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Virginia is looking for a new way to relieve congestion on Interstate 66 and has put out a "Request for Information" to the private sector to solicit ideas.
A day without pay is apparently the biggest worry for thousands of people in northern Virginia.
It's been a summer tradition on the National Mall for 47 years now. The Smithsonian Folklife festival, which began Wednesday, has a Hungarian theme.
Ahead of the Fourth of July, the ATF is warning consumers that some fireworks can be deadly and offers some tips and suggestions to enjoy the devices safely.
Another crossing between the American Legion Bridge and Point of Rocks over the Potomac River could alleviate the traffic-riddled Interstate 495 by taking traffic away from the Capital Beltway, but differences between Maryland and Virginia may make it unlikely.
Repeat drunken driving offenders are the focus of stiffer penalties that take effect in Virginia July 1.
As many as 300,000 people could converge on the small town of Gettysburg, Pa., between June 30 and July 4 for what is likely to be the nation's biggest commemoration of the Civil War's 150th anniversary.
As the number of Americans caring for older family members or chronically sick children grows, more people are turning to the Web for advice.
Emergency intercoms on Metro trains that don't work. The problem was detected on some trains months ago and the problems were amplified this week after a fight near the Woodley Park Station when some passengers said they couldn't contact the train operator. Now Metro says it has a solution.
Despite a population boost, Washington area drivers are getting in their cars less and logging fewer miles.
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