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The river that supplies the Washington area's drinking water is threatened by urban and agricultural pollution, a nonprofit advocacy group says.
A major meeting Wednesday could go a long way toward determining whether people will be able to take Metro to Dulles International Airport.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood will bring the biggest players involved in the rail-to-Dulles project together on Wednesday.
What looked like chocolate bars and small drink boxes at Dulles International Airport turned out to be cocaine with a street value of about $130,000.
Two of the most pet-friendly communities are near D.C.
WTOP is closely following a final flight of space shuttle Discovery. NASA's oldest and most traveled shuttle is headed Tuesday morning from Kennedy Space Center and to the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center in Virginia. Discovery was expected in the area between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. but may be arriving a half hour earlier.
"It's absolutely gorgeous. We're going to be running 20 degrees above where we should be this time of year," says ABC 7 Meteorologist Chris Naille.
The typical family tosses out $600 in food a year, but there are ways to keep a few of those dollars from disappearing.
Four of the five top areas for estimated annual remodeling spending in the South are in the D.C. metro region, with Falls Church and Arlington County ranking No. 1 and No. 2 respectively, according to the National Association of Home Builders.
There are ways to save money on gas. In fact, drivers can get gas for $2 a gallon, if they make several lifestyle changes.
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