FAQs about the Silver Line

With the Silver Line opening soon in Virginia, WTOP is answering some of the questions you will have.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 04:55pm EDT

Answer Desk: Deadlines for Obamacare coverage by Jan. 1

Deadlines under the federal Affordable Care Act, known colloquially as Obamacare, are confusing to say the least. Here's a break down of when you need to meet the deadline in Virginia, Maryland and D.C.

Monday - 12/23/2013, 07:13am EST

Answers to questions about the Target data breach

Who's at fault? Who pays the bills? Answers to some questions about the Target data breach

Friday - 12/20/2013, 01:23pm EST
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Answer Desk: Are you in the clear if you replace cards used at Target?

Target customers are wondering whether they are in the clear if they get their credit or debit cards replaced.

Friday - 12/20/2013, 01:09pm EST

Are higher key economic rates hurting consumers?

WTOP's Dick Uliano reports.

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 01:52pm EDT

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WTOP Answer Desk: What are the Beltway truckers planning? (Video)

Truckers are promising to cause a traffic jam on the Capital Beltway Friday in a political protest.

Friday - 10/11/2013, 03:51am EDT

WTOP Answer Desk: How a shutdown could affect you

The WTOP Answer Desk set out to learn which wheels of government would continue to turn and which might grind to a halt.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 07:05am EDT

WTOP Answer Desk: Health care exchanges open

It's a big step forward for the Affordable Care Act and a lot of people have questions. The WTOP Answer Desk is here to help.

Tuesday - 10/01/2013, 04:26am EDT

WTOP Answer Desk: When to enroll in 'Obamacare'

Starting next month, millions of Americans will sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act.

Monday - 09/23/2013, 01:36pm EDT

9/11 motorcycle ride denied permits for non-stop trek in D.C.

The blogosphere was abuzz Tuesday morning with news that the District would not give permits to a group of bikers organizing a ride to honor the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks. WTOP Answer Desk set out to learn what really happened.

Wednesday - 09/11/2013, 10:36am EDT
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Answer Desk: What happens to water restriction violators?

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.

Wednesday - 03/20/2013, 02:16pm EDT

Rabies-transplant prompts questions: How are donated organs screened?

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.

Saturday - 03/16/2013, 07:09am EDT

Answer Desk: Just how useful is 4-wheel drive?

There is one thing that's certain when snow falls in the D.C. region.

Wednesday - 03/06/2013, 06:05am EST

How is a new pope elected?

Electing a pope: conclave, oath of secrecy, smoke from chimney

Tuesday - 02/12/2013, 03:42am EST
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Metro won't stay open late for unofficial inaugural balls

Despite late night unofficial inaugural balls, Metro won't run late.

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 09:00am EST

WTOP Answer Desk: How much do we eat on Thanksgiving?

Americans eat a lot on Thanksgiving Day. But exactly how much? WTOP's Answer Desk set to find out.

Wednesday - 11/21/2012, 02:48am EST

WTOP Answer Desk: E-ZPass options

With Virginia's new Beltway Express Lanes due to open a week from Saturday, WTOP answers your questions about using E-ZPass.

Thursday - 11/08/2012, 09:59am EST
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Election Day Answer Desk: Your voting questions

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.

Tuesday - 11/06/2012, 07:04pm EST

WTOP Answer Desk: Speed box vs. speed cams

Beware - someone, or something, could soon be watching you.

Thursday - 10/11/2012, 05:36am EDT

How to shave like an Olympic swimmer

How do those Olympic swimmers get such clean shaves? Here is the answer.

Tuesday - 07/31/2012, 06:38am EDT
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