National News

« Back to the story

In order to provide a better environment for commenting, we have changed our commenting platform. In order to participate, you will need to register. Unfortunately, old log-in and accounts are not able to transfer to our new system. We have also enabled you to be able to log in with your Facebook, Twitter or Google account.

WTOP.com - Purpose of Comments statement

Hubbard Radio, LLC encourages site users to express their opinions by posting comments. Our goal is to maintain a civil dialogue in which readers feel comfortable. At times, the comment boards following articles, blog posts and other content can descend to personal attacks. Please do not engage in such behavior here. We encourage your thoughtful comments which:

  • Have a positive and constructive tone
  • Are on topic, clear and to-the-point
  • Are respectful toward others and their opinions

Hubbard Radio, LLC reserves the right to remove comments which do not conform to these criteria.

comments powered by Disqus

UCLA wades through damages from pipe flooding

UCLA looks to assess damage as flood from pipe slams campus, including basketball mecca

Updated 11 minutes, 03 seconds ago

Processing issue delays bar exam submissions

Testing company ExamSoft says processing issue caused delay in bar exam submissions across US

Updated 11 minutes, 28 seconds ago

Searchers find bodies of Arkansas man, infant son

Searchers find bodies of Arkansas man, infant son; boy's mother jailed on endangerment charge

Updated 11 minutes, 51 seconds ago

APNewsBreak: Defense to oversee plagiarism probe

APNewsBreak: Defense Department to oversee probe of plagiarism claims against US senator

Updated 11 minutes, 52 seconds ago

Jury awards Ventura $1.8M in defamation case

Jury awards ex-Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura $1.8 million in defamation suit over sniper memoir

Updated 11 minutes, 57 seconds ago

Ticket me Elmo? NYC mulls law for impersonators

Ticket me Elmo? NYC mulls law for costumed characters demanding tips for photos with tourists

Updated 25 minutes, 33 seconds ago

NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

NCAA settles head-injury suit; agrees to $70M testing fund, implement common concussion rules

Updated 1 hours, 15 minutes ago

Activists want gay rights on Africa summit agenda

Activists urge Obama to ensure that anti-gay bias issue is on agenda for US-Africa summit

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 05:26am EDT

Senate bill would end NSA phone records collection

White House, privacy groups like Leahy's version better than a House bill

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 04:40am EDT

US appeals court blocks Mississippi abortion law

US appeals court keeps Mississippi's last abortion clinic open, saying rights need protection

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 04:36am EDT

Man wrongly imprisoned seeks millions from state

Man imprisoned for 21 years in killing he didn't commit seeks up to $8 million in compensation

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 04:36am EDT

5 food writers subpoenaed in 'pink slime' lawsuit

4 reporters, blogger subpoenaed in $1.2 billion 'pink slime' lawsuit against ABC network

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 04:28am EDT

Japan practices amphibious landing in Hawaii

Japanese forces practice amphibious landing during military exercises in Hawaii

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 03:40am EDT

US sues Pennsylvania over police fitness tests

US sues Pennsylvania over state police fitness tests, says they discriminate against women

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 03:10am EDT

Top Colorado court halts gay marriages in Boulder

Colorado Supreme Court halts gay marriages in Boulder County amid state's pending appeal

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 02:30am EDT

Crews make gains on 2 California wildfires

Progress reported on 2 California wildfires that prompted evacuations

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 01:50am EDT

AP PHOTOS: Building boom in N. Dakota's oil patch

AP PHOTOS: Oil fuels building boom in once desolate North Dakota oil patch

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 12:26am EDT

Motion filed to dismiss penis amputation suit

Alabama doctors accused of wrongful penis amputation file motion to dismiss suit

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 11:10pm EDT

Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little

Across US, opponents and supporters call power-plant pollution rules too much or too little

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 09:42pm EDT

California lifeguard injured by lightning improves

Los Angeles lifeguard seriously injured by rare beach lightning strike making 'good recovery'

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 07:09pm EDT
  • 1
  •