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DC mayor ratchets down marijuana fight with leaders in Congress

Washington Post    - ‎11 minutes ago‎   
D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) began to ratchet down her confrontation with conservatives in Congress in her first nationally televised interview after she rebuffed warnings from House Republicans and legalized marijuana.
Pot Fight Between D.C. Mayor, Congress Could Cost City
Pot fight between DC mayor, Congress could cost the city

The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, ex-Notre Dame president, dies

Washington Post    - ‎32 minutes ago‎   
The Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, a transformative figure in Catholic higher education who led the University of Notre Dame for 35 years and wielded influence with U.S.

Kansas City Star    - ‎1 hour ago‎   
Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, who had recently launched a Republican campaign for governor, fatally shot himself in what police described as an "apparent suicide," minutes after inviting reporters to his suburban St. Louis home for an interview.

Bush defends his conservative credentials ahead of CPAC

Washington Post    - ‎31 minutes ago‎   
PALM BEACH, Fla. - Jeb Bush readily points to his conservative credentials - tax cuts and smaller government as Florida's governor - yet convincing the activists at the Conservative Political Action Conference that he's one of them might be a tougher sell.

USA TODAY    - ‎9 minutes ago‎   
Investigators on Thursday were trying to determine why a pickup truck driver mistakenly turned onto railroad tracks before a crash that derailed a California commuter train.

The future of net neutrality is now a political waiting game

CBS News    - ‎19 minutes ago‎   
"There's one thing we can all agree on up here, I'm sure," Tom Wheeler, chair of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), said Thursday morning at the agency's February meeting.

Daily Beast    - ‎3 minutes ago‎   
On Thursday afternoon, a pair of escaped llamas led the Arizona authorities on a merry chase. The Internet went rightly, completely nuts.

Video shows Aaron Hernandez dancing shortly before Odin Lloyd's killing

CNN    - ‎2 hours ago‎   
(CNN) About an hour and a half before Odin Lloyd was shot to death, the suspect in his killing, Aaron Hernandez, was captured on video dancing at a gas station south of Boston.

UPI.com    - ‎31 minutes ago‎   
Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney is leaving his job at CNN to work for Amazon. File photo by Kevin Dietsch. | License Photo.

Times LIVE    - ‎43 minutes ago‎   
Floyd Hartwig and wife Violet are shown in this undated Hartwig family photo released to Reuters February 26, 2015. Image by: Hartwig Family / REUTERS.

Say Chow To Chihuahuas! LA Remains Bullish On The Bulldog

CBS Local    - ‎5 hours ago‎   
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) - For the second year in a row, Los Angeles thinks the bulldog is tops. Across the nation, Labrador retrievers rank No.

Madonna denounces rise of far right in Europe

Washington Times    - ‎2 hours ago‎   
Madonna performs at the Brit Awards 2015 at the 02 Arena in London, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP) more >.

NBCNews.com    - ‎43 minutes ago‎   
Diane and John Foley said U.S. government needs 'clearer policy' about dealing with ISIS hostages and ransom demands. About Us · Careers · Contact · Privacy Policy - UPDATED · Terms of Service · Site Map · Advertise · Ad Choices · Outlook.

The Guardian    - ‎2 hours ago‎   
Picasso's La Coiffeuse was registered missing from a storeroom at the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris in 2001. Photograph: AP/US Department of Justice.

Daily Beast    - ‎25 minutes ago‎   
Good news: the U.S. is getting better at detecting cyber attacks already underway. Bad news: they're multiplying. The risk of a catastrophic cyber attack that disables a key piece of national infrastructure, such as a portion of the power grid, is “remote at this ...

Los Angeles Police ID Suspect in Fatal Street Race

New York Times    - ‎7 hours ago‎   
LOS ANGELES - Police on Thursday asked for the public's help to find the suspected driver of a Ford Mustang that veered out of control during a street race in the San Fernando Valley and plowed into spectators, killing two men and critically injuring a third.

Pakistani man convicted of staging wife's murder in US

Business Standard    - ‎14 minutes ago‎   
A 30-year-old Pakistani man has been convicted in the US for staging the murder of his wife with his American girlfriend in 2011. Kashif Parvaiz faces life in prison after a New Jersey jury's verdict yesterday for planning the killing of his wife Nazish Norrani, 27, ...

New York Daily News    - ‎5 hours ago‎   
A JAN. 20, 2015, FILE COURTROOM SKETCH Elizabeth Williams/AP Khaled al-Fawwaz, alleged to be one of Osama Bin Laden's top lieutenants in the early days of Al Qaeda, was convicted of his role in the 1998 embassy bombings.

New York Times    - ‎1 hour ago‎   
Like countless 19-year-olds, Akhror Saidakhmetov lived much of his life online. But it was some of the darkest corners of the Internet that compelled him, according to the authorities.
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