National Zoo names two baby animals

A sloth bear cub and a seal pup at the National Zoo have new names, the zoo announced.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 10:24am EDT

Southwest flight attendant's safety routine cracks-up passengers

Southwest Airlines is known for being laid back. But a recent flight attendant's comedy routine, while she gave safety instructions, took that attitude to a whole new level.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 05:22pm EDT

Male cop dresses as Amish woman to stop flasher

Male cop dresses as Amish woman to nab suspect who was flashing Amish children in Pennsylvania

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 03:53pm EDT

Impossible position to fill? (Video)

Advertised as a "Director of Operations" position, the job turned out to be much more. Watch the video.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 11:57am EDT

Off the 8s: WTOP staffer recounts 'Bachelor' audition

Love is hard to find in the big city. Sometimes you have to think big. WTOP staffer Chris Cichon writes about his audition for "The Bachelor."

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 05:27am EDT

Police: Man comes to courthouse in stolen car

Police: Man arrested after coming to California courthouse in stolen car

Monday - 04/14/2014, 10:00pm EDT

Man with 1st name 'God' sues credit rating agency

New Yorker sues credit rating agency for refusing to recognize 1st name 'God' as legitimate

Monday - 04/14/2014, 12:50pm EDT

Red Hot Chili Peppers sick over torture news

As more information is leaked regarding how the Central Intelligence Agency conducted "enhanced interrogation techniques" on high value prisoners from the wars in the War on Terror, the rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers found they might have been unwittingly involved.

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 03:36pm EDT

Top 10 boat names out on the water

They are sort of like floating vanity plates, the names people choose for their boats. And with boating season about to kick into high gear, there is an indication about which boat names you might see more than once this summer.

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 10:32am EDT

Want to live longer? Chill out

Not forgiving yourself for past mistakes or bad choices is unhealthy. New research suggests cutting yourself some slack can help you live longer.

Saturday - 04/12/2014, 03:00am EDT

Ireland's wedding-singer priest an Internet hit

Hallelujah! Surprise altar ballad by Irish priest stuns bride and groom, becomes Internet hit

Friday - 04/11/2014, 10:18am EDT

Crocodile caught wandering around California mall

Authorities catch stray 4-foot crocodile left abandoned at California shopping center

Friday - 04/11/2014, 08:10am EDT

Washington state sewage plant invites weddings

Sewage treatment plant near Seattle doubles as weddings venue; no odor, nice grounds

Friday - 04/11/2014, 08:10am EDT

Abandoned croc captured at California strip mall

Abandoned crocodile captured at California strip mall; state game authorities seek new home

Friday - 04/11/2014, 08:10am EDT

Commuter's video shows rat terrifying NYC subway

New Jersey software developer shoots video of rat scaring commuters on New York subway train

Friday - 04/11/2014, 08:10am EDT

Computer support call leads to burglary arrest

Computer technical support call a year after laptop was stolen leads to burglary arrest

Friday - 04/11/2014, 08:10am EDT

In China, jar of French mountain air fetches $860

Breath of French air jarred by Chinese artist fetches $860 in mix of pollution protest, profit

Friday - 04/11/2014, 07:08am EDT

South Koreans crave Asia's smelliest fish

Asia's smelliest fish has some in South Korea addicted, ammonia stink and all

Friday - 04/11/2014, 07:08am EDT

Lawsuit: Male stripper did show at NY nursing home

Lawsuit: New York nursing home resident subjected to unwanted performance by male stripper

Friday - 04/11/2014, 07:08am EDT

Judge says flashing headlights is free speech

Oregon judge says flashing headlights to warn drivers of police presence is free speech

Friday - 04/11/2014, 03:30am EDT
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