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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After a devastating earthquake, donations are needed to help Haiti. Here are some of the agencies collecting.
On Friday's Politics Program with Mark Plotkin, two former D.C. mayors said the Redskins will stay at FedEx Field for some time.
D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier was a guest Thursday on WTOP's "Ask The Chief" program. Here's what she had to say
"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.
A cold front moving through the area Tuesday will dump as much as three inches of rain on the D.C. region.
Metro says a man stabbed while exiting the Georgia Avenue/Petworth station Sunday suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
A D.C. fish wholesaler is on the hook for a hefty fine for selling illegally harvested fish.
Security is being stepped up at a D.C. high school after an alleged sexual assault last week.
WTOP compiled a list of some of the organizations around the region that could use your help.
Capitals and Wizards owner Ted Leonsis is a guest Tuesday on WTOP's "Ask the Owner" program. Here's what he has to say:
Mover Moms, a Bethesda-based community services group, packaged extra Halloween candy to send to their troops overseas in the "Treats for Troops" drive.
WTOP has mapped out the recent shootings at military installations, at least four of which have been connected to the same shooter.
Hi: 71 °F | Lo: 48 °F