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1 in 4 millennials lacks health insurance

Adults under 30 are the least likely to have any type of insurance. Nearly 1 in 4 is not covered by a health insurance policy, a new survey finds.

Monday - 08/25/2014, 12:43pm EDT

Bethesda's Woodmont Avenue could remain closed until 2015

The road closure in downtown Bethesda that was supposed to be reopened in 20-24 months could continue into 2015. Read more: http://stage.wtop.com/52/3688474/Bethesdarsquos-Woodmont-Avenue-Could-Remain-Closed-Until-2015#ixzz3BRBfmb1X

Monday - 08/25/2014, 11:55am EDT

Alleged owner of 9 dead dogs charged in Md.

Alleged owner of 9 dogs found dead in vacant western Md. house charged with animal cruelty

Monday - 08/25/2014, 11:37am EDT

Md. adds $6.9 million to school lunch program

Md. supplements federal school lunch program with $6.9 million for 481 schools

Monday - 08/25/2014, 11:37am EDT

Woman sentenced in War mayor's death

Woman sentenced on lesser conspiracy charge in slaying of War mayor

Monday - 08/25/2014, 11:37am EDT

Pet of the Week: Peach

She may not be a "Georgia peach," but this little beagle is a Southern gal; she arrived at the Washington Animal Rescue League from South Carolina.

Monday - 08/25/2014, 10:15am EDT

Active shooter reported at Fort Lee in Virginia

Active shooter reported at Fort Lee Army base in central Virginia; base put on lockdown

Monday - 08/25/2014, 10:00am EDT

More than 2.5K attend Va. Craft Brewers Fest

More than 2.5K attend Virginia Craft Brewers Fest, competition in Nelson County; winners named

Monday - 08/25/2014, 09:30am EDT

Pa. man dies after assault in Ocean City, Md.

Pa. man dies in Ocean City, Md., after assault; police found victim in hotel parking lot

Monday - 08/25/2014, 08:59am EDT

Va. looks for ways to cut animal-vehicle accidents

Virginia study looks for ways to reduce collisions between vehicles and animals

Monday - 08/25/2014, 08:50am EDT

Suspicious death probed on Md. Eastern Shore

Police probe suspicious death of person found in shallow grave in Dorchester County, Md.

Monday - 08/25/2014, 08:38am EDT

Reign top Spirit 2-1 in NWSL semifinals

Rapinoe scores game-winner as Seattle Reign defeat Washington Spirit 2-1 in NWSL semifinals

Monday - 08/25/2014, 07:35am EDT

Washington's Top News -- Monday, August 25, 2014

Here's a look at some of the day's top stories from WTOP.

Monday - 08/25/2014, 07:30am EDT

Community rebuilds Va. tower destroyed by fire

Community rebuilds Virginia forest lookout tower destroyed by arsonists

Monday - 08/25/2014, 07:28am EDT

Public meetings set on charitable gaming in Va.

State agency to hold public meetings on charitable gaming in Virginia

Monday - 08/25/2014, 06:34am EDT

Tips to help kids stay safe while walking, taking bus to school

As children transition from vacation to school, drivers need to be extra-alert.

Monday - 08/25/2014, 05:36am EDT

Are digital stop signs the wave of the future?

It will take some time, but they might be on the way.

Monday - 08/25/2014, 05:34am EDT

School start dates across the region

It's back to school time. Here are the start dates across the region.

Monday - 08/25/2014, 04:39am EDT

200 years ago, Washington burned

This week, Brookeville, Md., celebrates its role as the U.S. capital for a day after Capital was set ablaze by the British.

Monday - 08/25/2014, 04:20am EDT

Bridge over Anacostia to close for several hours

Bridge over Anacostia River to close for several hours to allow water traffic to pass

Monday - 08/25/2014, 04:20am EDT
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