The sexual abuse of a 13-year-old Boy Scout by an adult volunteer was part of a “sordid history of child sexual abuse” within the organization that has been documented internally by the Boy Scouts for nearly a century, the victim’s attorney said Monday in his opening statement at a civil trial.
With virtually no hard proof that medical marijuana benefits sick children, and evidence that it may harm developing brains, the drug should only be used for severely ill kids who have no other treatment option, the nation’s most influential pediatricians group says in a new policy.
The battle between D.C. cabbies and Uber, the company that lets drivers use their own cars and be hailed via a phone app, has been well-documented.
Kia Motors America is recalling nearly 87,000 of its 2014 Forte sedans because of faulty equipment that could cause the cars to catch fire.
An asteroid up to 1,800 feet across is headed Earth’s way. But don’t worry: It will miss us by 745,000 miles, about three times the distance between Earth and the moon.
The U.S. Secret Service says a small drone crashed overnight at the White House complex while the president was in India, but Obama’s spokesman said Monday that it posed no threat.
The federal government is open today, but employees in D.C. and Baltimore have the option to take unscheduled leave or telework.
Police say a Maryland man has been shot to death in northwest Washington.
A 46-year-old D.C. man has been identified as the victim of a homicide in Silver Spring, police said Sunday.
The District of Columbia is pushing back against a claim that firefighters had difficulty using radios during a fatal accident on the Metro subway system because of changes fire officials allegedly made to the radio system without notifying transit officials.