2 Andean bear cubs born at the National Zoo

2 Andean bear cubs born at the National Zoo; 1 of just 4 North American litters in 9 years

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 11:34am EST

Bill to change compensation for injured walkers, cyclists stalls again

For the second time in a week, action came to a screeching halt on a bill to change laws regarding compensation for pedestrians or cyclists hit by cars in the District of Columbia.

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 06:46am EST

As temperatures drop, the need for shelters grows

With the arriving cold snap, most of the region will reach for the thermostat and keep the heat on well into next week. But that isn't the case for D.C.'s homeless population.

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 04:54am EST

Arctic invasion may be first of many for region

Below-normal temperatures have swept across much of the continental United States, and the early arctic invasion could be the first of many. Research links autumn snow cover on the opposite side of the planet to colder, harsher winters in the Northern Hemisphere.

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 04:37am EST

Prosecutors downplay that plea deal for rabbi could be in works

The case of a Georgetown rabbi accused of secretly recording women as they undressed for a spiritual cleansing might not go to trial.

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 06:25pm EST

Hearing on new trial begins in Chandra Levy case

Lawyers begin 3 days of hearings in new trial motion for man convicted of killing Chandra Levy

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 04:59pm EST

Boxing champs visit cancer patients at Children's Hospital

International boxing champs visited cancer patients at Washington Children's Hospital on Monday. (WTOP/Dick Uliano)

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 02:01pm EST

Dog rescued from Thailand missing in D.C.

A dog that escaped the illegal dog meat market in Thailand and was trying to make a new home in Maryland is missing.

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 01:15pm EST

Google ad service crashes, forces sites to go ad free

Google's ad serving platform, DoubleClick, went down for more than hour this morning forcing Web publishers, including WTOP.com, to go ad free until the problem is fixed.

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 11:51am EST

Drink while you shop: Giant Food opens in new NW development

It took over two years, but the new Giant Food -- the flagship store of a new development along Wisconsin Avenue -- is preparing to open Thursday.

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 11:13am EST
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Man mails 15 live baby chicks to DC ex-girlfriend

Man mails 15 live baby chicks to ex-girlfriend in DC; birds now at sanctuaries in Md., Va.

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 11:00am EST

Concert for Valor cleanup: Workers disassemble concert setup on National Mall

Workers cleaning up after the Concert For Valor are making quick progress.

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 09:18am EST

Nurses striking at Providence Hospital

Nurses at D.C.'s Providence Hospital are on strike, protesting what they say is a lack of training to deal with Ebola.

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 09:08am EST

Group works to improve Potomac River's health

The group aiming to protect the Potomac River says it has come a long way, but this is an important time that will decide the river's future health.

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 04:35am EST

With ClassPass, you can have your barre and yoga too

Barre, yoga or spin? Can't decide on a fitness class to take? Now you don't have to. A new gym membership includes them all.

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 01:58am EST

Pizzeria Paradiso to speed things up with quick-serve pizza joint

After 23 years of full-service pies at Pizzeria Paradiso, Ruth Gresser is tackling a new challenge: fast-casual. Come next spring, D.C. will meet Veloce by Pizzeria Paradiso, a quick-serve pizza concept the chef/owner has been thinking over for the past several years.

Tuesday - 11/11/2014, 05:33pm EST

New pot shops on the block not always so popular

When pot shops are new kids on the block, other businesses aren't always too happy

Tuesday - 11/11/2014, 04:46pm EST

Ugly Mug looks to expand, D.C. Pizza, Nando's opening

The Ugly Mug, one of Barracks Row's quintessential watering holes, is attempting to expand to its second floor, though the proposal is facing some pushback from the local Advisory Neighborhood Commission.

Tuesday - 11/11/2014, 03:20pm EST

Paw and Stripes helps veterans recover

While dogs can't cure post-traumatic stress disorder, they help troubled veterans cope and move on with their lives.

Tuesday - 11/11/2014, 10:29am EST

Traffic closures for Veterans Day concert on the National Mall

The National Park Service is urging drivers to prepare for road closures around the National Mall this Veterans Day for HBO's Concert for Valor.

Tuesday - 11/11/2014, 10:05am EST
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