5 tips for eliminating seasonal stress

It’s time to say farewell to the freewheeling days of summer and hello to the stress that arises from more regimented fall schedules. Try th…

Kenyan president: Terrorists defeated

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta says security forces have finally defeated a small group of terrorists after four days in fighting at a Nair…

Massive quake in Pakistan kills 271

A major earthquake struck Tuesday in southwestern Pakistan, killing two people and sending others fleeing into the streets and praying for t…

Obama seeking nuke agreement with Iran

Seeking to build on diplomatic opportunities, President Barack Obama is expected to signal his willingness to engage with the new Iranian go…

Obama, Bill Clinton tout health care law

The joint appearance comes exactly one week before people who don’t have health insurance can start signing up on Oct. 1 for coverage plans …

1 week until govt shutdown deadline

With a week left to hammer out a deal to avoid a government shutdown, some lawmakers seem resigned — if not rushing — to that end.

House votes to derail Obamacare

Republicans controlling the House are moving to ship to the Senate a measure that would prevent a government shutdown but cripple the health…

The truth about a government 'shutdown'

So the world won’t end if a dysfunctional Washington can’t find a way to pass a funding bill before the new budget year begins on Oct. 1.

Fashion Fix: Tackling fall trends

Lost in an endless sea of fall fashion trends? With so many choices, how can you decide which fall fashion trends fits you without buying a …

Tips for staying healthy in the dorm

The college year has just begun, leaving many students adapting to life in the dorms and wondering what steps to take to keep their immune s…

A look at the Navy Yard shooting victims

A dozen people were killed by a lone gunman in a shooting rampage Monday at the Washington Navy Yard. It was the deadliest attack at a domes…

Motive still a mystery in shootings

The former Navy reservist who slaughtered 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard had been hearing voices and was being treated for mental pro…

Shooting reignites gun talk

A deadly shooting in the heart of the nation’s capital has reignited talk about guns, but it’s uncertain whether the tragedy will revive a l…

13 killed in Navy Yard shooting rampage

At least one gunman opened fire inside a building at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday morning, and officials said several people were kill…

Happy Hour | Game winning cocktails

What better way to compliment your big game buffet than with a mix of classic and contemporary cocktails! For those who want more than just …

Kerry testing Russia on Syria weapons

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Geneva Thursday morning to test the seriousness of a Russian proposal to secure Syria’s chemic…

10 Back To School Safety Tips

Now that school is back in session, stress abounds. Ed Samane offers tips every child should know to ease parents’ worries as they send thei…

Twinkle’s Kitchen | Homemade Pita Chips

Instead of sticking your hand into the potato chip bag and then regretting it later, keep healthy snacks around the kitchen. Homemade bagel …

Nation pauses on 9/11 to pay tribute

Sept. 11 victims’ loved ones will gather at ground zero to commemorate the attacks’ anniversary with the reading of names, moments of silenc…