WASHINGTON — The national marijuana legalization debate is moving into the backyard of a Republican-controlled Congress, now that the District of Columbia has voted to legalize growing, possessing and sharing small amounts of pot. Voters in Oregon and Alaska also…
By Colleen Shalby, Joshua Barajas
Health officials have "ruled out" Ebola as a possible diagnosis for the patient being treated at Howard University, according to a statement issued on Saturday.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
The Secret Service is coming under renewed scrutiny after a man scaled the White House fence and made it all the way through the front door before he was apprehended. President Barack Obama and his daughters had just left the…
This week, the District of Columbia became the latest jurisdiction to decriminalize possession of marijuana. It’s part of a growing national trend that may signal a changing attitude across the nation about the issue. Hari Sreenivasan discusses this shift with…
By Associated Press
A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of tour guides in the nation's capital who challenged city rules that require guides to pay the government $200 and to pass a 100-question multiple-choice exam.
By Elizabeth Shell
Of the nearly 250 agencies tracked by the Center for Responsive Politics, it’s hardly surprising that the ones responsible for making the laws, the U.S. House and Senate, top the list at No. 1 and 2, respectively, of the 10…
By Ariel Min
The scaffolding is gone and the elevator that glides up D.C.'s famous 555-foot marble obelisk is running again. After a 33-month renovation, the Washington Monument on Monday reopened to the public.
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