D.C. to study extending streetcar to National Harbor

The top complaint D.C. residents have about National Harbor is that they can't get there by transit. There are other issues, certainly, but inaccessibility is challenge No. 1.

Tuesday - 04/29/2014, 06:02pm EDT

Presidential push combats campus sexual assault

The Obama administration is cracking down on an issue that affects thousands of college women throughout the country: sexual assault.

Tuesday - 04/29/2014, 03:08pm EDT

Weather Blog: Rain continues through Thursday, flash flooding expected tonight

ABC7 Meteorologist Lauryn Rickets says flash flooding is likely Tuesday night as the rain intensifies. And those rain clouds won't break until later in the week.

Tuesday - 04/29/2014, 01:22pm EDT

Amtrak: Expect delays between Philadelphia, DC

Amtrak: Power lines repaired, but expect delays between Philadelphia, Washington

Tuesday - 04/29/2014, 09:08am EDT

Funk Parade aims to bring together D.C.'s diverse community

D.C. first Funk Parade will celebrate the diversity of the rapidly changing U Street corridor.

Tuesday - 04/29/2014, 06:58am EDT

Wizards are wary as they prepare for Game 5

With the Wizards on the cusp of advancing to the second round of the NBA playoffs for the first time in nine years, veteran forward Drew Gooden offered a cautionary tale at practice Monday.

Tuesday - 04/29/2014, 05:50am EDT

US Capitol police look at threats against Reid

US Capitol police look at threatening statements made against Senate majority leader

Tuesday - 04/29/2014, 05:45am EDT

On the auction block: Tour of the National Zoo panda house

Get your bids ready -- the Friends of the National Zoo is auctioning off the chance to tour the panda house and get up close and personal with Bao Bao and her family.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 10:18pm EDT

Vintage toy extravaganza in D.C.

The Vintage Toy Buying Roadshow was in D.C. over the weekend.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 02:08pm EDT

Get in a car accident with the feds? It's probably their fault.

Hitching a ride from a federal employee? Consider catching a cab.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 01:40pm EDT

Development site near Union Market up for grabs

The owners of a 3.3-acre property near Union Market are seeking buyers for their Morse Street NE site as as potential redevelopment play as the landscape in NoMa and at Gallaudet University continues to evolve.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 01:25pm EDT

Pet of the Week: Lisa, the last Sochi dog

Poor Lisa. This lovely 3-year-old shepherd mix is the last of the dogs from Sochi remaining at the Washington Animal Rescue League and she's beginning to feel unloved.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 10:11am EDT

The high cost of care: Child care rates exceed college tuition

In 2012, the average annual cost for center-based infant care was higher than a year's tuition and fees at a four-year public college in 31 states and in the District of Columbia.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 06:49am EDT

Who will lead the Capitals?

The search begins for a new duo to lead the Capitals, and a blogger for Yahoo! Sports has some ideas.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 05:19am EDT

As streetcars return, a look at trolley-era technology

As the return of streetcars nears in the District, WTOP takes a look back at technology in the bygone trolley era.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 04:16am EDT

National History Museum's Dinosaur Hall closing for major renovation

The great Dinosaur Hall at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History is getting a major facelift.

Sunday - 04/27/2014, 06:19pm EDT

Absenteeism gets renewed focus in DC schools

Persistent problems with student absenteeism in D.C. Public Schools are receiving renewed attention following the disappearance of 8-year-old Relisha Rudd.

Sunday - 04/27/2014, 03:19pm EDT

Catholics rename shrine for St. John Paul II in DC

Catholics in Washington are celebrating the sainthood of John Paul II by renaming a shrine devoted to his legacy.

Sunday - 04/27/2014, 03:17pm EDT

Road closures announced for half marathon

The Nike Women's Half Marathon will close roads throughout Downtown D.C. Sunday morning.

Sunday - 04/27/2014, 08:21am EDT

DC officials drop proposed tattoo waiting period

DC officials drop proposed 24-hour waiting period to obtain a tattoo or body piercing

Saturday - 04/26/2014, 06:10pm EDT
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