Some Skip Black Friday Deals to #OptOutsideReversing the trend of offering door-buster deals on the Friday after Thanksgiving, REI closed all of its brick and mortar locations and encouraged customers to #OptOutside.
Man Charged After Thanksgiving Lockdown at White HouseThe Secret Service says a man who jumped the White House fence draped in an American flag on Thanksgiving has been charged.
Black Friday Becoming a Thursday TraditionBlack Friday is trending more toward a Thursday celebration, and plenty of shoppers are staying home altogether.
Obama Talks Turkey, Calls Service MembersAfter calling 10 service members, President Obama and his family enjoyed quite the Thanksgiving feast.
Arrest Made in Series of Taxi Cab RobberiesPolice arrested a man in connection with eight taxi cab robberies in D.C. in the past two months.
White House Fence Jumper Apprehended While First Family Celebrates ThanksgivingA man climbed over the fence at the White House on Thursday, prompting a lockdown as the first family celebrated Thanksgiving.
Oldest U.S. Park Ranger to Light White House Christmas TreeA 94-year-old San Francisco Bay area U.S. park ranger says she has been asked to light the National Christmas tree at the White House.
Wal-Mart Workers to Protest For Higher Pay, Full-Time HoursWal-Mart workers in Washington and other cities will be spending Black Friday protesting for higher wages.
White House Hosts Free Gingerbread House ExhibitA new, free exhibit hosted by the White House Historical Association explores the tradition of gingerbread at the White House dating back to the Nixon administration.
Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks in the D.C./Baltimore Area
D.C. Startup Will Deliver A Real Christmas Tree To Your DoorThis holiday, a new D.C. startup will deliver a Christmas tree right to your door.
Obama Admin Says States Lack Authority to Block RefugeesThe Obama administration is reminding state officials across the country that states do not have legal authority to refuse to accept Syrian refugees.