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Meals tax idea resurfaces in Fairfax Co.

Fairfax County is again considering whether to adopt a tax on restaurant food to generate more money for county services. The county board has approved a property tax increase to help cover school funding shortfall. Full Story

Persistent ospreys getting new home

Federally protected birds are building their nest near a traffic camera at the Bay Bridge -- but now a solution is in the works to move them. Full Story

Saying 'bye to a D.C. video rental store

Potomac Video has been in Chevy Chase since 1981. Its staff loves helping customers find movies that suit their tastes. Full Story

Living

The season's hottest home designs

Open shelving, bright colors: "Kitchen Crashers" host shares her favorite home designs and a new way to make them come true. Full Story

Health

Man among 1st in U.S. to get 'bionic eye'

An almost blind Michigan man is "seeing something new every day" thanks to a new high-tech retina procedure. Full Story

Federal News Radio

One thing that women really want

If you are a male, chances are you ask yourself, a lot, what do women really want? The answer to one key element: Equal treatment on the job. Full Story

With PCs on death's door, a last gasp

As tablets flourish, sales of traditional computers continue to decline, though some say it's premature to declare the PC is dead. Full Story

Are all-inclusive vacations worth it?

All-inclusive vacations may render images of plentiful buffets, top-shelf drinks and perks galore, but are they worth the cost? Full Story

Entertainment

Pop star Chris Brown back in D.C. court

Pop star Chris Brown, who is charged with punching someone outside a hotel, returned to a D.C. courtroom Wednesday. Full Story

Sprawl & Crawl

Loudoun Co. deals with traffic tie-ups

Once-spacious Loudoun County areas are seeing traffic that planners didn't anticipate. Now, residents look to plans to decrease congestion. Full Story


Ellen's New Show

Ellen DeGeneres will be part of a new TV show that bears her name.


'Frozen' Fan

A Nationals player is not bashful about his love of "Frozen." (Video)


Big Catch

A fisherman caught an 11-foot, 805-pound mako shark. (Video)


Invisible Barrier

After 25 years, deer still won't cross the Iron Curtain.

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Tips for Mower Prep

Need to cut the grass? Here are tips for spring-ready lawn mowers.


Colbert Visits Letterman

Stephen Colbert reveals his past with "Late Show." (Video)


'Gin and Juice'

Watch Brian Williams "rap" Snoop Dogg's hit, bleeps included. (Video)


Pet(s) of the Week

Say hello to Chickadee and Baby Bird, two 8-week-old kittens.