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Pit Bull Owners Rally In Front Of Capitol

Thousands of pit bull owners and their pets took to the U.S. Capitol on Saturday in support of the much-maligned breed.

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New Twists Further Delay Guantanamo Trials

Allegations that FBI tried to turn a member of the defense team into an informant and that the CIA cut the sound system in a courtroom are slowing progress in the Guantanamo Bay trials.

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Rep. Elijah Cummings Calls For Hearings On Suspicious Foreclosures

The Maryland Democrat says some federal regulators charged with protecting homeowners engaged in abusive practices that disproportionately impacted low-income minorities.
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Search, Seizure and Smartphones: The Future of the Fourth Amendment

The Fourth Amendment protects us from “unreasonable searches and seizures” by the government, but today's technology is introducing a whole new set of questions about what qualifies as “unreasonable.” Kojo looks at the future of the Fourth Amendment in the digital age.

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Conservative Group Wants Referendum On Maryland Transgender Discrimination Bill

The "Fairness For All Marylanders Act" offers transgender residents protections from job and housing discrimination, but conservatives want to overturn the bill via referendum, citing issues with changes to provisions governing bathrooms.

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Your Turn: Voter ID Laws Suffer Blow, Changes Coming to Pepco

On Wednesday, nuclear energy giant Exelon bought energy utility Pepco, sparking hopes of improved service for local residents. It's 'your turn' to weigh in on those and other stories in the news.

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Buyer Beware: General Mills and Arbitration Clauses

General Mills found itself in a media storm when it changed its legal policy, waiving the customer's right to sue if they have "liked" the company on Facebook or bought the product. We look at what consumers need to know.

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Ruling Sets Up Extradition Of Charles Severance To Virginia

The West Virginia Supreme Court denied a stay of extradition for Charles Severance, who is wanted for questioning in the investigation of three unsolved murders in Alexandria.

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Passing Montgomery County School Buses Could Soon Cost Twice As Much

In an effort to ensure the safety of students, Montgomery County may soon double the fines for passing a school bus.

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Lawmakers Still Deadlocked Over Medicaid In Virginia

With no sign of compromise on Medicaid, some Virginia legislators are now openly speaking of blowing the July 1 deadline on a possible government shutdown.