WTOP Investigates

US officials: No delays in rescue effort in Libya

CIA security officers went to the aid of State Department staff less than 25 minutes after they got the first call for help during the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, U.S. intelligence officials said Thursday as they laid out a detailed timeline of the CIA's immediate response to the attack.

Thursday - 11/01/2012, 10:41pm EDT

Calif. same-sex marriage foe now endorses unions

The chief witness who testified in favor of California's gay marriage ban during a landmark trial on the measure's constitutionality reluctantly came out in favor of gay and lesbian unions on Friday, saying he now thinks "that the time for denigrating or stigmatizing same-sex relationships is over."

Friday - 06/22/2012, 06:01pm EDT

Asian stocks drift lower on European crisis fears

Asian stocks drifted mostly lower on Wednesday, as persistent worries over European policymakers' ability to contain the continent's simmering debt crisis outweighed a big U.S. rally.

Tuesday - 06/12/2012, 11:47pm EDT

Portland bomb plot suspect's father alerted FBI

Scared and feeling out of options, the father of a Portland teenager called the FBI in 2009 and warned that his son was considering flying to Yemen and committing violent jihad, an FBI agent testified Tuesday.

Tuesday - 05/01/2012, 09:17pm EDT

2 trials possible in Florida, NY family killings

The Florida woman accused of orchestrating the killings of her millionaire husband and his mother may seek a separate trial from her brother and co-defendant, her lawyer said Wednesday.

Wednesday - 10/05/2011, 01:21pm EDT

Clinton off to plot Libya strategy with allies

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will confer later this week with NATO nations and others prosecuting an air campaign in Libya that has recently become more intense and apparently more focused on Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi.

Tuesday - 06/07/2011, 06:21pm EDT

Behind the cost of Chairman Brown's SUVs

Many have criticized the expense of the vehicles that newly minted D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown requested the city purchase for his use, but documents attained by WTOP demonstrate just how unusual his request was, particularly during dire financial times.

Thursday - 03/03/2011, 08:21am EST

How to donate to relief efforts

After a devastating earthquake, donations are needed to help Haiti. Here are some of the agencies collecting.

Wednesday - 01/12/2011, 04:48pm EST

Two former mayors doubt 'Skins will play in D.C. soon

On Friday's Politics Program with Mark Plotkin, two former D.C. mayors said the Redskins will stay at FedEx Field for some time.

Friday - 01/07/2011, 09:19am EST

Live Blog: Ask the Chief with Cathy Lanier

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier was a guest Thursday on WTOP's "Ask The Chief" program. Here's what she had to say

Thursday - 01/06/2011, 11:49am EST

G.W. University offers gender-neutral housing

"It's not intended for romantic couples, and that's something the students actually spoke to us pretty loudly and vigorously about," says George Washington's Dean of Students Peter Konwerski.

Friday - 12/03/2010, 01:07pm EST

Flash flood watch issued as heavy rain possible

A cold front moving through the area Tuesday will dump as much as three inches of rain on the D.C. region.

Tuesday - 11/30/2010, 04:50pm EST

Man received stitches after stabbing at Metro station

Metro says a man stabbed while exiting the Georgia Avenue/Petworth station Sunday suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Monday - 11/29/2010, 06:27pm EST

D.C. company sentenced for illegal rockfish buys

A D.C. fish wholesaler is on the hook for a hefty fine for selling illegally harvested fish.

Monday - 11/29/2010, 03:43pm EST

Security increased at Dunbar after alleged assault

Security is being stepped up at a D.C. high school after an alleged sexual assault last week.

Monday - 11/29/2010, 03:05pm EST

Places where you can volunteer

WTOP compiled a list of some of the organizations around the region that could use your help.

Friday - 11/19/2010, 06:32am EST

Live Blog: Ask the Owner with Ted Leonsis

Capitals and Wizards owner Ted Leonsis is a guest Tuesday on WTOP's "Ask the Owner" program. Here's what he has to say:

Tuesday - 11/09/2010, 11:29am EST

'Treats for Troops' sends candy to warriors

Mover Moms, a Bethesda-based community services group, packaged extra Halloween candy to send to their troops overseas in the "Treats for Troops" drive.

Monday - 11/08/2010, 07:50pm EST

Map: Military installation shootings

WTOP has mapped out the recent shootings at military installations, at least four of which have been connected to the same shooter.

Tuesday - 11/02/2010, 02:38pm EDT

San Fran's CEO among Metro's top G.M. candidates

The head of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is one potential candidate for Metro's top slot, WTOP has learned.

Tuesday - 09/21/2010, 08:41am EDT