Some city services will be suspended in Washington in observance of Columbus Day. The holiday may also serve as a preview of what’s to come if the federal government shutdown continues.
North Korea has completed preparations for a missile test that could come any day, a South Korean Defense Ministry official said as Pyongyang prepares to mark the April 15 birthday of its founder, historically a time when it seeks to draw the world’s attention with dramatic displays of military power.
Nearly a third of all the District of Columbia firefighters called out sick on New Year’s Eve, leaving the city short-staffed on a busy night.
The first pooch has given two paws up to the holiday decorations adorning the halls of the White House.
Boats decorated in holiday lights will be floating down the Potomac River during the Holiday Boat Parade of Lights.
Airports, train stations and highways were expected to remain busy as people made their way home to reconnect with family and friends for Thanksgiving — although some reunions might be bittersweet because of the damage and displacement caused by Superstorm Sandy.
The holiday season has arrived and with it the efforts to find the perfect gifts for loved ones. As the hunt for gifts gets going, so does the dread of returning the thoughtful presents that are just not the right fit. Follow these tips to get through the season of returns.
The race is on to be first in line for this year’s best deals on holiday gifts: Black Friday is almost here. Every year, the stores open earlier in the wee hours of the morning, some even open at midnight after Thanksgiving Day, while other stores start the Black Friday sales on Turkey Day itself. If you’re going to get up that early (on a day off, no less), it is important to be prepared.
This Father’s Day show dad how much he means to you with a personal, thoughtful present. No time to shop? No problem, check out these local stores that are sure to have something for your dad.