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What are the best cars for the money?

U.S. News & World Report has released its annual Best Cars for the Money awards, combining quality rankings and cost of ownership, and one manufacturer came out with twice as many as any other. Find out which one it was and check out the full list.

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Female athletes face tough decision ahead of Rio

With six months to go before the Summer Games in Brazil, U.S. Olympic athletes are nervous about whether to head to the country at the center of the Zika outbreak.

Teach kids early about risks of social media

Protecting children from the modern dangers of Internet predators starts at home when children are very young, says parenting blogger Leslie Morgan Steiner.

Special Grammy tribute to Glenn Frey

Founding members of the Eagles, along with Frey's former roommate — who is a star in his own right — will pay tribute to Frey who died last month.

Phil Vassar, Tanya Tucker, Marshall Tucker hit Birchmere

Three powerhouses of country and southern rock play The Birchmere in Alexandria in the next week.

A guide to negotiating a better interest rate on your credit cards

Among the top tips on the list? Knowing to whom you're talking — and Just being polite.

20 Valentine’s Day gifts under $50

The gifts range from the edible to the practical, and a number of them are under $25.

Air Force may ask Congress for permission to grow

In an era of military downsizing, the Air Force is one of the few parts of DoD that’s already received funding to grow over the next year. Yet officials say they’re still struggling to achieve the end strength they need.

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