People across New York celebrate Juneteenth as federal holiday

Guardian News published this video item, entitled “People across New York celebrate Juneteenth as federal holiday” – below is their description. Days after Juneteenth was made a national holiday, communities across New York came together to celebrate 19 June 1865, the day when news of the Emancipation Proclamation reached Galveston, Texas, freeing slaves in the final Confederate … Read more People across New York celebrate Juneteenth as federal holiday

US celebrates Juneteenth as federal holiday

Guardian News published this video item, entitled “US celebrates Juneteenth as federal holiday” – below is their description. Days after Juneteenth was made a national holiday, communities across the US are coming together to celebrate 19 June 1865, the day when news of the Emancipation Proclamation reached Galveston, Texas, freeing slaves in the final Confederate state that had … Read more US celebrates Juneteenth as federal holiday

US marks ‘Juneteenth’ with federal holiday for the first time

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “US marks ‘Juneteenth’ with federal holiday for the first time” – below is their description. Today commemorates the 156th anniversary of the end of slavery in the US. For the first time, Americans have marked ‘Juneteenth’ with a federal holiday, as signed into law this week by … Read more US marks ‘Juneteenth’ with federal holiday for the first time

Over-18s in England asked to get Covid jab as mass vaccination events set up across London

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Over-18s in England asked to get Covid jab as mass vaccination events set up across London” – below is their description. Today commemorates the 156th anniversary of the end of slavery in the US. For the first time, Americans have marked ‘Juneteenth’ with a federal holiday, as … Read more Over-18s in England asked to get Covid jab as mass vaccination events set up across London

Three things to watch as Joe Biden meets Vladimir Putin – BBC News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “Three things to watch as Joe Biden meets Vladimir Putin – BBC News” – below is their description. The US president is set to talk with the Russian leader in Geneva, Switzerland, on Wednesday. The BBC’s Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg and Laura Trevelyan, in Washington DC, discuss what … Read more Three things to watch as Joe Biden meets Vladimir Putin – BBC News

BLM rally held in DC to demand better funding of community programs

RT published this video item, entitled “BLM rally held in DC to demand better funding of community programs” – below is their description. Protesters marched from Black Lives Matter Plaza to Gallery Place in Washington DC, demanding that the Metropolitan Police Department be defunded and resources be diverted to community programs instead. Follow us on … Read more BLM rally held in DC to demand better funding of community programs

‘We survived, we’re resilient and we’re back’ – BBC News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “‘We survived, we’re resilient and we’re back’ – BBC News” – below is their description. After over a year of Covid lockdown, US nursing homes are finally reopening. In Washington DC, a relay race helps to reconnect friends and family. BBC News YouTube Channel Got a comment? Leave … Read more ‘We survived, we’re resilient and we’re back’ – BBC News

How to cook and eat cicadas in a taco

The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “How to cook and eat cicadas in a taco” – below is their description. “Have you eaten a cicada yet?” is the question du jour in Washington DC. The US capital is the scene of a once-every-17-year swarm. Billions of cicadas, of a type called Brood X, are … Read more How to cook and eat cicadas in a taco

Cicada swarm hits US – but what do they taste like?

The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “Cicada swarm hits US – but what do they taste like?” – below is their description. “Have you eaten a cicada yet?” is the question du jour in Washington DC. The US capital is the scene of a once-every-17-year swarm. Billions of cicadas, of a type called Brood … Read more Cicada swarm hits US – but what do they taste like?

US Republicans elect Elise Stefanik to leadership role

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “US Republicans elect Elise Stefanik to leadership role” – below is their description. US Republicans have appointed a Donald Trump loyalist to a senior leadership role in the party. New York Congresswoman Elise Stefanik replaces Liz Cheney, who was pushed out for her recent criticism of the … Read more US Republicans elect Elise Stefanik to leadership role

US pipeline cyberattack came from gang in Russia, Biden says

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “US pipeline cyberattack came from gang in Russia, Biden says” – below is their description. US President Joe Biden says the East Coast fuel shortages will end in a few days as the country’s largest fuel pipeline network is restarted. Colonial Pipeline was hit by a cyberattack … Read more US pipeline cyberattack came from gang in Russia, Biden says

US economy adds 266,000 jobs in April, in major expectations miss

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “US economy adds 266,000 jobs in April, in major expectations miss” – below is their description. US jobless figures are rising again, to levels not seen since the height of the coronavirus pandemic last year. That is raising criticism of President Joe Biden’s recovery plan, with some … Read more US economy adds 266,000 jobs in April, in major expectations miss

Rachelle’s story as CGTN business news anchor and host in Washington DC

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Rachelle’s story as CGTN business news anchor and host in Washington DC” – below is their description. For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video Rachelle Akuffo is a news anchor and host at CGTN Global Business Washington DC Bureau. She joined CGTN as a freelance anchor in 2012, and has worked all the … Read more Rachelle’s story as CGTN business news anchor and host in Washington DC

What’s fueling the rise in global military expenditure? | Inside Story

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “What’s fueling the rise in global military expenditure? | Inside Story” – below is their description. Some may think governments facing a global pandemic won’t be tempted to spend much on buying weapons. But, despite the economic impact of COVID-19, military spending reached nearly $2 trillion last … Read more What’s fueling the rise in global military expenditure? | Inside Story

Activists stage rally for Assange’s release outside Ecuador embassy in DC

RT published this video item, entitled “Activists stage rally for Assange’s release outside Ecuador embassy in DC” – below is their description. Demonstrators at the Ecuadorian embassy in Washington DC have called for Assange’s release in the wake of the second anniversary of the WikiLeaks founder’s arrest and removal from Ecuador’s embassy in London. Follow … Read more Activists stage rally for Assange’s release outside Ecuador embassy in DC