Osprey (Courtesy MDTA cameras)

Nest near Md. traffic cam destroyed

A pair of federally protected birds built a home near a Maryland highway camera along the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, but efforts to relocate their nest Friday morning led to its destruction. Full Story

After 40 years, a mystery solved

Two girls planned to celebrate the 1971 school year by gathering with classmates at a quarry. They weren't ready for what happened. Full Story

A look at the 10 best and worst jobs

CareerCast's 2014 list ranks jobs on the criteria of environment, income, career outlook and stress. Sorry, lumberjacks. Full Story


5 free things to do in Annapolis, Md.

This picturesque state capital near the Chesapeake Bay is known for its history, sailing and seafood. And there are free things to do. Full Story


Wal-Mart shakes up financial services

The world's largest retailer is making a change that will help low-income customers and cut into existing profitable businesses. Full Story

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American History museum turns 50

The National Museum of American History opened its doors on the National Mall in 1964. View photos of the museum then and now. Full Story

Will Md., Va. drivers need new licenses?

D.C. residents will need new driver's licenses to enter federal buildings and down. But what about residents of Maryland and Virginia? Full Story

Hospital costs in U.S. vs. rest of world

You probably didn't need another study to tell you care in the U.S. is expensive. But you may not have realized just how expensive. Full Story


Dog goes from viral to inspiring

Dozer ran much of the Maryland Half Marathon three years ago, and his story went viral. He's now raising money for cancer research. Full Story


'Draft Day' versus 'Transcendence'

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley reviews the Johnny Depp sci-fi thriller "Transcendence" and the Kevin Costner sports flick "Draft Day." Full Story

Try It or Skip It?

WTOP taste tests Domino's new "Specialty Chicken." (Photos)

One More Time

A popular cartoon returns Monday for one more season.


This Virginia shop will make the ice cream as you watch. (Video)

'Sandwich' Returns

Fast-food chain brings back its most-loved and hated item.

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'Mrs. Doubtfire' 2?

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She's a Star

A rescued baby squirrel is becoming famous in D.C. (Video)

What's in a Name?

National Zoo announces names for two adorable babies. (Photos)

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