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#Washington DC

# washington-dc - Saturday 19 July, 2014

A busy footpath in Washington DC got a 'no mobile phones' lane
# Stay In Your Lane
From The Daily Edge
# Stay In Your Lane

A busy footpath in Washington DC got a 'no mobile phones' lane

Jul 19th 2014, 10:00 AM 13,087 Views 23 Comments

But did people actually pay attention to it?

# washington-dc - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Turns out even otters can't resist pushing piano keys
# Otterly Good
From The Daily Edge
# Otterly Good

Turns out even otters can't resist pushing piano keys

May 28th 2014, 12:34 PM 1,354 Views 0 Comments

I JUST WANT TO HEAR WHAT SOUND IT MAKES.

# washington-dc - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Obama will continue to be 'a strong ally' of Ireland - Jen O’Malley Dillon
# Immigration Reform
# Immigration Reform

Obama will continue to be 'a strong ally' of Ireland - Jen O’Malley Dillon

Apr 26th 2014, 8:30 PM 14,810 Views 84 Comments

President Obama’s former deputy campaign manager said politics was a difficult career regardless of your gender.

# washington-dc - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

11 pictures of Enda Kenny having a great time in America
# Totally Awesome
# Totally Awesome

11 pictures of Enda Kenny having a great time in America

Mar 18th 2014, 12:30 PM 23,510 Views 74 Comments

Being Taoiseach is a grand gig sometimes…

# washington-dc - Friday 14 March, 2014

Sinn Féin: ‘Undocumented Irish in US just want to live a full life paying their taxes’
# Capitol Hill
# Capitol Hill

Sinn Féin: ‘Undocumented Irish in US just want to live a full life paying their taxes’

Mar 14th 2014, 10:15 PM 9,295 Views 63 Comments

Gerry Adams and Mary Lou McDonald held meetings with US politicians at Capitol Hill in Washington DC on the issue.

# washington-dc - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

WATCH: Here's how the White House gets decorated for Christmas
# White House
# White House

WATCH: Here's how the White House gets decorated for Christmas

Dec 24th 2013, 7:00 PM 15,743 Views 9 Comments

There’s even a 300-pound gingerbread house involved…

# washington-dc - Friday 8 November, 2013

Harlem Globetrotters visit teacher who went viral with basketball trick
# Ball So Hard
From The Daily Edge
# Ball So Hard

Harlem Globetrotters visit teacher who went viral with basketball trick

Nov 8th 2013, 9:04 AM 5,640 Views 0 Comments

Mr Hovan was filmed spinning a basketball on his pen while marking papers.

# washington-dc - Sunday 3 November, 2013

Frontierland: Early photos of major US cities
# Wild West
# Wild West

Frontierland: Early photos of major US cities

Nov 3rd 2013, 5:00 PM 20,307 Views 9 Comments

Some already hold the shape of the cities they would become – some are a little grittier.

# washington-dc - Friday 4 October, 2013

Investigators seek answers after woman shot dead following White House car chase
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Investigators seek answers after woman shot dead following White House car chase

Oct 4th 2013, 7:36 AM 13,788 Views 212 Comments

The woman with a toddler in her car tried to ram a White House barrier before a high-speed car chase which ended in her being shot dead.

# washington-dc - Monday 16 September, 2013

Washington Navy Yard shooter was former serviceman, police confirm
# Mass Shooting
# Mass Shooting

Washington Navy Yard shooter was former serviceman, police confirm

Sep 16th 2013, 11:07 PM 38,036 Views 143 Comments

Thirteen people, including gunman Aaron Alexis, were killed in today’s mass shooting at a Washington DC naval base.

# washington-dc - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Boiling point: the explosive weeks that led to I Have A Dream speech
# In Pics
# In Pics

Boiling point: the explosive weeks that led to I Have A Dream speech

Aug 25th 2013, 8:30 PM 12,383 Views 25 Comments

This week sees the 50th anniversary of the delivery of Dr Martin Luther King Jr’s speech, I Have A Dream, during the March for Jobs and Freedom at Washington DC.

