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The calendar has rolled into mid-January, but the Washington Commanders are still in search of the top item on their holiday wishlist: a franchise quarterback.

Neither ridership nor service have returned to pre-pandemic levels, but Metrorail is moving closer to that point again. At a Thursday board meeting, General Manager Randy Clarke delivered what he termed “really good news” about increasing levels of service.

Alex Ovechkin scored his 32nd goal of the season, Nicklas Backstrom had the shootout winner and the Washington Capitals beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 on Thursday night in a matchup of rivals jockeying for position in the Eastern Conference playoff.

Restaurants are beginning the new year with a recurring problem: labor shortages. Chipotle said Thursday it’s looking to hire 15,000 people.

Buzzfeed CEO Jonah Peretti said he envisions artificial intelligence being used to enhance the work of his employees, not replace them.

"His ego is too big. He's not gonna resign. If they don't find out something to get him (to leave) he's not gonna do it. That's for sure, knowing the person that he is."

Weeks of historic rainfall in California won't be enough to end a severe drought but it will provide 27 million people with five times more water than expect.

NEWS ALERT: The Federal Reserve’s preferred inflation gauge eased further in December, and consumer spending fell, slowing down the economy.


Two lawmakers in Sweden have nominated Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize.

ONLY ON WTOP: Loudoun County's superintendent notified the school board the same day a female student was sexually assaulted at Stone Bridge High School, according to an email obtained by WTOP.

College students aren't sending in their absentee ballots because they don't know how to buy postage stamps, focus group says

A burned animal carcass was left on a Homeland Security staffer’s porch as threats increase due to immigration policy

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BREAKING: An African robotics team competing in the FIRST Global Challenge has gone #MISSING  in D.C., police say:

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The anti-Donald Trump group The Lincoln Project took credit Friday for five people appearing with tiki torches at a Charlottesville campaign stop by Virginia’s GOP candidate for governor.

Louis Tomlinson and Hanson are among the performers scheduled on today's livestream concert calendar.

Who do you think won tonight's #VPDebate ?

JUST IN: D.C. ends its ban on indoor dining. Restaurants are now open at 25% capacity.