Residents planning to ride Metro on Thanksgiving Day should give themselves extra time as trains and buses will be running on a Sunday schedule.
Two PETA members, dressed as turkeys, handed out dozens of boxes of vegan meals to spread the message that there are Thanksgiving meal options for people who would prefer to spare a turkey's life.
Drivers planning to travel in the District of Columbia on Thanksgiving should be prepared for street closures as a result of a 5k race.
Thousands of holiday travelers are dealing with long lines and scattered delays at Washington's Union Station on the busiest travel day of the year.
The West Virginia welcome center at Hazelton is a popular place with holiday travelers using Interstate 68 to reach their Thanksgiving destinations. On Wednesday, a steady flow of people stopped by after getting early starts on their journeys.
All Fairfax County public schools will close two hours early Wednesday so school buses can avoid the heavy Thanksgiving traffic.
About 5,000 District of Columbia residents are expected to have a free Thanksgiving feast at the Washington Convention Center.
Thanksgiving might be all about turkey and stuffing for some people, but for others planning a menu and hosting is a source of major stress. To alleviate the holiday jitters, consider taking your family out to dinner.
While many are turning their attention toward a turkey dinner, others are reminded of those in need.
The Virginia-based charity Operation Blessing International is teaming up with a community-based group to serve up a Thanksgiving feast for first responders in a waterfront New York community hit especially hard by Superstorm Sandy.
Americans eat a lot on Thanksgiving Day. But exactly how much? WTOP's Answer Desk set to find out.
Jennifer Waters, Marketwatch.com
Washington Nationals infielder Steve Lombardozzi and his father, Steve Lombardozzi Sr., a former MLB athlete and the current baseball coach at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Olney, Md., have led a week-long drive to collect supplies for superstorm Sandy victims in New York and New Jersey.
Brian Bear,head chef at Amphora catering
Rebecca Jarvis, CBS business and economics reporter
Thanksgiving travel is under way. Getting through airport security is never fun, so WTOP has put together some tips to make it easier.
Looking for gift ideas? The 2012 WTOP Gift Guide has plenty of interesting things you can buy online in four different price categories.
It's slimy, fatty and at least one person thinks it should be coming to a Thanksgiving table near you.
Controversy continues over a Thanksgiving Day football tradition in the area.
Local chef Mary Beth Albright, a final contestant on Food Network Star's seventh season, will join WTOP for a live web chat on Tuesday at 1 p.m. to answer all your Thanksgiving cooking questions.