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Short naps: Best way to stay ahead of sleep deficits

Sleep deprivation can increase stress and make people overly emotional and less focused. But the best way to stay ahead of sleep deficits may be to take short naps.

Tuesday - 05/21/2013, 07:53am EDT

Tags: sleep, naps, napping, sleep deprivation

Car drivers more likely to die in crashes with SUVs

Most people chose a car based on its safety rating. But when it comes to crashes with bigger vehicles, size is what matters most.

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 02:43pm EDT

Tags: suv, crash,

Tips for attracting Twitter followers

In the first study of its kind, researchers at Georgia Tech University came up with tactics that can bump up your Twitter popularity.

Monday - 05/13/2013, 09:42am EDT

Tags: Twitter,

Loudoun plan examines ways to ease bottlenecks

A Loudoun County study examines how gridlock can be lessen in the area south and west of Dulles International Airport.

Thursday - 05/09/2013, 07:53am EDT

Tags: Dulles International Airport, sprawl & crawl, Loudoun County Parkway, dulles greenway

Virginia Gold Cup debuts self-service betting system (Video)

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.

Saturday - 05/04/2013, 06:47pm EDT

Tags: Virginia Gold Cup, Fauquier County, Parimutuel betting, horse racing, alicia lozano, Vicki Bendure, The Plains


Man beaten in Charles County home invasion

Authorities are searching for suspects they say beat a man and held his girlfriend and child at gunpoint during a home invasion Wednesday morning in Charles County, Md.

Wednesday - 04/24/2013, 10:04am EDT

Tags: home invasion, Charles County Sheriff

Are you suffering with allergies?

A springtime pollen explosion is under way. Allergy season has arrived.

Wednesday - 04/03/2013, 08:02am EDT

Tags: allergies,


Wrinkles, the reason you need to cut your sugar intake

Find out the surprisingly low amount of sugar that it takes to set off the natural aging process.

Thursday - 03/28/2013, 11:04am EDT

Tags: wrinkles, skin care, sugar

Only 3 Va. university basketball teams profitable

This year the NCAA tournament includes no Virginia schools with profitable basketball programs

Thursday - 03/21/2013, 10:06am EDT

Tags: NCAA basketball, UVa, Virginia Commonwealth University

Cherry blossom Petal Pass gives retail discounts

The National Cherry Blossom Festival is offering discounts at area businesses, including Macys, Subway and Georgetown Cupcakes.

Wednesday - 03/20/2013, 11:03am EDT

Tags: Cherry Blossom,

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