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New way to 'unfollow' friends without 'unfriending' them (Video)

Tired of friends on Facebook who overshare and fill your timeline with endless posts? There's now an easy way to unfollow them without unfriending them.

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 05:05am EST

Tags: Facebook, unfriend, unfollow,

Walter Reed to host lung cancer screening day

Smoking is the leading cause of death among military veterans

Tuesday - 11/04/2014, 05:56pm EST

Tags: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, lung cancer

IRS scam bilks victims for $5 million

The IRS has issued a consumer alert after more than 1,000 victims have lost up to $5 million to a phone scam.

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 04:20pm EDT

Tags: Scam, IRS, consumer protection,

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Tips for safety as tick season ramps up

It's the season to find those nasty ticks embedded in skin -- and there may be more this year due to the cold, wet winter.

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 02:58pm EDT

Tags: ticks, lyme disease

Invisible wounds: Couple struggles with scars of war

Not all wounds are visible. A local couple opens up about the physical and mental effects of war.

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 08:54am EDT

Tags: war, ptsd, veterans

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Snow Daze: Schools close, working parents scramble

Closing school is all fun-and-games for kids. But how do working parents deal with the scramble to find child care?

Monday - 02/17/2014, 08:21am EST

Tags: Randi Martin, snow, snow days, school cancellations, working parents

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From space to Charles Co.: Students speak to astronauts

Twenty students from Charles County Public Schools got the chance Tuesday to talk one-on-one with American astronauts stationed aboard the International Space Station.

Tuesday - 11/26/2013, 04:23pm EST

Tags: Charles County Public Schools, La Plata, Md., science, International Space Station, Space,

How will student loan interest rates affect you?

Depending on the type of loan, some students won't feel the pinch of doubling interest rates while others will take the hit upon graduation.

Tuesday - 07/02/2013, 05:35pm EDT

Tags: student loans, interest rates, college, financial aid,

A Hero's Best Friend: Dogs help wounded warriors recover

Throughout centuries of war, dogs have been by service members' sides, whether they're helping save lives in the battlefield or helping them heal.

Wednesday - 05/29/2013, 12:48pm EDT

Tags: Wounded Warriors, dogs, training dogs, Walter Reed, heal, amputees, soldier, U.S. Army, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

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Daunting task: Saving the life of a hero at Walter Reed

Imagine showing up for work each day with this task: Trying to save the life of a hero. The chief of surgery at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center talks with WTOP about the daunting duty.

Friday - 03/22/2013, 09:04am EDT

Tags: Walter Reed, Afghanistan War, Iraq War, Philip Perdue, Wounded Warriors

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