Holiday survival guide: Stay healthy this season

Americans tend to gain between 1 to 10 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's -- and we're not talking muscle. Stay on track with this guide.

Wednesday - 12/18/2013, 07:51am EST

Recipes to feed family and visitors over the holidays

There's no doubt that having family and friends visit for the holidays fills the house with joy and excitement -- but what can you fix to fill their stomachs?

Wednesday - 12/18/2013, 07:49am EST

Gone in 60 seconds: The frightening reality of Christmas tree fires (Video)

Finding the perfect fir to serve as a living room centerpiece is a Christmas tradition for many families. But that fir holds a frightening truth -- the risk of fire.

Wednesday - 12/18/2013, 04:59am EST

Deaf dad hears daughter sing for the first time (Video)

A Missouri girl's performance at her high school Christmas concert had an extra bit of cheer because it was the first time her deaf father heard her sing.

Wednesday - 12/18/2013, 03:55am EST

Kickoff to crackdown against drunk driving

Holidays are a time to gather with family and friends and celebrate. But according to information from the U.S. Department of Transportation, too often people make the frequently fatal error of drinking and driving.

Tuesday - 12/17/2013, 05:16pm EST

Shopping for a stargazer? Here's your gift guide

Got a stargazer on your gift list and stuggling with what to get them? You've come to the right place. WTOP's Greg Redfern breaks down what, where and how to get the best space-related gifts.

Tuesday - 12/17/2013, 02:19pm EST

Snowflake photography brings you up close with ice crystals

Alexey Kljatov set up a snowflake studio on his balcony in Moscow last winter and snapped images of frozen crystals of water, better known as snow. The results are magical.

Tuesday - 12/17/2013, 01:57pm EST

Delivery security: Tips to get the gifts under the tree

'Tis the season for for thieves to troll neighborhoods for gifts.

Tuesday - 12/17/2013, 04:39am EST

How to haggle for a discount this holiday season

This holiday season, more and more stores are ready to give shoppers a discount.

Tuesday - 12/17/2013, 04:28am EST

The cheapest way to ship gifts to arrive by Christmas Eve

It's getting down to the wire and many people have yet to ship their gifts to loved ones. WTOP found the cheapest way to get packages to their destination by Christmas Eve.

Monday - 12/16/2013, 02:07pm EST

Maine wreaths laid at Arlington National Cemetery

Tens of thousands of wreaths made in Maine have been laid at graves at Arlington National Cemetery.

Monday - 12/16/2013, 12:57pm EST
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Gift cards bigger than many national economies

Sales of gift cards in the U.S. will top $118 billion this year, an amount that's larger than the GDP of 136 countries.

Monday - 12/16/2013, 12:25pm EST

For some, a wine club membership is a great gift

Scott Greenberg, syndicated wine columnist

Monday - 12/16/2013, 08:27am EST

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Prancing through a winter wonderland: Riding 'reindeer' in Rock Creek Park

Crisp air, snow-covered trails, children riding "reindeer" through the woods and Santa with his sleigh. No, it's not the outline of a classic Christmas tale. It's the Reindeer Rides at the Rock Creek Park Horse Center.

Monday - 12/16/2013, 08:14am EST
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A few of my favorite things: Holiday gift guide for beer lovers, homebrewers

The winter holidays are the perfect time to either get new gear for the homebrewer in your life or give the title of ‘homebrewer' to someone.

Monday - 12/16/2013, 08:04am EST

Toys for Tots drive: Thousands of donated toys heading to kids in need

The spirit of Christmas arrives this week for some of the less fortunate.

Monday - 12/16/2013, 06:56am EST

Holiday shopping: A great sale rewards your brain (Video)

Is it the deep economic downturn of the past several years or has something else caused shoppers to demand discounts when they shop? These days, when people shop, they expect to find things on sale.

Monday - 12/16/2013, 05:38am EST

SoberRide offers holiday drinkers a free lift home

'Tis the season for lots of holiday parties and drunk driving deaths.

Saturday - 12/14/2013, 07:37am EST

Gift Guide: Do homework when buying tablet for kid

Gift Guide: Parents need to do their homework when shopping for a kid-safe tablet

Friday - 12/13/2013, 03:22pm EST

Off the 8's: Grateful for grandparents

WTOP's Debra Feinstein reflects on the memories of her grandparents around the holiday season.

Friday - 12/13/2013, 10:36am EST
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