Tag: Photo Galleries

Photos of the week: Feb. 9-16

Here are photos from stories that happened last week. Scroll through to see if you’ve missed any. “Space, Light and Sound” bathed the Washington National Cathedral in color Monday night. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas) The Associated Press contributed to this gallery. Like WTOP on Facebook and follow @WTOP on Twitter to engage in […]

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PHOTOS: Lights bathe National Cathedral in a spectrum of color

WASHINGTON — As if the Washington National Cathedral weren’t gorgeous enough. Moving lights bathed the Northwest D.C. church’s gothic interior in a spectrum of color Monday night during an event called “Space, Light and Sound.” Check out what visitors were treated to in the gallery below. The light show kicked off five nights of special […]

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Photos of the week: Feb. 2-9

Here are photos from stories that happened last week. Scroll through to see if you’ve missed any. The dawn of a new era for WTOP on Feb. 3 — the station’s first morning broadcasting out of the new studio on 5425 Wisconsin Avenue. So far, so good. (WTOP/Alejandro Alvarez) The Associated Press contributed to this […]

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Photos of the week: Jan. 19-26

Here are photos from stories that happened last week. Scroll through to see if you’ve missed any. Former campaign adviser for President Donald Trump, Roger Stone leaves the federal courthouse following a hearing, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Stone was arrested Friday in the special counsel’s Russia investigation and was charged with […]

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PHOTOS: 2019 local deaths of note

See photos of local people who have died. They may be area politicians, people who made the news or local celebrities. Russell Baker, the genial, but sharp-witted writer who won Pulitzer Prizes for his humorous columns in The New York Times and a moving autobiography of his impoverished Baltimore childhood and later hosted television’s “Masterpiece […]

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PHOTOS: 2019 Women’s March – the scene from DC and around the US

WASHINGTON — See images of the 2019 Women’s March in Washington, D.C. and beyond. The first Women’s March in January 2017 drew hundreds of thousands of protesters. This year, marchers may also include furloughed workers impacted by the partial government shutdown. Like WTOP on Facebook and follow @WTOP on Twitter to engage in conversation about […]

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Photos of the week: Jan. 12-19

Here are photos from stories that happened last week. Scroll through to see if you’ve missed any. The first snowfall of the year arrived over the weekend, leaving the entire WTOP listening area coated in snow. Boulder Bridge above Rock Creek is seen in the snow. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) The Associated Press contributed to this report. […]

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PHOTOS: Indigenous Peoples March and the March for Life

WASHINGTON — A wintry, wet D.C. is hosting two rallies around the National Mall on Friday: The Indigenous People’s March and the March for Life. Here are some scenes from the day’s events Activists braved the elements Friday for the annual March for Life. (WTOP/Max Smith) Like WTOP on Facebook and follow @WTOP on Twitter […]

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Photos of the week: Jan. 5-12

Here are photos from stories that happened last week. Scroll through to see if you’ve missed any. The 1793 harpsichord that George Washington acquired for his step-granddaughter was recently replicated and will be on display at George Washington’s Mount Vernon. (WTOP/Rachel Nania) The Associated Press contributed to this gallery. Like WTOP on Facebook and follow […]

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Photos of the week: Dec. 29 – Jan. 5

Here are photos from stories that happened last week. Scroll through to see if you’ve missed any. Prince George’s County Fire and EMS spokesman Mark Brady said the crash happened near MD-450/Annapolis Road in the median. One person was critically injured Friday morning after a tractor trailer overturned. (Courtesy Maryland State Highway Administration) The Associated […]

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PHOTOS: Government shutdown

WASHINGTON — The partial government shutdown started Dec. 22, 2018 and is still going. See photos as the nation navigates the impacts. The partial government shutdown has closed the D.C. Marriage Bureau, halting civil ceremonies and the issuing of marriage licenses. The lack of a marriage license isn’t the only hitch for Claire O’Rourke, of D.C. […]

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Photos of the week: Dec. 15-22

Here are photos from stories that happened last week. Scroll through to see if you’ve missed any. The moon rises behind the North Portico of the White House, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, in Washington. The partial federal shutdown was expected to drag into Christmas as President Donald Trump and congressional leaders remained stuck in a […]

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DC docs, nurses fly to fix hearts — just in time for the holidays

WASHINGTON — First, it starts with a sore throat. A fever, a headache and swollen lymph nodes likely follow. And for most living in the U.S., a prescription for antibiotics isn’t far behind. But for patients living in low-income countries with limited access to care, it’s not uncommon for strep throat to go undiagnosed. And […]

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Photos of the week: Dec. 8-15

Here are photos from stories that happened last week. Scroll through to see if you’ve missed any. Santa cruised around on that Harley-Davidson, collecting toys from Montgomery County businesses before making a special delivery to the kids at the National Institutes of Health’s Children’s Inn. The jolly elf ditched the reindeer for Wednesday’s gift run. In […]

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PHOTOS: Melania Trump makes Christmas visit to children’s hospital

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump is keeping up the first ladies’ tradition of a Christmas season visit to a Washington children’s hospital. Mrs. Trump toured part of the neonatal intensive care unit at Children’s National Health System on Thursday and met with families and children treated there. The two boys and one girl she met […]

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Rolling Thunder comes to an end; 2019 will be last ride

WASHINGTON — One of the nation’s most iconic displays of support for military veterans, those missing in action and prisoners of war is coming to an end. The annual Rolling Thunder ride — which has brought thousands of bikers to the D.C. area for decades — is putting the brakes on. They won’t be riding […]

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Some D.C. area gifts to bring home to your out-of-town family

WASHINGTON — Between honey made from beehives on a historic burial ground, to bourbon rested in wine barrels, the District and its surroundings have plenty of “take-home-to-mom-worthy” gifts. Consider cured meats from Silver Spring’s Urban Butcher, or preserved fish at the Ivy City Smokehouse. Or, if you’re looking for a little whimsy with your whiskey, […]

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Photos of the week: Dec. 1-8

Here are photos from stories that happened last week. Scroll through to see if you’ve missed any. People gather around the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree during the lighting ceremony at the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. The 80-foot Noble Fir was harvested from the Willamette National Forest in […]

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PHOTOS: Cirque du Soleil’s ice show ‘Crystal’ opens at Capital One Arena

WASHINGTON — Cirque du Soleil’s ice show “Crystal” is playing through Sunday, Dec. 9, at Capital One Arena in D.C. The show mixes figure skating, juggling, trapeze acrobatics and extreme skating to tell the story of Crystal, a young girl whose fall through the ice sweeps her into an imaginary world of wonders. Cirque du […]

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PHOTOS: Remembering George HW Bush at National Cathedral

WASHINGTON — Former President George H.W. Bush is being remembered Wednesday at an invitation-only state funeral to be held at the National Cathedral at 11 a.m. Among those who will be attending are President Donald Trump, George W. Bush, Jimmy Carter, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and his wife — Trump’s 2016 Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton. […]

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Dining with the stars: What it takes to host, cook for ‘Honors’ celebs

WASHINGTON — With breathtaking views of Georgetown, the Potomac River and Theodore Roosevelt Island, The Kennedy Center’s River Terrace is a favorite gathering spot for preshow selfies and intermission musings. But on Sunday night, the overlook was a working kitchen. More than 100 cooks bustled about the tented terrace, pushing stainless steel carts past long […]

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Honoring George HW Bush at the Capitol: What you need to know

WASHINGTON — Thousands of people are expected to pay their respects to the late President George H.W. Bush as he lies in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda, which opens to the public on Monday at 7:30 p.m. Here’s what you need to know if you are planning to visit the U.S. Capitol: The public […]

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