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Direct Descendant Of Thomas Jefferson Wants Harriet Tubman Statue To Replace DC's Jefferson Memorial
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Fireworks in DC as Trump vows to defeat 'radical left'
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Trump claims progress in fight against COVID-19
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Washington Redskins Under Pressure to Change Name
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Mahatma Gandhi's statue in US inaugurated again after being vandalised during protest
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NASA Names Headquarters After ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W. Jackson
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Appeals Court Orders Judge To Drop Flynn Case
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Trump takes hard line on vandalizing monuments
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Spike Lee Wants NFL to Put Pressure on D.C. Team to Change Racist Name | THR News
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Make Like A Tree? The Top Three US Cities Millennials Are Leaving
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Washington Wizards and Mystics take part in Juneteenth march, marking the anniversary of the end of slavery in the U.S.
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Americans mark Juneteenth from coast to coast
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'This is just the beginning' -Schumer celebrates DACA ruling
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Celebrating Juneteenth amid BLM protests
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Black Americans disproportionately die in police Taser confrontations
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Racial justice signs destined for Smithsonian exhibit
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Man charged for allegedly attempting to burn down DC Metropolitan Police stationJerritt Jeremy Pace was arrested on May 29 after allegedly making social media posts about wanting to burn down D.C. Police's Fourth District Station.
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South Korea Denies U.S. Request to Extradite Operator of Child Pornography SiteThe Justice Department had sought to try Son Jong-woo after he was indicted by a federal grand jury in the District of Columbia on money-laundering and other charges.
Hogs? Lincolns? Best and worst potential new names for Washington's NFL franchiseIf Washington's NFL team decides to change its longtime nickname, what are the best (and worst) options it might go with?
Gen. Milley: Some soldiers mobilized to DC amid Black Lives Matter protests were issued bayonetsMembers of both the 82nd Airborne Division and the Old Guard were given bayonets, but were instructed to keep them in their "scabbards."
White House is central to DC July 4th celebrationsFor more than two centuries the White House has always played a central role in the Independence Day celebrations for the nation's capital. (July 2)
DC cautious amid virus as feds ready July 4thThe District of Columbia is preaching caution and urging area residents to practice social distancing as the federal government readies the Fourth of July celebrations, which include a military flyover..
Could DC become the 51st state? Here's why is might not happenThe House bill, aptly named "H.R. 51," would allow for the admission of a new state, called Washington, Douglass Commonwealth after Fredrick Douglass.
AP Top Stories June 26 PHere's the latest for Friday June 26th: A federal appeals court ruled Trump wrongly diverted $2.5B for border wall; Texas and Florida clamped down on bars; House adopts bill to make DC 51st state;..
House approves DC statehood, Senate opposedThe Democratic-controlled House approved a bill Friday to make the District of Columbia the 51st state, but the bill faces insurmountable opposition in the Republican-controlled Senate. (June 26)
DC protesters criticize Emancipation MemorialCalls are intensifying for the removal of the Emancipation Memorial in Washington, D.C. It depicts a freed slave kneeling at Abraham Lincoln's feet - optics that jar and offend many in a nation..
House nears passing historic DC statehood legislationThe Democratic-controlled House of Representatives will vote Friday to pass a bill on District of Columbia statehood, the first time such a bill will pass either house of Congress. (June 25)
House Democrats push toward policing voteAfter the collapse of a policing overhaul in the Senate, House Democrats returned to Washington to vote on their sweeping proposal to address the global outcry over the death of George Floyd and other..
National Guard soldiers deployed to guard DC monuments amid protestsSome protesters in Washington, D.C., tried to pull down a statue of President Andrew Jackson earlier this week.
Protesters try to pull down Jackson statue in DCProtesters tried to pull down a statue of former US President Andrew Jackson near the White House on Monday night before being dispersed by police. (June 23)
DC protesters topple statue of Confederate generalProtesters toppled the only statue of a Confederate general in the nation's capital and set it on fire on Juneteenth, the day marking the end of slavery in the United States. (June 20)
Live updates: DC protesters topple Confederate statue; Trump rallies in Tulsa a day after JuneteenthDemonstrators set fire to a Confederate statue in DC. Meanwhile, President Trump's rally in Tulsa is tonight. The latest news Saturday.
The 1865 Handwritten Order Marking Juneteenth Has Been FoundThe order to inform Texans that “all slaves are free” was found in a Union Army records book in the National Archives in Washington on Thursday.
Powerful photos show 'Black Lives Matter' painted across streets nationwide"Black Lives Matter" has been painted on streets across the nation after a street mural in Washington D.C. gained national attention.
Majority of Minneapolis City Council Pledges to Dismantle Police DepartmentSome cities are starting to to heed calls to “defund the police,” as lawmakers push proposals for greater police accountability. National Guard troops are being sent home from Washington, D.C.
Polish president may visit U.S. after Trump troop announcement: mediaDiscussions are under way for a possible visit by Polish President Andrzej Duda to Washington, Polish media reported, as Warsaw looks to boost the U.S. military's presence in the former communist..
