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Carjackings near Metro may be related

Two carjackings involving abductions occurred near the Vienna Metrorail Station. In both cases, the victims were left in New Carrollton. Full Story

5 family members killed on 'dream trip'

A "dream trip" to Disney for a family of eight ended in disaster. Police believe a 16-year-old driver fell asleep at the wheel. Full Story

Grocery chain's ad stirs tears, outrage

A new holiday advertisement for a supermarket chain is stirring strong passions and outrage with a World War I theme. (Video) Full Story


School admin on leave after racial tweet

A Virginia high school administrator is on leave after acknowledging that she retweeted an image in June that prompted a group of students to walk out of class in protest over its racial content. Full Story


Which wines to serve on turkey day

Sure, the turkey is the star of Thanksgiving dinner, but what's in your glass is just as important as what's on your plate. Full Story

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President's immigration plan for DHS

Under Pres. Obama's executive order, DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson outlined plans to review premium pay and secure the border. Full Story

Entombed in snow: A personal account

When forecasters began calling for an "incredible lake effect snow event," WTOP's Dave Dildine wanted to be a part of weather history. Full Story

Commuters not ready for I-95 changes

A survey finds that many drivers are not prepared for the opening of the 95 Express Lanes next month and the end of HOV as we know it. Full Story


Services honor 3 officers killed in D.C.

Twenty years ago, three law enforcement officers were gunned down inside the D.C. police headquarters. They were honored Friday. Full Story


Gift Guides: What people want

Don't know what to buy for teens, travelers, gamers or mom? Here are some of the must-have gifts for everyone. (Photos) Full Story


The future of D.C. sports under Bowser

From the DC United stadium to the Wizards practice facility, mayor-elect Muriel Bowser will impact the future of sports in D.C. Full Story

Deadly Games

"Mockingjay" takes on "Foxcatcher" in battle for the box office.

Emmylou Tribute

Alison Krauss, Joan Baez come to D.C. for a tribute show in January.

Blue Diamond

Bunny Mellon's blue, pear-shaped diamond set an auction record.

150 Tons

Construction workers struck something big, 30 feet below the surface.

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Auctioning Oscar

An Oscar statue is predicted to be sold at auction for how much?

New Cidery

New Virginia cidery has an owner with a history in war zones. (Photos)

Giant Nutcracker

A festival commissioned a 41-foot, 16,000-pound nutcracker. (Photos)

'Normal Barbie'

A doll with normal proportions is now for sale. (Video)