNA - Published

PM Modi holds meeting with First Solar CEO in Washington

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the first day of his three-day US visit, met with Mark R Widmar, Chief executive officer (CEO) of First Solar in Washington DC.
IndiaTimes - Published

What PM Modi discussed with CEOs of Qualcomm, First Solar, Adobe in US

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Washington on Wednesday for his much-touted US visit.
DNA - Published

What would Churchill have done? Boris Johnson's US trip was a bit of a curate's egg

what would churchill have done? boris johnson's us trip was a bit of a curate's egg
The prime minister was all smiles as he padded down the Amtrak train to debrief journalists on his way back to New York from his whirlwind 24 hours in Washington DC on Wednesday.
Sky News - Published

Meeting with VP Kamala Harris, Apple chief Tim Cook also on cards during PM Modi's US visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting the United States this week where he will be following a marathon schedule and will hold a series of back to back high-level meetings. PM Modi will be..
IndiaTimes - Published

Police Preparing for Sept. 18 Capitol Rally, All Hands on Deck

Police in our nation's capital are gearing for the upcoming rally at the Capitol ... with plans to send officers out in droves to protect DC and prevent anything like January 6 from happening again...
TMZ.com - Published

Proud Boys leader jailed for five months for burning Black Lives Matter banner and weapons offence

proud boys leader jailed for five months for burning black lives matter banner and weapons offence
The leader of the Proud Boys extremist group has been sentenced to five months in prison for burning a Black Lives Matter banner and bringing high-capacity magazines to Washington DC two days before..
Sky News - Published

Pony Singer Ginuwine 'Memba Him?!

Washington D.C. artist Ginuwine (real name Elgin Baylor Lumpkin) was only 26 years old when he became a singing sensation after his debut album Ginuwine ... The Bachelor was released in 1996 and..
TMZ.com - Published

Rep. Adam Kinzinger Says Homophobic, Racist Voicemail to Officer Fanone Should Be Heard

Rep. Adam Kinzinger says the voicemail D.C. cop Michael Fanone got wishing him death is awful ... but he's glad the cop shared it to the public so they can hear the vitriol directed at heroes who..
TMZ.com - Published

D.C. Cop Michael Fanone Shares Hate-Filled Voicemail Over Capitol Riot Testimony

Officer Michael Fanone says his testimony for Congress is triggering the hell out of someone who left him a vile voicemail ... filled with hate speech and wishing death on him and other police..
TMZ.com - Published

LeBron James -- Good Genes or Good Docs?!

LeBron James scored big with these good looks! Here is a 16-year-old version of the four-time NBA Champion cheesin' for the cameras before a game in Washington D.C. back in 2001 (left). It was just one..
TMZ.com - Published

Hair-Dragging Victim Demands Apology from Bar, Honest Convo on Race

The Black woman dragged from a Washington, D.C. bar by her hair says management has A LOT more work to do to be good in her book ... starting with contrition, and a heart-to-heart on race. Keisha..
TMZ.com - Published

Woman Dragged by Hair Out of D.C. Bar, Chaos Caught on Video

A woman was dragged down a flight of stairs by her hair at a bar, and the horrific act -- carried out by a security guard -- is sparking outrage and protests. The ugly incident went down Saturday at..
TMZ.com - Published

Kamla Harris is First Vice President to Join LGBTQ Pride Parade

Kamala Harris breaks lots of ground ... the latest being she's the first Vice President of the United States to march in solidarity of LGBTQ rights. The Veep and her husband, Doug Emhoff, took to the..
TMZ.com - Published

El Chapo's Wife Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking

El Chapo's wife is following his footsteps to a federal prison ... she's pled guilty to drug trafficking charges. Emma Coronel Aispuro appeared in federal district court Thursday in Washington D.C. and..
TMZ.com - Published

Biden & Harris Surprise Diners with Unannounced Visit to D.C. Restaurant

So POTUS, FLOTUS, the VP and the Second Gentleman all walk into a bar ... much to the delight of a bunch of stunned patrons. President Biden and his wife, Jill -- flanked by Kamala Harris, her husband,..
TMZ.com - Published

S Jaishankar arrives in Washington DC for comprehensive dialogue with Biden administration


IndiaTimes - Published

Guess Who This Little Sweetie Turned Into!

