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Global Citizen Live generates $1.1 billion to fight poverty Global Citizen Live generates $1.1 billion to fight poverty 09/27/2021 10:36am • NEW YORK (AP) — Global Citizen Live, a 24-hour concert that featured performances from Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Lopez, BTS and Elton John and dozens of other stars, raised more than $1.1 billion in commitments and pledges over the weekend to fight extreme poverty. Broadcasting from sites on six con Biden, Congress face big week for agenda, government funding Biden, Congress face big week for agenda, government funding 09/27/2021 06:35am • WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a consequential week for President Joe Biden's agenda, as Democratic leaders trim back his $3.5 trillion tax and spending package to win over remaining lawmakers and work to quickly pass legislation to avoid a federal shutdown. Biden’s domestic agenda is hanging in the bal ‘The pulse is much different’: Ocean City’s unsanctioned car weekend stalls ‘The pulse is much different’: Ocean City’s unsanctioned car weekend stalls 09/27/2021 01:55am • Cpt. Nate Passwaters of the Worcester County Sheriff's Office patrols during the H2oi unsanctioned car event in Ocean City. (Maryland Matters/Hannah Gaskill) This content was republished with permission from WTOP’s news partners at Maryland Matters. Sign up for Maryland Matters’ free email Resounding US Ryder Cup win could be start of something big Resounding US Ryder Cup win could be start of something big 09/26/2021 11:23pm • SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The kids are more than alright. After America's youngest Ryder Cup team handed Europe its biggest beating ever, they're more than a little cocky, too. Two decades-and-counting worth of frustration poured out alongside plastic cups filled with champagne after the 19-9 final s South Africa wins Edmonton Sevens and men's series title South Africa wins Edmonton Sevens and men's series title 09/26/2021 05:35pm • EDMONTON, Canada (AP) — Muller du Plessis scored his 10th and 11th tries of the weekend to lead series-champion South Africa to a 24-12 win over Britain in the Edmonton Sevens men's final on Sunday. South Africa needed only to make the final at Edmonton to be crowned series champion after its tour After loss, McEnroe says Laver Cup should get more respect After loss, McEnroe says Laver Cup should get more respect 09/26/2021 01:28pm • BOSTON (AP) — John McEnroe wishes the Laver Cup could get more attention and thinks it's a mistake that the ATP Tour schedules regular tournaments that conflict with the three-day exhibition event. Captain Bjorn Borg's Team Europe clinched its fourth consecutive Laver Cup on Sunday by taking an in Driver stabbed, killed on school bus with students aboard 09/25/2021 10:19am • PASCO, Wash. (AP) — A school bus driver was stabbed after he had picked up students from a Washington state elementary school and died of his injuries at a hospital, police said. Students from Longfellow Elementary in the city of Pasco were already on the bus Friday when a man got on and attacked Livestream concert calendar for Sept. 25-Oct. 2 Livestream concert calendar for Sept. 25-Oct. 2 09/25/2021 12:10am • When I’m not in the WTOP traffic center, chances are you’ll find me out at a concert, which is why it’s been such an adjustment for me during COVID-19. What’s a music lover to do? Live concert streams! There is something for everyone, from national acts playing for charity to local faves Europe takes a tumble, faces historic deficit at Ryder Cup Europe takes a tumble, faces historic deficit at Ryder Cup 09/24/2021 10:15pm • SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Shane Lowry tried to navigate his way down one of the hundreds of steep, slick hills that make Whistling Straits a menace for golfers with or without a club in their hands. He slid down the embankment and skittered hard onto his backside. Nobody got hurt. That was about the The Latest: Washington state to give Pfizer boosters to some The Latest: Washington state to give Pfizer boosters to some 09/24/2021 07:52pm • OLYMPIA, Wash. -- The Washington state Department of Health says it will immediately start offering booster doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to certain people after recommendations from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and other groups. State health officials said Friday that at l DeChambeau provides plenty of power on Ryder Cup's first day DeChambeau provides plenty of power on Ryder Cup's first day 09/24/2021 05:14pm • SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau provided must-see TV in his first Ryder Cup match of the weekend, showcasing the power and go-for-broke style that mark him as one of the game's most dynamic players. The one thing he couldn’t deliver is his first career Ryder Cup victory. DeChambeau and Montgomery Co. to honor victims of 19th century lynchings in Rockville Montgomery Co. to honor victims of 19th century lynchings in Rockville 09/24/2021 02:00pm • Montgomery County, Maryland, is devoting this weekend to paying respects to the victims of racial injustice dating back more than a century. John Diggs-Dorsey and Sidney Randolph were two Black men who were lynched during the 19th century in Rockville. The county is designating this Saturday a IndyCar speeds into Long Beach celebrating season of gains IndyCar speeds into Long Beach celebrating season of gains 09/24/2021 12:57pm • LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson fulfilled a childhood dream Friday when the 46-year-old IndyCar rookie at long last got to drive a race car on his home track. Johnson is a superstar with seven NASCAR championships but he grew up an open-wheel fan from El Cajon who idolized Rick Mears. Hi Weekend Road and Rail: Stops on the Beltway and I-66, events in DC; work on most Metro lines Weekend Road and Rail: Stops on the Beltway and I-66, events in DC; work on most Metro lines 09/24/2021 11:50am • This looks to be a gorgeous weekend and that means full steam ahead for roadwork on the Beltway, to include stops on the Virginia side. As Interstate 66 continues to transform, so does Interstate 295/DC-295. Bikes rule the district and Metro has only the Green line operating with normal service. Titans and Hall of Famers to honor the late Bum Phillips Titans and Hall of Famers to honor the late Bum Phillips 09/24/2021 10:35am • The late Bum Phillips, a Texas coaching legend who worked wearing a cowboy hat, is being honored by the team he led to two AFC championship game appearances. In Tennessee, a quarter-century after the franchise left Texas for Music City. The franchise now known as the Tennessee Titans will be induc
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