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  • A guide to returning gifts during the holidays

    WASHINGTON — Christmas gifts have been opened, and many people may be left wondering, “What were they thinking?” as they seek ways to return gifts. Kiplinger Personal Finance editor Janet Bodnar breaks down what consumers need…

  • Moviegoers react to local screenings of ‘The Interview’

    WASHINGTON — Hackers promised 911 style violence. And reviewers weren’t delivering raves. But for the people who showed up to the early viewing of ‘The Interview’ at a Brandywine movie theater on Christmas Day, none…

  • Miriam’s Kitchen gives homeless Christmas cheer

    WASHINGTON — Volunteers were serving up a little Christmas spirit along with meals for the homeless on Christmas morning in Northwest, D.C. “The rain had stopped and Miriam’s was open and I came here ……

  • Wizards are ready for Christmas Day game (Audio)

        WASHINGTON — The NBA on Christmas Day is an annual tradition on the sports calendar and the Wizards are a part of it again for the just the second time in 26 years.…

  • Marion Barry’s son carries on father’s Christmas tradition

    WASHINGTON — The late Marion Barry years ago started a holiday tradition to help provide Christmas toys for kids in Ward 8 who might otherwise not get one. This Christmas, his son carried it on.   On…

  • What should Santa make this year?

    WASHINGTON — As the kids are opening presents from Santa, did you ever think about all the jobs St. Nick has to do to pull off his yearly trip? The jolly old elf wears a…

  • What to watch for in the NBA games this Christmas

    WASHINGTON — Ah, the holidays. It’s the time of year when you get together with your family for just long enough to help you remember why you don’t spend long, uninterrupted stretches of time together.…

  • Christmas Day in the NBA

    Noah Frank breaks down what to watch for in each game in the NBA’s Christmas Day smorgasbord.

  • DC archbishop Wuerl: ‘The message is simple, isn’t it?’

    WASHINGTON — Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of D.C., spoke with WTOP’s Joan Jones and John Aaron on Christmas Eve morning.

  • Volunteer fire department Santa delivers hundreds of gifts to Maryland children

    BETHESDA, Md. — While the sleigh was in the shop prepping for the annual global trek, Santa got a lift from a fire engine to deliver hundreds of presents to kids at a local shelter.…

  • Help homeless with Christmas meals

    WASHINGTON — Are you racking your brain trying to find the perfect gift for that certain someone who has everything?  Well, this Christmas you can help give the gift of hope to those who have nothing. “The homeless are often overlooked…

  • Ravens release Christmas album

    WASHINGTON — The Ravens team up well on the field. Now the football players are out with a Christmas album, sort of. Ravens players sing classic Christmas tunes on a video posted on the team’s…

  • Stores open Christmas Eve for the shopper who procrastinated

    WASHINGTON — Are you the ultimate procrastinator when it comes to holiday shopping? We say it lot, but now it’s real: Time is running out to get that Christmas shopping done. But if you haven’t…

  • Traffic, parking and transit changes for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

    WASHINGTON — Wondering if you can catch the bus on Christmas? Or if you need to feed the meter? Traffic and parking rules as well as transit schedules can get confusing on holidays, but WTOP’s…

  • Cards, gifts cross religious lines

    WASHINGTON (AP) _ Christmastime is here and a new poll reveals the cards and gifts that are part of celebrating the holiday are ubiquitous, even among those who don’t share the Christian beliefs behind the…