After Federal Crackdown on Protests, House Will Vote on Making D.C. a StateDemocratic leaders announced a vote on June 26 on granting statehood to the District of Columbia, the first such action in more than 25 years.
House will vote to make Washington DC 51st stateDemocrats controlling the House have slated a vote next week to make the District of Columbia the 51st state, an issue that they say has become far more important in the aftermath of protests for..
Washington, D.C. residents latest in U.S. to call for slashing police fundsDozens of Washington residents testified on Monday in a sometimes emotional and profanity-laced public hearing about stripping the federal district's police department of funding, after days of..
What was the cost for the National Guard to deploy in D.C.? Up to $2.6 million a dayThe deployment of thousands of National Guard troops in response to protests on the streets of Washington, endorsed by President Donald Trump and much criticized by the city's mayor, cost the federal..
White Americans turn out for Floyd protests, but will they work for change?Leslie Batson, a white office administrator from Maryland, joined the thousands of marchers protesting the killing of George Floyd in Washington, D.C., last weekend after her children asked why the..
DC protesters preserve art ahead of fence removalBlack Lives Matter protesters in Washington DC worked through the night to preserve a collage of signs and artwork, and rehang them across the street from the fence blocking Lafayette Square which..
Washington, D.C. urges anti-racism protesters to get tested for coronavirusWashington, D.C. on Wednesday urged people who had participated in protests against police brutality and systematic racism to get tested for the coronavirus.
Cities across nation paint 'Black Lives Matter,' words of support on streetsCities across the country followed Washington D.C.'s lead by painting "Black Lives Matter" and other words of support on city streets.
Police crackdown to clear protesters before Trump's DC church photo opOn June 1, 2020, police used force to clear demonstrators so President Trump could walk across Lafayette Square to St. John's Church for a photo op.
Shrines, murals and the military: How DC has been transformed by protests, securityEven as a semblance of normalcy returns to Washington, the protests that followed George Floyd's death left their mark on the nation's capital.
AG Barr: Televised images of DC rioting conveyed sense of U.S. 'on brink of losing control of capital'Rioting in DC conveyed sense that U.S. 'on brink of losing control' of captial, AG says
D.C. National Guard responding to protests test positive for coronavirusSome Washington D.C. National Guard troops have tested positive for the coronavirus after being deployed to the city to respond to protests over the death of an African-American man in police custody,..
DC protesters weigh-in on 'defund the police' ideaThe statement "defund the police" is appearing on more signs during demonstrations in Washington DC over the death of George Floyd, but not every protester fully agrees with the broad, often..
Washington, D.C. approves police reforms after days of protests against racismThe district council for Washington, D.C. on Tuesday approved a raft of police reforms after days of protests against police brutality and racism in the U.S. capital and nationwide, sparked by the..
The 'Black Lives Matter' mural near the White House has inspired street paintings across the US. Is it enough to bring change?The 'Black Lives Matter' mural in Washington, D.C., has inspired activists in other cities to do the same. Is it enough to bring effective change?
Black business owners on Washington's historic U Street see echoes of 1968For the owners of some of the venerable black-owned businesses on U Street in Washington's Northwest section, the protests against racism and police brutality that have flared on the streets of the..
'I don't want to be a hashtag': A look back at a turbulent week in DC as told by protestersUSA TODAY spoke with several protesters throughout the week. Here is what they said about demonstrating in Washington.
Trump Orders Troops to Leave D.C. as Former Military Leaders Sound WarningThe president said National Guard soldiers would withdraw “now that everything is under perfect control,” even as three former Joint Chiefs chairmen condemned his use of military force.
'Take a knee,' protesters ask black Secret Service agents in Washington D.C.As protesters implored the black U.S. Secret Service officer to take a knee in solidarity with their demonstration against racism and brutality by law enforcement, the young man explained why he could..
'Everything is under perfect control': Trump says he ordered National Guard to leave DCWashington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser had objected to the deployment of National Guard members in the city without her request .
Black Lives Matter protests for U.S. racial justice reach new dimensionU.S. protests sparked by George Floyd's fatal encounter last month with Minneapolis police crossed a new threshold as weekend rallies demanding racial justice stretched from Washington, D.C., to an..
Trump wanted to deploy 10,000 troops in Washington D.C., official saysU.S. President Donald Trump told his advisors at one point this past week he wanted 10,000 troops to deploy to the Washington D.C. area to halt civil unrest over the killing of a black man by..
Protesters in Washington, D.C., Continue Call for JusticePeaceful protesters came together in the nation’s capital as another weekend of demonstrations unfolded across the country in response to the killing of George Floyd.
Protestors flock to White House, National Mall during day of large DC protestsHundreds are expected to demonstrate in the nation's capital to protest the death of George Floyd.
Massive crowd expected in Washington, DC, Saturday for protests over George Floyd's deathAuthorities expect one of the largest protest crowds in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, as demonstrations continue after the death of George Floyd.
Pentagon Ordered National Guard Helicopters’ Aggressive Response in D.C.The high-profile episode, after days of protests in Washington, was a turning point in the military’s response to unrest in the city.
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