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 at the Rhode Island station will resume Monday morning when rail service begins. However, there are major disruptions on MARC's Brunswick line.
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.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two months, 31 arguments and 18 decisions since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, is the Supreme Court hopelessly deadlocked or coping as a party of eight? The answer varies with the…
WASHINGTON (AP) — The derailment of a CSX train in Washington, D.C. is forcing some commuters to find a different way to work. The MARC commuter rail system said its Brunswick Line won’t be operating…
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.
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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