Trending topics and the headlines driving clicks around town. Here are the day’s most popular stories for Friday, December 27, 2013.
Washington Times: Federal authorities charge white ‘knockout’ suspect with hate crime
Washington Examiner: Federal judge calls NSA phone surveillance programs legal
Washington City Paper: How to survive the Derek Brown bar crawl
USA Today: Miley responds to Joe Jonas’ pot comment
The Hill: Brent Budowski: Obamacare sales surge
National Journal: Ranking the Top 5 Senators Vulnerable in 2014 Primaries