Nearly an inch of rain fell in hour early Wednesday, washing out the supports from a VRE track, destroying the canopy at a Maryland gas station and knocking out power to thousands. Repair work on the track continues as the afternoon rush looms.
The excitement is growing ahead of Pope Francis’ visit to D.C., says Archbishop of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl. He spoke with WTOP about the pope's schedule, which includes a public mass.
The U.S. and Cuba agreed to open embassies in each other's capitals, the biggest tangible step in the countries' historic bid to restore ties after more than a half-century of hostilities.
In the two decades since trade schools started popping up on U.S. stock exchanges to maximize profits, allegations of misconduct have been rampant. On Wednesday, new rules go into effect for any school with a career-training program.
The long-standing ban is ending Wednesday, when guests can start using phone cameras and compact still cameras.
A Girl Scouts council on the West Coast has returned a sizable donation because it came with the provision that the money couldn’t be used to support transgender girls.
WASHINGTON — Some in attendance at the World Police & Fire Games will be skipping ubiquitous T-shirts as a memento and opting for a commemorative challenge coin. Challenge coins feature a group’s insignia and motto. They’re…
WASHINGTON — Next Tuesday, a new left shoulder lane will open up on the Inner Loop of the Capital Beltway from the end of the 495 Express Lanes to the George Washington Parkway. “That left…
The 2015 World Police & Fire Games are being held in the D.C. region until Sunday, July 5.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Want to take a picture inside the White House Blue Room? Well, it’s now OK to pull out your cellphone or camera and press “shoot.” The White House on Wednesday ended a…
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service won’t grant the District of Columbia a new lease for the site of the Washington Redskins’ former stadium in part because Interior Secretary Sally Jewell opposes the team’s…
Looking for something to do for July 4? WTOP takes a look at parades, picnics and places offering fireworks.
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