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What makes a great sports movie?

Sports movies are not like every other kind of Hollywood movie.

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Library honors Billy Joel with US pop music prize

Library of Congress honors 'Piano Man' Billy Joel with Gershwin Prize for Popular Song

Updated 34 minutes, 08 seconds ago

Howard University names new president

Wayne A. I. Frederick, Howard University's interim president, has been selected as the university's 17th president.

Updated 1 hours, 07 minutes ago

Park Police release new images of sex assault person of interest

U.S. Park Police have released new images of a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman in Glover Archbold Park in April.

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 07:00am EDT

Metro bus driver slashed by passenger

Metro bus driver slashed by passenger

Monday - 07/21/2014, 09:17pm EDT

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
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