Before this little cutie was showing off her scary good acting skills, she was just another cute kid smiling for the camera in Washington, D.C. This little lady has been making audiences laugh at some..
TMZ.com - Published

NGO/ social workers contest DC’s order regarding oxygen supply in Srinagar without his nod


IndiaTimes - Published

President's Guest House Getting $1.8 Mil Overhaul After VP Harris Moves Out

It seems Vice President Kamala Harris was waiting to move into one famous D.C. home while living in another that also needed major renovations ... almost $2 million worth!!! According to federal docs..
TMZ.com - Published

Man Asks If Cops If They'll Kill Him Like Ma'Khia Bryant

A confrontation between police and a black man got heated with an officer's response to the question ... Will they kill him like they killed Ma'Khia Bryant? The incident went down in Washington D.C...
TMZ.com - Published

Draymond Green Says Chauvin Verdict Isn't the End of Bad Cops, More Work to Be Done

Draymond Green says it's "great" that Derek Chauvin was convicted in the murder of George Floyd -- but warns the fight against bad cops is far from over. TMZ Sports spoke with the Golden State Warriors..
TMZ.com - Published

One person shot outside US Capitol building as area locked down, emergency services say

At least one person has been shot near the US Capitol building in Washington DC and the area has been locked down, emergency services have said.
Sky News - Published

Marco Rubio Says Miami Beach Looks Unsafe, Still Wants Spring Breakers

Marco Rubio says Miami Beach looks "unsafe" with all the spring breakers, but he still wants folks to come and have a good time ... as long as it can be done without violence. We got the U.S. Senator..
TMZ.com - Published

Ted Cruz Encouraged by Vaccine Rollout, Ready to Hoop at Crappy Senate Gym

Ted Cruz is liking what he's seeing with the country's vaccination rollout, and it's got him thinking about ballin' ... even though the court at the Senate gym sucks. The Texas Senator was arriving at..
TMZ.com - Published

Capital riots: Alleged leader of far-right group 'discussed ferrying heavy weapons' across DC river

capital riots: alleged leader of far-right group 'discussed ferrying heavy weapons' across dc river
The alleged leader of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group, who is accused of taking part in the attack on the US Capitol, discussed the possibility of getting a boat to ferry "heavy weapons"..
Sky News - Published

US Capitol police chief apologises for 'failings' during deadly riots

us capitol police chief apologises for 'failings' during deadly riots
The head of Capitol Police has apologised for "failings" during the deadly rioting in Washington DC earlier this month.
Sky News - Published

Johnson speaks to Biden in phone call - with hopes of 'deepening longstanding alliance' with US

johnson speaks to biden in phone call - with hopes of 'deepening longstanding alliance' with us
Boris Johnson has spoken to the newly inaugurated US President Joe Biden in a Saturday evening phone call to Washington DC.
Sky News - Published

Up to 200 members of National Guard on inauguration duty test positive for COVID

up to 200 members of national guard on inauguration duty test positive for covid
Up to 200 members of the National Guard on duty in Washington DC for inauguration day have tested positive for coronavirus, an official has said.
Sky News - Published

Joe Biden's Inauguration Day Kicks Off in D.C.

It's been a looooong journey, but Joe Biden's big day is finally here -- he'll be sworn in as 46th President of the United States in an inauguration ceremony unlike any other in American history .....
TMZ.com - Published

Facial Recognition, Social Media Scouring Used to Vet National Guard

With 25,000 National Guard members set to protect D.C. for Joe Biden's inauguration, each member has been subject to a heavy vetting, which includes high-tech facial recognition. Federal law..
TMZ.com - Published

Washington 'like a warzone' with Biden inauguration just hours away

washington 'like a warzone' with biden inauguration just hours away
A jittery United States still reeling from the attack on the Capitol Building is readying itself for a change of leadership, with Joe Biden's inauguration just hours away.
Sky News - Published

Joe Biden Isn't Getting Government Plane to Fly Him to D.C. Inauguration

Donald Trump's pettiness apparently knows no bounds, because Joe Biden isn't getting what Trump himself got ... a government aircraft taking him to D.C. for his inauguration. Biden just boarded a..
TMZ.com - Published

