Native American tribes that tried to block the Dakota Access oil pipeline during a months-long standoff with authorities in North Dakota more than a year ago are carrying on their fight in federal court.
The history of Washington features plenty of mudslinging, fighting and division, and that's without even going inside Congress. Here's how the capital developed from the small, dirty, disorganized town it was in the 19th century into today's capital — and how that history still shapes the city.
This year, an increasing number of Central American attempted to enter the US illegally. Now, as many are deported back home, there are concerns that due process was not served while they were held in detention facilities in the United States.
In a puzzling incident in the nation's capital city, a woman tried to enter the White House grounds in her car and then led police on a chase to the Capitol. The woman was killed and an infant was found in the car.
Over the past week opposition activists in Syria have gathered in small groups to pay homage to the protestors in Egypt, while a Facebook group, run mostly by Syrian expatriates, is trying to organize a "Day of Rage" in that country.
A Congressional investigation found twice as many Washington D.C. children had high blood lead levels during the city's water crises than the Centers for Disease Control previously reported. Living on Earth reports.
With a Supreme Court ruling expected Thursday on whether a Washington, D.C., handgun ban violates Second Amendment rights, The Takeaway looks at what this session's rulings illustrate about the John Roberts court. Guest: Anthony Lewis, Supreme Court scholar and author of Freedom for the Thought We Hate: A Biography of the First Amendment
Shortly after the Sept. 11 attacks, Parvez Sharma began paying close attention to the national discussion around religion. And the gay Muslim filmmaker said he felt the need to come out of the closet ? as a practicing Muslim. Sharma has made a new documentary about the lives of other gay and lesbian Muslims.
After countless movies about Iraq and Afghanistan, Lt. Col. J. Todd Breasseale just wants filmmakers to tell it like it is? or perhaps how the Army says it is. But is Breasseale's Army Media Relations division concerned with telling the truth, or promoting its own agenda? Guest: Lt. Col. J. Todd Breasseale, Army Relations Los Angeles Division
If last week was the week to stall on Capitol Hill, Congress seems to be making up for it this week. We now know the fate of both the FISA and Medicare bills. The rising price of oil is next up for discussion. Guest: Todd Zwillich, Capitol News Connection, in Washington, D.C.
From Medicare to mortgages, an increasing number of U.S. Representatives from the GOP are defying President Bush's wishes when it comes to voting on Capitol Hill. Why? It's a re-election strategy. Guest: Todd Zwillich, anchor and reporter for Capitol News Connection in Washington, D.C.
A federal judge will hear the case of 17 Chinese Uyghurs who have been held at Guantanamo Bay for seven years and want to be released on parole in the U.S. They can't be returned to China for fear that they will be tortured.