Critics of the Fairfax County Police have long called for civilian oversight over department practices following a string of police-involved deaths, but now the head of the department itself is dropping his opposition.
According to recent research, suicide, drug overdoses and alcohol abuse are driving up the death rates among less-educated white men and women between the ages of 45 to 54. We discuss what's ailing middle-aged white Americans and why.
After a five-hour flight from San Francisco to D.C., D'Arcee Neal, who has cerebral palsy and could not use the airplane bathroom, simply couldn't wait any longer and crawled off the plane when the airline failed to bring him the necessary, narrowly built wheelchair. We talk with D'arcee and other disability rights activists about what happened to him and how similar events can be avoided in the future.
More than 700,000 hobbyists plan to buy a drone this year, up 63 percent from last year. Now the FAA will require registration of the small aircraft. What does it mean for the safety of the national airspace?
The U.S., Russia, China, Iran and North Korea have emerged as major players in the new world of cyberwarfare. With a panel of experts, we discuss global security threats posed by increasingly sophisticated malware and the new digital arms race.
Russia is sending what it calls "volunteer" troops to Syria, and its airstrikes have targeted CIA-backed rebels. We look at Russia's support of the Assad regime and escalating concerns over a possible U.S.-Russia proxy war in Syria.
Federal officials inject themselves in the debate over Metro safety. Maryland state lawmakers spar over early voting sites in Montgomery County. And Pope Francis' representatives in D.C. make a last-minute plea for a death row inmate in Virginia.
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