Jimmy Kimmel promised to do his part to lend a hand to furloughed federal workers as the partial government shutdown continued this week. Watch the clip of his segment.
Brandon Whiteside was in Iraq for about 9 months. He originally thought his second tour of duty was ending early next year; until last month. But he arrived home to see his kids a little early. See video.
Hillary Clinton wrote a letter to an 8-year-old girl who lost an election for class president, telling the young student that she knows “too well, it’s not easy” to run for “a role that’s only been sought by boys.” See video.
Whether it’s the candles on a menorah or the needles on a cut Christmas tree, there are possible holiday hazards the Consumer Product Safety Commission and the National Institute of Standards and Technology want everyone to think about.
Former Sen. Bob Dole was helped out of his wheelchair Tuesday to salute former President George H.W. Bush as he lay in state at the Capitol Rotunda. See video of the moment.
It was windy and cold, but the show had to go on at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. See video of the parade.
Three Washington Capitals players visited a Southeast D.C. elementary school Tuesday to give laptops and tablets. There was also another gift, much to the surprise of the school’s principal. See photos.
The three winners of WTOP’s 2018 Junior Reporter Contest visited the Glass-Enclosed Nerve Center, ready to learn about radio and to share their own stories. See photos and video of their visit, and watch their winning reports.
The next time you’re grumbling about a slushy commute or freezing temperatures, just remember that Bei Bei is absolutely stoked he’s having a snow day. See video of the giant panda rolling around in the snow.
President Donald Trump is holding a news conference Wednesday morning following the 2018 midterm elections. Watch live.
Police dogs have always helped their human counterparts through their eyes and nose, and now some of the dogs are getting their own backup — cameras that transmit live video.
A large group of motorcyclists converged on the Capital Beltway, disrupting traffic Sunday afternoon by crowding lanes, driving dangerously and even raising smoke while doing stunts.
Representative Barbara Comstock and her challenger, State Senator Jennifer Wexton, are meeting for their first debate in the race for Virginia’s 10th Congressional District.
Hurricane Florence is lashing cities along the Carolina shore with winds of up to 90 miles per hour. Watch a livestream from near the shore.
An exploration to the depths of the Pacific Ocean has captured rare footage of what’s believed to be three new species of snailfish.
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.