For overweight children, pairing video games with education is better than gym class

'Active' video games can not only help kids lose weight, they can be more effective than traditional gym classes when paired with counseling about food choices, a new study found.

Monday - 03/17/2014, 06:13pm EDT

Still amazed, Glavine tours baseball Hall of Fame

Tom Glavine tours baseball Hall of Fame, amazed he'll be inducted in July

Monday - 03/17/2014, 05:43pm EDT

Los Alamos Historical Society to hold Trinity tour

Los Alamos Historical Society to hold Trinity tour of site of 1st nuke blast

Monday - 03/17/2014, 05:08pm EDT

Clarification: Travel-Trip-5-Free Things-Asheville

Clarification: Travel-Trip-5-Free Things-Asheville story

Monday - 03/17/2014, 05:00pm EDT

'Coastal Va.' backers seek end to identity crisis

Tourism industry promotes 'Coastal Virginia' to end region's long-held identity crisis

Monday - 03/17/2014, 04:30pm EDT

South Florida beaches eroded by Sandy replenished

US Army Corps of Engineers replenishes S Florida beaches eroded by Hurricane Sandy in 2012

Monday - 03/17/2014, 04:20pm EDT

Judge rejects lawsuit against online companies

Judge rejects Montana lawsuit against online travel companies

Monday - 03/17/2014, 04:00pm EDT

'Best of best' of Ansel Adams' photos on display

LA's Getty Museum exhibition displays 'the best of the best' of photographer Ansel Adams' work

Monday - 03/17/2014, 03:22pm EDT

Yoga by Numbers works to bring poses to the people

Yoga by Numbers uses graphic mat to help bring poses to the people; used as adaptive tool

Monday - 03/17/2014, 03:19pm EDT

Winter storm that hit the DC area by the numbers

Winter storm that hit the DC area by the numbers

Monday - 03/17/2014, 02:56pm EDT

JetBlue to start service at Albany airport in '15

JetBlue to start Albany airport service in '15; NY-based carrier plans daily flights to Fla.

Monday - 03/17/2014, 01:21pm EDT

Smithsonian opens 3 museums despite snow in DC

Smithsonian opens 3 museums in DC, others closed due to snow storm

Monday - 03/17/2014, 01:00pm EDT

Colorado home of JonBenet Ramsey for sale again

Boulder, Colo., home of JonBenet Ramsey up for sale for nearly $2 million

Monday - 03/17/2014, 12:50pm EDT

Correction: Gap Year-Financial Aid story

Correction: Gap Year-Financial Aid story

Monday - 03/17/2014, 12:30pm EDT

Writer reprises cross-country bicycle trip

A 57-year-old obit writer's cross-country bicycle trip evokes musings on life, love and death

Monday - 03/17/2014, 12:12pm EDT

Corporate capital, a new SXSW paradigm

To play or not to play? Corporate sponsorship, pop star domination raises questions about SXSW

Monday - 03/17/2014, 12:08pm EDT

Group pokes fun of D.C. region's winter weather extremes (Video)

The D.C. region's winter has called for shorts and flip-flops as well as hats and coats -- and one group is bringing a funny approach to teeter- totter temperatures over the last few months.

Monday - 03/17/2014, 11:26am EDT

AP PHOTOS: Hindus celebrate Holi in burst of color

AP PHOTOS: Hindus celebrate Holi festival with joyful bursts of bright colors

Monday - 03/17/2014, 10:35am EDT

NYC to host smartphone hunt for giant Easter eggs

NYC to host old-fashioned Easter egg hunt with giant eggs and a high-tech twist: an app

Monday - 03/17/2014, 10:20am EDT

Kids and media: How much is too much?

"Media" has expanded beyond TV sets and movie screens. Phones, tablets and computers can be educational, but should there be a limit?

Monday - 03/17/2014, 09:22am EDT
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