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D.C. Sends Pot Legalization Initiative To Congress

The D.C. Council has sent an initiative legalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana to Congress for review, despite an attempt by Congress to block the nation’s capital from legalizing pot.

01/14/2015

DC’s Panda Cub Bao Bao Melts Hearts Playing In First Snow

A video of The National Zoo’s panda cub playing in the snow for the first time is melting hearts around the globe.

01/08/2015

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D.C. Mayor Says City Will Work To Get Marijuana Law Enforced

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser says the city will “explore every option” to get its law legalizing marijuana enforced.

01/04/2015

Photo Credit: Smithsonian's National Zoo's Facebook

D.C.’s Panda Cub Bao Bao Back Down From Tree

The National Zoo’s panda cub Bao Bao is back with her mom after spending more than 24 hours in a tree.

12/25/2014

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D.C. Police Involved In 2 Shootings, 1 Fatal

Police in Washington say officers were involved in two shootings Wednesday, one of them fatal.

12/25/2014

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Congressional Controversy In D.C.’s Marijuana Legalization Bill

Congressional controversy as a Maryland representative leads the charge to overturn D.C.’s new law decriminalizing marijuana use in the city. Meghan McCorkell has more on the debate.

12/11/2014

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Marion Barry Processional Travels Through D.C.

District of Columbia residents are continuing to mourn their “Mayor for Life.”

12/05/2014

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Renaissance Artworks Depicting Mary Featured In D.C.

Renaissance and Baroque artwork depicting Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ, that is rarely seen in the United States is being showcased in Washington in time for Christmas.

12/05/2014

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Protests Impact Annual Washington Monument Lighting

The protests in Baltimore led right to Mount Vernon, where protestors overwhelmed the Washington Monument lighting.

12/04/2014

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Biden Breaks Ground For Kennedy Center Expansion

The first major expansion of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is commencing nearly 50 years after construction began on the cultural center, with a ceremonial groundbreaking Thursday led by Vice President Joe Biden.

12/04/2014

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White House Says 16 Cities Leading U.S. On Climate

The White House is singling out Boston, San Francisco, Seattle and 13 other cities for leading their peers in efforts to address climate change.

12/03/2014

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Ferguson Protesters Block Streets Of Washington On I-395

People take to the streets of Washington, D.C., protesting a grand jury ruling in Ferguson, Missouri.

11/30/2014

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