D.C. Dutch community shaken by Malaysia Airlines tragedy

The Dutch embassy opens its doors to mourners Monday.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 07:48pm EDT

Rider slashes Metrobus driver

D.C. police arrested a rider who they say attacked a Metrobus driver with a knife Monday.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 04:04pm EDT

Judge: Students, staff can oppose Corcoran merger

Judge says students, faculty can oppose merger of Corcoran Gallery with 2 larger institutions

Monday - 07/21/2014, 03:46pm EDT

Man exonerated in 1982 rape, slaying

A District of Columbia judge has declared that a 50-year-old man is innocent of a 1982 rape and slaying that put him in prison for 25 years.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 01:20pm EDT

Vote for the greatest sports movies of all time

After combing through the history of sports movies, WTOP has narrowed the field to the top 64 in a March Madness-style bracket.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 11:40am EDT

Smithsonian's tarantulas named

The three new tarantulas at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History now have names.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 11:22am EDT

Pet of the Week: Rock 'n' Roll

If you're looking for a great family dog and aren't "into" the dog park scene, Rock n' Roll might be the canine companion you've been looking for.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 10:03am EDT

Obama unveils programs for young men's initiative

Obama to announce new commitments for program aimed at helping boys and young men of color

Monday - 07/21/2014, 08:40am EDT

Covering the Bases: Wiz and Nats moving up

WTOP's Jonathan Warner talks about the resurgent Wizards, the Nats' central division woes and the year-round nature of professional sports.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 12:21am EDT

Inside the art of life and death masks (Photos)

From ancient Greece to the American Confederacy, famous and powerful figures have been immortalized through plaster masks sculpted during a person's lifetime or immediately after their death.

Saturday - 07/19/2014, 02:03am EDT
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Netherlands Embassy open to mourners of MH17

Vigil planned by Ukrainian community in D.C. draws mourners Friday.

Saturday - 07/19/2014, 01:24am EDT
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DC's next food craze? Cake pops

A lawyer turned baker is turning her online cake pop business into a brick-and-mortar venture, and she's picked a good location for her first store.

Friday - 07/18/2014, 05:35pm EDT

Corcoran Gallery's proposed merger goes to court

Judge considers opposition in Corcoran Gallery's merger National Gallery, George Washington U.

Friday - 07/18/2014, 05:21pm EDT

Hit-and-runs with cyclists can cost drivers just $500

Consequences for hit-and-run wrecks when a bicyclist is hurt vary widely locally.

Friday - 07/18/2014, 04:56pm EDT

Arizona Native American says Redskins offered a bribe

The Redskins offered to build a skate park for the Fort Yuma Kwatsan Tribe this week, but the head of the foundation leading the drive to build the park rejected the offer, calling it a "bribe."

Friday - 07/18/2014, 09:15am EDT

Renters opt for smaller and smaller apts. in District

Apartments in DC getting smaller; renters choose apartments as small as 350 sf

Friday - 07/18/2014, 07:30am EDT

Nats look well-positioned for second half

The Nationals are tied with the Atlanta Braves atop the division, but the Nats should walk away with the NL East this season.

Friday - 07/18/2014, 04:49am EDT

Congressman: DC gun amendment likely to fail

Congressman who introduced amendment on DC gun laws says it likely won't become law

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 05:50pm EDT

National Zoo euthanizes elderly macaque

An elderly macaque who suffered from arthritis and diabetes was euthanized Thursday, the National Zoo announced.

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 12:23pm EDT

Resident wants affordable units isolated in new U Street building

The overconcentration of affordable units is explicitly prohibited in the D.C. Municipal Regulations. But the bid to replace Portner Place, a Section 8 housing complex on U Street, appears to fly in the face of that philosophy.

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 11:12am EDT
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