Va. governor's wife had 'crush' on CEO

The state of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's marriage and his wife's relationship with the former CEO of Star Scientific were the focus of opening statements in the couple's corruption trial Tuesday. Full Story

Wegmans plans 10 new supermarkets

Wegmans Food Markets says it plans to add 10 new stores in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions over the next year or two. Full Story

How scammers can target hotel guests

Are you traveling this summer? Keep in mind scammers may try to prey on you during your hotel stay in creative ways. Full Story

Doctor with Ebola in grave condition

Kent Brantly, a Texas-trained doctor, spent months treating Ebola patients in Liberia. Now he's fighting for his own life. Full Story

District of Columbia

D.C. bill could change your takeout

The District would join cities including Seattle and San Francisco that have banned plastic foam for environmental reasons. Full Story

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McDonald confirmed as VA secretary

Robert McDonald, 61, of Cincinnati, will replace Acting VA Secretary Sloan Gibson, who took over in May after Eric Shinseki resigned. Full Story

Does cool summer mean harsh winter?

Temperatures are extreme now -- and a National Weather Service meteorologist weighs in on what that could mean for the winter. Full Story

Face transplant recipient in GQ

After a decade of hiding his face, the man who received a face transplant in Maryland shows off his appearance in GQ magazine. (Photos) Full Story

Area restaurants recognized on nat'l list

D.C. restaurants are being recognized for more than just what's on the plate. A national ranking lists the area's best wine restaurants. Full Story


What's the best/worst infomercial ever?

The infomercial industry, which brought you Snuggies, ThighMaster and Hula Chair, is "Proactiv"-ly reinventing itself in the digital age. Full Story


Why you should read young adult books

Think YA is for kids? Think again. More than half of young adult books are read by adults. So why do grown-ups like them so much? Full Story

Peyton Dances

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Wedding Brawl

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes a nuptial fight.

Delish Deals

Today is National Chicken Wing Day and National Lasagna Day.

Shark Attack

Rob Lowe lassos some sharks and takes them for a ride. (Video)

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Art Rats

These pesky visitors are boldly defiling the elegant Louvre.

Smashing Home Run

This home run gave one spectator a different kind of souvenir. (Video)

'Crazy Eyes'

What fans ask the "Orange Is the New Black" actress most.

What a Reunion

The video of Casey the fainting schnauzer has gone viral. (Video)