“She will not make it,” Jaelynn Willey’s mother said Thursday, her voice shaking. “We will be taking her off life support this evening. She is brain dead and has nothing — no life left in her.”
The sweeping $1.3 trillion budget bill substantially boosts military and domestic spending but leaves behind young immigrant “Dreamers,” deprives President Donald Trump some of his border wall money and takes only incremental steps to address gun violence.
Metro is adding more cars — but not more trains — to the Green and Yellow lines after crowding increased following service cuts last June.
Melody Harlan has excelled in several activities as a fourth grader in Virginia. Now the 9-year-old wunderkind takes her advanced intellect to the national stage.
With its rich history and abundance of visitor attractions, D.C. has been singled out by TripAdvisor as one of the best travel destinations in the U.S. See photos.
Have questions about corn gluten meal and how to fight off Japanese beetles? WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath has the answers.
The hype surrounding autonomous vehicles has been growing as just about every car manufacturer and many high-tech firms race to be the first to market. Here are the challenges to this technology becoming mainstream.
Massive crowds are expected in downtown D.C. on Saturday, March 24, as cherry blossom season mixes with an anti-gun violence march. The crowds and road closures are expected to create significant traffic delays and lead to crowded trains and buses. Here’s what you need to know.
Hundreds of volunteers showed up for a training session Thursday put on by the District and organizers of the March For Our Lives protest event.
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China announced a list of U.S. goods including pork, apples and steel pipe on Friday on which it might raise tariffs in an escalating trade dispute with President Donald Trump.
Philipp Grubauer made 39 saves for his third shutout of the season, and Brett Connolly scored the game’s only goal on a third-period breakaway to lift the Capitals to a 1-0 win over the Detroit Red Wings.
President Donald Trump is replacing national security adviser H.R. McMaster with the former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton, injecting a hawkish foreign policy voice into his administration ahead of key decisions on Iran and North Korea.
Survivors of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida brought a broad anti-gun violence message to Thurgood Marshall Academy students in D.C. ahead of Saturday’s March for Our Lives demonstration.
Just days after sharing Grand Marshal duties with his wife in the city’s St. Patrick’s Day parade he founded 37 years ago, Pat Troy has died Thursday at age 76.
From snow days to 70 mph winds, weather-related closures have forced area school systems to juggle their calendars. Some are up against state-imposed limits; others are in good shape.
According to a report from D.C. police, the victim was approached by the suspect while she was sitting in her car Tuesday night in Southeast on Buena Vista Terrace, near the D.C. border with Maryland.
The fatal incident happened around 5:45 a.m. at the intersection of Md. 210 and Kerby Hill Road. Samira Jenkins, 24, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The park service tweeted that its “indicator tree” on the National Mall hit full bloom Thursday. The tree usually reaches peak bloom seven to 10 days ahead of the other Yoshino trees, the National Park Service said.
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency’s Office of Information Technology headquarters will consolidate its operations to an office park near the Silver Line’s future Ashburn Metro stop.
In D.C., Chase doesn’t have to abide by the Community Reinvestment Act — a 1977 law designed to reverse the legacy of redlining, or racial discrimination in lending. The law requires banks to lend in low- and moderate-income areas only if they have a branch in the area that takes deposits.