Shoppers began feasting on deals on Thanksgiving, but just how hungry they’ll remain is yet to be seen. Analysts have questioned whether Black Friday is losing its cachet as retailers have pushed opening times into Thanksgiving. On Friday morning, the turnout was tame at some stores around the country. WTOP has your ultimate guide to the best sales and shopping strategies. Here’s how the start of the holiday shopping season is playing out.
Back away from Black Friday madness could be just what you need to keep your finances on track. Here are six smart financial things to do today instead of shopping.
When the word “hybrid” is in a car’s name, it usually means the car is boring to drive, even if it has excellent fuel economy. But WTOP Car Guy Mike Parris says this hybrid does a pretty good job of being thrifty and fun.
There are several treatment options for Stage I ductal carcinoma of the breast. Which particular option is available to you depends on certain factors – your age, tumor size and other characteristics, your breast size and shape, and your personal goals of treatment.
Want to avoid the overly crowded stores this Black Friday? There's a lot more to do than shop. Here are some local ideas.
Under tight security, France paid homage to the 130 killed in the attacks that gripped Paris in fear. President Francois Hollande said the attackers wanted to shatter the country's love of music and joy of sports. "They will not stop it," he said.
The idea of free community college is to curb student debt and boost employment by removing cost barriers. Educators are split on its merits.
WASHINGTON — A handful of Virginia neighbors say they’ve been duped after they paid a business to remove trees in their yards and only had half of the work done. It seemed like a happy…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Court documents show a man accused of jumping the White House fence had left a suicide note with friends and told his mother that she may never see him again. Twenty-two-year-old Joseph…
WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama has kicked off the holiday season at the White House by welcoming this year’s Christmas tree. It’s a Fraser fir grown in Pennsylvania that stands more than 18…
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins starting cornerback Chris Culliver is heading to injured reserve after tearing ligaments in his right knee. Coach Jay Gruden says Friday that Culliver tore his ACL and MCL in…
Editor’s Note: This biweekly column is sponsored by Dominion Wine and Beer (107 Rowell Court, Falls Church). It is written by Garrett Cruce, a Cicerone Program Certified Beer Server, who also writes about beer on his own blog: beerbeltway.wordpress.com.…
Some of these plants are more delicate than others, and a Norfolk pine is not from Virginia. Garden Editor Mike McGrath has the facts.
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