Here's a look at some of the day's top stories from WTOP:
Israel's military says it has downed an unmanned drone along its southern coastline, the first time it has encountered such a weapon since its struggle with Gaza Strip militants began last week.
Since the conflict began, militants have fired nearly 1,000 rockets at Israel, causing some injuries and damage to property, but no fatalities among Israelis. By contrast, 172 Palestinians have died as a result of Israel's air attacks.
For a week, the D.C. police have been issuing warnings along this corridor, but starting Monday the tickets are for real. WTOP's Ari Ashe explains where and why.
Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell met privately with dozens of governors Sunday as the Obama administration tried to get support from the leaders of states that will host thousands of the Central American children who have crossed the Mexican border on their own since Oct. 1.
A spoonful of sugar may help the medicine go down, but a study says that kind of imprecise measurement can lead to potentially dangerous dosing mistakes.
The study, published in Pediatrics, underscores recommendations that droppers and syringes that measure in milliliters be used for liquid medicines -- not spoons.
Police in Argentina say 20 officers and 60 people have been injured after vandals in downtown Buenos Aires disturbed a peaceful rally celebrating Argentina's gutsy performance in a 1-0 loss to Germany in the World Cup finals.
Parents with small children began fleeing as young vandals on motorcycles clashed with police.
Unexplained rash? Check your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals.
Bicycling is growing faster in the D.C. region than anywhere else in the country, one expert says -- but given the area's legendary traffic, that can mean friction between drivers and cyclists. On our Living page, check out a primer on everyone's rights and responsibilities, as well as some great places to ride.
It's becoming a staple for eating places and other businesses -- free Wi-Fi. On our Tech page, see the top 10 places in the area for free, public Internet access.
How did Edgar Allan Poe die? There's no simple answer, and a new production at the Capital Fringe Festival is similarly complicated. "A Dream Within a Dream" is a mix of theatre, film, dance, performance art and art installation that's as chilling and complex as the art and artist it explores. WTOP's Alicia Lozano has a preview on our Entertainment page.
What kind of bike race requires competitors to wear a dress shirt and tie? A bike race like no other -- and one that uses a bike like no other. This year's U.S. championship for the Brompton bicycle was held Sunday in D.C., and WTOP's Noah Frank was there.
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