Feds Drop $10 Million On Ambulances, EMTs For Biden Inauguration

There was a mad scramble after January 6 to get ambulances to Washington D.C. for the inauguration, and the federal government inked a multi-million dollar deal to make it happen. FEMA has hired a..
TMZ.com - Published

Man arrested in Washington DC with handgun and ammo as US nervously approaches Biden inauguration

man arrested in washington dc with handgun and ammo as us nervously approaches biden inauguration
A man has been arrested in Washington DC with a loaded handgun and more than 500 rounds of ammunition just days before Joe Biden's inauguration.
Sky News - Published

Virginia Man Arrested with Gun & Ammo Trying to Breach D.C. Checkpoint

A Virginia man got busted trying to breach a D.C. checkpoint with a stash of ammo and a couple of guns ... this just a few days before Joe Biden's inauguration. Wesley Allen Beeler was arrested Friday..
TMZ.com - Published

D.C. and Capitol Police Already Exhausted Days Before Inauguration

The D.C. police officers who've been tasked with protecting the nation's capital in the aftermath of the Capitol riots are feeling depleted ... which is causing concern in the days leading up to Joe..
TMZ.com - Published

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

It's far from a pizza party, but the National Guard troops stationed in the nation's capital to keep the peace ahead of Inauguration Day are being treated to pizza on the reg ... thanks to thoughtful..
TMZ.com - Published

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

A D.C. Metro police officer says he went into "survival mode" after Capitol rioters reached for his gun and yelled, "Kill him with his own gun." Officer Michael Fanone, a narcotics detective who..
TMZ.com - Published

Craigslist Filling Airbnb Void for Inauguration Rental Properties

Airbnb is blocking and canceling reservations in the D.C. area for Inauguration Day, but supporters and protesters looking for a crash pad have a plan B ... they're flocking to Craigslist. The online..
TMZ.com - Published

Donald Trump Leaves Presidential Duties to Vice President Mike Pence

Donald Trump appears totally checked out of D.C. with less than a week remaining in his Presidency ... because Vice President Mike Pence is literally assuming Trump's duties. The VP sat at the head of..
TMZ.com - Published

Airlines Ban Checked Firearms on Flights to DC During Inauguration Week

Several airlines are taking added precautions to thwart more violence in D.C. leading up to Inauguration Day ... starting with a temporary gun ban. Delta Air Lines is leading the charge by banning..
TMZ.com - Published

'Stop the Steal' Organizer Claims 3 GOP Reps Helped Him Plan D.C. Rally

Ali Alexander -- the pro-Trump organizer of the "Stop the Steal" movement -- calls himself one of the originators of the D.C. rally that preceded the Capitol riots ... but he claims he got help from 3..
TMZ.com - Published

Feds Sifting Through Sea of Receipts to Track Down Capitol Rioters

If the insurrectionists had a bite to eat, a rental car or a pillow to lay on while in D.C. last week before storming the Capitol, the feds just might find out about it ... because they're digging..
TMZ.com - Published

Chuck Norris forced to deny he was part of Capitol riots after lookalike viral selfie

chuck norris forced to deny he was part of capitol riots after lookalike viral selfie
Hollywood star Chuck Norris has been forced to deny he was present at the riots in Washington DC last week after a lookalike photo was posted online.
Sky News - Published

Donald Trump Says Everything He Said to Rioters Was 'Appropriate'

President Trump says he is washing his hands of all responsibility for the Capitol Hill insurrections, saying what he told the crowd pre-riot was "totally appropriate." Trump was leaving D.C. Tuesday..
TMZ.com - Published

Congress Briefed, Donald Trump is Glue Holding Extremists Together

There are 7 main groups of extremists that are organizing to descend on Washington D.C. for the Inauguration, and Capitol Police officials told Congress Monday night they all have one thing in common..
TMZ.com - Published

National Guard Beefing Up Presence in D.C. Ahead of Inauguration

Our nation's capital will be swarming with National Guard forces ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration ... after being absent for much of the failed coup. The National Guard says it's..
TMZ.com - Published


 Page 1  〉