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Why Fight Poverty When You Can End It? Padua Project Calls The Nonprofit Bluff

Charities and social services organizations have tried to tackle poverty for years. But what if instead of just fighting poverty a nonprofit sought to end it for good? Is that even possible?

Dispute Between D.C. Council Members Could Derail Bike And Pedestrian Safety Bill

Bicyclists who are found even 1 percent at fault in an accident often cannot get compensation for injuries. That would change under proposed legislation before the D.C. Council, but two legislators are sparring over the extent of the law.

Black D.C. Residents More Likely To Fear For Safety And Distrust Police, Says Survey

There are stark disparities in feelings of safety between the District's 8 wards, with the city's African American population also reporting greater distrust of police.

Bowser Signs Bill Raising D.C.'s Minimum Wage To $15, With Nod From Obama

"I commend the District of Columbia, Mayor Muriel Bowser, and the Council of the District of Columbia for raising the District's minimum wage," said President Barack Obama in a statement on Monday evening.

Supreme Court Throws Out Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's Conviction

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McDonnell was sentenced to two years in prison after he was convicted of public corruption. The high court, however, ruled the government used too-broad an interpretation of the federal bribery law.

D.C. Health Department Says Pot Sales Should Be Legal, But Congress Still Says No

The D.C. Department of Health says D.C. officials should consider legalizing, regulating and taxing the sale of marijuana. The only problem? Congress won't allow it.

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