A Maryland man is accused of causing a three-vehicle crash in Anne Arundel County that killed a vehicle passenger in the predawn hours of Friday.
Officials in Stafford County, Virginia, said Thursday evening that the body found near River Road in the predawn hours of Saturday was that of a teenager from Fairfax, Virginia, who was killed in Maryland.
One-third of U.S. adults “are walking around not having had enough sleep,” Lean Plate Club blogger Sally Squires tells WTOP. Here’s why that’s a real health problem, and what you can do about it.
Georgetown University’s former tennis coach is among those indicted on a charge of racketeering conspiracy as part of a sweeping series of allegations of college admissions bribery and cheating.
Who was St. Patrick? Why are shamrocks connected to the holiday? What’s with the whole green thing? Click through and find out.
U.S. News and World Report’s annual rankings of the best graduate schools in the country has good news for some of the area’s universities, and for those thinking of going to graduate school in general. See how schools in the region fared, including Johns Hopkins, Georgetown and the University of Virginia.
D.C.’s Humane Rescue Alliance is offering a reward for anyone who can help find someone who hurt a dog so badly with an ax that she had to be euthanized.
It’s not a conversation patients or doctors want to have: An illness has progressed to the point where the question isn’t about treatment, but how much time the patient has left to live. But there are ways to make the conversation more supportive, and to deal with the diagnosis. A doctor, a cancer survivor and a social worker share what they’ve learned and what they teach.
A Bloomberg analysis of World Health Organization data ranks 169 countries on overall levels of health. Find out who made the top 10. Hint: The United States didn’t.
The Loudoun County School Board voted Tuesday night to add sexual orientation and gender identity to the list of classes of students protected by the system’s anti-discrimination policy.
A 1-year-old girl was left by the side of a road in D.C. after she was seemingly inadvertently kidnapped by someone trying to steal the vehicle she was sitting in, police said Tuesday.
Peter Tork was one of The Monkees, a group formed for the purpose of a TV show but which took on a life of their own, in the mid-1960s. He was 77.
The snow that hit the D.C. area Wednesday is basically over, but as sleet and freezing rain move in, the roads still require careful driving. Some weather advisories have been canceled, while others have been extended as cold temperatures hold on. Here’s what you need to know.
Lean Plate Club blogger Sally Squires told WTOP that diet and exercise each have a role to play in the quest to lose a few pounds.
An unknown number of Cox Communications customers in Northern Virginia were without service for several hours Monday.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.