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Washington, D.C.: Capital city of the United States
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and also known as D.C. or just Washington, is the capital city of the United States. It is located on the Potomac River bordering Maryland and Virginia. 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.

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Progressive Democrats grow frustrated with Sen. Sinema [Video]

Progressive Democrats grow frustrated with Sen. Sinema

Progressive Democrats grow frustrated with Arizona Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, who has become one of the most unmovable roadblocks on Democratic priorities in Washington, DC.

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Report: Capitol Police did not heed riot warnings [Video]

Report: Capitol Police did not heed riot warnings

A bipartisan U.S. Senate report said Capitol Police did not take seriously warnings of potential violence ahead of the deadly riot on January 6. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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DC officer Fanone: This isn't the country I want to turn over to my children [Video]

DC officer Fanone: This isn't the country I want to turn over to my children

DC Metropolitan Police Officer Michael Fanone, who defended the Capitol on January 6, speaks out after Senate GOP blocked a bipartisan commission to investigate the Capitol insurrection.

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Keilar: Proof one of Trump's biggest lies didn't pass the smell test

CNN’s Brianna Keilar rolls the tape one year after peaceful protesters in Washington, DC, were tear gassed so former President Trump could walk to a church and display a Bible. Police recently..

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Floyd family meet Biden at White House [Video]

Floyd family meet Biden at White House

George Floyd’s family met Joe Biden at the White House one year after Mr Floyd’s death.This first anniversary was supposed to be a milestone moment in Washington, a time to mark the passage of a..

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Family of George Floyd visits Capitol Hill [Video]

Family of George Floyd visits Capitol Hill

The family of George Floyd visits Washington DC on the anniversary of his death to mourn with President Joe Biden and prod Congress to act as they commemorate the loss of their brother, father and son..

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Pandemic panda to welcome visitors at National Zoo [Video]

Pandemic panda to welcome visitors at National Zoo

A giant panda cub born during the pandemic and so far only seen by the public on a virtual "Panda Cam" will greet visitors in person for the first time on Friday as the National Zoo in Washington..

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Gas shortage hits DC, eases in Southeast [Video]

Gas shortage hits DC, eases in Southeast

Gas stations with no gas reached 88% in Washington DC, but analysts say panic buying is subsiding, and the pipeline operator says the flow has resumed.

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New mask guidance prompts celebration, confusion [Video]

New mask guidance prompts celebration, confusion

Some Americans reacted warily on Friday to new federal guidance allowing people to go without masks in most places, suggesting that many do not feel safe enough yet from COVID-19 to lose their face..

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Cow dung cakes discovered in baggage, why was passenger carrying it? | Oneindia News [Video]

Cow dung cakes discovered in baggage, why was passenger carrying it? | Oneindia News

US officials discovered cow dung cakes in leftover baggage from an Indian passenger at an international airport in the suburb of Washington DC. The cow dung cakes were destroyed by officials. Why was..

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U.S. Kennedy Center offers a beer with a vaccine [Video]

U.S. Kennedy Center offers a beer with a vaccine

A shot and a beer was on offer at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. on Thursday where Johnson & Johnson vaccines were made available with no appointment necessary.

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Capitol riot probe: Secret Service testimony [Video]

Capitol riot probe: Secret Service testimony

Secret Service director on how Capitol could have prepared better for riot; a DC Police officer accuses politicians of whitewashing the riot.

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DC mayor explains restriction on dancing at weddings [Video]

DC mayor explains restriction on dancing at weddings

Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser discusses a new Covid-19 guideline that restricts dancing at wedding venues in Washington, DC.

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DC officer Fanone: Difficult hearing elected officials whitewash that day [Video]

DC officer Fanone: Difficult hearing elected officials whitewash that day

DC Metropolitan Police Officer Michael Fanone talks to CNN’s Don Lemon about his experience during the January 6 insurrection on the US Capitol.

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U.S. census hands more House seats to Texas, Florida [Video]

U.S. census hands more House seats to Texas, Florida

New population data released by the U.S. census reapportioned congressional seats in a shift that could boost Republican chances of recapturing the U.S. House of Representatives from Democrats in next..

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Rep. Norton: 54% of American people support DC statehood [Video]

Rep. Norton: 54% of American people support DC statehood

Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) speaks during a news conference about statehood for the District of Columbia.

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MP: ‘People are more conscious of their carbon footprint’ [Video]

MP: ‘People are more conscious of their carbon footprint’

Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng believes that “society is becoming more aware” of environmental issues. His comments come ahead of US President Joe Biden hosting a virtual climate summit in..

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Activists stage 'Joints for Jabs' campaign in DC [Video]

Activists stage 'Joints for Jabs' campaign in DC

Activists in Washington DC staged a 'Joints for Jabs' campaign on Tuesday to encourage residents to get vaccinated and lobby their council members to reform the city's marijuana laws. Gloria Tso..

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Memorial honors victims of 'gun violence epidemic' in the United States [Video]

Memorial honors victims of 'gun violence epidemic' in the United States

Personal items such as childhood photos and toys honor Americans who have lost their lives to gun violence, in an exhibition that opened at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC.

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Watch military flyover interrupt a White House briefing [Video]

Watch military flyover interrupt a White House briefing

The military flyover, scheduled as part of the dedication of a new World War I memorial, was heard throughout Washington, DC.

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U.S. hits Moscow with array of sanctions [Video]

U.S. hits Moscow with array of sanctions

The United States on Thursday imposed a broad array of sanctions on Russia to punish it for election interference, cyber-hacking, bullying Ukraine and other “malign” acts. This report produced by..

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