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Top 50 scary movies of all time

It's Halloween and it's the perfect time to turn on a horror flick. From "The Exorcist" to "Psycho," these movies will make you jump out of your seat. Full Story

$8.75 toll balloons to $24,000 tab

A Maryland man is fighting a more than $24,000 bill from Transurban for 23 trips along the 495 Express Lanes due to an E-ZPass glitch. Full Story

Group: Toss Redskins lawsuit

A Native American group argues a lawsuit brought by Redskins over the team's name should be thrown out. The case is in court Friday. Full Story


Clown around: When silly gets sinister

It's no laughing matter. Modern clowns are rarely perceived as innocent and silly. These days, they're terrifying. Why? The answer. (Photos) Full Story


How smart does a lightbulb need to be?

In the age of smart, many people take the intelligence of lightbulbs for granted. Men's Health's Gregg Stebben takes a dim view of that. Full Story

Federal News Radio

Contractors confused by Ebola guidance

An agency denies a federal contractor access to its facility after learning that he's visited family in West Africa. Full Story

Forecast: Showers should hold off

There will be some showers Friday night, but the prime trick-or-treating hours look like they'll stay dry. The weekend cools down. Full Story

Pa. ambush suspect surrenders meekly

For 48 days, hundreds of law enforcement officials fanned out across the Poconos searching for a man accused of killing a trooper. Full Story

Real Estate

525-unit apt. building OK'd for NoMa

The D.C. Zoning Commission tentatively approved of a 525-unit apartment building in NoMa. It would include 175 bicycle spaces. Full Story


Rules about local leaf collection

Autumn leaves are starting to pile up, and in some parts of the region, there are strict rules about how to get rid of them. Full Story


United with D.C.: Citizen Ben Olsen

As a player, a coach and a citizen of D.C., no sports figure has meant more to his team than DC United head coach Ben Olsen. Full Story

Scared of Bats?

Don't expect bats to fly into your hair or suck your blood.

Bear Brawl

This neighborhood tussle wasn't an average fight! (Video)

Back in Hawaii

Jorge Garcia celebrates his latest role with a kingly purchase.

Eye Implants

A reality star defends her choice to surgically change her eye color.

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You Won't Believe

The story of this turtle pendant and the problem it caused.

Man's Best Friend?

A man's own dog helped police bust him on a drug charge.

5 Candy Corn Facts

How well do you know the tri-colored confection?

Call the Fashion Police

Models strut a prison catwalk in inmate designs. (Photos)