Welcome to the NewsQ @ WTOP.com

This interactive section lists the most popular stories on WTOP.com. Popularity is determined by a combination of elements including how many times a story is viewed, Facebook "Likes" and user comments. You can also sort by section using the NewsQ Filter in the right column. Note: Stories won't necessarily be in chronological order and there may be older stories in the list.

Hide Details

Washington ranks No. 4 for millionaires

Fri Sep 19, 2014

The Washington region is rich with millionaires, ranking No. 4 in the nation for high net wealth individuals in 2013. Full Story

Hide Details

Poll shows Bowser leading in DC mayor's race

Wed Sep 17, 2014

A new poll shows that Democrat Muriel Bowser has a comfortable lead against her two opponents in the District's mayor's race. Full Story

Hide Details

Two from Va. admit role in passport fraud scheme

Thu Sep 18, 2014

Two Roanoke residents arrested in Washington, D.C., on suspicion of passport fraud have admitted their guilt. Full Story

Hide Details

National HIV awareness campaign to launch in DC

Wed Sep 17, 2014

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is launching a new HIV awareness campaign at a public hospital in southeast Washington. Full Story

Hide Details

Metro: some to wait longer for weekend trains

Wed Sep 17, 2014

Metro says riders on some lines will wait longer for trains this weekend and that only the silver line is unaffected. Full Story

Hide Details

New safeguards to catch parking tickets mailed to innocent drivers

Fri Sep 19, 2014

Several months after a WTOP Ticketbuster investigation into erroneous parking tickets getting mailed to innocent people, the District's top parking enforcement agency is making changes. Full Story

Hide Details

In La. men make 33 percent more than women

Thu Sep 18, 2014

The District of Columbia had both the highest average pay and the smallest gender gap. Full Story

Hide Details

Weekend brings last gasp of summer before fall arrives

Fri Sep 19, 2014

Enjoy the final days before the official arrival of fall because it is going to feel more like summer here in the D.C. area! Full Story

Hide Details

Handwritten tickets still pose problems in D.C.

Wed Sep 17, 2014

Although Metropolitan Police Department officers write less than five percent of all parking tickets, a majority of them are handwritten and prone to higher error rates. Full Story

Morgan Freeman (WTOP/Jason Fraley)

Hide Details

'Madam Secretary' stars hit red carpet for DC premiere

Fri Sep 19, 2014

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley hits the red carpet for the D.C. premiere of the new TV show "Madam Secretary," starring Tea Leoni and executive produced by Morgan Freeman. Full Story

Hide Details

Correction: Art-Bill Cosby story

Wed Sep 17, 2014

In a story Sept. 15 about Bill Cosby loaning African-American art to the Smithsonian Institution, The Associated Press, relying on information from the National Museum of African Art, reported erroneously that Cosby and his wife would lend their entire collection to the museum. They will lend 62 works, not the entire collection of more than 300, according to new information from the museum. Full Story

barry_1200 AP

Hide Details

Marion Barry hosting documentary about his ward

Wed Sep 17, 2014

Former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry has produced a documentary about the ward he represents on the D.C. Council. Full Story

Hide Details

Arena Stage opens season with 'The Shoplifters'

Fri Sep 19, 2014

Arena Stage is opening its new theater season with the premiere of the new comedy "The Shoplifters" about society's haves, and have-nots and how much they have in common. Full Story

rayrice_ap.jpg

Hide Details

Beltway Poll: Race divides D.C. area's opinion on Rice

Wed Sep 17, 2014

The majority of residents believe Ray Rice's punishment following the release of a video that shows him punching his then-fiance was 'just right.' But a closer look shows a racial component to their opinions. Full Story

Hide Details

DC leaders propose concealed handgun permits

Wed Sep 17, 2014

Residents of the nation's capital will be able to get licenses to carry concealed handguns outside the home, but only after they provide a specific reason for needing one, officials said Wednesday. Full Story

Hide Details

Group aims to redo neglected site on National Mall

Thu Sep 18, 2014

Lakeside gardens, model boats and fine dining overlooking the nation's monuments could one day redefine a site on the National Mall that has languished for years with fetid water, dying fish and crumbling walkways. Full Story

Hide Details

DC mayoral candidates clash over education

Thu Sep 18, 2014

The candidates for mayor of Washington have clashed over their plans to improve the city's public schools during the first general-election debate. Full Story

Hide Details

On encryption, area fire chiefs talk it out

Thu Sep 18, 2014

Just a week removed from a regional row over encrypted radio channels, fire chiefs from across the region met to smooth out concerns and make plans for mutual responses. Full Story

Hide Details

Family of Georgetown student who likely died of meningitis releases statement

Thu Sep 18, 2014

Two days after the death of a Georgetown University student, her family has released a statement expressing gratitude and asking for privacy. Full Story