Museum sleepovers give kids a new perspective of history

It's like a scene out of the Night at the Museum movies -- kids between the ages of 8 and 12 can bring a chaperon and stay overnight in either the Smithsonian's Natural History Museum or new this year, the American History Museum during selected dates this summer.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 11:44am EDT

Sales of US existing homes slip to a 20-month low

Sales of US existing homes fell in March to lowest level in 20 months in face of rising prices

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 11:40am EDT

Go For the Food: Homemade food in Jerusalem market

Go For the Food: Homestyle, slow-cooked food in outdoor market offers a taste of old Jerusalem

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 11:20am EDT

Springsteen exhibit coming to Tulsa center

Tulsa's Woody Guthrie Center to debut newly-curated exhibit on rocker Bruce Springsteen

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 11:10am EDT

St. Louis festival takes Shakespeare to the street

St. Louis festival takes Shakespeare to the streets with dozens of free performances

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 11:10am EDT

'Modern Family' dad opens beer restaurant in Utah

'Modern Family' dad opens beer garden-esque restaurant in his adopted home of Salt Lake City

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 10:36am EDT

Grieving borrowers told to repay student loan

After relative's death, some borrowers find they must repay entire student loan tab

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 10:10am EDT

Pet(s) of the Week: Chickadee and Baby Bird

Say hello to Chickadee and Baby Bird, two darling 8-week-old kittens.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 10:01am EDT

MARATHON WATCH: Silence, then exultation in Boston

MARATHON WATCH: Moment of silence followed by exultation in Boston at finish line

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 08:46am EDT

Bakery Chain, Pottery Barn, Chop't Announced For Lot 31

A Paul Bakery, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids and Chop't Creative Salad Company are coming to Lot 31, according to an announcement on Monday from developer StonebridgeCarras.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 08:05am EDT

NBC adding Weir, Lipinski to Derby

Weir, Lipinski to cover fashion on NBC's Kentucky Derby coverage

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 07:58am EDT

Fairfax County schools to discuss options for later start times

Students at Fairfax County Public Schools may be able to sleep a little longer if the school board approves proposals that would push back the school start time.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 07:54am EDT

Communities seeking sustainability designation

13 more communities in Southeast seeking sustainability designation from TVA

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 07:05am EDT

Kale yeah! Farmers work to keep up with demand

With the farmers markets back in season, local farmers ramp up their kale supply to keep up with the demand.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 07:03am EDT

Dominion to promote tree plantings at Va. schools

Dominion Foundation to mark Arbor Day week with plantings at Virginia schools

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 06:56am EDT

April is Litter Enforcement Month

Local law enforcement in Virginia, Maryland and D.C. have dedicated April to vigorously enforcing litter laws.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 05:55am EDT

Is less more in health care? What hospitals are doing to convince you that testing isn't necessary

Institutions around the region embrace an American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation initiative, "Choosing Wisely," which has pushed for doctors and patients alike to question certain tests and procedures, and potentially take a bite out of the estimated $765 billion in annual health care waste.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 05:44am EDT

Airlines seek ways to save weight, cram in more passengers

You'd think it wouldn't be possible for the airlines to squeeze more people onto flights, but you'd be wrong.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 05:12am EDT

Botox maker Allergan draws bid from Valeant

Botox maker Allergan draws bid from Valeant; activist investor Ackman discloses $4.1B stake

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 01:10am EDT
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