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Legal Weed Is Expected to Pass in D.C.—How Many Ways Can Congress Interfere?

This Election Day brings another high-profile chance for District voters to have their voices ignored.

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This Year, We'll See Big Differences in the Roles of Cops in U.S. Schools

As classes resume, school districts around the country try different approaches toward police on campus. 

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Coming Soon to the E-Cigarette Regulation Debate: A Sliver of Clarity

The FDA is set to release proposed regulations on electronic cigarettes by the end of this month. Confused local governments could sure use them.

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The Prisoner Suicide Puzzle

The D.C. Jail has seen a rash of suicide deaths in the last six months. Will their latest efforts make an impact?

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In D.C., Medical Marijuana Is All About Location, Location, Location

How a single neighborhood is shaping up to become the city's pot growing district.

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The Problem With Police Line-Ups

False eyewitness identifications are the leading factor in wrongful convictions. Washington, D.C., wonders if it can fix that.