Sponsored by Navy Federal Credit Union
TRAFFIC ALERT In Prince George’s County, all lanes of I-495 Outer Loop are blocked before Exit 15 to Md. 214 due to a crash

Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013

lobster.jpg

Getty Images

Lobster prices are down to a little more than $2 per pound coming off boats in New England, and D.C. residents can get fresh, live lobster here for between $7 and $8 a pound at select stores.

The New Yorker says part of the reason prices are high is shipping, but that’s not all.

Get live lobsters right here

Download

WTOP’s Kristi King reports



7:40 p.m. Gregg Stebben, WTOP Tech Guy

Download

Cheap, easy ways to access the Internet



7:20 p.m. Michael Neibauer, Washington Business Journal

Download

D.C. vs. Hollywood: the fallout from a bungled ‘House of Cards’ shoot

Read more from the Washington Business Journal about filming a fake motorcade here.


6:20 p.m. Rebecca Sinderbrand, deputy White House editor for POLITICO

Download

NSA began collecting your emails, communications in 2008

Read more about the NSA collection of domestic communications here.


4:40 p.m. Stephen Farnsworth, political science professor at University of Mary Washington

Download

New poll puts McAuliffe ahead in the Va. governor’s race, what it means this early in the campaign



Data Doctors

Download

Traveling with dogs


4:10 p.m. – Major Garrett, chief White House correspondent, CBS

Download

The U.S. response to the crisis in Egypt


3:50 p.m. – Greg T. Rinckey, managing partner, Tully Rinckey PLLC

Download

Bradley Manning sentence


3:10 p.m. – Larry Magid, tech analyst, CBS and CNET

Download

Facebook’s effort to make Internet more accessible



2:20 p.m. – Claes Bell, Bankrate.com

Download

Expensive states for car ownership



12:50 p.m. – Dave Ross, commentator

Download

Who do you root for?



11:30 a.m. – Marc Ginsberg, former U.S. Ambassador to Morocco and Presidential adviser

Download

Word of chemical attacks near Damascus need confirmation.



11:10 a.m. – Pam Coulter, CBS correspondent

Download

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning’s 35-year sentence for leaking government secrets is in line with what other members of the military have received.



9:30 a.m. – John Miller, CBS News senior correspondent

Download

The size and the scope of National Security Agency surveillance.



9:10 a.m. – Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat professor for peace and development at the University of Maryland

Download

What will the "new Egypt" be?



8:40 a.m. – WTOP’s National Security Correspondent J.J. Green

Download

The size of NFL stadiums, in part, prompted the new clear bag policy.



7:40 a.m. – Larry Sabato, director, Center for Politics, University of Virginia

Download

Scandal involving Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is affecting voters’ opinions about who will be the next Virginia governor.



While the Washington region has low unemployment, it is starting to go up.

Stephen Fuller, director of the Center for Regional Analysis at George Mason University, says the area is seeing the effects of the sequester, as well as a decline in federal hiring. And, summer time factors in.

Whether the economy absorbs federal contract workers will affect future unemployment numbers.

Hear what else Fuller has to say about the economy in the interview below.

7:10 a.m. – Stephen Fuller, director of the Center for Regional Analysis at George Mason University

Download

Unemployment rising in Washington area.



New snack offers unlikely flavor combination

Download

David Burd, WTOP

Related Link: Yahoo:Pepsi-flavored Cheetos are a real thing

Follow @WTOP on Twitter.


Advertiser Content