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Virginia Lawmakers Question Logic Behind Ethics Panel Veto

Bipartisan ethics legislation was vetoed last week by Gov. Terry McAuliffe, who said the bill didn't go far enough. Now many state lawmakers are calling that logic into question.

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"Hazard Above": Drones and Public Safety

Unmanned aerial drones have transformed the way America wages war and collects intelligence abroad. Beginning next year, commercial drones are expected to expand rapidly within the United States. But what happens when a drone falls from...

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Supreme Court Rulings on TV Viewing and Cell Phone Searches

The Supreme Court ruled today on two technology cases, handing a victory to TV broadcasters and cable companies and a defeat to police who want to search cell phones without a warrant. Kojo explores the twin decisions.

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When Are Online Threats Illegal?

When does a Facebook post about killing your wife cross the line from rap lyric to illegal threat? The Supreme Court will tackle that question in a First Amendment case involving digital communication. Tech Tuesday explores the legal and personal issues involved.

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After Leesburg Hearing, Severance Case Cleared For Trial

In Virginia, prosectors in Loudoun County are moving forward with charges against Charles Severance, a man Alexandria prosecutors say they want to question in connection to three unsolved murders.
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The Benghazi Raid: Legal and International Fallout

Kojo explores the legal and international fallout from the weekend capture of Ahmed Abu Khattala, the alleged ringleader of the 2012 attack on the U.S. compound in Benghazi.

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Immigration Crisis: Kids Crossing the Border

A surge of children crossing the U.S. border from Central America is bringing new scrutiny to the treatment of detained migrants. We discuss the debate about the reasons for the wave of young arrivals.

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Redskins Stripped Of Trademarks

Kojo explores the fallout from the ruling by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to cancel the Redskins' trademarks.

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McAuliffe Likely To Go To Battle Over Virginia Budget

One provision in the new Republican budget makes it more difficult for Governor McAuliffe to expand health insurance coverage, taking aim at one of his key priorities.
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Marijuana Decriminalized In Maryland, But What About Paraphernalia?

It's now legal to possess small amounts of marijuana in Maryland, but as Montgomery County lawmakers note, it's still illegal to posses the paraphernalia used to smoke it.

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