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  • Bill to block tolls on I-66 lacks Senate support

    A bill that aims to block the collection of tolls on Interstate 66 inside the Capital Beltway, unless the road is widened, has been dealt a blow in Richmond.

  • New malaria parasites found in white-tailed deer

    Scientists studying mosquitoes at the National Zoo have discovered a previously unknown species of the malaria parasite in white-tailed deer.

  • A new prescription for type 2 diabetes: A low-fat vegan diet

    Diabetes rates are on the rise and Washington is no exception: One in three adults has elevated blood sugar and a third of children are on their way to full-blown diabetes, which, at $85,000 or more over the course of a lifetime, is expensive to treat. Our medical systems aren’t equipped for this influx and our bodies can’t handle it. The question isn’t “How did we get here?” but “How can we fix it?” and fast.

  • ‘Race’ a fitting tribute to Jesse Owens

    The new movie "Race" depicts the life of Jesse Owens, a civil rights pioneer ahead of his time.

  • Stressful day? Work some yoga into your workday

    Don’t have time to take a yoga class? That’s OK. You can do it at your desk.

  • Today in History: Feb. 9

    In 1950, Sen. Joseph McCarthy first accused the government of being riddled with communists, marking the start of McCarthyism. In 1960, actress JoAnne Woodward had the first star placed on the Hollywood Walk of fame, and in 1964, the Beatles appeared on "The Ed Sullivan Show."

  • Top 50 romantic movie couples

    From Rhett & Scarlett to Harry & Sally, who are the most romantic movie couples?