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Thanksgiving Menu: Turkey, Parades, Shopping Deals

Turkey, stuffing and a helium-filled Thomas the Tank Engine were on the menu as friends and families gathered across the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving.

11/27/2014

Thomas C. Merritts, 71, was missing from Leesburg but has been found safe. (Photo by Leesburg Police Dept.)

71-Year-Old Man Missing from Leesburg Found Safe

The Leesburg Police Department was asking for the public’s help in locating a missing man.

11/26/2014

Lighting ceremony of the National Christmas Tree during a ceremony at the Ellipse December 6, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

2014 National Christmas Tree Lighting Performers Announced

The National Christmas Tree lighting, which will be held at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 4 on the Ellipse at President’s Park, will be co-hosted by Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, the National Park Service announced today.

11/26/2014

File photo of a Washington Redskins helmet. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Judge Allows Redskins to Go Forward With Name Case

A judge is allowing the Washington Redskins to move ahead with a lawsuit seeking to overturn a cancellation of the team’s trademark.

11/25/2014

Students at the University of Virginia. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

U.Va. Looks at Alcohol as Factor in Sex Assaults

A University of Virginia board on Tuesday honed in on alcohol as a contributing factor in sexual assaults on campus, with one member calling for more aggressively enforcing the law banning underage drinking.

11/25/2014

Workers use snowplows to clean a tarmac at the Reagan National Airport during a snow storm in Washington, DC. (Photo credit JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Area Prepares for First Snowfall of Season

With much of the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area under a Winter Weather Advisory and a Winter Storm Warning, local authorities are preparing to deal with messy roads and giving some tips to drivers hitting the road for Thanksgiving.

11/25/2014

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Mazda Recalls Cars to Fix Tire Pressure Monitors

Mazda is recalling nearly 100,000 midsize cars in the U.S. to fix a problem with the tire pressure monitoring system.

11/25/2014

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U. Md. Students Protest Police Weapons Ahead of Ferguson, Mo. Announcement

About 60 students marched around the University of Maryland College Park campus Moday afternoon protesting what they say is the militarization of its police force.

11/24/2014

More than a third of those who voted for a Republican House candidate were dissatisfied or angry with GOP leaders in Congress; a quarter of Democratic voters upset with President Obama. (Photo by J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

Jan. 6 Special Election Set to Fill Va. House Seat

A special election is set for January to fill a House of Delegates seat vacated by Democrat Rosalynn Dance.

11/24/2014

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Winter Hits Md., Va. and D.C. on Thanksgiving Eve

A Winter Weather Advisory and a Winter Storm Warning have expired in the D.C. and Baltimore areas, according to the National Weather Service.

11/24/2014

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