Washington News

Washington - Latest news, stories and discussions from the press

Washington - Latest news

Trump’s ‘Spygate’ is a ‘diversion tactic’: U.S. Senator Flake

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Senator Jeff Flake, who has not ruled out running against Donald Trump for the White House, on Sunday criticized as a "diversion tactic" the president's unsub...

44 minutes
US officials say two of its warships sailed near South China Sea islands claimed by Beijing

Washington: Two navy warships sailed near South China Sea islands claimed by China on Sunday, two US officials told Reuters, in a move likely to anger Beijing as President Donald Trump seeks its co...

6 hours
NASA astronaut Alan Bean, the fourth man to walk on Moon, dies at the age of 86

Alan Bean, a NASA astronaut who journeyed into space two times and, as part of the Apollo 12 mission in 1969, became the fourth man to walk on the moon, died at the age of 86 at a hospital in Houst...

11 hours
Man Finds Gun Lodged In His Car's Bumper. Cops Look For Answers

Let's file this one under "where did that come from?" A driver in Washington, United States made easily the most bizarre discovery one can make while stopping for gas. No, he didn't notice a flat o...

13 hours
NASA’s ‘melted camera’ was caused by grass fire during the SpaceX Falcon 9 launch

As photographs of NASA's "melted camera" spread like wildfire on the Internet, triggering assumptions of many kinds, the space agency has explained that a grass fire started by the launch of a Spac...

16 hours
Donald Trump says plans for summit with Kim Jong-un moving ‘very nicely’ after days of diplomatic...

Seoul: Plans for a landmark summit with North Korea's Kim Jong-un are moving "very nicely", US president Donald Trump said on Sunday, as the South's leader said Kim told him the talks would be a hi...

16 hours

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington, "the District", or simply D.C., is the capital of the United States. On July 16, 1790, the Residence Act approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast.