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4 Nov
Martin Luther King III, son of the iconic civil rights activist Dr Martin Luther King Jr, was arrested while protesting for voting rights in front of the White House on Wednesday as the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act was blocked in the US Senate. He and scores of other protesters were detained before later being released. The reasons for the arrests remain unclear. The 13-year-old granddaughter of Martin Luther King Jr, Yolanda King, gave a speech at the rally.
24 Dec 2020
Christmas trees compete for attention outside the White House and the Capitol in Washington, DC, as the US capital gears up for Christmas celebrations.
25 Nov 2020
Corn and Cob who will be pardoned by US President Donald Trump, make their debut as this year's presidential turkeys at the Willard InterContinental in Washington DC.
24 Mar 2018
In the USA, anger and frustration over the lack of progress in passing tighter gun control laws is coming to a head. More than half a million protesters are expected to descend on Washington DC to demand change after the recent Florida shooting.
20 Jan 2017
A large crowd of protesters clashed with law enforcement on the streets of Washington, DC while an inauguration party called the 'Deploraball' was underway.

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