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Friday, May 27, 2016 at 08:51 PM EDT

Washed Ashore: New Art Exhibit at Zoo Showcases Ocean Pollution

The sculptures are bright and beautiful but they serve a purpose: Informing the public about the more than 300 billion pounds of trash that winds up in our oceans. News4's Wendy Rieger takes a look at the... »

Longhorn Fires Up 'Grill Us' Hotline

Longhorn Fires Up 'Grill Us' Hotline

If you're planning to grill out this Memorial Day weekend, there's a hotline if you run into any problems. »

Playfield in the Park to Be Held Saturday

The children of fallen service members will gather Saturday for Playfield on the Park, an annual event sponsored by Yellow Ribbons United. Saturday will mark the third anniversary of this wonderful event that so... »

Mount Vernon Exhibit Looks at Washington as Slaveholder

Mount Vernon Exhibit Looks at Washington as Slaveholder

The exhibition, Lives Bound Together, will explore hard truths about Washington's life as a slaveholder, including an acknowledgement that Washington's adopted son likely fathered a child with one of the... »

Ask a Veteran: What's Your Story?

Bob Patrick, director of the Veterans' History Project at the Library of Congress, is asking you to learn the story of a veteran in your life. »

Historic Homes Open to the Public This Weekend

If you’re a history buff or just looking for something interesting to do Saturday, several historically significant homes will be open to the public. One of those homes is the house where John Wilkes Booth... »

Air and Space Museum Prepares for 40th Anniversary Celebration

The National Air and Space Museum opened in 1976 and has welcomed more than 8 million visitors every year since. »

Places to Visit in DC With Family & Friends

Forget the museums and monuments on the National Mall. We found some spots in D.C. you may want to check out. First 4 Traffic's Melissa Mollet reports. »

Finding Peace in a Labyrinth Walk

In advance of her new documentary, "Labyrinth Journeys," Cintia Cabib discusses the use of labyrinths, paths that allow walkers to lose themselves in personal reflection. »

Recipe: Georgetown Cupcake's Mini Carrot Cupcakes

Get the recipe for Georgetown Cupcake's mini carrot cupcakes. »

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