How to legally feed your lawn and still protect the bay

As fall lawn-feeding time approaches, Garden Editor Mike McGrath warns homeowners to take steps to protect their lawn and the health of the Chesapeake Bay to avoid repeating the mistakes that led to Toledo's water crisis.

Friday - 08/08/2014, 10:04am EDT

Wisconsin DNR creates new state park, trails app

Wisconsin DNR creates new state park, forest, trails app

Friday - 08/08/2014, 09:50am EDT

Minnesota's Walker to celebrate 75th anniversary

Minnesota's Walker Art Center to put iconic works on display during 75th anniversary

Friday - 08/08/2014, 09:39am EDT

Lawmakers seek to ban Hudson River chopper tours

Lawmakers seek to ban helicopter tours along the Hudson River

Friday - 08/08/2014, 09:39am EDT

Stowaway arrested again at Los Angeles airport

Woman who stowed away on flight from San Jose arrested again at Los Angeles airport

Friday - 08/08/2014, 08:49am EDT

Hawaii bracing as hurricane nears the islands

Hawaii bracing as 1st hurricane in 22 years brings rain to Big Island and second storm looms

Friday - 08/08/2014, 04:57am EDT

Table for one: Solo eating on the rise in U.S.

Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but it's not the most social. More Americans eat their meals solo, one study finds.

Friday - 08/08/2014, 04:36am EDT

Storm impact on Hawaii election, tourists, transit

Tropical storms expected to shake up Hawaii elections, tourists, transit and rural areas

Friday - 08/08/2014, 12:39am EDT

Utah gay couples ask Supreme Court to hear appeal

Attorneys for Utah gay couples to ask US Supreme Court to hear appeal of favorable ruling

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 08:30pm EDT

AP PHOTOS: Play eases trauma for Gaza children

AP PHOTOS: Gaza truce eases trauma of war, allows children to play

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 07:39pm EDT

Florida boy killed by 2 family pit bulls

Police: 6-year-old north Florida boy killed by 2 family pit bulls outside his home

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 06:10pm EDT

Micro units in Georgetown: The new-look Latham

It was last October when we first reported that Georgetown's Latham Hotel may go micro-residential. Now we can say for certain the Latham Hotel will go micro-residential. And we have a good idea of what the building will look like.

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 05:46pm EDT

Billy Joel, Maria Shriver featured in PBS doc

Billy Joel and Maria Shriver among 19 featured in PBS documentary about baby boomers

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 04:40pm EDT

Baby giant anteater born at Rhode Island zoo

Giant anteater named Corndog gives birth at Rhode Island zoo; baby boasts long snout, tongue

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 04:37pm EDT

New 'trashy' reality TV show focuses on recyclers

New 'trashy' reality TV show focuses on New Jersey-based recycling company

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 04:06pm EDT

Exercise can improve self-esteem, mood for teens, tweens

The power of exercise has another benefit for teens and tweens: Helping to ward off depression and improve self-esteem.

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 03:55pm EDT

Education Department to ease college loan rules

Education Department seeks to ease college loan rules for those with troubled credit histories

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 03:29pm EDT

Scientists ask bird oglers to help study puffins

Scientists want bird-ogling public to observe puffins eating, help with research to save them

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 02:20pm EDT

Summary of gay marriage cases before appeals court

Summary of the gay marriage cases argued before the 6th Circuit federal appeals court

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 02:08pm EDT

D.C. leads nation in personal spending

Per capita consumer spending in the District rose 3.6 percent in 2012, with each D.C. resident spending an average of $59,425 on consumer goods and services. That's 65 percent more than the national average of $35,498.

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 01:49pm EDT
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