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11 Aug
The White House announced plans to hold a virtual summit for democracy in December. Leaders of the world's democracies are set to take part.
14 Feb
Washington DC residents and tourists visit the National Mall to see the US capital's landmarks covered in snow after the biggest snowstorm in two years hit the city. At the Smithsonian's National Zoo, giant pandas made the most of the weather by sliding and rolling in the snowfall.
16 Jan
Germans have been told to avoid central Washington, DC, following Wednesday's storming of the Capitol building. It's one of several advisories the German Foreign Ministry carries about travel to the United States.
5 Jan
US law student David MacMillan and his friend got more than just groceries during a recent supermarket trip in Washington, DC, as they were each offered a shot of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine, after health care workers had not shown up for their appointments to get the doses. MacMillan posted a recording of himself getting the shot on TikTok, where it had been viewed more than 700,000 times.
7 Dec 2020
Washington denounced decades-old programs to send US government employees to China as propaganda "disguised as cultural exchanges." The US will also sanction Chinese officials for "coercive influencing."
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.
13 Nov 2020
Residents of Washington, DC, who are getting tested for Covid-19 at one of the city's free sites, react to the news of 10 million confirmed coronavirus cases in the US, as well as a potential vaccine from Pfizer testing more than 90 percent effective.
26 Oct 2020
Washington has blocked a Russian research center for allegedly building tools that would enable a dangerous computer program capable of causing mass industrial damage. Moscow has slammed the accusations as baseless.
29 Jul 2020
The closure of the US consulate in Chengdu is the latest development that spotlights the rising tensions between Beijing and Washington. Here's an overview of all the points of contention.
16 Jun 2020
A Russian court sentences former US marine Paul Whelan to 16 years in a penal colony for espionage in a case that strained ties with Washington and fuelled speculation of a prisoner swap. Moscow City Court found Whelan guilty of receiving classified information as he stood in the dock with a sign that read "Sham trial!" and pleaded for US President Donald Trump to intervene in the case.
15 Jun 2020
The US hopes European governments will join it in attacking the International Criminal Court over its probe into alleged war crimes in Afghanistan. DW's Teri Schultz explains why Washington is unlikely to get its wish.
14 Jun 2020
"I should not have been there," said Mark Milley, the most senior US military officer, after accompanying Donald Trump to a photo op following a protest in Washington, DC. He noted the army should stay "apolitical."

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