The eternal flame at President John F. Kennedy's gravesite in the Arlington National Cemetery is undergoing repairs for the month of May.
A naturalist tracks the Imperial woodpecker through Mexico: He describes his dangerous expeditions through the Sierra Madre mountains to save a rare bird.
A journalist’s yearlong pilgrimage across the country to explore what it means to be gay and Christian in America.
As Washington Dulles International Airport marks its 50th anniversary, we look at how its growth reflects that of the region and explore what's new at the airport for passengers.
The D.C. region may be much quieter over the holidays, as a report from AAA Mid-Atlantic estimates that as many as 40 percent of area residents will be traveling 50 miles or more.
Richard and Jessica Johnson are embarking on a year-long sailing expedition around the world... with their two young daughters in tow.
Can you bring a pie with you a plane? What about a snowglobe. The TSA is trying to get the word out to travelers as to what they can or can't bring through airport security.
The destruction of the Ocean City pier was one of the more dramatic moments in the D.C. area when Hurricane Sandy made landfall, but efforts are already underway to restore the landmark.
Before the holiday crush at area airports, the TSA is pitching expedited screening processes to frequent fliers, as well as reminding travelers what holiday items are allowed.
U.S. airlines could soon be facing the biggest shortage of pilots in decades. How the industry is coping with mandatory retirement and stricter rules on flight experience.
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