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With Blizzard Upon Us, Few Options Left To Get In, Out Or Around D.C.

Thousands of flights have been canceled, roads will be a mess and Metro will close from Friday through Monday, making doing anything other than sheltering at home a less-than-ideal option.

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Plenty Of Potential Headaches For Travelers This Week

Between weather-related delays at the airport and perennial concerns about drunk driving on the roads, traveling this week might be more perilous than normal.

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To See Fall Foliage In Its Colorful Glory In Virginia, Maryland, D.C., The Time Is Now

When is the best time to see the fall colors in D.C. regional hot spots like Skyline Drive? According to the foliage reports, there is no better time than now.

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Martin Walker: "The Patriarch"

Martin Walker talks about the latest book in the "Bruno, Chief of Police" series, along with an accompanying cookbook, co-authored by his wife, novelist and food writer Julia Watson.

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Friday News Roundup - International

Secretary of State Kerry says the U.S. is ready to hold military-to-military talks with Russia about Syria. Croatia becomes the latest flash point in the European migrant crisis. And Mexico presses Egypt for a full investigation into the recent killing of tourists. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Taking Great Photos On Vacation Or "Staycation" (Rebroadcast)

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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"No. 4 Imperial Lane"

Jonathan Weisman has spent 25 years covering politics, defense, and the economy as a newspaper journalist. With 'No. 4 Imperial Lane,' he abandons objectivity and makes his debut as novelist. We talk with him about his book, which tells the sometimes dueling, sometimes interweaving stories of student life in 1980s punk England and war-torn 1970s colonial Angola.

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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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Stephen Petranek: "How We'll Live On Mars"

Author Stephen Petranek says within the next 20 years humans will live on Mars. The race to get there, how to make it habitable and other big questions about traveling to and living on this next frontier.

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Airline Trends And Summer Travel

Airline profits are soaring but passengers feel squeezed. We explore the economics of flying as the busy summer travel season takes off.

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