Room in Capitol dedicated to staffer slain in attack on Gabby Giffords
Since the 2001 terror attacks, surveillance cameras on buildings, light fixtures and utility poles have popped up like mushrooms after a summer rain.
Letter sent to Mississippi senator tests positive for ricin, found at off-site mail facility
Security in Washington-area transit and on the roadways is at a heightened level after the explosions in Boston.
A letter containing ricin or another poision was sent to the office of Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi.
NASA has given the OK for a private company to proceed with a test launch of a rocket that will eventually help carry cargo to the International Space Station.
American Airlines flights were grounded Tuesday afternoon while the carrier worked to repair its reservation system.
Washington-area hospitals have learned a lot since the attacks on the Pentagon. And they say they are prepared to handled another mass-casualty event.
Smithsonian to close galleries due to budget cuts from Congress; park police face furloughs
The District of Columbia's Emancipation Day parade went on as planned a day after two bombs exploded in Boston near the finish line of the city's marathon.
WTOP's Bob Madigan reports
Financial reports show Republican Patrick Mara has most money to spend in DC Council race
DC mayor's budget proposal funds space station simulator for public school system
Marathon day in Boston is a day traditionally filled with eager runners, packed bars and sidewalks overflowing with supporters, signs and cheers. But the 117th Boston Marathon deviated drastically from tradition.
Lincoln restaurant to mark DC Emancipation Day by donating funds to cottage of 16th president
Metro will spend $5 million in the next fiscal year on an anti-fatigue plan.
All-American Otto Porter Jr. leaving Georgetown after sophomore season to enter NBA draft
Taxpayers are scrambling to make the midnight tax-filing deadline and much of the action is at the computer keyboard.
Washington Post arts critic Philip Kennicott wins Pulitzer Prize for 2012 criticism
The National Park Service is considering closing restroom and visitor facilities earlier and eliminating late-night ranger hours at monuments and memorials on the National Mall, WTOP has learned.