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District of Columbia

Marijuana becomes serious business at D.C. convention

Part patchouli, part power suit, entrepreneurs and enthusiasts gathered over the weekend for the District’s first cannabis convention since the city legalized recreational marijuana — offering a glimpse of the emerging markets that could take… READ MORE

Perry Pumps Up Conservative at DC Confab


Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Thursday positioned himself as a pragmatic, pro-compromise presidential candidate, dismissing 2016 rivals whom he said merely seek to be “critic-in-chief.” Perry in recent weeks has sought to portray himself… READ MORE
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Gun rights group sues D.C. over concealed carry laws

A gun rights advocacy group filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging the District’s newly enacted concealed carry laws on behalf of… READ MORE
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Seahawks coach shrugs at 9/11 truther rumors


Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is not backing down from his support among 9/11 truthers. Carroll, who will coach the… READ MORE
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NFL Civil Rights Group Says ‘Redskins Name Has To Be Changed’


Leaders of a prominent civil rights organization, with a stated mission to promote racial diversity and equality of opportunities in… READ MORE
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Jewish-owned D.C. business targeted by self-described ISIS militants


WASHINGTON — A thriving D.C. business is the target of self-described ISIS militants. For the past five months a barrage… READ MORE

New DC mayor presses for statehood

New Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser on Sunday advocated for the city to become its own state during an appearance on NBC’s “Meet The Press.” “We are Washington D.C., the residents of Washington D.C. deserve… READ MORE

Violent Christmas Eve in the District as 5 people killed in 6 different shootings

WASHINGTON – It was a violent Christmas Eve in the District as there were six separate shootings throughout the day. The shootings have resulted in five deaths. D.C. police say officers shot and killed a… READ MORE

Republican efforts to rein in Washington on pot, guns draw protests

By Annika McGinnis WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Efforts by congressional Republicans to block new laws in Washington, D.C., decriminalizing…… READ MORE

DC delegate rails against Redskins, NFL head

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) said Thursday that the NFL commissioner and Washington Redskins owner should be ashamed of themselves for their continued resistance to changing the team’s name. “The native people are winning, and… READ MORE

Feds probing for fraud in DC building projects

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal investigators looking for fraud in the nation’s capital are scrutinizing a program meant to give local contractors a…… READ MORE

Judge strikes down DC ban on handguns outside home

WASHINGTON (AP) — The District of Columbia’s ban on carrying handguns outside the home is unconstitutional, a federal judge has ruled.In a 19-page…… READ MORE

D.C. Pot Decriminalization Takes Effect, but Don’t Bring Bud to Capitol Hill

Despite House Republican attempts to derail decriminalization, marijuana possession becomes a civil offense in the District of Columbia on Thursday, punishable by a $25 fine. “The government is prepared,” said Pedro Ribeiro, chief spokesman for… READ MORE