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Americans spend 27 minutes commuting.

Americans spend 9 days a year commuting to work. Here are the 25 US cities with the longest commutes.

Americans spend 20 more total minutes commuting than they did a decade ago, adding to the factors that make a city hard to work in.
Orlando Letelier, Chilean ambassador to the US, right, with Chilean Foreign Minister Clodomiro Almevda at a news conference, April 9, 1973.

43 years ago, a US Cold War ally assassinated one of its biggest critics with a car bomb in the heart of Washington, DC

The September 21, 1976, attack was one of the deadliest foreign terrorist attacks on US soil prior to the September 11 attacks.
President Trump at the grand opening ceremony of the Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC.

Inside President Trump’s $200 million, presidential-themed hotel where Attorney General William Barr just booked a $30,000 holiday party

Over the years, the hotel has also become a meeting ground for conservative groups and Trump associates.
Portmarnock beach.

4 brothers rescued a 6-year-old Irish girl who was drifting into the ocean on a flamingo float

The brothers from the Washington, D.C. area, lept into action to save the 6-year-old girl, who had drifted a half-mile out to sea.
Padma Lakshmi dined with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Padma Lakshmi shares selfie from lavish dinner with Ruth Bader Ginsburg, where they ‘sipped champagne’ and dined on king salmon and cardam...

The dinner appeared to be organized around Justice Ginsburg's appearance and included at least nine other guests, according to Instagram posts.
Supporters of US President Donald Trump gather on the National Mall ahead of the "Salute to America" Fourth of July event with US President Donald Trump at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC, July 4, 2019.

Trump’s July 4th extravaganza drained Washington, DC’s fund to guard the capital from terror attacks

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser wrote to President Donald Trump on Tuesday, requesting more money for a fund that helps the District respond to terror threats.
Flooding is seen in the basement of the White House briefing room in Washington, DC, on July 8, 2019.

Thunderstorms in Washington DC have caused flooding in the White House, road washouts, and indoor waterfalls

A flash flood warning was issued across the Washington, DC, area on Monday morning because of the slow-moving thunderstorm.

Trump’s unprecedented July Fourth parade may cause over 100 flight delays at a Washington, DC, airport

The celebrations requested by President Donald Trump are set to cause two FAA-mandated ground stops at Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington.
Fireworks explode overhead at the U.S. Capitol and the Washington Monument on Independence Day July 4, 2018 in Washington, DC.

A Trump event will reportedly ruin the view of the 4th of July fireworks for many in DC

President Donald Trump's event at the Lincoln Memorial is forcing event organizers to move the fireworks from its usual location.
The crowd looks on as Air Force One, with President Donald Trump on board, lands and taxis ahead of a rally at the Tupelo Regional Airport, November 26, 2018 in Tupelo, Mississippi.

Trump’s July 4th celebration will have Air Force One fly over the National Mall

President Trump plans to add a military component to July 4 celebrations with a flyover and "military demonstrations" in the nation's capital.