Tips for fighting holiday depression

A lot of people feel miserable at this time of year, but Dr. Kathleen Hall says there are steps to help yourself out of holiday depression.

Monday - 12/02/2013, 12:59pm EST
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Ready, set, click! It's time for Cyber Monday

It's Cyber Monday, the biggest online shopping day of the year when there are plenty of bargains out there, if you know where to look.

Monday - 12/02/2013, 04:40am EST

Gallery: Reston Holiday Parade 2013

Thousands of spectators lined Reston Town Center's Market Street Friday for the 23rd annual Reston Holiday Parade.

Monday - 12/02/2013, 03:06am EST

Are you financially prepared to shop for the holidays?

If the financial downturn beginning in 2007 taught anything, it's to get rid of debt and it looks like consumers may be doing more of that than economists expected.

Sunday - 12/01/2013, 09:03am EST

Candlelight Christmas tours at Mount Vernon delight for a decade

It's been more than ten years that Mount Vernon has been offering the popular candlelit tours of the mansion for the Christmas holiday.

Sunday - 12/01/2013, 07:29am EST

Bells ring, but red kettles slightly emptier this season

Donations to the Salvation Army are down so far this holiday season, when the majority of the non-profit's funds are generated through the red kettle campaign.

Saturday - 11/30/2013, 09:59am EST
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Hanging holiday lights 600 feet up (Video)

Ever wanted to know how holiday lights are strung atop some of the country's tallest buildings? Watch video of some pros at work.

Friday - 11/29/2013, 08:03pm EST

Crowded holiday shopping lot in Va. turns violent

A dispute in a southwest Virginia parking lot crowded with holiday shoppers turned violent Thanksgiving night, with one throwing a punch and another responding by cutting him with a knife and brandishing a rifle, the sheriff's office said Friday.

Friday - 11/29/2013, 02:26pm EST

Garden Plot: Essential tips for picking, keeping a healthy Christmas tree

Follow these tips and your tree will be nearly fireproof and won't drop its needles.Here's your guide for the perfect Christmas tree.

Friday - 11/29/2013, 05:21am EST

Which stores are open, closed on Thanksgiving?

This year many stores are choosing to throw open their doors to shoppers on Thanksgiving Day, so WTOP has put together this list of which ones will be open and when.

Thursday - 11/28/2013, 09:06am EST
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Expert: For a happy holiday and marriage, put spouse first

A relationship therapist says there's a simple rule to avoid marital stress during the holidays.

Thursday - 11/28/2013, 04:53am EST

Gifts for movie lovers: Collectible DVD box sets

Gifts for movie lovers: DVD box sets feature collectible books, toys, Wolverine claws

Monday - 11/25/2013, 03:36pm EST

Capitol Christmas tree arrives in Washington, DC

Capitol Christmas tree arrives in Washington, DC; will be decorated with 5,000 ornaments

Monday - 11/25/2013, 12:57pm EST

Montgomery Co. officials urge caution in parking lots this holiday season

Last year, 18 percent of pedestrian collisions in parking lots and garages caused severe injuries. And this holiday season, Montgomery County officials are reminding shoppers to be aware and slow down.

Thursday - 11/21/2013, 07:43pm EST

Silver Spring Christmas tree at the root of holiday controversy

A non-traditional holiday display in downtown Silver Spring is the center of differing opinions for its alternative construct and colorful display.

Thursday - 11/21/2013, 01:20pm EST

Gift Guide: Wireless audio gizmos under $500

Gift Guide: Beats headphones and smooth Sonos among sub-$500 gift ideas for wireless audio

Thursday - 11/21/2013, 11:46am EST

Christmas tree shopping goes digital

This holiday season, some tree lots are offering delivery for people who would prefer to shop for a Christmas tree online.

Wednesday - 11/20/2013, 06:07pm EST

Kmart's new 'Show Your Joe' Christmas ad draws criticism

Kmart's newest Christmas commercial is getting some people's panties in a twist.

Tuesday - 11/19/2013, 09:52am EST

15 gift-worthy coffee table books for the holidays

A sampling of gifty coffee table books for the holidays

Tuesday - 11/19/2013, 05:13am EST

2013 holiday shipping guide: When to send packages so they arrive by Christmas

Want to make sure your stockings are stuffed and presents are under the tree by Christmas? Here's when you need to get things in the mail.

Monday - 11/18/2013, 09:37am EST
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