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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 Washington or D.C., 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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Trump says U.S. working with Pakistan to find way out of Afghan war

U.S. President Donald Trump, speaking at a White House meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, said on Monday the Washington is working with Islamabad to find a way out of the war in..
Reuters - Published

Trump says 'not fair' that U.S. can't sell F-35s to Turkey

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday it is "not fair" to either Turkey or the United States that Washington cannot sell Ankara billions of dollars worth of F-35 fighter jets after it bought a..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Washington, D.C.

I have not 'disrespected' Bale, says Zidane [Video]I have not 'disrespected' Bale, says Zidane

Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane said on Monday he had not "disrespected" Gareth Bale and it was the club who wanted to sell the Welsh forward, not him personally.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:19Published

Massive heat wave bakes central, eastern U.S. [Video]Massive heat wave bakes central, eastern U.S.

A gargantuan heat wave hunkered down over the central and eastern United States on Saturday, sending residents to cooling centers and inflicting cities with a heat index over 100 degrees Fahrenheit...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:02Published

Protesters shut down ICE headquarters in DC [Video]Protesters shut down ICE headquarters in DC

Immigration rights activists on Tuesday held a rally outside Immigration and Customs Enforcement's headquarters to bring attention to the conditions and treatment of migrants inside border patrol..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:44Published

Grieving father set to slam Boeing in Congress [Video]Grieving father set to slam Boeing in Congress

Before flying to Washington to climb the steps of Congress and testify to a crowd of aviation experts and lawmakers this week, Paul Njoroge spent a desolate weekend packing away toys his children would..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:12Published

Senate Republican McConnell Speaks Out About Donald Trump's Comments [Video]Senate Republican McConnell Speaks Out About Donald Trump's Comments

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke to the media after the Republican Party caucus lunch. According to Reuters, the meeting took place at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. McConnell spoke..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Neil Armstrong's spacesuit unveiled [Video]Neil Armstrong's spacesuit unveiled

For the first time in 13 years, after extensive preservation work, the spacesuit astronaut Neil Armstrong wore in his mission to the moon is back on public display at the Smithsonian's Air & Space..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:13Published

Barr calls on U.S. Barr calls on U.S. "body politic" to resist racial hatred

At an anti-Semitism summit in Washington, D.C. Monday, Attorney General William Barr told an audience he is concerned that "under the banner of identity politics, some political factions are seeking to..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:03Published

Sater, Steele and subpoenas, probes run on in DC [Video]Sater, Steele and subpoenas, probes run on in DC

Russian-born real estate developer Felix Sater, who worked on a proposed Trump Tower project in Moscow, appeared on Tuesday for testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:19Published

US women's football team hint at Washington visit after World Cup win [Video]US women's football team hint at Washington visit after World Cup win

The United States have hinted that they will visit Capitol Hill following their Women's World Cup win despite a public spat between Megan Rapinoe and Donald Trump.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:44Published

White House Leaks After DC Gets Hit With Record-Breaking Rain [Video]White House Leaks After DC Gets Hit With Record-Breaking Rain

Rain came storming down on parts of Washington, D.C., breaking a daily record in just an hour. It fell 3.3. Inches at Reagan National Airport, breaking the previous record of 2.2. Inches in 1958...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Flash flooding hits D.C. area [Video]Flash flooding hits D.C. area

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood emergency in the D.C. metropolitan area on Monday as roads and backyards flooded and a rush of water poured through the ceiling of the Virginia Square..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:49Published

Trump warns Iran: 'Be careful' [Video]Trump warns Iran: 'Be careful'

President Trump on Sunday told Iran to 'be careful' after Tehran vowed to boost its uranium enrichment. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:43Published

Trump congratulates U.S. women's team on World Cup win [Video]Trump congratulates U.S. women's team on World Cup win

President Donald Trump on Sunday congratulated the U.S. women's soccer team on their 'incredible achievement' winning the World Cup, just days after a spat with the captain. Rough Cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:29Published

U.S. takes fourth Women's World Cup [Video]U.S. takes fourth Women's World Cup

The United States beat the Netherlands 2-0, but the real winner may be the women's league itself. It's expected to clinch record viewing figures. Joe Davies reports.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:06Published

Trump, on his July 4th teleprompter moment [Video]Trump, on his July 4th teleprompter moment

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said a mistake made during his July 4th speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial was due to rain and teleprompter issues. During his speech, Trump said the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:44Published

Why Is Fox Host Lou Dobbs Calling U.S. Generals 'Snowflakes' [Video]Why Is Fox Host Lou Dobbs Calling U.S. Generals 'Snowflakes'

On Thursday, President Donald Trump held a Forth of July event in Washing DC. He called the event 'Salute to America' celebration. There was a show of military equipment and vehicles, which some..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

'The future belongs to us' Trump on July 4 [Video]'The future belongs to us' Trump on July 4

With U.S. fighter jets flying overhead, President Donald Trump praised the military and reveled in a show of pomp and patriotism on Thursday in a celebration of Independence Day that critics accused..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:55Published

July 4 fireworks light up the sky in Washington, D.C. [Video]July 4 fireworks light up the sky in Washington, D.C.

Washington D.C. is treated to the annual July 4th fireworks display, the day that celebrates the U.S. founders' declaring independence from Britain. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:59Published

Tanks arrive on the National Mall for July Fourth [Video]Tanks arrive on the National Mall for July Fourth

Battle tanks arrived on the National Mall on Tuesday ahead of a July Fourth celebration highlighting U.S. military might that Democrats say President Donald Trump may turn into a re-election campaign..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:38Published

Trump's July 4th tanks ready to roll [Video]Trump's July 4th tanks ready to roll

Complete with a display of military might, Washington, D.C. is preparing for a July Fourth celebration that President Trump says will be unforgettable. His critics say the display and Trump's planned..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:17Published

 

Guatemala president postpones Washington visit where asylum talks were planned

The government of Guatemala said on Sunday that it would postpone President Jimmy Morales' visit to Washington as it waits for the Central American country's top court to rule on migration measures.
Reuters - Published

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