First lady launches 2 graduation video contests

Michelle Obama launches 2 contests for higher education, will speak at winners' graduations

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 04:50pm EDT

It's work-life mashup, not work-life balance

As the president of online petition site, 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.

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 04:12pm EDT

$300 in candy stolen from Indiana police car

$300 in Halloween candy stolen from unmarked police car parked at Indiana restaurant

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 03:39pm EDT

D.C. rethinks its central library plans, goes bigger

The District's big plans for its overhauled central library have expanded, though a mixed-use addition remains an option for the downtown landmark.

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 02:51pm EDT

Rare Jefferson letters go on display at NYC museum

Rare letters from Thomas Jefferson to New York state official go on display at NYC museum

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 02:50pm EDT

Severed arm grabs spotlight at Civil War museum

Human arm with possible Antietam connection grabs Halloween spotlight at Civil War museum

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 01:18pm EDT

Rural Tennessee museum a success in first year

Rural Tennessee museum described as "mini-Smithsonian" shatters attendance expectations

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 12:33pm EDT

Bird strike forces flight to return to Los Angeles

Bird strike forces Spirit Airlines flight to return to Los Angeles after plane circled city

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 11:20am EDT

The 6 golden rules of a healthy grocery cart

The shopper next to you could be a dietitian. Here's how to make him or her proud.

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 11:15am EDT

Vegas airport closes runway for construction

Construction at McCarran Airport in Las Vegas closes runway; no flight disruptions expected

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 11:10am EDT

Review: 'Civilization' shoots for the stars

Review: 'Civilization: Beyond Earth' takes classic strategy series out of this world

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 11:07am EDT

Halloween tips and tricks for parents

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.

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 10:38am EDT

Haiti hopes to woo back tourists with resorts

Haiti seeking investors to develop beach resorts and lure back wary foreign tourists

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 10:17am EDT

Sicily: 5 free things for visitors to do

5 free things to see and do in Sicily, from Norman cathedrals to beautiful beaches

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 10:06am EDT

5 candy corn facts you may not know

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?

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 09:45am EDT

Woman who vowed to end life says 'it doesn't seem like the right time' (Video)

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."

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 09:44am EDT

Kansas prairie park preserves vanishing tallgrass

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve in Kansas: Immerse yourself in a vanishing landscape

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 09:27am EDT

AP PHOTOS: Israel prison hosts inmate fashion show

AP PHOTOS: At an Israeli prison, professional models prowl the catwalk in inmates' creations

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 08:55am EDT

When spirits talk: Receiving messages from beyond

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."

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 07:06am EDT
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