Thousands of people lost power as winds picked up Wednesday night and Thursday morning, and the Capitol building was no exception.
To one generation George Takei was best-known for his role as Sulu on Star Trek. Today, Takei is widening his appeal from the young to the not-quite-as-young generations.
The Kennedy Center is hosting an international theater festival for the next three weeks, including the U.S. premiere of an Australian play about Rupert Murdoch and a dozen other productions.
American beats top-seeded Boston U. 55-36 in Patriot League championship
Amelia Earhart's plane disappeared in 1937 and it remains one of the world's enduring mysteries. Now, explorers are excited about new evidence that could confirm that artifacts found on a remote South Pacific island are from the wreckage of her plane.
House committee approves minor change to law that bans skyscrapers in DC
A chemical spill at the Wilson Aquatic Center has resulted in the evacuation of Wilson High School and the swimming area in Northwest D.C.
D.C. Councilmember David Catania Wednesday filed to run for mayor as an independent.
Rick Harrison of the History Channel's reality TV show "Pawn Stars" dukes it out with customers at his Las Vegas store every day, haggling with them as they try to sell or pawn their items. But as a child, Harrison duked it out with a serious brain disorder.
WTOP spoke with Virginia Arrisueño of DeNada Designs and Lori Parkerson of Redeem, to get their take on fashion and business in the District.
District of Columbia Councilmember David Catania is filing paperwork to run for mayor as an independent in the midst of a fundraising scandal involving Mayor Vincent Gray's 2010 campaign.
While median-income families around the country are having a difficult time paying for new cars and trucks, the one exception can be seen in the nation's capital, according to a new study.
The D.C. police are seeking the public's help finding an 84-year-old man who was last seen Wednesday.
The National Cathedral will soon become a construction zone as work begins to repair the damage done by a 2011 earthquake.
Home prices have been making steady annual gains in the Washington area, and it looks like that trend will continue.
D.C.'s Penn Quarter expands its restaurant choices with its new Neighborhood Restaurant Group spot, The Partisan.
D.C. will celebrate all things bacon and craft beer this spring with the Bacon and Beer Festival.
Seven years after a 12-year-old boy died of a dental infection, some parts of the Washington metro region still have a shortage of dentists. But a mobile dentist's office on wheels is offering help and hope -- one kid at a time.
A Northern Virginia man who fought his ticket and won his case in June 2012 waited nearly two years to get the refund check he was promised in eight to 10 weeks, WTOP Ticketbuster has learned.
District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray pressed ahead Tuesday with his re-election bid but acknowledged he took a political hit during his State of the District Address.