maritime aid

  • February 26, 2015  

    The District of Columbia joined Colorado, Alaska and Washington state in legalizing recreational use and possession of marijuana. Federal law still outlaws the drug, however, putting the nation’s capital at the high-profile crossroads of both state and federal laws. Gwen Ifill talks to Mike DeBonis of The Washington Post to discuss the restrictions on the new law. Continue reading

  • December 16, 2013  

    In our news wrap Monday, two detainees that have been held at Guantanamo Bay since 2002 with no charges ever filed were transferred to their native Saudi Arabia. Also, the U.S. pledged more than $32 million in maritime aid to Southeast Asian countries as tensions grow with China over disputed islands in the South China Sea. Continue reading