Crews have contained chemical leaks caused when a CSX freight train derailed near the Rhode Island Metro station on Sunday morning. At least one of the cars was leaking hazardous materials; non-hazardous leaks were later found in two other cars. Metrorail service is expected to resume later Sunday night on that portion of the Red Line route. However, major disruptions are expected on MARC's Brunswick line Monday.
Between Obama's jabs and comedian Larry Wilmore's burns, it was an all-around roast at the annual White House Correspondents Dinner in D.C. Saturday night. (Videos and Photo Gallery)
More kids than ever are battling chronic diseases — and new research shows children growing up in or near the poverty line are suffering the most.
When it comes to stroke, minutes matter: that’s all the time it takes for brain cells to start dying. The key is to think- and- act- FAST.
The Maryland governor said Baltimore city officials were more concerned about political fallout than responding to the destructive riots and protests that erupted in the city last spring.
The Virginia H.S. League should no longer meet at Liberty University, say Fairfax County school board members who believe chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. went too far.
If Jay Beagle and the Caps can hoist the Stanley Cup later this spring, the gritty center will become the first player ever to win the Kelly Cup, the Calder Cup and the Stanley Cup.
Wrapped in black, Romechia Simms spends most of her days in her room or visiting her son's grave, a year after the 3-year-old died in a playground swing.
WTOP breaks down fun things to see and do around the D.C. area in the month of May.
It seems every place you look there’s a new get fit quick scheme. But finding the path to long-term wellness could come down to changing a few every day habits.
D.C. Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing woman and girl from Northwest.
A pedestrian died after being hit by a car in Montgomery County Saturday night.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Facing Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale, the Baltimore Orioles knew they needed a strong pitching performance from Ubaldo Jimenez to have a chance to win. Jimenez kept the game close —…
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a train derailment and hazardous material leak in Washington, D.C. (all times local): 5:45 p.m. The derailment of a freight train in Washington D.C. could make for a messy…
See the red carpet sizzle as Hollywood and Media elite, meet, at annual correspondents confab on Saturday.
Rick Ledgett, deputy director of the NSA, talks to WTOP's J.J. Green about how terrorists are benefiting from the Edward Snowden leaks.
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