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This 13-basin fountain in Meridian Hill Park in Northwest, the longest cascading fountain in North America, has been dry for months. The park in the District's Adams Morgan area is maintained by the National Park Service. (Photographs by Jada Butler/The Washington Times)

Iconic D.C. park falling behind on maintenance

- The Washington Times

A Northwest D.C. park maintained by the federal government is falling into disrepair, marred by graffiti, vandalism, dry water features and broken fencing.

Live in the wild at Duba Plains Camp in the heart of the
Okavango Delta of Botswana.

Is global travel on your 2018 bucket list?

Will this be your bucket list year for travel? According to a recent survey conducted by AARP, travel is the top aspiration for Americans of all ages, not just Baby Boomers.

Jaspen Boothe is saluted by Oprah Winfrey.

Habitat for Humanity helps D.C. mom of 3

"It was a great gift to be able to own something like a house and be able to be surrounded by people willing to help me reach this dream."

In this July 18, 2008 photo, calories of each food item appear on a McDonalds drive-thru menu in New York. The Food and Drug Administration announced long-delayed calorie labeling rules Tuesday, requiring establishments that sell prepared foods and have 20 or more locations to post the calorie content of food "clearly and conspicuously" on their menus, menu boards and displays. Companies will have until November 2015 to comply.  (AP Photo/Ed Ou, File)

How to eat healthy when dining out

Eating out not only offers a welcomed break from cooking (and cleaning), but also provides convenience and the opportunity to enjoy a certain ambiance as well as special treats for our taste buds.

The science deniers

My friend just found out that she is pregnant for the first time, and she and her husband are ecstatic.

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The Power of the Zip

"A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver." This timeless verse states the universal truth that we all need to be reminded of: When we choose our words and our tone wisely, our communication is of great value.