The Washington State Senate voted on Wednesday to abolish the death penalty, The News Tribune reported, in a 26-22 vote that included five Republican members of the chamber. If the measure passes the House and is signed into law by Governor Jay Inslee, it would replace the death penalty with a life prison sentence…
The best minds of Washington’s military-industrial complex sprang into action on Wednesday after Donald Trump expressed his apparently earnest desire to have a massive military parade through the streets of Washington, DC.
Amazon Go, the company’s new Seattle-based automated convenience store that opened up to the public on Monday, allows customers to zoom on in, grab whatever their hearts desire, and get out, all without having to deal with a checkout line or a human manning the register.
The Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency has told undocumented immigrant and outspoken activist Maru Mora-Villalpando that it has begun the process to deport her to Mexico. Deportations are, sadly, nothing new. But Mora-Villalpando is claiming that ICE is targeting her specifically to silence her and her…
After days of deliberation, a jury has acquitted all six of the people charged with felony property destruction, misdemeanor conspiracy to riot, and misdemeanor rioting for taking part in anti-Trump protests in D.C. during last year’s inauguration.
Lawmakers in Washington have been so busy trying to reshape our tax code that they missed a deadline to fund a health program that ensures nearly nine million children.
According to U.S. Census Bureau data, the District of Columbia has a higher level of income inequality than any state in the country:
Just weeks after speaking to the press about his longtime girlfriend’s detention by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, an undocumented immigrant in Washington state was himself arrested by ICE, in what he says is retaliation for his public statements.
After the wave of sexual assault allegations against powerful men in media and politics over the past month, the #MeToo movement has made the powerful leap from social media to the streets. But where does that leave the traditionally marginalized communities of color who created #MeToo as a safe space for themselves…
Brush aside all the familiar media narratives around DACA recipients—the gifted student, the accomplished young professional, the “good immigrant”—and what you are left with is a decision by a young person under the threat of deportation to step further into the public eye.
Immigration officials allegedly profiled and detained a Latinx U.S. citizen and longtime government employee in Oregon in what the man claims was a racist case of mistaken identity.
The Mall in Washington, D.C., is an awkward place for a rally, especially one that’s drawn a smaller crowd than usual. The lawn between the Capitol steps and the Lincoln Memorial is almost two miles long. Every building around here is constructed at a scale to make you feel tiny in the face of the state.
The Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, DC, announced Friday that it is investigating an officer who reportedly wore what the MPD described as a “disturbing and disgraceful” (read: racist as hell) t-shirt while on duty.
A large group of protesters, furious about the healthcare bill that Senate Republicans have been struggling to pass, descended on the U.S. Capitol on Monday to demonstrate against the bill.
Yesterday, Washington, DC, gave out its first driver’s licenses that provide a non-binary gender option for the city’s residents.
The U.S. Park Police has responded to questions about why three African American teenagers were handcuffed while selling water without a permit on the Mall in Washington, D.C. The answers are as hollow as one would expect.
Fake notices from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement urging the public to report undocumented immigrants were found Thursday in Washington, D.C.