Protestors/marchers on 4/20 in D.C. (Credit: Cameron Thompson/NewsRadio 99.1)

Activists Call for D.C. Marijuana Law Reform on 4/20

D.C. marijuana enthusiasts are calling for an expansion of the District’s weed laws on 4/20.


Helicopter lands at U.S. Capitol

Gyrocopter Pilot Wasn’t Worried About Being Shot Down in D.C.

The letter carrier who landed his gyrocopter on Capitol Hill says he wasn’t concerned about getting shot down as he made his final approach.


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Man Arrested for Attempting to Scale White House Fence

A California man has been arrested after trying to scale a White House fence, according to the Secret Service.


Helicopter lands at U.S. Capitol

Gyrocopter Pilot Frustrated Message Isn’t Getting Through

A mail carrier has returned to his home in Florida, where he’ll wait for his next hearing after flying his gyrocopter onto the U.S. Capitol lawn.


Singer-songwriter Gwen Stefani of No Doubt performs onstage during Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day on National Mall to end extreme poverty and solve climate change on April 18, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Richard Chapin Downs Jr./Getty Images for Global Citizen)

Gwen Stefani, Usher Perform for Thousands at Earth Day Rally

A daylong Earth Day concert had R&B star Usher dancing on crutches Saturday on the National Mall to rally thousands for political action to confront climate change and poverty.


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Man Who Jumped White House Fence in October Takes Plea

A Maryland man arrested after scaling a White House fence last year has pleaded guilty in connection with the case.


Guard shot, killed at gate of U.S. Census Bureau, in critical condition. (Credit: Bill Rehkopf/NewsRadio 99.1)

Prosecutors in Md. Charge Man in Census Bureau Guard’s Death

A Suitland man has been charged with murder after chased two women to the U.S. Census Bureau, fatally shot a guard and led police on a pursuit in D.C.


US First Lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden(L), wife of Vice President Joe Biden. (Photo credit NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama, Jill Biden Visit Maryland Veterans Center

First lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden are touring a veterans center in the Washington, D.C., area to highlight the need to support military members and their families



2 Pedestrians Struck on Memorial Bridge, in Critical Condition

Two people are in critical condition after they were struck by a car in Arlington.


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Glaxo Recalls Flu Vaccine Due to Potency Problem

GlaxoSmithKline is recalling a popular four-in-one flu vaccine because its effectiveness can decline over time.