WTOP Answer Desk
Water restrictions remain in effect for 1.8 million Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission customers. But what happens to violators? The WTOP Answer Desk set out to find out.
A Maryland man has died from rabies, contracted from an organ transplant, but a local transplant network says there are many safeguards in place that make the transmission of diseases through life-saving transplants very rare.
There is one thing that's certain when snow falls in the D.C. region.
Electing a pope: conclave, oath of secrecy, smoke from chimney
Despite late night unofficial inaugural balls, Metro won't run late.
Americans eat a lot on Thanksgiving Day. But exactly how much? WTOP's Answer Desk set to find out.
With Virginia's new Beltway Express Lanes due to open a week from Saturday, WTOP answers your questions about using E-ZPass.
The WTOP Election Day Answer Desk is taking questions related to voting and Election Day. Here are some questions we've received from calls, Facebook and Twitter.
Beware - someone, or something, could soon be watching you.
How do those Olympic swimmers get such clean shaves? Here is the answer.
Transportation experts spell out the rules for tricky roundabouts and traffic circles.
The WTOP Answer Desk took the question to WTOP Technical Operations Manager Brian Oliger. Bottom line: Blame the weather.
Thousands of people lost power after last weekend's storm and had to either eat their food before it spoiled, or toss it out altogether. So who pays for that waste?
"The regulations require that the passenger may request air conditioning be put on if it's not on when they get in the cab," Ron Linton, chairman of the D.C. Taxicab Commission.
Last week's mega foreclosure settlement has many homeowners in the Washington region asking if they are owed money.
Married couples have a lot to think about when it comes to doing their taxes.
You've been hearing about historically low interest rates for many months now, so you may be wondering whether it's best to refinance or pay the principal down instead.
It's one of the busiest stops in the Metro system, but not everyone is comfortable pronouncing McPherson. For help, we turn to WTOP's Answer Desk.
Will there ever be another crossing over the Potomac River? For the answer, WTOP goes to two transportation experts.
A stalemate in Congress is threatening to bring a tax increase to 160 million people.