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Restaurant Owner, Son Plead Guilty in Taxi Case

A politically connected restaurant owner from Washington’s Chinatown neighborhood and his son have pleaded guilty to making illegal payments to the head of the city’s taxicab commission.

04/16/2014

Tens of thousands of immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally but don't have serious criminal records could be shielded from deportation under a policy change being weighed by senior American officials. (Getty Images)

Report: Immigrants Getting Better At Fighting Deportations

Nearly half of immigrants facing deportation have won their cases in the last year, says study.

02/14/2014

A gay rights activist waves a flag in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building on June 24, 2013 in Washington, D.C. The high court is expected to rule Wednesday on some high profile decisions including California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman.  (Photo credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Court Hearing Set Over Gay Marriage Ban In Va.

A federal judge was set to hear arguments Tuesday on whether Virginia’s ban on gay marriage should be struck down, which is the position the state’s newly elected Democratic attorney general has endorsed in a move that angered many Republican lawmakers.

02/04/2014

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Ex-Va. Gov. McDonnell’s Pre-Trial Talks Limited

A federal judge is limiting what former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, can discuss with friends and family before their trial on corruption charges.

02/03/2014

The Insane Clown Posse attends the 2003 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena December 10, 2003 in Las Vegas, Nevada.(Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)

Insane Clown Posse Sues Feds Over Gang Label

The Insane Clown Posse sued the U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday over a 2011 FBI report that describes the rap-metal duo’s devoted fans, the Juggalos, as a dangerous gang, saying the designation has tarnished reputations and hurt business.

01/09/2014

More than a dozen Russian diplomats and their spouses living in New York City have been charged in a $1.5 million fraud of a government health program for the poor.  (ALEXEY DRUZHININ/AFP/Getty Images)

US: Russian Diplomats Cheated Health Care, Medicaid Program

More than a dozen Russian diplomats and their spouses living in New York City have been charged in a $1.5 million fraud of a government health program for the poor.

12/05/2013

A same-sex marriage supporter waves a rainbow flag in front of the US Supreme Court. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Plaintiffs In Gay Marriage Suit Say Minds Changing

A Chesterfield County couple challenging Virginia’s gay marriage ban says they believe public opinion is changing in their favor.

11/30/2013

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Washington Times Wants Federal Court To Force Coast Guard To Return Reporter’s Notes Seized In Gun Investigation

A Washington newspaper has asked a federal judge to force the Coast Guard to return any documents and copies of records it seized from a reporter while searching her home last summer as part of a gun investigation involving her husband.

11/22/2013

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D.C. Again Asks Judge to Uphold Gun Laws

District of Columbia officials are again asking a judge to uphold gun registration requirements put in place after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the city’s decades-old ban on handguns in 2008.

11/05/2013

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Guilty Plea And More Charges In DC Campaign Probe

A Maryland businessman admitted in federal court Thursday that he was reimbursed for $160,000 in campaign contributions by his boss, who’s at the center of a wide-ranging investigation of political corruption in the District of Columbia.

06/20/2013

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