Virginia lawmakers and Gov. Terry McAuliffe have agreed to widen a stretch of Interstate 66 between the Dulles Connector Road and Ballston as part of a deal to improve the flow of traffic on the major commuter highway that includes tolls on solo drivers during the rush hour.
In recent weeks, Maryland’s comptroller’s office suspended processing tax returns from 23 Liberty Tax Service franchises and three private preparers.
Fairfax County public school students have had so many snow days for in recent years that the school calendar could see some future changes.
The importance of a healthy diet is well-known, yet statistics for obesity, heart disease, diabetes and other lifestyle-related diseases are at an all-time high. The solution: a healthy, plant-based diet and physical activity.
Metro says the drop in ridership was pervasive and not tied to any particular event or to the weather.
See if you agree with what people told CareerCast about what stresses them out the most.
Knitting is as cool as you want it to be, says one D.C. shop owner. Learn to knit useful things, and enjoy the potential health benefits as well.
Margaret Colin goes behind the scenes of “The City of Conversation.”
The principal of a Glenarden elementary school is placed on leave, after a volunteer school aide was charged with making child pornography.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Nine years ago to the day, Barack Obama stood before the Old State Capitol in Springfield and announced his run for president, declaring that “the ways of Washington must change.” On…
ABINGDON, Md. (AP) — Authorities in Maryland say sheriff’s deputies have been involved in a shooting. Harford County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Kyle Andersen said Wednesday that the deputies were involved in a shooting at a…
Virginia’s Republican-dominated House of Delegates has approved a bill that would allow prison officials to execute inmates in the electric chair if lethal injection drugs are unavailable.
The James River Association says it’s going to legally challenge a state permit allowing millions of gallons of coal ash wastewater into its namesake river.
The group Mothers Against Drunk Driving is releasing its first report ever on the number of times drunken drivers are stopped by ignition interlocks in all 50 states.
U.S. officials and North Korea experts are extremely concerned that Americans are ignoring a very dangerous situation when they choose to go there.
Aerobic exercise fires up the neurons in the hippocampus area of the brain, which is the portion of the brain responsible for learning, the study finds.
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