Michelle Obama launches 2 contests for higher education, will speak at winners' graduations
As the president of online petition site change.org, Jennifer Dulski has a lot of work responsibilities. Sometimes a work-related call comes in just as she and her family are sitting down for dinner. Sometimes her daughter's school calls when she's in a meeting at work.
$300 in Halloween candy stolen from unmarked police car parked at Indiana restaurant
The District's big plans for its overhauled central library have expanded, though a mixed-use addition remains an option for the downtown landmark.
Rare letters from Thomas Jefferson to New York state official go on display at NYC museum
Human arm with possible Antietam connection grabs Halloween spotlight at Civil War museum
Rural Tennessee museum described as "mini-Smithsonian" shatters attendance expectations
Bird strike forces Spirit Airlines flight to return to Los Angeles after plane circled city
The shopper next to you could be a dietitian. Here's how to make him or her proud.
Construction at McCarran Airport in Las Vegas closes runway; no flight disruptions expected
Review: 'Civilization: Beyond Earth' takes classic strategy series out of this world
Halloween is a night of ghosts and goblins and tricks and treats, but it's also a holiday full of teachable moments for parents and kids.
Haiti seeking investors to develop beach resorts and lure back wary foreign tourists
5 free things to see and do in Sicily, from Norman cathedrals to beautiful beaches
In more flavors than ever, candy corn is abundant on store shelves in the weeks leading up to Halloween. But how well do you know the tri-colored confection?
Brittany Maynard, whose terminal brain cancer prompted her to say she planned to end her life Saturday, has released a new video saying "I still have enough joy," and "it doesn't seem like the right time now."
Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve in Kansas: Immerse yourself in a vanishing landscape
AP PHOTOS: At an Israeli prison, professional models prowl the catwalk in inmates' creations
Inside an old shop in Frederick, Maryland, a medium delivers messages from the dead. WTOP's Rachel Nania shares her experience in a "spirit circle."
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