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Friday, Aug 28, 2015 at 12:35 PM EDT

It's a Boy! National Zoo Reveals Sex of Cub; Tian Tian Is The Dad

It's a boy! The panda team at the National Zoo say the surviving giant panda cub born last weekend is a boy, and his father is Tian Tian. »

NBCWashington's Favorite Animal Movies

NBCWashington's Favorite Animal Movies

There's something special about animal movies and their ability to teach us lessons of love and courage and remind us of that unique connection between animals and humans. The best of these movies featuring four... »

Zoo: Possible Giant Panda Fetus Revealed on Ultrasound

Zoo: Possible Giant Panda Fetus Revealed on Ultrasound

National Zoo veterinarians believe they detected a developing panda fetus Wednesday morning during an ultrasound of giant panda Mei Xiang. »

Craft Beer at Brew Skies Festival in West Virginia

Craft Beer at Brew Skies Festival in West Virginia

Drive a few miles west into the hills of West Virginia for taste of the mountain state's growing craft beer movement with live music, craft food, and more. »

Stevie Wonder Performs Pop-Up Show in D.C.

Stevie Wonder Performs Pop-Up Show in D.C.

Singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder dropped by the Armory Mall in Washington, D.C. to play a surprise pop-up show Monday morning. The Armory Mall is located in front of RFK Stadium. »

Md. Seafood Fest: Crab Soup Cookoff, Extreme Pogo Stunts

Md. Seafood Fest: Crab Soup Cookoff, Extreme Pogo Stunts

The 25th Annual Capital Crab Soup Cook-off at The Maryland Seafood Festival is just one of many events happening on Sept. 12 and 13. »

Video of Restaurant Server: 'If I Was Nice to You, I’d Get Canned"

Video of Restaurant Server: 'If I Was Nice to You, I’d Get Canned"

Most Chicagoans know that when you go to the restaurant, Ed Debevic’s, you shouldn’t expect the nicest servers. In fact, you should prepare for incredibly rude ones. »

Corn Maze Honors Gov. Hogan in Maryland

Corn Maze Honors Gov. Hogan in Maryland

A Maryland farm has constructed a massive corn-maze in the design of Governor Larry Hogan to benefit the American Cancer Association. »

D.C. Restaurant Week: Oh, It's On

D.C. Restaurant Week: Oh, It's On

It’s tough to taste all the flavors the D.C. area has to offer, but Restaurant Week is trying to make it much easier. »

Starbucks to Offer Wine, Macaroni and Cheese

Starbucks to Offer Wine, Macaroni and Cheese

Starbucks will now include an ‘evening menu’ in addition to the breakfast and snack options that made it famous. »

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