A prime example of how slowly the federal government moves is a piece of prime real estate in Washington's tony Georgetown neighborhood -- an old steam-generating plant with a spectacular view of the Potomac waterfront.
A neighbor accused the Biebs of battery and police responded by heading over to the "Baby" singer's home in California to investigate the matter further, <a href="http://www.tmz.com/2013/03/26/justin-bieber-battery-accusation-calabasas-neighbor-police-threats/">TMZ reported</a>.
A peace officers' union has placed its portion of the $1 million reward offered during the manhunt for former Los Angeles Police Department officer Christopher Dorner on hold after a California city announced it will withdraw its pledge of $100,000.
Several Supreme Court justices indicated they might lean toward issuing a narrow ruling on gay marriage during a landmark hearing Tuesday on California's same-sex marriage ban, even as lawyers for the plaintiffs argued for legalizing the unions nationally.
Islamic hardliners stormed a mosque in suburban Cairo, turning it into a house of horrors for Christians who had been demonstrating against the ruling Muslim Brotherhood in the latest case of violent persecution that experts fear will only get worse.