Tag: Washington

March For Our Lives Rallies Assemble Nationwide

Student-led March for Our Lives rallies are scheduled in Washington and cities across the United States on Saturday. About 500,000 people are expected to gather in the capital alone, and some 700 additional protests for stricter gun laws are listed on the march website. Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where…

Tunnel Collapses At Handford Nuclear Waste Site

A tunnel inside a decomissioned nuclear production site in in Hanford, Washington, collapsed on Tuesday. Employees were ordered to take cover over fears the collapse might have released radioactive material, but a state official told the Associated Press that radiation had not been released and there were no injuries. The Department of Energy previously said…

Fox News: Trump Crossed Line Calling Media “The Enemy Of The American People”

Even his friends at Fox News know President Donald Trump crossed the line with comments referring the media as “the enemy of the American people.” Chris Wallace said on Sunday that many presidents had contentious relationships with the media, but they still recognized that an independent press was essential to America’s democracy. Wallace noted that…

Trump: Even ‘Bad’ High-School Students Would Rule in My Favor

President Trump on Wednesday spoke on behalf of his own executive order in front of law-enforcement officers. Reading from U.S. law, he declared that even a “bad high-school student” would side with him in his legal battle to keep citizens from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the U.S. “This was done, very importantly, for…

Federal Judges To Hear Challenge To Trump’s Travel Ban Tuesday

On Monday evening, the Department of Justice filed a 15-page brief defending President Trump’s executive order on immigration, and moments later, it was announced the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals will hear a challenge to his travel ban on Tuesday. Last week, a federal judge temporarily suspended parts of the travel ban against people from…

VP Mike Pence Addresses Anti-Abortion Rally March For Life

Vice President Mike Pence will become the highest political official to ever address the annual March for Life on Friday as thousands of abortion opponents arrive in Washington, D.C., to protest the 1973 Supreme Court decision legalizing the practice. Top White House adviser Kellyanne Conway will also join Pence at the demonstrations. “A lot of…

[VIDEO] Michael Moore & Ashley Judd Speak At Women’s March

Filmmaker Michael Moore ripped a newspaper featuring Donald Trump’s image from his inauguration in half as he spoke during the Women’s March on Washington. “The majority of Americans did not want Donald J. Trump as their president,” Moore said, commenting on the fact that Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton won the popular vote. He encouraged the…

Trump’s America: Canadians Traveling To Womens March’s Denied Entry

A group of canadians on their way to the Women’s March in Washington told the border agents their plans to march, after this cars were searched and phones examined, and each person was fingerprinted and had their photo taken Relations between Canada and the United States are under scrutiny following the election of Trump, who…

Protesters Make Their Mark On Trump’s Inauguration

Several protesters are bearing signs reading “Let freedom ring” and “Free Palestine,” pitching diverse causes but united against the incoming president demonstrated in the early hours of Inauguration Day, intent on making their mark as Donald Trump prepared to take office. Dozens lined up across a security checkpoint near the Capitol, some wearing orange jumpsuits…

Widespread Ice Storm Coats Midwest This Weekend

A major ice storm plus freezing rain will make for dangerous conditions across the Midwest this weekend, stretching as far as Texas and Washington, D.C. One motorist has already been killed by the storm, which is expected to lay down a glaze of ice up to an inch thick that will make travel difficult and…

Amazon Go Store Is Checkout Free [VIDEO]

Amazon is testing a grocery store model in Seattle that works without checkout lines. Called Amazon Go, shoppers scan their Amazon app when they enter the store, and then sensors register items that shoppers pick up and automatically charge them to the Amazon app. If a shopper puts the item back they aren’t charged. The…

Trump Lost Almost $1B In 1995 May Have Avoided Taxes For Up To 18 Years

Donald Trump reported a $916 million loss in 1995 and could have legally paid no federal income taxes for as many as 18 years because of it, according to tax returns obtained by The New York Times. The losses stem from Trump’s mismanaged casinos in addition to his defunct airline business. In a statement, Trump’s…

Judge Releases Trump Deposition VIDEO

A judge in Washington, D.C., disclosed video depositions of Donald Trump and his son, Donald Jr., on Friday. In one of the videos, Trump says his comments about Mexican “rapists,” on the day he announced his candidacy, were planned but not pre-written. He also says in the deposition that the construction project of the new…

Smithsonian African-American History Museum Opens In Washington, D.C.

