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House passes bill to make lynching a federal crime

Added: 29.02.2020 1:12 | 3 views | 0 comments

More than a century after it was first introduced, the House has passed legislation to make lynching a federal crime. Deborah Barfield Berry, a Washington correspondent for USA Today, spoke to CBSN's Lana Zak about the significance of the passage.


Spring training roundup: Strasburg struggles in spring debut

Added: 29.02.2020 0:55 | 17 views | 0 comments

World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg had a rough spring debut, giving up three runs in 1 1/3 innings, as the Washington Nationals lost 8-1 to the visiting Tampa Bay Rays on Friday at West Palm Beach, Fla.


Thinning, prescribed burns protected forests during the massive Carlton Complex wildfire

Added: 28.02.2020 19:20 | 6 views | 0 comments

In the first major study following the devastating 2014 Carlton Complex fire in north central Washington, researchers from the University of Washington and US Forest Service found that previous tree thinning and prescribed burns helped forests survive the fire.

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Viola Davis and Julius Tennon on their trailblazers

Added: 28.02.2020 18:47 | 1 views | 0 comments

For Black History Month, hear from actors Viola Davis and Julius Tennon about their trailblazers. Davis says Cicely Tyson was "everything" to her. Tennon says Sidney Poitier inspired him to "want to be great." We caught up with the two at TIME’s "The March" VR Exhibit taking visitors inside the 1963 March on Washington.


Pictures: Amelia Earhart's Lockheed 5B Vega plane

Added: 28.02.2020 16:44 | 10 views | 0 comments

Amelia Earhart's Lockheed 5B plane is on display at the Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

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Washington passes ban on gay and trans panic defenses for homicide

Added: 28.02.2020 16:36 | 13 views | 0 comments

The state's measure is named after Nikki Kuhnhausen, a 17-year-old transgender woman who was killed in Washington last year.

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U.S. sees significant reduction in Afghan violence over last six days

Added: 28.02.2020 16:16 | 9 views | 0 comments

The United States has seen a significant reduction in violence in Afghanistan during the past six days, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday, one day before Washington hopes to sign a U.S.-Taliban deal on a U.S. troop withdrawal.


5 of the wildest parliament brawls

Added: 28.02.2020 15:08 | 6 views | 0 comments

Washington has been divided in recent years, but it has never sunk to levels seen in other parts of the world.

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New exhibit allows you to see MLK Jr. in person

Added: 28.02.2020 14:37 | 5 views | 0 comments

A revolutionary new exhibit is the first to depict Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in virtual reality, opening at Chicago’s DuSable Museum on Friday. The technology will allow visitors to attend the 1963 March on Washington where Dr. King gave his iconic “I have a dream” speech. Adriana Diaz spoke to the exhibit’s executive producers, award-winning actress Viola Davis and her husband.


Somali military, militia clash as fight against al Qaeda-linked insurgents slows

Added: 28.02.2020 12:20 | 4 views | 0 comments

Somali government troops clashed with a regional militia on Friday, residents said, in one of the most serious outbreaks of fighting yet over political rivalries that Washington says are slowing the war against al Qaeda-linked insurgents.


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