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Inner Loop reopens in Md. after wreck

Hours after a tractor-trailer crash and a possible hazardous materials spill, three lanes of the Inner Loop of the Capital Beltway have reopened to traffic in Montgomery County. Backups stretched more than 9 miles and could linger into the p.m. rush. Full Story

What you shouldn't buy on Amazon

When it comes to online shopping, Amazon is king. But for some items, shopping at the e-commerce site can cost you money. Full Story

Ways to save money at the grocery store

The cost of groceries can take a bite out of shoppers' budgets, but Consumer Reports has tips to combat rising food prices and other expenses. Full Story


What's the best Smithsonian icon?

Does the Star-Spangled Banner trump T. rex? Voting is now underway to choose the most iconic object at the Smithsonian. Full Story


Md. sisters land TLC show 'Curvy Brides'

Every bride wants to say "yes" to the dress, and two local sisters make it possible with their salon. See a video preview of the show. Full Story

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House approves VA health care overhaul

The House overwhelmingly approved a landmark bill to help veterans avoid long waits for health care that have plagued the VA for years. Full Story

No Virgin Mobile FreeFest this year

One of the region's most popular music festivals -- Virgin Mobile FreeFest -- won't take place this summer at Merriweather Post Pavilion. Full Story

3 boys arrested for girls' sexual assault

Three teens were arrested for sexually assaulting two young girls in Woodbridge, according to Prince William County police. Full Story


5 free things to do in Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach is no generic beach town. There are plenty of activities throughout the year for the cost-conscious visitor. Full Story


Affordable high-end travel perk

A lounge at one local airport aims to bring comfort and even luxury to the average traveler. See what it has to offer. (Photos) Full Story


Take an interactive tour of WTOP

Welcome to the Glass-Enclosed Nerve Center. Here's an interactive audio visual tour of WTOP's newsroom and studio. Full Story

Cat Island

An island near Buffalo is overrun by hundreds of feral, abandoned cats.

A Rare Find

A fisherman caught a rare 1-in-30-million calico lobster.

A Spidey Fight

A man dressed as Spider-Man gets into a fight in Dublin. (Video)

Peter Pan Live

'Girls' star Allison Williams joins the cast of NBC's musical.

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National Mutt Day

Thursday is National Mutt Day! Send in photos of your furry friends.

Top Honeymoon Spots

The top 10 affordable honeymoon locations in the U.S. (Photos)

Tax Holiday

Virginia and Maryland's annual back-to-school tax holidays are here.

That's Just Greedy

An Indiana man wins a $1 million lottery prize twice in 3 months.

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