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Find D.C.-Area Haunted Houses and Ghost Tours

Explore haunted hayrides or spooky zombie trails to spice up your Halloween experience. »

Fall Harvest Fest at Sky Meadows Park

Fall Harvest Fest at Sky Meadows Park

Celebrate the changing season with a fall harvest festival in the rolling hills of Sky Meadows State Park. »

Auction Set for Items From Eatery Near Camp David

Auction Set for Items From Eatery Near Camp David

An auction in Thurmont promises collectibles from a restaurant near Camp David that closed last spring after 85 years in business. »

Rihanna, Bruce Springsteen to Perform on National Mall

Rihanna, Bruce Springsteen to Perform on National Mall

The Concert for Valor will honor America's veterans live on the National Mall. »

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Metro Concerned About Huge Crowd for Concert for Valor

Transportation leaders are scrambling to put together a game plan for a Veterans Day concert on the National Mall. »

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Top Problem-Solving Gadgets

Gadgets can both complicate our lives -- and make them easier. Steve Greenberg, author of "Gadget Nation," is focusing on the "easier" part. »

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Kids Join Michelle Obama for Harvest of White House Garden

Elementary school students joined first lady Michelle Obama for the fall harvest of the White House Kitchen Garden Tuesday afternoon. »

Slave Photo Discovered From Robert E. Lee's Home

Slave Photo Discovered From Robert E. Lee's Home

The National Park Service has acquired a rare Civil War-era photograph of an enslaved woman at Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's home in Virginia. »

National Christmas Tree Lighting Set for Dec. 4

National Christmas Tree Lighting Set for Dec. 4

The National Park Service is planning ahead for this year's holiday celebrations, and the National Christmas Tree lighting is now about eight weeks away. »

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Director Ted Melfi Previews New Film

Director, screenwriter and producer Ted Melfi shares the inspirations behind his new film, "St. Vincent," starring Bill Murray and Melissa McCarthy. »

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