WTOP commentator Chris Core returns with his special holiday column looking back at the year’s biggest triumphs and failures. So who landed on Chris’ naughty or nice list in 2017?
St. John has a long road of rebuilding ahead before it returns to its glory days. But almost all who have an interest in the island say it will. See breathtaking photos of the recovery process.
Hurricane relief efforts have been involving many players from myriad directions. This week, volunteers are needed to help load supplies Saturday morning into the Rendezvous Cay, leaving from Southwest D.C.
Every year, 3.3 million dogs and 3.2 million cats enter shelters nationwide. And when disaster hits, that impact is felt far beyond the stricken areas.
The Soggy Dollar Bar is an icon on one of the hardest hit islands in the British Virgin Islands. Now, the owner is relying on his D.C. roots to help relief efforts for the hurricane-battered islands.
A 12-year-old girl from Prince George’s County has collected drinking water for Puerto Rico residents as a birthday present to herself. “I’m happy, because I can help other people,” she told WTOP.
Less than a month after Hurricane Maria and Irma pummeled the Caribbean, residents and businesses in the U.S. Virgin Islands have only begun picking up the pieces. But it’ll be a while before things ever look normal again, one resident says.
In the D.C. area, volunteers are gathering emergency donations this week on behalf of Unidos por Puerto Rico/United for Puerto Rico to provide relief for Maria-ravaged island. Here’s how to help.
When you’re donating to help after a disaster, you can specify what you want your money to go to. But Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest independent charity evaluator, says each route has pros and cons. Here’s what to look for.
West Indian communities around the United States are stepping up to get help for the islands of the Caribbean ravaged by the wind and water of Hurricane Irma.
Maryland Task Force 1 will be joining Virginia first responders already in the Caribbean helping victims of this year’s devastating hurricane season.
Jill Tyler, co-owner of Tail Up Goat in Adams Morgan, has a personal connection to the Virgin Islands, and that’s sparked an effort to help after Hurricane Irma. Restaurants around D.C. are creating island-inspired drinks and donating $1 from each drink to help. Find out which restaurants.
As the U.S. Virgin Islands continue to grapple with a destructive hurricane season this year, four friends on vacation stateside when Irma hit have created a relief fund.
With the impending arrival of Hurricane Maria, the situation does not look like it will be improving soon.
One week after Hurricane Irma blasted through Florida, Virginia-based utility crews are helping return power to the Sunshine State.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.