Capitol Hemp, run by activist Adam Eidinger, had closed in the fall of 2012, about a year after police had raided it. Now it's open again, and certain things are no longer taboo, given the change in D.C. marijuana laws.
This week, police chiefs from around the country gathered in D.C. to tackle a nationwide uptick in violent crime. Out of this summit came a handful of recommendations, but one stood out: sentencing reform.
With the latest violence over the weekend, D.C.'s homicide rate is now 25 percent higher than last year at this time — and the District isn't alone. Across the country, big cities are seeing upticks in violence, especially murders.
Trump has filed a $10 million breach-of-contract lawsuit against Chef José Andrés and his companies after Andrés announced that he's canceling plans to have a restaurant inside Trump's Old Post Office hotel in downtown D.C.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser took two cracks at the city's affordable housing crisis this week, appointing a "strike force" to focus on protecting affordable housing and putting out $100 million to build new housing.
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