kissing bug

'Kissing bug disease' brings focus to Va.

It's called the "kissing bug disease" and it can be deadly. The parasitic disease kills tens of thousands of people a year in Latin America. Scientists are now looking at Northern Virginia. Full Story

Blog: Say 'see-ya' to that cool weather

Say goodbye to the beautiful weather of Friday and hello again to summer in Washington, D.C. for the weekend. That means a return of heat and humidity as well as a return of summertime thunderstorms. Full Story

2 Md. cities among snobbiest in nation

Two Maryland communities are considered among the snobbiest places in the U.S. Hint: they're very close to home for some of you. Full Story

Silver Line

Countdown to Saturday grand opening

After a long wait, the Silver Line debuts on Saturday. WTOP is your source for Silver Line information, here's what you need to know. Full Story

Loudoun sheriff closes 12-yr-old case

Loudoun County sheriff's investigators say they've solved the cold case of who killed Erica Smith as the anniversary of her death nears. Full Story

Blackberry and crab festivals, food news

There's a lot going on this summer with food and food festivals. Check out the area's upcoming events, pop-ups and restaurant plans. Full Story


Unlocking phones to become legal again

Congress passed a bill Friday that makes it legal to "unlock" cellphones so the devices can, in some instances, be used on other carriers. Full Story

Dance for... Joy?

Top 10 moments from Metro's new Silver Line ad. (GIFs)

Billy Joel

Find out the songs you could hear when "Piano Man" comes to D.C.

Meg Ryan Sightings

Have you seen Meg Ryan? You may if you live in Virginia.

Turbo Charged

A dog without front legs now walks with a toy harness.

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She's So Fancy

Iggy Azalea is bringing swag to the MTV Video Music Awards.

Party Colleges

See which local school ranked as one of the top party colleges.

New Barbie Debate

There's a new Barbie on the shelves -- one that is causing quite the stir.

Silver Line Shuffle

Watch a new ad that hit the Internet - and it's made an impact. (Video)

, July 26, 2014
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