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2 dead after possible tornado hits Va.

Virginia State Police say two were killed and at least 20 injured when a fierce storm slammed a campground on the state's Eastern Shore. Full Story

2 Md. cities among snobbiest in nation

Two Maryland communities are considered among the snobbiest places in the U.S. Hint: they're very close to home for some of you. Full Story

The big buzz about bigger iPhone(s)

Apple seems headed toward releasing two larger iPhones. Gregg Stebben of Men's Health describes why big phones are such a big deal. Full Story


Biggest party colleges in each state

A college review website names the top party schools in each state. See which local school made the list and the top party schools in the U.S. Full Story


Hunting the largest freshwater fish

Most people run away from monsters, but not Zeb Hogan, host of National Geographic's "Monster Fish," hunts monster fish. (Photos) Full Story

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New ways to engage fed employees

Ahead of results of the annual Federal Employee Viewpoint survey, a working group proposed ways to improve employee engagement. Full Story

Official: Air Algerie flight likely crashed

An Air Algerie flight carrying more than 100 people vanished over Mali and is believed to have crashed during rough weather Thursday. Full Story

Man asked to leave flight after tweet

A man and his two children were asked to leave a Southwest Airlines flight after he tweeted about a boarding disagreement. (Video) Full Story


Girl Scout Barbie sparks debate

There's a new Barbie on the shelves, and she's causing a debate. Should Barbie be a Girl Scout? An expert says the issue is deeper. Full Story

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Silver Line to be boon for small business

Finnegan's Pride hopes it will be among the small businesses attracting new customers thanks to the Silver Line's arrival in Tysons. Full Story

Steamy Preview

The trailer for the movie "Fifty Shades of Grey" is out. (Video)

New Oreo Flavor

Oreo is out with a new flavor. It's a throwback to old soda parlors.

Meg Ryan Sightings

Have you seen Meg Ryan? You may if you live in Virginia.


Comic-Con kicks off at San Diego Convention Center. (Photos)

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Military Dogs

An organization fights to bring all military dogs back home. (Photos)

Comic-Con Choo-Choo

Fans hop aboard exclusive train trip to pop fest.

In-Law Love?

"Downtown Abbey" actors weigh in on in-laws' romantic pairing.