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Your City Guide to Washington D.C.

Refer to this guide to the best dining, lodging and attractions in Washington D.C.

08/19/2014

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Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of July

In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July

06/17/2014

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Memorial Day Vacay: Best 3-Day Weekend Getaway Spots

For your Memorial Day mini-vacation, check out these cities with year-round appeal, plus extra holiday happenings.

05/12/2014

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Best Historic Vacations In The US

The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.

01/14/2014

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Best College Productions To See This Year In The Bay Area

Get your dose of theatre this year with the following college productions in the Bay area.

10/14/2013

Police run at the corner of Constitution and 1st Street after shots fired were reported near 2nd Street NW and Constitution Avenue on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on October 3, 2013. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Lawmakers Shelter In Place After U.S. Capitol Shooting

Congresswoman Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, was among the legislators on lockdown Thursday after shots were fired near the U.S. Capitol.

10/03/2013

Capitol Hill police and medics take a shooting victim away on a stretcher at the site of a shooting October 3, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Shooting At U.S. Capitol After Woman Tries To Ram White House Barricade

The U.S. Capitol building was placed on lockdown and Capitol police issued a shelter-in-place order Thursday afternoon following reports of shots fired nearby.

10/03/2013

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AMC Theatres Offers Free Popcorn To Federal Employees During Shutdown

In wake of the U.S. government shutdown, the movie theater chain is giving away a small popcorn to employees out on furlough…

10/02/2013

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Rock The Bells Hip Hop Festival Cancel Rest of Shows

Organizers have canceled the “Rock The Bells” Music Festival coming tour stops in New York and Washington…

09/26/2013

A law enforcement officer aims his rifle to a building as he responds to a reported shooting at an entrance to the Washington Navy Yard September 16, 2013 in Washington, DC. According to the latest news report several people were shot with the shooter still possibly active. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

13 Dead In Washington Navy Yard Shooting; 2nd Gunman Sought

At least one gunman opened fire inside a building at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday morning, and officials said several people were killed and as many as 10 were wounded, including a law enforcement officer.

09/16/2013

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