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Georgetown University, Washington, DC, US

Georgetown University to offer preferential admissions status to descendants of 272 slaves whose sale it profited from in 1838 - New York Times

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Shooting in Mukilteo, Wash., 30 July, 2016

3 dead, 1 hurt in shooting in Mukilteo, Wash.; suspect taken into custody - AP

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Northeastern States, US

Severe weather over the US mid-Atlantic and Northeast leads to airline ground stops from New York to Washington - Weather Channel

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2016 US elections

Presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton says Brexit 'underscores the need for calm, steady, experienced leadership in the White House' - @aseitzwald

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2016 US elections

Hillary Clinton projected to win Democratic presidential primary in Washington, DC - AP, CNN

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2017 National Defense Authorization Act

US Senate passes $602 billion annual defense authorization bill, which faces White House veto threat; voting continues - Reuters

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Orlando gay nightclub attack

President Obama: No clear evidence Orlando shooter was directed by extremists, no direct evidence he was part of a larger plot - Reuters

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Washington, DC, shooting, June, 8 2016

Update: Police say 4 men in stable condition after being shot at Washington, DC, intersection; bike officer injured but expected to be okay - NBC Washington

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2016 US elections

Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders says he will 'continue the fight in the last primary' in DC, then to the convention

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The White House, Washington, DC, US

Sources: Armed man in Washington, DC, was shot after he approached a White House checkpoint and refused to drop his weapon - NBC News

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Shooting reported near White House, May 2016

Shooting reported near White House on West Executive Drive - WUSA, ABC7

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Washington, DC, US

Federal Transit Administration demands Washington, DC, Metro take immediate action to make urgent track repairs - WJLA

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Washington, DC statehood movement

Washington, DC, mayor calls for citywide vote in November to make nation's capital the 51st state - Washington Post

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Verizon Communications

Unions representing more than 36,000 Verizon workers in US Eastern states threaten strike Wednesday if company doesn't agree to new contract - NBC Philadelphia

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Sewall-Belmont House, Washington, DC, US

White House: President Obama to designate DC's Sewall-Belmont House and Museum as national monument to honor women's equality - Washington Post

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US Capitol shooting, March 28, 2016

Police: Officer shot man with weapon at US Capitol; bystander also injured but no officer wounded, despite report

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US Capitol shooting, March 28, 2016

Washington, DC, police on shooting at US Capitol: 'There has been an isolated incident at the US Capitol. There is no active threat to the public' - NBC News

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US Capitol shooting, March 28, 2016

Officials: 1 officer sustains minor injuries after shooting at US Capitol; shooter in custody - AP [Police later corrected this report; no officer was injured in the shooting]

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US Capitol shooting, March 28, 2016

Reports of gunshots at US Capitol Visitor Center, police say; people nearby told to shelter in place - @Emma_Dumain, @justinsink

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2016 US Supreme Court vacancy

US President Obama, in statement, confirms he will announce Supreme Court nominee at 11 am ET in White House Rose Garden; says 'I'm doing my job. I hope that our Senators will do their jobs, and move quickly to consider my nominee'

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