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

Animal shelters buck black cat superstitions, encourage adoptions

Finding homes for black cats over the years was always tough for animal shelters, and October was the toughest month of all.

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 05:47am EDT

Myanmar's story, told by one crumbling building

In a once-graceful building, Myanmar's story is told by the residents of 12 tiny apartments

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 02:14am EDT

Japanese official dies on Hawaii sister-city trip

Japanese deputy mayor on sister-city trip to Honolulu dies after being pulled from ocean

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 09:30pm EDT

Kennel owners plead not guilty in 21 dog deaths

Owners of Phoenix-area kennel plead not guilty to animal cruelty charges in deaths of 21 dogs

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 09:10pm EDT

Judge tosses ex-dictator's suit against Activision

Los Angeles judge dismisses ex-dictator's lawsuit against 'Call of Duty' video game maker

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 06:50pm EDT

Minnesota white spruce to hit road to US Capitol

White spruce from Minnesota to hit road to Washington to become US Capitol Christmas tree

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 05:49pm EDT

Man pleads guilty in Las Vegas puppy store fire

Co-defendant apologizes, becomes 2nd to plead guilty in Las Vegas puppy shop arson case

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 04:05pm EDT

Fairfax Co. Supervisors OK bicycle master plan

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday in favor of the county's first Bicycle Master Plan.

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 04:05pm EDT

Jeb Bush: Obama handling of Ebola 'incompetent'

Jeb Bush says Obama handling of Ebola crisis incompetent;' supports travel restrictions

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 03:30pm EDT

6 ancient treatments doctors still use

Sometimes doctors need to call on ancient techniques to help you feel better.

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 03:15pm EDT

Warm weather delays Copper, Keystone openings

Unseasonably warm weather forces Keystone, Copper Mountain ski resorts to postpone openings

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 03:00pm EDT

Crystal Bridges announces 2015 exhibitions

'Van Gogh to Rothko' to highlight 2015 temporary exhibitions at Crystal Bridges art museum

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 03:00pm EDT
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