Prince George’s County schools officials will set up a new office of accountability and will roll out dozens of policy, training and even curriculum changes and in an effort to protect county students from physical and sexual abuse at the hands of adults they are supposed to trust.
The National Zoo trains and prepares for rare instances in which animals or humans end up where they shouldn’t be.
During a trip through Morocco, WTOP National Security Correspondent J.J. Green witnessed a traveler breeze through an airport security checkpoint after bribing a police officer. The existence of such practices endangers aviation security around the world.
It’s Hepatitis Awareness Month and the CDC wants busy baby boomers to add one more item to their to-do list for May: Get tested for hep C.
Despite reports last year that the Alexandria Topgolf would be closing, the reality is much less certain.
Metro is launching a public information campaign to get the word out to as many riders as possible that major and consistent disruptions will hit the rail system beginning next week.
In 1859, Big Ben rang for the first time in London, in 1907 the first taxis began operating in New York, and in 2008 Usain Bolt breaks the world record in the 100 meter sprint in 9.72 seconds.
BWI Marshall Airport had another record month in March — the ninth straight month for record-breaking passenger traffic.
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Kenny Chesney will headline a concert at Bristol Motor Speedway on Sept. 9, the night before the speedway hosts a football game between Tennessee and Virginia Tech. The concert,…
Prince George’s County Public Schools officials announced dozens of changes that will be rolled out to better protect students from the hands of sexual abusers Tuesday.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Police don’t have to get a search warrant to obtain records about cellphone locations in criminal investigations, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday in a case closely watched by privacy rights…
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The debate over whether transgender students should be able to use the bathrooms that match their gender identity is likely headed to the U.S. Supreme Court after a federal appeals court…
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Steve Szkotak, a versatile and prolific AP journalist who covered the environment and a host of other issues, died Tuesday. He was 65. Mandy Szkotak said her husband died of cancer…
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is condescending. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid veers from friendly in private to nasty before TV cameras. And one of Washington’s leading conservatives backstabs fellow Republicans. Those portrayals come…
New research may change the way you deal with ticks.
A contest challenges teams to envision what new memorials will look like — and what they'll commemorate. See pictures of the semifinalists' designs.
The semi-circular shark bite stretches from Maria Korcsmaros’ shoulder to her pelvis, teeth marks visible in the shredded flesh of her arm and torso.
Making matters worse, the jaw-dropping tally is only from capsizings or shipwrecks that are known to authorities.
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