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The U.S. Justice Department is considering charging a former Blackwater Worldwide security guard with murder over his alleged role in a 2007 massacre of unarmed civilians in Baghdad, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday.
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Washingtonians who want to enjoy legal pot can finally put their names behind it.
8 hrs ago | SFGate
This Jan. 8, 2014 file photo shows singer Chris Brown, right, arriving at the District of Columbia Superior Court in Washington.
9 hrs ago | The Washington Post
President Obama, with daughters Sasha, center, and Malia, pays for his purchase at Politics and Prose in Northwest Washington last year.
13 hrs ago | Washington Examiner
Architects and library officials want to hear from the public about what they would like to see in a major renovation of the central Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in downtown Washington.
A Republican-led House subcommittee will hold a hearing next month to examine the District of Columbia's decision to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.
Authorities can't prosecute Arizona motorists for driving under the influence of marijuana unless the person is impaired at the time of the stop, the state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in the latest opinion on an issue that several states have grappled with across the nation.
The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia on Tuesday agreed not to press charges against the second of two women implicated in the beating of Miles DeNiro, who performs in drag as Heidi Glm, in a Manny & Olga's restaurant last June after the suspect, Raymone Harding of Gaithersburg, complied with the terms of a deferred-sentencing ... (more)
Video games are great, but sometimes on-screen action doesn't cut it when it comes to play time.
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against Gallaudet University by the school's diversity officer, who the college demoted after she signed an anti-gay marriage petition.
The federal government refused to fire a doctor who it knew raped male prisoners and patients in its prisons and VA hospital system, an alleged victim claims in court.
BOGOTA , Colombia-"Just landed in Columbia. On my way to the hotel," Paris Hilton tweeted last year as her plane touched down in BogotA for the opening of one of her handbag shops.
While the Obama administration has made many changes to what students eat at schools accepting federal subsidies - the most recent change will be felt this year when junk food is banned from vending machines and school stores - it at least makes sure to practice the moderation that it preaches.
Singer Chris Brown's bodyguard, Christopher Hollosy, seen outside a D.C. courthouse last week, has been found guilty of assault against 20-year-old Parker Adams.
On the question of the drug's safety, Pew reports that, "by wide margins, the public views marijuana as less harmful than alcohol, both to personal health and to society more generally."
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A federal judge dismissed discrimination claims filed by the chief diversity officer of Gallaudet University, who was demoted after she signed an anti-gay marriage petition.