Smartphone apps are making it easy for millennials to snub car ownership. A new study finds that apps make it easier for those wtihout cars to access alternative transportation options from bikes to buses to rental cars.
The federal government shutdown hasn't just closed the Smithsonian museums -- it also has closed the programs that are run there.
As the sun set on the first full day of the federal shutdown, there was a glow-in-the-dark protest Tuesday night at the Capitol Building.
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WTOP asked listeners and readers to share their opinions on the government shutdown. Here is what they had to say.
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Marky Ramone, sole survivor of the longest-running lineup of punk pioneers The Ramones plays 9:30 Club Wednesday night. He is embracing the digital age to better connect with fans.
When shoppers enter a historic, converted house at 657 C St. SE in Eastern Market, they are greeted by a sage voice, emanating from a man who claims to be 103 years old.
Governance experts say it's no wonder our government is shutdown: Congress is mired in gridlock, budgets aren't passed on time and the president cannot get his nominations to high-ranking posts promptly approved.
It may not be at the top of the list of important things affected by the government shutdown, but for the Smithsonian Natural History Museum, a very special package could be delayed.