Latest Muriel Bowser News

The Latest: 5.4M people under hurricane watches, warnings

Sep. 12, 2018 11:27 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Florence (all times local): 8 p.m. ___ 7:30 p.m. The National Weather Service says more than 5.4 million people live in areas now under hurricane warnings or watches on the U.S. East Coast. Another 4 million people are under a tropical storm watch. Assorted bad...

'Big and vicious': Hurricane Florence closes in on Carolinas

Sep. 11, 2018 10:59 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Motorists streamed inland on highways converted to one-way evacuation routes Tuesday as about 1.7 million people in three states were warned to get out of the way of Hurricane Florence, a hair-raising storm taking dead aim at the Carolinas with 140 mph (225 kph) winds and...

Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser declares state of emergency as capital prepares for rain, flooding from Florence

Sep. 11, 2018 12:39 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser declares state of emergency as capital prepares for rain, flooding from Florence.

Salvadoran town deeply rooted in DC unfazed by US politics

Aug. 21, 2018 1:42 AM EDT

INTIPUCA, El Salvador (AP) — In a quiet, cobblestoned town near the Pacific coast of El Salvador, residents are unfazed by the Trump administration seeking to lock up families indefinitely and ending temporary protected status for people from their country. They're still going north. "The people in this...

Trump military parade plans unravel over costs

Aug. 18, 2018 6:34 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The cancellation of President Donald Trump's Veterans Day parade came swiftly when senior White House and Pentagon leaders saw the estimated $92 million price tag play out in public, setting off a chaotic volley of tweets and accusations between the president and the mayor of the nation's...

The Latest: Trump blames DC for military parade cancellation

Aug. 17, 2018 8:07 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's military parade (all times local): 8 p.m. President Donald Trump's Veterans Day parade was swiftly canceled after senior White House and Pentagon leaders saw the estimated $92 million price tag play out in public. The drama that unfolded Thursday and...

Trump blames DC, as military parade plans unravel over costs

Aug. 17, 2018 6:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The cancellation of President Donald Trump's Veterans Day parade came swiftly when senior White House and Pentagon leaders saw the estimated $92 million price tag play out in public, setting off a chaotic volley of tweets and accusations between the president and the mayor of the nation's...

How Trump's big military parade turned into a big nothing

Aug. 17, 2018 2:07 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's lofty vision of big tanks, vintage aircraft and modern fighter jets swooping through the streets of Washington in a show of patriotic force crumbled Friday under the weight of logistics, including a $92 million estimated price tag. Will it be cheaper next year, as...

The Latest: 1 arrest made in DC in Charlottesville protests

Aug. 12, 2018 10:21 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on events marking the anniversary of violent white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia (all times local): 10:15 p.m. The police chief in Washington, D.C., says only one person was arrested after a chaotic day of protests and counterprotests centered...

DC's police and protesters prepare for white nationalists

Aug. 10, 2018 11:59 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Government and police officials in the nation's capital say they are confident the city can manage this weekend's planned white nationalist rally without violence. Meanwhile Washington's robust local activist community is also gearing up for counter-protests. The Unite the Right 2 rally...