# washington-dc - Monday 15 April, 2013

New York City on high alert after Boston explosions
# Boston Marathon
# Boston Marathon

New York City on high alert after Boston explosions

Apr 15th 2013, 10:57 PM 17,677 Views 27 Comments

Barack Obama to address the nation on the situation as NYC goes into security lockdown.

# washington-dc - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Kenny speaks of Ireland's 'indomitable spirit' ahead of shamrock ceremony
# Shamrock Ceremony
# Shamrock Ceremony

Kenny speaks of Ireland's 'indomitable spirit' ahead of shamrock ceremony

Mar 19th 2013, 8:43 AM 5,744 Views 48 Comments

Kenny said that the Irish people had accepted the “huge sacrifices we’ve asked of them”.

# washington-dc - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Kenny set for 'shamrock ceremony' at White House... on Tuesday
# Shamrockin The Usa
# Shamrockin The Usa

Kenny set for 'shamrock ceremony' at White House... on Tuesday

Mar 16th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,868 Views 31 Comments

The Taoiseach will visit the White House to hand over shamrock during a ceremony that began 61 years ago.

# washington-dc - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Pentagon researches ways to scavenge retired satellites... in space
# Star Trekkin
# Star Trekkin

Pentagon researches ways to scavenge retired satellites... in space

Jan 23rd 2013, 8:30 PM 6,157 Views 4 Comments

The Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is planning to launch a demonstration mission in 2016.

# washington-dc - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Transatlantic flights impacted by superstorm
# Superstorm
# Superstorm

Transatlantic flights impacted by superstorm

Oct 30th 2012, 8:25 AM 4,624 Views 0 Comments

Passengers have been advised to check with their airline before travelling to the airport.

# washington-dc - Sunday 23 September, 2012

The Evening Fix...now with added reasons to drink tea
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added reasons to drink tea

Sep 23rd 2012, 7:43 PM 13,788 Views 4 Comments

The things we learned, loved and shared today…

Week-old baby panda dies in US zoo
# Sad News
# Sad News

Week-old baby panda dies in US zoo

Sep 23rd 2012, 5:53 PM 11,093 Views 15 Comments

“We are brokenhearted to share that we have lost our little giant panda cub,” said the National Zoo in DC.

# washington-dc - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

In pictures: Taoiseach rounds off US trip with shamrock presentation
# USA! USA! USA!
# USA! USA! USA!

In pictures: Taoiseach rounds off US trip with shamrock presentation

Mar 21st 2012, 11:39 AM 3,595 Views 45 Comments

Enda Kenny met with congressional leaders and presented President Obama with a bowl of shamrock as his US trip drew to a close.

# washington-dc - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

In pictures: Taoiseach visits White House as Obama pledges Irish return
# Coming Back
# Coming Back

In pictures: Taoiseach visits White House as Obama pledges Irish return

Mar 20th 2012, 6:19 PM 5,614 Views 30 Comments

It was all smiles and shamrock in the Oval Office earlier…

Enda Kenny: Queen Elizabeth II is 'awesome'
# Queen
# Queen

Enda Kenny: Queen Elizabeth II is 'awesome'

Mar 20th 2012, 10:14 AM 6,028 Views 60 Comments

The Taoiseach also extended the compliment to Barack Obama during a speech in Washington DC.

# washington-dc - Friday 16 March, 2012

In pictures: George Clooney arrested at Sudan embassy protest
# Sudan
# Sudan

In pictures: George Clooney arrested at Sudan embassy protest

Mar 16th 2012, 4:40 PM 9,575 Views 31 Comments

Demonstrators are calling for intervention to prevent the Sudanese situation becoming a major humanitarian crisis.

# washington-dc - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Rory McIlroy swings by White House for dinner with Obama and Cameron
# Tee Time
From The42
# Tee Time

Rory McIlroy swings by White House for dinner with Obama and Cameron

Mar 15th 2012, 9:52 AM 1,910 Views 1 Comment

Northern Ireland golfer joins stars of The Wire and Downton Abbey at event for visiting British PM.

