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Will Md., Va. drivers need new licenses?

Hundreds of thousands of D.C. drivers will have to get new licenses soon, in order to comply with new federal regulations. But what about Maryland and Virginia? Full Story

The 10 best and worst jobs

CareerCast's 2014 list ranks jobs on the criteria of environment, income, career outlook and stress. Sorry, lumberjacks. Full Story

Music icon's birthday, who's expecting

A discovery in space, the 60th birthday of a musical icon and who's expecting. Plus seven more stories to start your Friday. Full Story


Dog goes from viral to inspiring

Dozer ran much of the Maryland Half Marathon three years ago, and his story went viral. He's now raising money for cancer research. Full Story


Wal-Mart shakes up financial services

The world's largest retailer is making a change that will help low-income customers and cut into existing profitable businesses. Full Story

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American History museum turns 50

2014 marks 50 years since the Smithsonian Institution opened the doors on its National Museum of American History. Full Story

Forecast: One more chilly day

We'll struggle to hit the high 50s on Friday, but more spring-like weather is headed our way for the weekend. Read the full forecast. Full Story

Mayoral candidates slam ticket system

The two candidates for D.C. mayor are working together to overhaul the District's parking enforcement, planning and appeals. Full Story


Hospital costs in U.S. vs. rest of world

You probably didn't need another study to tell you care in the U.S. is expensive. But you may not have realized just how expensive. Full Story


'Draft Day' versus 'Transcendence'

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley reviews the Johnny Depp sci-fi thriller "Transcendence" and the Kevin Costner sports flick "Draft Day." Full Story

Traffic Cam Nest

A pair of ospreys have built a nest in front of a Maryland traffic cam.

Cellphone Spring Clean

Safe, effective ways to clean your cellphone and other electronics.

'Mrs. Doubtfire' 2?

Could a sequel to "Mrs. Doubtfire" be in the works?

'Sandwich' Returns

Fast-food chain brings back its most-loved and hated item.

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She's a Star

A rescued baby squirrel is becoming famous in D.C. (Video)

What's in a Name?

National Zoo announces names for two adorable babies. (Photos)


A little sea pup found on a California ranch is far from home.

Jay Z's Festival

Jay Z helps launch a two-day Made in America music festival.

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