The National Museum of African American History and Culture, the newest Smithsonian museum, opened to the public in Washington, D.C. on Saturday morning. President Barack Obama participated in the opening ceremony, which was attended by thousands and paired with a three-day festival of African-American cuisine and culture on the National Mall. In comments at a…

5 Dead in Mall Shooting, Suspect On the Run [VIDEO]

Five people were killed in a shooting at Cascade Mall in Burlington, Washington on Friday night, and police have launched a manhunt for the suspected shooter. Four women died at the scene, and a fifth victim, a man, later died in the hospital. Police say they believe there was only one shooter, who was described…

Obamas To Lease $5M DC Mansion in 2017

President Barack Obama and his family will reportedly lease a mansion in Washington, D.C.’s Kalorama neighborhood after they depart the White House early next year. The stately Tudor, built in 1928, belongs to Bill Clinton’s former White House press secretary Joe Lockhart, and last sold for more than $5 million in 2014. It reportedly has…

Watch 2016 Correspondent Dinner Live Stream Tonight

Watch tonight President Obama, the press and celebrities all together at a dinner, nicknamed “Nerd Prom, the White House Correspondents Dinner. It will take place in Washington, DC, starting 7:30pm with Larry Wilmore hosting before the president delivers his speech. “I like Obama a lot,” “But remember, I only supported him because he’s black, so…

Obama to Stay in D.C. After Term Ends [VIDEO]

President Barack Obama said Thursday that he and his family will remain in Washington for “a couple of years” after he leaves the White House. Obama said the family plans to stay in the nation’s capital until his younger daughter Sasha finishes school in 2018. “Transferring someone in the middle of high school—tough,” Obama said…

Massive Winter Snow Storm Hits D.C. [VIDEO]

After just an inch of snow Wednesday night, Washington, D.C., traffic was plunged into traffic chaos by a small storm system. Wednesday’s untreated roads led to icy conditions, with more than 100 area accidents and drivers at a standstill for nine hours. Even President Obama’s motorcade slid on the roads, making his evening commute stretch…

Secret Service Foils Plot Against Obama’s Dogs

A man was arrested in WA, D.C. after he allegedly planned to kidnap one of President Barack Obama’s Portugese Water Dogs, Sunny and Bo. Scott Stockert was arrested at a Hampton Inn with unregistered firearms and hundreds of rounds of ammunition. It’s still not clear why the man, who claimed to be Jesus and the…

New ISIS Video Threatens Washington [VIDEO]

A new video released by ISIS threatens attacks on Washington, D.C. and other coalition partners fighting against the terrorist group. “We say to the states that take part in the crusader campaign that, by God, you will have a day, God willing, like France’s and by God, as we struck France in the center of…

Woman Arrested For ‘Forcible Twerking’ [VIDEO]

Police in WA, D.C. arrested a 22-year-old woman after she and a friend allegedly “twerked” on a man inside a gas station. Ayanna Marie Knight was charged with third-degree sexual abuse on Wednesday after she was caputured on surveillance footage forcibly grinding and shaking her butt on a man. The video purportedly shows Knight and…

Pope Francis Arrives in Washington, DC This Afternoon [VIDEO]

Watch POPE FRANCIS ARRIVE LIVE ON THE STREAMING FEED Pope Francis was ending his visit to Cuba on Tuesday with a Mass at the country’s most revered shrine and a pep talk with families before flying north to Washington for the start of his U.S. tour. The Pope will be in the U.S. from Sept.…

John Oliver On Why Washington DC Experiences Taxation Without Representation

John Oliver said on Last Week Tonight “There is one U.S. territory that suffers a lack of representation in D.C., and that is D.C. itself” “The people of D.C. clearly deserve a greater voice in their own affairs, and they’ve actually come tantalizingly close to getting a voting representative in Congress,” Oliver said. “In 2009,…

Active Shooter Alert At DC NAVY Yard [VIDEO]

A massive response by police and security officers to a report of a possible shooter at the Navy Yard turned up no evidence of a gunman or weapons. The FBI and District Columbia police gave the ‘all clear” around 10 a.m. EST and have reopened local streets around the 41-acre facility, which is located less…

Arrest Made in Arson Case 4 Dead In DC Mansion Fire [VIDEO]

UPDATE: D.C. police said late Wednesday that they have identified a suspect in the killings of Savvas Savopoulos, his wife, young son and housekeeper, who authorities believe were held captive in the family’s Northwest Washington home. Police said they had obtained a warrant for the arrest of Daron Dylon Wint, who they said is 34…

1 dead, dozens injured after smoke fills DC Metro station [VIDEO]

Smoke filled the L’Enfant Plaza Metro station in Washington, D.C., on Monday, killing one woman and sending dozens of people to the hospital. The cause of the smoke wasn’t immediately clear, but authorities evacuated the busy subway station and temporarily shut down service on several lines. A total of 83 people were injured due to…