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# washington-dc - Monday 28 March, 2016

Police officer shot at US Capitol Hill

One police officer is believed to be wounded following a shooting.

# washington-dc - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Adams defends "back of the bus" remark after White House mix-up

The Sinn Féin has called for US administration to review its approach to his party.

# washington-dc - Friday 11 March, 2016

Enda's St Patrick's trip to the US has been cut to just one day

He’ll still hand over the bowl of shamrock.

# washington-dc - Monday 25 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge Two Irish lads sat down for a nice cuppa tea in the middle of Storm Jonas The Cup Of Tae

# washington-dc - Sunday 11 October, 2015

This 1994 mansion looks like it was built hundreds of years ago

It’s the most expensive home ever sold in Washington DC.

# washington-dc - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Police respond to "active" gunmen at US Navy base in Washington DC - but it was a false alarm

There was a mass shooting at the site in 2013.

# washington-dc - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Man in wheelchair rescued after falling onto subway tracks

The man was quickly pulled from the tracks by two bystanders.

# washington-dc - Saturday 18 April, 2015

My internship with Hillary taught me about what she's really like

Fine Gael councillor Noel Rock spent a year interning with Clinton in the months leading up to the last time she ran for president. Here’s what happened…

# washington-dc - Saturday 13 December, 2014

# washington-dc - Friday 12 September, 2014

Man with Pikachu hat and teddy arrested after hopping White House fence

Reports that Bulbasaur was seen in the Obamas’ shrubbery were unfounded.

# washington-dc - Saturday 19 July, 2014

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

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

But did people actually pay attention to it?

# washington-dc - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

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

Turns out even otters can't resist pushing piano keys

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

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 This post contains images

11 pictures of Enda Kenny having a great time in America

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’

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

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

# washington-dc - Friday 8 November, 2013

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

Harlem Globetrotters visit teacher who went viral with basketball trick

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

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

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

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 This post contains images

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The things we learned, loved and shared today…

Week-old baby panda dies in US zoo

“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! This post contains images

In pictures: Taoiseach rounds off US trip with shamrock presentation

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 This post contains images

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

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

Enda Kenny: Queen Elizabeth II is 'awesome'

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 This post contains images

In pictures: George Clooney arrested at Sudan embassy protest

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

# washington-dc - Thursday 15 March, 2012

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

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

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 This post contains images

Moneygall publican gets invite to the White House

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

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'

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'

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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