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Eaglets will soon fly away from nest at National Arboretum

Freedom and Liberty are eating well. The eagles are now about 10 weeks old. They are almost completely brown, and will not develop the familiar white head and tail for a while. They are actively getting ready for their departure from their parents' nest. See photos.

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Group escapes Ky. cave through neck-deep water

In total darkness, they navigated rushing currents and thick mud. “It was shooting waterfalls out of the ceiling,” a rescuer said. See photos.

Traffic, freebies, more things to know for long weekend

From when to hit the road to where you can find a freebie or two, here’s a look at what you need to know throughout Memorial Day weekend.

Tips for a season of safe grilling

Barbecue season heats up in earnest this holiday weekend and keeping the grill clean is just one safety issue to consider. Here are some tips on safe grilling.

Summer is prime time for food poisoning

When the weather is warm, the sun and heat can turn food into a breeding ground for nasty bacteria.

Remembering Charnice Milton, reporter slain in DC (Photos)

A year ago, Capital Community News reporter Charnice Milton was gunned down in D.C. Her family is adamant that her death become more than just a crime statistic.

Memorial Day Concert features Beach Boys, 'Idol' winner

Trent Harmon joins the line up of the annual concert event on the National Mall. Check out the full lineup and what you need to know if you head to the show Sunday.

Watchdog rings alarm about OPM IT modernization project

A third report in a year suggests OPM is struggling to demonstrate it’s on the right track.

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