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Tips to prevent Thanksgiving-week fires, burns

The head of a local burn unit says Thanksgiving is a big day for people burning themselves while cooking, and the Prince George's County fire department says house fires double on the holiday. Find out what's causing these problems and how to head them off.

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Syrian army confirms rescue of Russian Pilot

Syria’s army is confirming that it has rescued a Russian pilot whose plane was shot down by Turkey in an overnight “qualitative” joint operation with Russian forces.

Tips to deal with family dysfunction during Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time for turkey, pies and football. It’s also a time when many families spend a lot of time together, which can cause some friction.

Volunteers gather to help feed the hungry this Thanksgiving

Over the past 3 days, hundreds of volunteers have participated in the D.C. Jewish Community Center's 19th annual "Everything But The Turkey" meal preparation.

Va. governor promises relief to bottleleck

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Freebies for the 2015 holiday season

WTOP put together a list of free events and offers available now through December to enjoy yourself, and help entertain your out-of-town visitors.

DoD working around $17 billion deficit for 2017

The two-year budget deal agreed to by Congress has left DoD in a hole for its 2017 budget planning.

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