Amid the fervor surrounding Baz Luhrmann's soon-to-be-released film "The Great Gatsby," the Washington Ballet is debuting the next performance in its "American Experience" series.
US housing recovery is facing an obstacle: Not enough homes are for sale
Obama supports including gays in immigration bill, won't say if he'd sign bill without it
Repetitive self-criticism is harmful to one's health, so one expert is setting out to change the way people perceive themselves.
You might be looking for ways to spruce up your yard this time of year. But if you're thinking about loading up on wood mulch, think again. Wood mulch can start as dead trees, construction debris and shipping pallets.
National School Scrabble Championship taking place in Washington, teams of 2 competing
A barber who for 30 years has cut the hair of Congressmen and staff members at the Rayburn House Office Building has retired.
Egypt's Christians mark Coptic Easter weeks after spiritual leader criticizes president
Forget the fancy hats, elegant horses and Jack Russell Terriers that will be on display this weekend at the 88th Virginia Gold Cup. Parimutuel betting, in which people put their money into a collective pool, is the real star of this year's festivities, the organizers say.
Walkers of all ages took part in the 44th March for Babies as the March of Dimes celebrates 75 years of protecting babies.
Camels have returned to The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, visitors can ride for a fee
Virginia Eastern Shore museum to auction off inventory of waterfowl decoys, nautical items
Millions of pets are surrendered to shelters across the country each year because owners can't afford to take care of them.
From grain to glass, making vodka and whiskey made from local crops catching on
Virgin Galactic's spaceship makes 1st powered flight, goes supersonic in test over California
NYC's Met says 2 10th-century stone statues, on display for decades, will go back to Cambodia
Some unenchanted evening: California high school prom mix-up leaves students without a dance
5 South African officials suspended after private wedding party landed at military air base