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World Series of Flip Cup tosses cups for charity in D.C.

This isn't a college party. It's not a tailgate. No, this is pure unbridled "legitimate" competition. Saturday, the best flippers in the area took to the tables to determine the champion of the World Series of Flip Cup.

Saturday - 09/07/2013, 06:58am EDT

Tags: flip cup, World Series, Megan Cloherty


Study: Regular bed times help kids in the classroom

A study of 11,000 kids monitored at ages 3, 5 and 7 found that those who had irregular bedtimes scored lower on cognitive tests.

Wednesday - 09/04/2013, 07:46am EDT

Tags: sleep, kids sleep, Megan Cloherty

WTOP's stop sign experiment: How many people make a complete stop?

The District plans to install more than 30 stop sign cameras to catch drivers rolling through stops in and around school zones.

Friday - 08/30/2013, 06:01am EDT

Tags: stop sign cameras, traffic, Northwest D.C., Megan Cloherty

Report: D.C. drivers are worst in nation

A new survey from Allstate ranks D.C. drivers as the worst in the nation besting even New York City.

Thursday - 08/29/2013, 05:34am EDT

Tags: driver safety, car insurance, Allstate Insurance, Megan Cloherty, congestion

Expect major delays during Wednesday commute

Commuting in and out of Washington Wednesday may be tricky, as thousands are expected to participate in a commemoration marking the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 04:33pm EDT

Tags: OPM, march on washington, Megan Cloherty, alicia lozano

5 practical tips to get kids in a math mindset

Whether school has started or it is still a few weeks away, there are easy ways to get kids into a math mindset and ready for class.

Monday - 08/26/2013, 03:49pm EDT

Tags: Megan Cloherty, Larry Martinek, back to school, math, math skills


Reflections at MLK memorial ahead of March on Washington

Tens of thousands are expected to take part in upcoming events on the National Mall to commemorate the March on Washington and the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech.

Friday - 08/23/2013, 08:11am EDT

Tags: Martin Luther King, I Have A Dream speech, memorial, civil rights, Megan Cloherty, march on washington, MLK Memorial


New Md. smoke alarm laws for homeowners

Homeowners are reminded twice a year to check their smoke alarms at daylight savings time, but Maryland is throwing residents an early curve ball this year by changing its smoke alarm law.

Thursday - 08/22/2013, 05:45am EDT

Tags: smoke alarms, Megan Cloherty

Study: Bee-friendly plants killing bees

Bee-friendly garden plants sold in D.C. at retailers Home Depot and Lowes are treated with a pesticide that is toxic to bees, a new study says.

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 04:35pm EDT

Tags: bees, Megan Cloherty, Home Depot, Lowes

Vanessa Pham's bloodied t-shirt presented during murder trial

In the murder trial of Julio Miguel Blanco Garcia, a medical examiner testified Vanessa Pham was stabbed 13 times.

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 07:34am EDT

Tags: Vanessa Pham, Julio Miguel Blanco Garcia, Vienna, murder, Megan Cloherty

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