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Virginia steps up to provide relief to typhoon-hit Philippines

Two benefit concerts in Virginia this weekend will send donations to provide disaster aid to the people of the Philippines in the wake of one of the world's largest typhoons.

Monday - 11/11/2013, 01:06am EST

Tags: typhoon, disaster aid, benefit concert, Virginia Beach, Va., Philippines


George Mason professors collect kids' spit for concussion research

Could spit be the key to concussion research

Monday - 11/04/2013, 06:44am EST

Tags: concussion, Football, spit, saliva, George Mason University, Fairfax Times

Help your heart by reducing hangovers

If you wake up this morning with a hangover from too many drinks last night, your head probably feels the pain now - but your heart could feel it later.

Sunday - 11/03/2013, 09:40am EST

Tags: Finland study, hangover,

Montgomery County schools mull changes to start times

Montgomery County Public Schools will hold four public meetings over the school year to garner parent feedback on a proposed plan to change the starting and ending times for county schools.

Saturday - 10/19/2013, 07:17am EDT

Tags: schools, Montgomery County, Montgomery County schools

Georgetown University offers free classes for furloughed feds

Furloughed federal employees can take select free courses at Georgetown University.

Monday - 10/14/2013, 09:03am EDT

Tags: Georgetown, free classes, furlough, furloughs,


Nats coaches, celebrities, Wounded Warriors play ball

Washington Nationals fans who stuck around Nats Park after the team's 11-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies Sunday were treated to a second game.

Monday - 09/16/2013, 07:29am EDT

Tags: Nationals, wounded warriors,


Barrage of marriage applications prompts new D.C. center to open

The D.C. Superior Court has opened a marriage license application center to handle an increase of applications since the Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage in June.

Saturday - 09/14/2013, 08:28am EDT

Tags: D.C. Superior Court, Leah Gurowitz, Adrian Fenty, Marriage Bureau,


Frager's Hardware takes another step toward rebuilding

A historic hardware shop on Capitol Hill takes another step in its efforts to rebuild after a June fire destroyed the neighborhood icon.

Friday - 09/06/2013, 04:49pm EDT

Tags: Fragers hardware, fire, Capitol Hill,

The dream that almost never was

Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic "I Have a Dream" speech introduced the nation to the man who today is the face of the Civil Rights movement. But King didn't follow a carefully crafted script as he stepped to the microphone. Instead he pushed aside his notes and spoke from the heart. His speechwriter and attorney describes the inspiration for these momentous words.

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 10:08am EDT

Tags: march on washington, Martin Luther King Jr., Clarence B. Jones, I Had a Dream speech,


March on Washington, civil rights movement's unseen leaders

They were the often unseen and unheard leaders of the March on Washington and the civil rights movement.

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 05:44am EDT

Tags: march on washington, civil rights movement, Women, Gwen Ifill

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