Social Security (AP)

Social Security's IT project doesn't work

After spending nearly $300 million on a new computer system to handle disability claims, the Social Security Administration still can't get it to work. And officials can't say when it will. Full Story

Memorial will honor injured veterans

A new memorial is rising near the National Mall that will be the first in D.C. dedicated to veterans with life-changing injuries. (Photos) Full Story

Inmate dies two hours after execution

An inmate who didn't die until two hours after his execution and a vet accused of plagiarizing are among the top things to know Thursday. Full Story


The big buzz about bigger iPhone(s)

Apple seems headed toward releasing two larger iPhones. Gregg Stebben of Men's Health describes why big phones are such a big deal. Full Story


Cause of death known for Geldof

A British coroner has released the cause of death for 25-year-old model and TV personality Peaches Geldof who died in April. Full Story

Federal News Radio

New ways to engage fed employees

Ahead of results of the annual Federal Employee Viewpoint survey, a working group proposed ways to improve employee engagement. Full Story

Thursday's forecast: Morning rain

Morning showers will gradually clear and lead to a comfortable, sunny day. But more humidity is ahead. Get the full forecast. Full Story

Hunting the largest freshwater fish

Most people run away from monsters, but not Zeb Hogan, host of National Geographic's "Monster Fish," hunts monster fish. (Photos) Full Story


Redskins Training Camp blog: Day 1

WTOP's George Wallace kicks off his Redskins Training Camp blog as Jay Gruden opens his first camp as a head coach. Full Story


Girl Scout Barbie sparks debate

There's a new Barbie on the shelves, and she's causing a debate. Should Barbie be a Girl Scout? An expert says the issue is deeper. Full Story

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Military Dogs

An organization fights to bring all military dogs back home. (Photos)

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