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Taking Great Photos On Vacation Or "Staycation"

Professional photographers give us the latest on cameras, smart phones and shooting tips for great vacation photos this summer -- and every day.

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Fairfax County Finds That A Boost Of Creativity Goes A Long Way For The Aging

Creative Aging programs have taken hold throughout the D.C. region. At one senior center in Virginia, a piano man finds energy in music, and a lady has brought a lot of friends into the program.

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D.C. Swim League Busting The Myth That Black People Don't Swim

In the second part of our series on District pools, we'll look at the D.C. Swim League's efforts to get more African-American youth swimming.

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Escape Rooms Playing To D.C.'s Nerdy, Competitive Crowds

Tired of meeting friends at a bar? A growing trend in the District is to spend the evening in an "escape room" — solving puzzles as a team before the clock expires.

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The Latest On Diagnosing, Treating And Preventing Alzheimer's

More than 4,000 scientists from around the world meet in Washington, D.C. this week to share the latest research on diagnosing, treating and preventing Alzheimer's. We look at new findings on the role of race, gender and a sedentary life style.

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D.C.'s Once Segregated Public Pools Are More Mixed, But For How Long?

D.C. has 29 public pools and counting. But as the city changes, so too does the pool scene.
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America's First Ladies

They walk a tricky line: closest adviser to the President of the United States and hostess in chief. A new book examines the evolution of the role of first lady of the United States.

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The Rise And Fall of D.C. Street Fairs

Adams Morgan Day won't happen this year but Funk Parade on U Street was a huge success. We explore the economics and the challenges of street fairs in a rapidly changing city.

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The Rise And Fall of D.C. Street Fairs

Adams Morgan Day won't happen this year but Funk Parade on U Street was a huge success. We explore the economics and the challenges of street fairs in a rapidly changing city.

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Pop Culture Trends In Video Gaming

More women on screen and more exploration are among the trends in video gaming this year. Tech Tuesday explores how pop culture and new technology are changing the gaming experience.

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