Food tasters have worked in Medieval courts, royal palaces and presidential estates. But what's a food taster's role in modern society?
DC mayor to discuss infant mortality reduction program at Clinton Initiative meeting in NYC
A law enforcement official says the U.S. Secret Service is having preliminary discussions about setting up security screening checkpoints near public areas around the White House.
WTOP'S Allison Keyes reports
A 9-year-old boy was shot in the District's Southeast on Saturday night. Metropolitan Police say the incident happened around 9 p.m. on Elvans Road near Suitland Parkway.
DC police investigate hit-and-run crash that killed bicyclist
George Washington University said Saturday that a student living in an off-campus apartment has died.
With an ever-increasing number of patients seeking organ transplants nationwide, MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute will open a new $2.4 million outpatient clinic Tuesday.
Several months after a WTOP Ticketbuster investigation into erroneous parking tickets getting mailed to innocent people, the District's top parking enforcement agency is making changes.
Enjoy the final days before the official arrival of fall because it is going to feel more like summer here in the D.C. area!
Del Frisco's CEO Mark Mednansky has been passing through D.C. quite a bit in recent weeks, and not just because his Dallas-based company is about to open the city's swankiest new steakhouse, Del Frisco's Double Eagle.
A Metro bus rear-ended another Friday afternoon, sending a handful of people to a local hospital.
The Washington region is rich with millionaires, ranking No. 4 in the nation for high net wealth individuals in 2013.
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley hits the red carpet for the D.C. premiere of the new TV show "Madam Secretary," starring Tea Leoni and executive produced by Morgan Freeman.
Arena Stage opens new theater season with 'The Shoplifters'
A new poll shows that District of Columbia residents favor legalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana by a nearly 2-to-1 margin.
Officials say a vaccine isn't needed at this time.
DC mayoral candidates clash over education policy during first general-election debate
Just a week removed from a regional row over encrypted radio channels, fire chiefs from across the region met to smooth out concerns and make plans for mutual responses.
Nonprofit group aims to overhaul neglected lakeside garden, add restaurant on National Mall
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