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LED streetlights may be too bright an idea

The LED streetlights in parts of Arlington have been touted as state-of-the-art illumination, reducing costs and helping the environment. But some residents say they're too harsh and too bright for neighborhoods.

Saturday - 07/13/2013, 05:00pm EDT

Tags: street light, Arlington

Meal trucks, apartments help feed low-income kids this summer

Everyday a meal truck visits six apartment complexes in Suitland, Md., to help feed low-income children. Without access to free or reduced school meals, feeding children during the summer can cause struggling families' grocery bills spike.

Thursday - 07/11/2013, 06:43am EDT

Tags: food, hunger, Share our Strength,

Bethesda naval testing facility hosts submarine races

Teams from around the world are in Bethesda this week racing their human-powered submarines at a Naval testing facility.

Friday - 06/28/2013, 09:53am EDT

Tags: Navy, Naval Surface Warfare Center

Airlines join fight against human trafficking

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced a new partnership with airlines to train airline workers to recognize the signs of human trafficking.

Thursday - 06/06/2013, 02:40pm EDT

Tags: human trafficking, Ray LaHood, U.S. Department of Transportation, airline industry,

Airline fees set to soar as summer approaches

The travel season is ramping up, and the airlines are finding more ways to bring in money through fees.

Sunday - 05/19/2013, 03:16pm EDT

Tags: airlines, airline fees,

Makeover outside Union Station neglected fountain

Despite an $11 million makeover, the centerpiece of Columbus Circle remains in a state of disrepair.

Friday - 05/10/2013, 05:03pm EDT

Tags: Columbia Plaza, fountain, Union Station, National Park Service

Proposed casino would create 'landmark' along the Beltway

Developers say a proposed casino and resort at National Harbor would create a striking new landmark along the Capital Beltway.

Friday - 05/10/2013, 05:33am EDT

Tags: National Harbor, Oxon Hill, gambling, casino, peterson companies

New traffic patterns at Union Station unveiled

Long-planned improvements in the flow of traffic at one of D.C.'s worst traffic circles are now a reality.

Thursday - 05/02/2013, 08:45pm EDT

Tags: Union Station, Columbus Plaza, construction, Vincent Gray, Eleanor Holmes Norton,

Group behind video rallies outside D.C. abortion doctor's office

Comments from a local abortion doctor sparked a rally in front of his office at the Washington Surgi-Clinic in Foggy Bottom Wednesday.

Wednesday - 05/01/2013, 07:43pm EDT

Tags: abortion, Live Action, Cesare Santangelo,

Lifestyle changes could save mind and money

A new job or a healthier lifestyle come with obvious benefits. But the changes could also save money in unconventional ways.

Monday - 04/22/2013, 12:13am EDT

Tags: life insurance,

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