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Is Legal Status Requirement By A Landlord Discrimination? Fairfax Families File Suit

Four immigrant families in a Fairfax County mobile home park are taking their landlord to court over a requirement that they provide proof of legal status or face a big increase in rent.

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Where The Presidential Candidates Stand On Key Issues

Now that only three major candidates remain in the 2016 race for the White House, attention turns to the details of their policy proposals. Where the presidential candidates stand on key issues like job creation, healthcare, taxes and education.

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Who's Responsible When Car And Bike Collide?

D.C. is one of only a handful of places that won't allow a cyclist or pedestrian to sue a driver if they are partially at fault in a collision.

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62 Years After Brown v. Board Of Education: Why Racial Segregation Is Up In U.S. Schools

New federal data show U.S. schools are resegregating; the number of high-poverty schools that serve mostly black and Hispanic children is up sharply. Sixty-two years after Brown v. Board of Education, we look at racial segregation in schools and how to address it.

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The High Human Cost Of Cheap Chicken

Chicken is America's favorite meat, but the price for Maryland workers in poultry plants may be high.

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News Update: Homeless Shelters, Guns & Budget Autonomy

A number of local debates came to a head this week in D.C.

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Judge Overturns Key Provision Of D.C.'s Concealed-Carry Law — Again

A federal judge ordered D.C. to stop enforcing the provision of the city's law requiring that anyone applying for a concealed-carry permit demonstrate a "good reason" for needing to carry a handgun in public.
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Landmark Maryland Bill Eases Restrictions To Birth Control

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has signed into law one of the most comprehensive plans to providing birth control in the country.

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The Affordable Care Act Three Years In: What’s Working And What’s Not

The number of health insurance companies participating in the Affordable Care Act exchanges is dwindling. And many of the insurance plans available under the law exclude more doctors and hospitals than do employer plans. The Affordable Care Act three years in: what’s working and what’s not.

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Supreme Court Opinion: Contraception Coverage

Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News offers reaction to the Supreme Court's unsigned unanimous opinion on access to contraception.

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