When it comes to traffic congestion around Washington, even the good news is bad, and it goes downhill from there. The city that so hungers to be No. 1 at something — usually on a gridiron or diamond-shaped field — has again risen to the top as the most congested metropolitan area in the United States, a place where the average driver burns 67 hours and 32 gallons of gas each year sitting in traffic.

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  • Governments may push workers to health exchange
    In a move that would capitalize on provisions under President Barack Obama's health care law but could cost the federal government millions of dollars, Washington state lawmakers have found a creative way to pass a large chunk of their health care expenses along to Washington, D.C. More
  • Drivers benefit as oil prices drop sharply
    A sharp decline in the price of oil this month is making gasoline cheaper at a time of year when it typically gets more expensive. It's a relief to motorists and business owners and a positive development for the economy. More
  • Sinkhole swallows three cars on Chicago's South Side
    A driver was hospitalized Thursday after a large sinkhole opened up in the middle of the street and swallowed three cars on Chicago's South Side, police said. The injured man was driving when the road buckled and caved in at 9600 South Houston Avenue near the Chicago Skyway, Chicago Police Department spokesman Mike Sullivan told NBCChicago.com. More
  • Court Rules Warrants Are Needed to Draw Blood in Drunken-Driving Cases
    The fact that alcohol dissipates from the bloodstream over time does not by itself allow the police to take blood over objections, the Supreme Court ruled. More
  • Stop daydreaming and focus on driving! 
    We’ve been hearing a lot about the “epidemic” of distracted driving, as U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has dubbed it, and most fingers point to such high-tech diversions as texting and handheld cellphoning. More
  • Capitals prospect report: Hershey climbs into a playoff spot with a 15-game point streak
    He was good with the glove, looked comfortable in traffic and delivered on the penalty kill ... (By the way, Beck Malenstyn was rated as the team’s worst pick in 2016) Draft expert Corey Pronman ...
    02/20/2019 - 11:32 pm | View Link
  • Washington is one of the worst states to drive in, and it borders the best
    That's right -- Washington and California were rated as the third and fourth ... the 25 most congested cities in the world. Though traffic is one thing WalletHub looked at when determining the best ...
    01/22/2019 - 10:26 am | View Link
  • Washington Rated One Of The Worst States For Driving
    On the plus side, the study ranked Washington highly for traffic safety and for access to vehicle maintenance. The news comes in the midst of perhaps the worst time for driving in the Puget Sound ...
    01/22/2019 - 3:11 am | View Link
  • Capitals vs. Sharks: Time, TV Channel, Live Stream, How to Watch
    He was good with the glove, looked comfortable in traffic and delivered on the penalty kill ... (By the way, Beck Malenstyn was rated as the team’s worst pick in 2016) Draft expert Corey Pronman ...
    01/22/2019 - 1:13 am | View Link
  • The Washington Post's Disgraceful New False Equivalence
    So does all this really rise to being ranked among the worst of the worst political statements? For comparison, here are a few other claims by President Trump the Post has also rated with ... smear ...
    12/10/2018 - 1:32 am | View Link
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