# washington-dc - Monday 5 March, 2012

Moneygall publican gets invite to the White House
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Moneygall publican gets invite to the White House

Mar 5th 2012, 7:10 AM 4,418 Views 14 Comments

Both Ollie Hayes and his nephew Henry Healy have received official invites to celebrate St Patrick’s Day with the Obamas.

# washington-dc - Friday 17 February, 2012

Man arrested ‘on way to mount suicide attack’ on US Capitol
# USA
# USA

Man arrested ‘on way to mount suicide attack’ on US Capitol

Feb 17th 2012, 7:18 PM 4,513 Views 58 Comments

The man was reportedly carrying a vest filled with deactivated explosives.

# washington-dc - Monday 28 November, 2011

Man charged over White House shooting 'fit to stand trial'
# White House Shooting
# White House Shooting

Man charged over White House shooting 'fit to stand trial'

Nov 28th 2011, 9:34 PM 1,498 Views 5 Comments

A 21-year-old man is accused of firing at least nine shots at the White House in an effort to assassinate President Barack Obama

# washington-dc - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

White House shooting suspect 'could be a threat to Obama'
# White House
# White House

White House shooting suspect 'could be a threat to Obama'

Nov 16th 2011, 9:57 AM 1,864 Views 8 Comments

It is reported that authorities are concerned the man wanted in connection with the shooting may pose a threat to Obama.

# washington-dc - Saturday 12 November, 2011

FBI investigates White House gunshots
# White House
# White House

FBI investigates White House gunshots

Nov 12th 2011, 7:32 AM 893 Views 4 Comments

Shots were reportedly fired near the US President’s residence last night and an AK-47 was found near the scene.

# washington-dc - Friday 9 September, 2011

Biden: Authorities pursuing unconfirmed terror threat
# USA
# USA

Biden: Authorities pursuing unconfirmed terror threat

Sep 9th 2011, 5:28 PM 318 Views 6 Comments

The CIA has briefed the country’s leaders about a planned terrorist threat targeting New York City or Washington DC by three individuals in the country.

# washington-dc - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

9/11: New video emerges of aftermath Flight 93 crash in Pennsylvania
# 9/11
# 9/11

9/11: New video emerges of aftermath Flight 93 crash in Pennsylvania

Sep 6th 2011, 8:22 AM 3,234 Views 10 Comments

The video shows the aftermath of the plane crashing in Pennsylvania.

# washington-dc - Monday 22 August, 2011

Introducing: the 32 contestants in this year’s Rose of Tralee
# Rose Of Tralee
# Rose Of Tralee

Introducing: the 32 contestants in this year’s Rose of Tralee

Aug 22nd 2011, 7:29 PM 28,131 Views 40 Comments

Which of these 10 Irish and 22 international entrants are ‘lovely and fair’ enough to become the 53rd Rose of Tralee?

# washington-dc - Saturday 30 July, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jul 30th 2011, 11:22 AM 1,270 Views 0 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# washington-dc - Friday 29 July, 2011

Going west with Barcelona
# American Dream
From The42
# American Dream

Going west with Barcelona

Jul 29th 2011, 5:47 PM 382 Views 0 Comments

The Catalan giants are in the United States for a series of pre-season matches. Our man Paul Ring made it to their first press conference along with, y’know, Xavi and Shakira’s Gerard Pique.

# washington-dc - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Mayor of Washington DC arrested protesting budget restrictions
Live Apr 12th 2011, 8:28 AM

Mayor of Washington DC arrested protesting budget restrictions

# washington-dc - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

Gauguin painting attacked by woman who says artist was 'evil'
# Art
From The Daily Edge
# Art

Gauguin painting attacked by woman who says artist was 'evil'

Apr 5th 2011, 2:59 PM 352 Views 0 Comments

The woman attacked Gauguin’s work ‘Two Tahitian Women’ in Washington DC – saying that the artist was evil and the work itself was “very homosexual”.