Washington DC

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Man who crashed truck into White House barriers in 2023 pleads guilty
Sai Varshith Kandula from Missouri, who was carrying a Nazi flag at time of arrest, said he hoped to overthrow the US government

Guardian staff and agencies

14, May, 2024 @12:54 AM

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‘A handgun in every nightstand’: art installation shines light on US gun violence
Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg’s artwork features a US flag bearing names of 1,039 people killed in mass shootings since Columbine

David Smith in Washington

10, May, 2024 @7:45 PM

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Court upholds Steve Bannon’s January 6 contempt of Congress conviction
Hard-right strategist faces prison time after losing appeal against conviction for defying subpoena to testify on Capitol attack

Ed Pilkington

10, May, 2024 @4:13 PM

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Dozens reportedly arrested as police clear George Washington University encampment
The school’s student paper reported arrests as hundreds of Washington DC police dismantled the impromptu tent village

Ed Pilkington

08, May, 2024 @1:33 PM

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Motorist dies after crashing into White House gate
Authorities characterized the wreck as ‘only … a traffic crash’ rather than an intentional, politically motivated act

Edward Helmore

05, May, 2024 @1:25 PM

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US House votes to pass antisemitism bill in response to campus protests
Bill to use language by International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance to define antisemitism, which critics say would chill speech

Martin Pengelly in Washington

01, May, 2024 @9:15 PM

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Columbia University calls for inquiry into leadership as student protests sweep 40 campuses
Professors at Emory University arrested as 40 campuses follow Columbia’s lead in demanding ceasefire and divestment

Coral Murphy Marcos and agencies

27, Apr, 2024 @4:01 AM

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Centuries-old cherries found hidden in bottles under floor at George Washington’s home
Archaeologist says cherries ‘can provide us with valuable insight and perspective into 18th-century lives’

Coral Murphy Marcos

23, Apr, 2024 @8:43 PM

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One dead and five injured in Washington DC shooting, police say
Officers confirm man dead and five people, including a nine-year-old and 12-year-old, hospitalized as possibly two shooters at large

Gabrielle Canon

11, Apr, 2024 @1:32 AM

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‘Lincoln had something to say’: historians ponder lessons for the age of Trump
NPR host Steve Inskeep joins other authors of books on the 16th president at annual Ford’s Theatre symposium

Martin Pengelly at Ford's Theatre, Washington DC

24, Mar, 2024 @12:40 PM

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Stumpy the cherry blossom on chopping block as DC to remove trees
More than 100 cherry blossom trees getting the axe over the summer when crews begin work to replace crumbling seawall

Guardian staff and agency

22, Mar, 2024 @1:48 PM

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US and UK doctors in Washington to warn of IDF’s ‘appalling atrocities’ in Gaza
Doctors who have returned from volunteering at besieged hospitals to tell officials aid is meaningless without a ceasefire

Chris McGreal

20, Mar, 2024 @9:00 AM

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