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Washington, D.C.: Capital 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. Founded after the American Revolution, Washington was named for 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. Located on the Potomac River bordering Maryland and Virginia, the city is one of the most visited cities in the United States, with more than 20 million visitors annually.

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Thousands march for racial equality in Washington

Thousands of people took part in a march in Washington on Friday to denounce racism, on the anniversary of the march in 1963 where civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr made his historic "I Have a..

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US will have a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine this year: Donald Trump

While addressing the Republican National Convention in Washington on August 27, US President Donald Trump said, "We have three different vaccines in the final trial stage. We are producing them in..

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