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color for DC’s famous cherry blossom bloom at risk as cold snap hits U.S. capital
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DC’s famous cherry blossom bloom at risk as cold snap hits U.S. capital

An unusually warm February followed by a looming burst of cold weather could threaten the famous bloom of cherry blossoms in the nation's capital.
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Inaugural cheers, fireworks and heavy security in D.C. for Trump’s big day

Ready for his big moment, Donald Trump swept into Washington on a military jet Thursday for three days of inaugural festivities and pledged to unify a nation.
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Washington, D.C. braces for 222% visitor increase for inauguration

In the days leading up to the 2017 presidential inauguration Washington, D.C. will see a 222% daily increase of travellers.
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Washington’s cherry blossoms coming early this year

Unseasonably warm weather has prompted the National Park Service to revise its prediction for peak blooms for Washington's cherry blossom trees.
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Artifacts from 9/11, Boston Marathon bombing going on display for 1st time at Newseum

Artifacts from some of the worst terrorist attacks in U.S. history are going on display for the first time at the Newseum.
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Drake (and others) to save Washington’s National Mall

Drake, The Strokes, alt-J, Ben Howard and dozens of other artists will perform at the inaugural Landmark Music Festival on the Mall in Washington, D.C.
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D.C.’s cherry blossoms expected to hit peak bloom this weekend

Washington's famous cherry blossoms are set to hit peak bloom this weekend as the National Cherry Blossom Festival draws big crowds for its annual parade and Japanese street festival.
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Donald Trump to break ground on renovation of DC’s Old Post Office

Donald Trump hopes to bring his signature brand of glitz to the nation's capital with a new luxury hotel.
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US Holocaust Museum acquires copy of UN war crimes archive from WWII, will give public access

From Adolf Hitler down to the petty bureaucrats visitors can view investigative files.
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Measles outbreak in BC and Washington

After travel to Asia, a national measles outbreak in Washington state hit record levels with links to BC.
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Board names Air Canada exec Ben Smith as Air France-KLM CEO
Board names former Air Canada exec Ben Smith as Air France-KLM CEO
After much speculation comes official word that the Board of Directors of Air France-KLM has announced the appointment...
G Adventures to add fifth yacht to the Galapagos
G Adventures to add fifth yacht to the Galapagos
G Adventures is ramping up its Galapagos offerings with an additional yacht that will join four other touring vessels...
Say what? Airbnb tells federal government, ‘We want to be regulated’
Say what? Airbnb tells federal government, ‘We want to be regulated’
Airbnb is asking the Trudeau Liberals to create a regulatory regime for the burgeoning industry – something its...
B.C. wildfire emergency prompts re booking options from Air Canada, WestJet
B.C. wildfire emergency prompts re booking options from Air Canada, WestJet
WestJet and Air Canada are offering more flexible flight options for passengers booked to fly in or out of some cities...
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