What's a better name for 'Washington Redskins'?

WTOP took to social media to ask people what, if any name, should replace the "Washington Redskins" if this is the end for the team's nickname?

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 11:54am EDT

Harris Teeter to lower prices for area stores

Harris Teeter customers in Northern Virginia, Washington D.C., Maryland and Delaware will soon see the prices on popular products drop, thanks to an expansion of the grocery store's lower price campaign.

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 10:51am EDT

2nd woman attacked along Metropolitan Bike Trail

A second woman says she was attacked along the Metropolitan Bike Trail Monday, hours after another woman was assaulted.

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 10:22am EDT

The perfect, cheap day-long date in D.C.

Not every experience in D.C. is expensive and exclusive to big spenders. Here are some free and low-cost ideas for your next date.

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 08:48am EDT

Smithsonian honors Ralph Lauren for fashion, flag

Smithsonian honors Ralph Lauren for his 5 decades in fashion, work to preserve US flag

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 08:00am EDT

2nd body found at DC row house

DC police find body in back yard of row house where man was found dead in attic

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 07:43am EDT

The secret lives of invertebrates (Photos)

As the National Zoo prepares to close its Invertebrate Exhibit, WTOP decided to take a look at what visitors will be missing once these creatures are relocated.

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 06:12am EDT

Folklife Festival feels squeeze from new Mall regulations

A project set to begin in August will transform a heavily-used, unsightly section of turf into patch worthy of a golf course -- and lots of events and rallies. The upgrades, however, usher in new restrictions on events and the footprints they leave behind.

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 04:39am EDT

AP Exclusive: Picasso painting reveals hidden man

AP Exclusive: Experts discover the portrait of a mystery man beneath Picasso's 'The Blue Room'

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 08:44pm EDT

D.C. Water: Don't use hydrants to cool off this summer

D.C. Water is asking residents to leave the fire hydrants alone and find other ways to cool down as the temperatures soar this summer.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 05:38pm EDT

DC police arrest junvenile in Metropolitan Branch Trail sex assault

The D.C. police are looking for a man they say tried to sexually assault a woman on the Metropolitan Branch Trail.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 02:11pm EDT

Cooper's Hawk Winery comes to Ashburn and other new restaurant news

Loudoun County, known as D.C.'s wine country, will have a new, imported vintage come 2015. Illinois-based Cooper's Hawk Winery and Restaurant will open its first D.C. area location in Ashburn

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 11:07am EDT

'Healing Wars': What happens when soldiers come home?

What happens to the human spirit when it is pushed to the limit? That is just one of the questions asked by "Healing Wars," a new dance production that explores the effects of war on returning veterans.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 10:09am EDT

Car ban proposed for large area near Capitol

Former Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Terry Gainer wants to see an even larger pedestrian-only area east of the National Mall as a deterrent to car bombings and other forms of terrorism.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 09:26am EDT

NBC4's Jim Vance marks 45 years at TV station

Jim Vance started as a general assignment reporter in 1969 and moved to the anchor desk in 1972, becoming one of the nation's first black co-anchors of a local nightly newscast.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 08:44am EDT

D.C. Court of Appeals streaming oral argument video

DC Court of Appeals streaming video of oral argument for the first time

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 07:22am EDT

Top D.C. students share their keys to success

The smartest students to graduate from D.C. Public Schools this year share how they stayed at the top of their class.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 06:38am EDT

D.C. ranks highly on safe places to live

The District ranked highly on a recent survey of safest states (and D.C.) to live in.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 06:03am EDT

Take a hike: D.C. area No. 1 on a new ranking of walkable real estate projects

The D.C. area strolls to No. 1 in a ranking of the nation's 30 largest metropolitan areas in terms of walkable real estate development projects and places, according to a study co-authored by The George Washington University School of Business and LOCUS: Responsible Real Estate Developers and Investors.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 05:59am EDT

Stretch of New Hampshire Ave. starting two-way traffic

After more than 25 years, a short stretch of New Hampshire Avenue will change from one-way to a two-way traffic pattern, which may result in both long-term convenience and short-term confusion.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 04:33am EDT
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