In the parking lot of Dunbar High School in Northwest D.C., about half a dozen homeless men and women of all ages and races worked on a project designed to portray the experiences of homeless residents.
Years ago, the war on drugs in the District was fought on the corners and in the alleys where they were openly sold. But with the market for illegal narcotics changing — and fewer open-air markets for police to target — D.C. officials are changing tactics.
The U.S. Court of Appeals on Friday evening stayed a ruling that had overturned a key provision of the District's concealed carry law, giving city officials a legal reprieve and opportunity to prepare an appeal arguing that the law is constitutional.
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