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PETA: Spare a turkey, eat vegan this Thanksgiving

Two PETA members, dressed as turkeys, handed out dozens of boxes of vegan meals to spread the message that there are Thanksgiving meal options for people who would prefer to spare a turkey's life.

Wednesday - 11/21/2012, 03:07pm EST

Tags: peta, turkey, Thanksgiving, White House,

Dulles airport travelers at higher risk of secondhand smoke

Dulles International is one of five major airports with designated smoking areas. A study released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found air pollution is five times higher in airports with inside smoking areas compared to those that are smoke- free.

Wednesday - 11/21/2012, 08:57am EST

Tags: dulles airport, smoking, Travel, CDC,

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Holiday travel: Heads up, more drivers on their phones

The days surrounding Thanksgiving are some of the year's busiest on the roads, and a survey suggests more drivers will have their eyes on their phones while driving.

Sunday - 11/18/2012, 09:32am EST

Tags: Thanksgiving, Travel, distracted driving, State Farm

Md. drivers are 'quick study' with speed cams, more coming

When it comes to speed cameras, drivers are a quick study. Area police departments are increasingly employing the cameras to slow traffic in target areas, such as school zones.

Thursday - 11/15/2012, 08:01pm EST

Tags: speed cameras,

App serves as parking space scout

Parker uses real-time information to show drivers available metered spaces and garage parking. It also includes the parking rates in the given spot.

Thursday - 11/15/2012, 06:08am EST

Tags: Parker, parking spot app

Inauguration construction, planning under way

Voters elected Barack Obama to another four-year term Tuesday. Twenty-four hours later and the inauguration stage is already under construction at the Capitol.

Thursday - 11/08/2012, 06:32am EST

Tags: inauguration, National Park Service, Barack Obama, Martin Luther King Jr.,

D.C. reduces fines for speed cams

The penalty for being a lead foot gets a little lighter, starting Monday.

Monday - 11/05/2012, 05:54am EST

Tags: speed cameras,

Order helps Md. absentee voters affected by Sandy

Gov. Martin O'Malley has signed an executive order to help people apply for absentee ballots, if they are unable to apply in person because of Superstorm Sandy.

Friday - 11/02/2012, 03:46am EDT

Tags: absentee ballots, Martin OMalley

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Arlington reverses 1-mile rule for Campbell Elementary

After petitions, pleas and claims that lost school bus service compromised learning and parents' jobs, the Arlington School Board voted to waive a policy that stripped some bus service to Campbell Elementary School.

Monday - 10/22/2012, 03:43am EDT

Tags: Campbell Elementary School, Arlington County School Board

Nats game only on MLB Network Wednesday

Unlike the first two games in St. Louis, Wednesday's game at Nationals Park will be broadcast on MLB Network. Many television customers with only basic cable or satellite plans don't get that channel and will look to score a seat at a local bar, restaurant or neighbor's couch.

Wednesday - 10/10/2012, 05:33am EDT

Tags: playoffs, nationals, mlb network

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