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WASHINGTON NEWS

US Congress clears stopgap spending bill with $12.3 billion in aid to Ukraine

October 01, 2022 9:36 am

The House passed the bill before departing ahead of the midterm elections, and President Biden signed it hours before a funding lapse would have forced a government shutdown.

Trump calls Biden 'enemy of the state' during first rally since Mar-a-Lago search

September 04, 2022 9:25 pm

Trump hit back at President Biden's assertion last week in Philadelphia that the former leader and his die-hard Republican supporters are undermining American democracy.

US to revise Afghan resettlement policy, says official

September 01, 2022 8:45 pm

Under the changes, the official said, the United States will stop – with a few exceptions – admitting Afghans on humanitarian parole, a special program that grants temporary entry but no pathway to lawful permanent residence.

Reported sexual assaults across US military increase by 13%

September 01, 2022 6:23 am

According to officials, the overall increase is largely fueled by a nearly 26% jump in reports involving Army soldiers. It's the largest increase for that service since 2013, when such reports went up by 51%.

Britain, US hold talks on price cap on Russian oil to cut global energy prices

September 01, 2022 3:49 am

US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and British Finance Minister Nadhim Zahawi also discussed supporting Ukraine's economic assistance needs arising from Russia's invasion.

US Justice Department releases redacted Mar-a-Lago search affidavit

August 26, 2022 10:40 pm

The 32-page affidavit, even in its redacted form, contains additional details about an ongoing criminal investigation that has brought fresh legal peril for Trump just as he lays the groundwork for another presidential run.

Police: Man killed himself after ramming US Capitol barrier

August 15, 2022 6:31 am

It comes at a time when law enforcement authorities across the country are facing an increasing number of threats and federal officials have warned about the potential of violent attacks on government buildings in the days since the FBI's search of former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida.

Donald Trump says he took the Fifth Amendment in NY investigation

August 11, 2022 7:34 am

Trump announced that he "declined to answer the questions under the rights and privileges afforded to every citizen under the United States Constitution.”

Joe Biden stands with Muslims after 'horrific killings' in New Mexico

August 08, 2022 5:36 pm

"While we await a full investigation, my prayers are with the victims' families, and my administration stands strongly with the Muslim community," Biden said.

Ayman al-Zawahiri, leader of al-Qaeda, killed in CIA drone strike in Afghanistan, says US

August 02, 2022 11:17 am

Ayman al-Zawahiri, an Egyptian surgeon who had a $25 million bounty on his head, helped coordinate the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people.

WASHINGTON PHOTOS

Heavy rains strand Washington drivers, flood White House basement

July 10, 2019 7:30 am

Water entered into the press workspace in the basement near the White House's West Wing as government employees worked to drain puddles of standing water with wet vacuum cleaners.

Spring is here; and so are the beautiful cherry blossoms

March 27, 2016 1:07 pm

For the Western world, and Japan in the East, the blooming of cherry blossoms usually means Spring is here. Especially in Washington, where people step out to admire the cherry blossoms along the Tidal Basin.

US pays tributes and remembers victims on 9/11 anniversary

September 11, 2014 3:14 pm

Yachiyo Kuge, mother of Toshiya Kuge who was a passenger on Flight 93, places origami birds near his name, at the Wall of Names at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville.

WASHINGTON VIDEOS

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