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McDonnell 'heartbroken' about marriage

During his corruption trial, Virginia's former governor testifies about how he tried to save his marriage in 2011. Bob McDonnell also testified about the couple's relationship with former Star Scientific Inc. CEO Jonnie Williams. Full Story

Couple wanted 2 Amish girls for slaves

A New York couple accused of kidnapping two Amish sisters intended to turn them into slaves, an investigator says. Full Story

ALS sufferer talks Ice Bucket Challenge

An Annandale woman was diagnosed with ALS in 2011. She shares her experiences and thoughts on the Ice Bucket Challenge. Full Story


Inside 'When the Game Stands Tall'

WTOP helps parse history from Hollywood and discusses the true meaning of the feature film with De La Salle's head coach. Full Story


Preview: Fall food, wine, beer festivals

It's hard to say "so long" to summer, but there's plenty to look forward to this fall. Wine festivals, Oktoberfests, pop-up markets and more. Full Story

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January cost of living adjustment drops

Thanks to a slight dip in July living costs, the tentative inflation-catch up for millions of retired Americans now stands at 1.8 percent. Full Story

Forecast: Warm, sticky, with storms

Friday's weather will be much like Thursday's, with highs in the upper 80s, humid air and a few scattered storms in the evening. Full Story

Hagel warns of Islamic militants

The Guard begins leaving Ferguson, new charges from a major airline, revelations in the Amish kidnapping and more to start Friday. Full Story


Festival: Jousting, swords and mead

The famous Maryland Renaissance Festival opens this weekend. It's the 38th year for this family affair. See photos. Full Story


Sniffing out spear phishing scams

Hackers now use information about you to gain access to your computer and personal information. Data Doctor Ken Colburn has safety tips. Full Story

Illegal Trip?

Was there something illegal about Beyonce and Jay-Z's trip to Cuba?

10 Top Stolen Cars

Well, if you own one of these vehicles, it's likely to be stolen.

Miley Cyrus Ban

A country bans concert by Miley Cyrus on morality grounds.

Is It Real?

Could this caramel apple cookie possibly be real? Find out.

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They Call It Puppy Love

These rescued pups are in the area and looking for love. (Photos)

Pay It Forward Record?

Nearly 400 people keep up caffeine chain at a Starbucks drive-thru.

'Baby Got Class'

Snicker-worthy parody is dedicated to teachers.(Video)

Summer Phone Damage

Summertime fun can ruin your phone. Here's how to fix it.