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What to expect from the post-holiday drive home

Millions of travelers braved getaway traffic delays in the days before Thanksgiving. But what “gets away” must eventually come back. Homebound delays are likely to plague some drivers on Sunday afternoon and evening as the long weekend draws to a close.

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After Paris, US political shift on privacy vs. security

The Paris attacks have renewed debate on the U.S. government’s post-Sept. 11 domestic surveillance laws, leading to efforts to revive the issue on Capitol Hill.

Egypt says 90 percent chance of hidden rooms in Tut's tomb

Researchers say the discovery of a new chamber could shine new light on one of ancient Egypt’s most turbulent times, and one prominent researcher has theorized that the remains of Queen Nefertiti might be inside.

Black Friday store sales fall as Americans buy more online

Black Friday shopping is shifting from hours spent in line to more time online.

Hokies give Beamer one more win over Virginia, 23-20

A week after losing in the final home game of Beamer’s 29 years as coach, the Hokies didn’t let him down on the road.

In medical marijuana states, ‘pot doctors’ push boundaries

When it comes to oversight of boundary-pushing doctors, enforcement practices vary in the 23 states allowing medical cannabis.

Trump drops 12 percent in new poll following bad news week

According to Reuters, the decline is “the real estate mogul’s biggest decline since he vaulted to the top of the field in July.”

Washington in black and white (Photos)

For more than two centuries Washington has been at the center of federal business and national pride. Here are some snapshots in time that show how the city has maintained its place in history.

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