GOP House Measure Would Block Local D.C. Abortion Rights LawRepublicans pushed legislation toward House passage Thursday that would revoke a local District of Columbia law barring discrimination against workers who have abortions, the latest clash pitting claims of religious freedom against reproductive rights.
Mayor Bowser Worried Congress Will Repeal D.C. LawFor the first time in more than two decades, a committee in Congress may vote to overturn a local D.C. law, causing concern for Mayor Muriel Bowser.
Boost For Vets' Health: Obama Signs New Law Tens of thousands of military veterans who have been enduring long waits for medical care should be able to turn to private doctors almost immediately under a law signed Thursday by President Barack Obama.
House GOP to DC: Guns OK, Pot DangerousThe House has added an amendment to a spending bill that would undo the District of Columbia's gun-control laws.
Sunday Hunting Among New Virginia Laws Going Into Effect July 1 A host of new Virginia state laws go into effect Tuesday, including new rules that allow hunting on Sundays, a repeal of a tax on hybrid cars and a string of regulations governing emergency treatment for the mentally ill.
Law Professor To Senate: 'Outlawing Prostitution Is Unconstitutional'American University professor blasts Supreme Court rulings on campaign spending, saying the court's reasoning also means paying for sex is free speech.
Man Who Mailed Poison To The White House Sentenced To 25 Years In Prison42-year-old James Everett Dutschke of Tupelo, Mississippi pleaded guilty to sending letters dusted with ricin to President Obama and other officials.
Defend 'Obamacare' Unabashedly, Some Democrats Say The outlook for the president's health care overhaul suddenly appears brighter, and some Democrats are saying it's time for the party to openly embrace the law that Republicans consider their best campaign weapon.
Obama To Sign Relief From Flood Insurance Hikes President Barack Obama is set to sign into law a bipartisan bill relieving homeowners living in flood-prone neighborhoods from big increases in their insurance bills.
NRA Seeks To Block Gun Magazine Ban The National Rifle Association is asking Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy to block enforcement of a California city ordinance that bans gun magazines capable of holding more than 10 bullets.
Black Doctors' Association To Meet In DC The nation's largest association of African-American doctors is convening in Washington to discuss health issues in the black community.
More States Grant In-State Tuition To Immigrants Giancarlo Tello paid $14,000 more than other New Jersey high school graduates to attend Rutgers University, the state's flagship public college.