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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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Maryland Governor Faces Decision On Proposed Hotel Bookings Tax

Supporters claim the measure would close a loophole in sales tax collection, but Gov. Larry Hogan campaigned hard last year against tax increases of any kind.

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Proposal To Tax Online Hotel Bookings Hits Resistance From Travel Industry

The proposal by a Democratic state senator would apply Maryland's sales and use tax to hotel bookings made through online travel sites.

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Dulles Rated The Third Most Frustrating Airport In The Country

With the winter holiday close at hand, Dulles International has been singled out as the most frustrating airport in the D.C. area for travelers.

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When Is The Best Time To See The Leaves Change Color In The Shenandoah?

For those looking to see those beautiful fall colors in Virginia, peak foliage is likely coming in the next two or three weeks, depending on weather conditions.

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Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet

Faced with lingering questions about medical care for volunteers, sexual assaults and even murder, the Peace Corps is pushing to address concerns and modernize its application process.

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Travel Tech for a Great Vacation

We ask travel and tech writers to share their favorite apps, websites and devices for a great summer vacation.

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Orlando Airport Screeners Get Primer On D.C. Licenses

A reporter heading back to the District from Orlando this past weekend faced problems using his D.C. license as a form of identification — prompting the airport to have give screeners a primer.

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