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D.C. Council Votes to Decriminalize Marijuana. What Happens Next?

How do you legalize drugs in the nation's capital?

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How a City With Two Dozen Law Enforcement Agencies Handles a Huge Crisis

The Navy Yard attack was an example of D.C.'s complex jurisdictional landscape.

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D.C.'s Elegant Metro Map Suffers From Growing Pains

WMATA's new design proposals foretell a busier, uglier future.

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2012's Year in Maps

It's been an eventful year for cartography.

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Trade of the Day: The FBI for the Redskins

Border diplomacy.

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The Secret to D.C.'s Budget Surplus? Traffic Cameras and Rich People Dying

Also, high per capita incomes and a booming population.

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D.C. Police Policy on Cameras Should Earn No Praise

Don't get too excited about a seemingly reasonable new policy on citizens photographing police officers. The city was forced to do it, and they're not happy about it.

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Don't Tweet: In D.C., a New War on Public Safety Information

Citing safety concerns, the city opts to filter which public safety incidents citizens get to hear about