WTOP News Team

Father's Day condolences, remembrances at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Nearly 2,000 roses were being placed at the wall in memory of those fathers who died either in Vietnam or as a result of that war.

Sunday - 06/15/2014, 07:51pm EDT
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Dad's day is a good day to get a hearing test

Have you run out of gift ideas for Father's Day? Well, this one might just be what the doctor ordered.

Sunday - 06/15/2014, 04:02am EDT
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Families Run Amuck, get muddy and have a great time

This year more than 2,000 people took part in Saturday's Run Amuck (a four-miler) and Mini Run Amuck (a two-miler). The event began in 2008, at Quantico Marine Corps base, to promote physical fitness.

Saturday - 06/14/2014, 03:27pm EDT
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June is 'Move Over' Awareness Month

It's a law that's been on the books for 12 years in Virginia and it is the law in all 50 states -- but still drivers might now know about it.

Tuesday - 06/10/2014, 10:01am EDT

On Tuesday, Virginia residents will vote for leadership

Analyst Larry Sabato dissects the political races ahead of the primary.

Monday - 06/09/2014, 05:26am EDT

"Fake" Fleet ushers in allied forces for D-Day

There was a phantom fleet used to confuse the Nazis ahead of the D-Day invasion.

Saturday - 06/07/2014, 03:35am EDT
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Living history: Students learn about D-Day from the men who were there

A Chantilly middle school welcomed dozens of World War II veterans to hear their stories about the battle at Normandy and war to reclaim Europe.

Friday - 06/06/2014, 05:45pm EDT

Fast ferry option from Alexandria to D.C. receives grant money

Within a year, a fast ferry could be bringing commuters from the Alexandria waterfront to the Navy Yard.

Monday - 06/02/2014, 01:04pm EDT

World Police and Fire Games coming to Virginia

The games showcase the athletic abilities of firefighters, police officers, corrections officers and customs agents from around the world.

Sunday - 06/01/2014, 07:15am EDT

Activist: Nigerian government should do more to protect its citizens

On Saturday, a group of Nigerians rallied outside the Nigerian Embassy for a safe return of the 200 kidnapped school girls.

Saturday - 05/31/2014, 02:42pm EDT

Giving Afghanistan war dogs a new purpose

Former military dogs are being retrained as Prince George's County Police K9s.

Saturday - 05/31/2014, 05:27am EDT
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Advice for those mourning the fallen

As we enjoy cookouts and the beautiful weather on Memorial Day weekend, those who've suffered the loss of their military hero are having a tough time.

Monday - 05/26/2014, 02:24pm EDT

Iwo Jima vet recalls the battle through music

Next month he turns 88, but when Frank Matthews fought on Iwo Jima, he captured the hellish experience through his music.

Monday - 05/26/2014, 01:55am EDT
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U.S. Marines gather to honor their fallen comrades

A group of soldiers ran 170 miles to raise money for wounded warriors.

Sunday - 05/25/2014, 05:03pm EDT
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Overseas ceremonies honor fallen Americans

More than 500,000 Americans died during World War I and World War II. Of that number, more than 200,000 are buried in places like France and Luxembourg.

Sunday - 05/25/2014, 04:59pm EDT

On Memorial Day weekend, the names of the fallen

For the first time ever, Vietnam War veterans will include the names of victims from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

Sunday - 05/25/2014, 06:30am EDT
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TAPS remembers fallen military, supports survivors

2,400 people are coming to D.C. for the TAPS National Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp for kids.

Friday - 05/23/2014, 03:34pm EDT

Parents can help keep teens away from cellphone porn

Parents have ways to fight back against the problem of inappropriate pictures and texting.

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 09:22am EDT

Cervical cancer rates are on the rise, study says

It's important to get tested throughout your life, not just when you're younger.

Monday - 05/19/2014, 05:19am EDT

Vaccinate your kids twice for Meningitis

Your child should get vaccinated at 11 or 12 years old, and again at 16, according to health officials.

Sunday - 05/18/2014, 06:25am EDT
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