FAA: Airline failed safety reg. compliance

The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners. Full Story

Obama practically weepy over Malia

President Barack Obama is practically weepy at the thought of his daughter Malia going off to college, a milestone many months away. Full Story

Red light cams big boost for Md. county

Officials say it's more about safety, but the revenue doesn't hurt. Just how much is earned from local red light camera tickets? Full Story


'Sharknado 2' has bite and lots of laughs

The film will sink its teeth into you from its first moments. This "Sharknado" is the very definition of being scared silly. Read a review. Full Story

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Silver Line guide for Metro commuters

Metro's new Silver Line faces its first rush hours Monday. Get the latest on the service, the riders and more in WTOP's live blog. (Photos) Full Story

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'Tax cheats' get DoD security clearances

About 83,000 Defense Department employees and contractors, who held or were determined eligible for a security clearance, owed more than $730 million in unpaid taxes as of June 2012. Full Story

Virginia teen killed in tubing accident

A 16-year-old Virginia girl was killed last week during a tubing accident in northern Michigan. Read more. Full Story

Red Lobster goes vertical to get fancy

Red Lobster wants to be seen as a purveyor of quality seafood, so it's losing some promos and stacking the food higher on plates. Full Story


Sneak a peek at Springfield Town Center

There's a compete transformation that's happening to the Springfield Mall. One official says you will be "amazed" by the transformation. Full Story


Ransomware: Is your computer safe?

Hackers continue to find new ways to hold your files hostage. Data Doctor Ken Colburn explains how to prevent the next ransomware attack. Full Story


The baseball road trip of a lifetime

One man traveled more than 18,000 miles to visit all 30 Major League Baseball parks and rank each venue, as well as the hot dogs. Full Story

Body Paint Art

Nude models and artists make body-paint works of art. (Photos)

What a Reunion

The video of Casey the fainting schnauzer has gone viral. (Video)

Meet Summertime

The living hasn't always been easy for this Pet of the Week.

Cool Under Pressure

We wanted to see which ice cream sandwich melts fastest. (Video)

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Palin TV

Sarah Palin launches an online subscription channel.

No R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Aretha Franklin is mad at a Johnny Rockets server. But why?

Make it Last Forever

A Redskins fan shows his dedication with lots of ink.

Sea of Red

A river in eastern China turned bloody red overnight.