The Affordable Care Act faced another legal challenge Tuesday in federal court, as a group of business owners and individuals pushed back against an IRS regulation they say is both unlawful and potentially crippling.
In what was supposed to be a warm reunion, Vice President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping meet instead Wednesday in a climate fraught with tension over an airspace dispute that has put Asia on edge. A day before seeing Xi, Biden stood in Japan and publicly rebuked China for trying to enforce its will on its neighbors, escalating the risk of a potentially dangerous accident.
Two men were shot and wounded Monday night in separate attacks that happened about an hour apart and within a half-mile of each other in Anacostia, D.C. police said. Officials did not immediately link the two violent episodes, which began when a man was seriously wounded by gunfire in the 1500 block of U Street SE about 9:45 p.m., said Officer Paul Metcalf, a police spokesman. The victim was taken to a hospital in serious condition. Read full article >>
A D.C. police officer was arrested and charged with production of child pornography while on duty, the Metropolitan Police Department announced Tuesday. Officer Marc Washington is accused of taking…