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Speaking on WTOP Thursday, the Archbishop of Washington described how the atmosphere changed among the cardinals the moment they entered the Sistine Chapel and how the cardinals knew Jorge Bergoglio would be the next pope.
It may not feel like it, but spring officially arrived at 7:02 a.m. Wednesday.
With all of the frustration about how unproductive Congress can be, a new report sheds light on the work process and work ethic of members of Congress.
Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, told WTOP the Vatican called him about Pope Benedict's resignation early Monday.
A tractor-trailer rear-ended a Prince George's County fire truck on the Inner Loop of the Capital Beltway early Wednesday, forcing the highway to shut down and sending seven people -- including four West Lanham firefighters -- to Prince George's Hospital Center.
The flu season is on track to be nearly one of the worst in a decade, according to Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
Look for a windy day ahead. The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory until 6 p.m. Thursday.
"We think a potentially, very dangerous situation was averted," Pete Piringer, a spokesman for the City of Laurel, told WTOP. "We do believe he did have access to guns."
"Maryland is really the No. 1 affected state in the nation when it comes to paying higher taxes if we go off the cliff," says Scott Hodge, president of the Tax Foundation, a non-partisan tax research group that crunched the numbers.
Drivers will see Interstate 495 in Virginia more clearly marked after the opening of the new 495 Express Lanes confused drivers.
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