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Strong storm brews ahead of holiday

As millions of people hit the road for the holiday season, a wide-reaching storm is picking up steam.

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5 tips to keep your immune system healthy

The holidays can impact more than just your waistline; this time of year can take a toll on your immune system.

Best Movies of 2014: No. 50-11

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley counts down the best movies of the year. Click here for No. 50-11 today and check back tomorrow for the cream of the crop in our Top 10.

Navy testing stealthy robot tuna

It looks and swims like a tuna, but the Navy’s "biomimetic autonomous artificial fish UUV" could protect fighting forces by going where people can’t or shouldn't.

Man dies while hunting in Md.

A Harford County man has died while duck hunting with friends over the weekend

Man who subdued gunman among 'heroes'

A man who helped subdue a gunman at a municipal meeting is among those being honored as a Carnegie Hero.

How to stay true to your fitness routine during holidays

Some of the simple exercises you can do while traveling this holiday season.

Obama approves mass-transit benefit

A broad program of tax breaks signed by President Obama will restore the mass-transit subsidy for workers to $250 per month.

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