plates (Courtesy Amy Mohney)
Courtesy Amy Mohney

Woman gets tickets on nonexistent plates

Since 2010, a Maryland driver has been getting parking tickets in the mail from D.C. for different cars with a vanity plate, none of which belong to her. Full Story

Diplomat's daughter beaten with chair

The teen sustained a head wound in the beating, but police say no arrest was made. It's a case of diplomatic immunity. Full Story

How to pay off $48K in less than 3 years

When one woman's household income dropped to $25,000, her debt skyrocketed. But she managed to pay it all off -- in just three years. Full Story

Entertainment

Ladies night: Power tools and manicures

Instead of sipping on fancy cocktails at this happy hour, women learned how to use table saws and work on their bicycles. Full Story

Tech

E-reader or tablet: Which is a better bet?

Are reading-centric tablets really a better way to experience the printed word or are tablets superior? Let's take a closer look. Full Story

Federal News Radio

Congress: Tanned and well-rested

When Congress returns after Labor Day, it will need to pass a Continuing Resolution to fend off a potential government shutdown. Full Story

Forecast: Heat and humidity return

It's going to be mostly sunny, hot and sticky on Wednesday, with highs over 90. Find out how long the typical summer weather will last. Full Story

2 arrested in Prince William Co. shooting

A man and woman wanted in a shooting and carjacking in Woodbridge, Virginia, Monday night were arrested after a manhunt. Full Story

Washington's Top News

American woman held hostage in Syria

A 26-year-old is being held hostage by the Islamic State militant group. Primary results are in from four states. Is a cease-fire in Gaza holding? Plus, more stories to start Wednesday. Full Story

Living

What can you make in a waffle iron?

It's time to think outside the waffle batter box. From filet mignon to pasta, your waffle iron is capable of so much more than waffles. Full Story

Sports

Is a Beltway Series in store?

As October looms, see the biggest obstacles in the way of the Nationals and Orioles meeting in the 2014 World Series. Full Story


Date Wrecker

Miley Cyrus' date to the VMAs is wanted by the police.


Did People Pay?

A coffee shop asked patrons to pay on honor system. How'd it go?


Stoned at the Emmys

Sarah Silverman shows off her liquid pot on the red carpet.


Women Roar on TV

Hear and watch women roar on fall prime-time shows. (Videos)

Stock Markets

Yesterday's Close

Photo Galleries

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Fashion Highs and Lows

In a sea of gowns, what struck the right note and what clanged. (Photos)


New Fall Shows

Overwhelmed with all the choices? Check out our TV cheat sheet.


How Geeky

Take your own "thermie" or "hottie" using an infrared camera.


Ball Boy

Alec Baldwin snags a stray ball at a US Open match.