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Makini Brice

U.S. House approves Washington, D.C., statehood in historic vote

27 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON Four decades after launching its drive for U.S. statehood, Washington, D.C., was poised to take a step toward becoming the 51st state as the House of Representatives on Friday approved its admission. | Video

Trump slams protests, defends pandemic response as Tulsa crowd underwhelms

21 Jun 2020

TULSA, Okla. President Donald Trump, addressing a less-than-full arena for his first political rally in months, blasted anti-racism protests and defended his handling of the coronavirus on Saturday in a bid to reinvigorate his re-election campaign. | Video

Trump delights supporters, alarms health officials with Tulsa rally

20 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON/TULSA, Okla., June 20 Amid a still-strong pandemic and after weeks of protests about racial inequality, President Donald Trump will hold a rally with thousands of supporters in Oklahoma on Saturday in an effort to reinvigorate his re-election campaign.

Mother's Day sales uptick doesn't cover coronavirus downturn, Washington D.C. florist says

18 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON Mother's Day during the coronavirus pandemic meant an uptick in sales for Lee's Flower and Card Shop in Washington, D.C.

Mother's Day sales uptick doesn't cover coronavirus downturn, Washington D.C. florist says

18 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON, June 18 Mother's Day during the coronavirus pandemic meant an uptick in sales for Lee's Flower and Card Shop in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. residents latest in U.S. to call for slashing police funds

16 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON Dozens of Washington residents testified on Monday in a sometimes emotional and profanity-laced public hearing about stripping the federal district's police department of funding, after days of protests in the U.S. capital against racism and police brutality.

Voices from U.S. protests against police brutality: 'You can't just sit on the sidelines'

13 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON Americans have taken to the streets following the death of George Floyd, who died in Minneapolis on May 25 after a white police officer pinned his knee against his neck for nearly nine minutes.

What was the cost for the National Guard to deploy in D.C.? Up to $2.6 million a day

12 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON The deployment of thousands of National Guard troops in response to protests on the streets of Washington, endorsed by President Donald Trump and much criticized by the city's mayor, cost the federal government $2.6 million per day at its peak, U.S. officials told Reuters.

Voices from U.S. protests against police brutality: 'You can't just sit on the sidelines'

10 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON Americans have taken to the streets following the death of George Floyd, who died in Minneapolis on May 25 after a white police officer pinned his knee against his neck for nearly nine minutes.

Black business owners on Washington's historic U Street see echoes of 1968

10 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON For the owners of some of the venerable black-owned businesses on U Street in Washington's Northwest section, the protests against racism and police brutality that have flared on the streets of the U.S. capital seem like an echo of the past. | Video

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