America celebrates its 241st birthday with fireworks in the capital
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Washington, D.C. holds its annual fireworks display for U.S. Independence Day.
18 May 2019
Washington cracks down on Chinese tech giant Huawei.
7 Jun 2019
A rare thing is happening in the US capital. Progressives, conservatives and the Trump administration are probing the internet giants. Two companies are particularly in the crosshairs of lawmakers and regulators.
25 Aug 2019
Pokémon -- the small, adorable creatures with special fighting abilities -- have been around for more than two decades, and they’re as popular as ever, mainly due to families sharing the legacy with each other. More than 7,500 people are expected to attend the 2019 Pokémon World Championships in Washington this weekend.
17 Nov 2019
World Series Champs: Washington wins baseball title in thrilling win over Houston
23 Nov 2019
Washington hosts talks with Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan over Renaissance Dam dispute
1 Dec 2019
Another gift from Trump? Washington to recognise Isreal's West Bank settlements
8 Jun 2020
Bob Marley's daughter Makeda Marley joins a Black Lives Matter protest in Washington, D. C., and says that protesters can let Donald Trump know they "built this country".
5 Sep 2020
On the anniversary of Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech, Washington saw another racial justice protest. People from across the US heard a clear message: If you want change, vote! DW's Carla Bleiker was there.
16 Nov 2020
Trump supporters rally outside the Supreme Court in the US as they claim voter fraud led to Donald Trump's defeat. The Republican incumbent is falsely insisting the election was fraudulent.
27 Nov 2020
Denzel Washington has been named the Greatest Actor of the 21st Century (So Far), beating Isabelle Huppert and Daniel Day-Lewis into second and third place respectively.
27 Dec 2020
Washington National Cathedral hosts an exhibition featuring thousands of origami doves as a symbol of hope for 2021. The cathedral is currently closed to the public due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the art installation, entitled "Les Colombes" ("The Doves" in French), will run until May 2021 despite the Covid-19 closure. "It's a symbol we definitely need right now, a symbol of peace and hope and resilience," says German artist Michael Pendry. His paper doves have appeared in several cathedrals across the world over the past six years.
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Humanity seems to be one step closer to the 'holy grail' of carbon-free energy production. For the first time, a fusion experiment has produced more energy than was used to start the process. One day this may create an inexhaustible source of energy.
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Motorcycles with swap batteries and buses with solar panels on their roofs: African innovators have been working on ideas that support the climate, the local population and promote the "Made in Africa" brand.
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pledged a "strong, swift and precise" response following deadly attacks in Jerusalem. The Israeli military also sent more troops into the West Bank.
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The South Asian nation is facing an acute shortage of gas and electricity, and record inflation has put many basic food items out of citizens' reach. But the country's ruling class is caught in a political tug-of-war.
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More than 1 million Ukrainians have settled in Germany since the start of the war. According to a new study, many Ukrainians are actually integrating well and quickly. DW's Emily Gordine met with a young family who came to Germany in March.