WTOP News Team

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

On 'Kids to Parks' Day, a day of fresh air and fun

It's good for children to drop the computers and embrace nature, officials say.

Saturday - 05/17/2014, 04:01pm EDT

I-66 widening construction noise irks neighbors

Work got started on the widening of Interstate 66 last month and some residents are losing sleep over the construction -- literally.

Monday - 05/05/2014, 07:35am EDT

Flickr celebrates milestone with photo walks

Flickr is celebrating its tenth anniversary.

Monday - 05/05/2014, 02:24am EDT

Sen. Creigh Deeds pushes for change to mental health system laws

The D.C. area has recently been rocked by a series of cases in which young people ended their lives. Now, a Virginia state senator, whose son took his own life, is pressing ahead with efforts to address the sensitive issue.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 12:13pm EDT
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