Monday's shooting near the National Zoo came as a surprise to most people, but it turns out that the police may have known that trouble was coming.
Families often choose where to live based on a good school in the neighborhood, but proposed changes in the District could mean children might not get to attend the desirable school Mom and Dad made sure to move close to.
It's more than just a ball. A lot of science, technology and money goes into making the World Cup ball. But does it make a difference?
Singer Chris Brown's DC assault trial is delayed for months; judge says singer to stay jailed
Think of it as a non-televised version of the restaurant rags-to-riches shows "Hell's Kitchen" or "Restaurant: Impossible."
Tight inventory continues to push housing prices up in the Washington market, and any relief will come from new construction more than from existing homes being sold.
Washington Nationals' Zachary Walters is not bashful about his love of the Disney animated movie "Frozen." In fact, he is using it to help him get pumped up at games.
Two people were hurt in a school bus accident in Southeast.
US Army units prepare for another season of Twilight Tattoos showcasing military pageantry
DC officials ask for public's ideas on renovation of Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
Family and friends worried about the health of Mohamed Soltan, a 26- year-old American held for more than 235 days in an Egyptian prison, are calling for his release.
Emails and text messages that included talk about raping women and doing drugs, as well as racist, sexist and homophobic language, have prompted an investigation at American University.
The Radio Television and Digital News Association has recognized WTOP's outstanding journalism with five regional Edward R. Murrow awards.
National Zoo launches 'endangered song' with Oregon band to help save endangered tigers
High schools in Fairfax and Montgomery counties have landed on the U.S. News and World Report's annual list of the Best High Schools.
It's like a scene out of the Night at the Museum movies -- kids between the ages of 8 and 12 can bring a chaperon and stay overnight in either the Smithsonian's Natural History Museum or new this year, the American History Museum during selected dates this summer.
Singer Chris Brown's trial on assault charge in DC delayed until later this week
Say hello to Chickadee and Baby Bird, two darling 8-week-old kittens.
Institutions around the region embrace an American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation initiative, "Choosing Wisely," which has pushed for doctors and patients alike to question certain tests and procedures, and potentially take a bite out of the estimated $765 billion in annual health care waste.
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