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What do Americans fear the most?

Move over, boogie man and haunted houses -- a new study is identifying what Americans fear the most, and it's a common occurrence. Full Story

Bench warrant issued in Fairfax rape

A bench warrant has been issued for Jesse Matthew in connection with a 2005 rape. He's suspected in Hannah Graham's disappearance. Full Story

'Boutique' apts. coming to Arlington

An apartment building that bills its units as "boutique luxury" apartments says it's a month away from leasing. It includes a dog wash facility. Full Story


4 slow cooker meals for fall

A slow cooker is a fundamental part of the routine for many busy families. Here are four recipes to spice up your dinner plans. Full Story


Patients avoid hospital where Ebola hit

The hospital where a man diagnosed with Ebola died and two nurses were infected says its revenue and patient roles have plummeted. Full Story

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Fed workers ask for Christmas break

A petition asks President Obama to grant government employees off the Friday after Christmas, creating a four-day weekend. Full Story

Massive cheating scandal at UNC

Bogus classes, athletes and automatic A's and B's are at the heart of a cheating scandal at the University of North Carolina. Full Story

Rabbi arrest prompts Towson probe

Towson University says it is conducting an internal investigation after a D.C. rabbi who teaches there invited students to take ritual baths at his District of Columbia synagogue. Full Story


Greatest hits: National Geo covers

National Geographic has compiled 650 of its most iconic cover photographs to include in a new book. Get a sneak peek here. Full Story


Safely watch the partial solar eclipse

On Thursday, the new moon will hide part of the sun from view. Find out where you can watch the partial solar eclipse. Full Story


Shooter's mom: No tears for dead son

The mother of the man accused of killing a soldier at Ottawa's war memorial says she's crying for the victims, not her son. Full Story

Lame Excuses

Survey shows people had bad excuses for missing work.

Voice of Metro

Meet the woman whose voice can be heard on Metrorail. (Video)

Bust a Move

A pair of dueling, dancing priests has gone viral. (Video)

'Elephant' Exercise

How Cooper will keep fit in not-so-handsome "Elephant Man" role.

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Bad Doll

'Breaking Bad' action figures lose the battle for shelf space.