Happy Trails friends from around the region gathered in suburban Maryland on Feb. 6 for our annual celebration of our membersâ€™ exploits on the trail and in support of the VHTRC. Read on for party highlights and to find out who won awards this time around.
Host Gary Knipling has pulled together all his notes, and deciphered all the penciled-in split and finishing times, from the 20th annual Redeye 50k (and other distances), run on New Year's Day in Prince William Forest Park.
'Technology adds nothing to art. Two thousand years ago, I could tell you a story, and at any point during the story I could stop, and ask, Now do you want the hero to be kidnapped, or not? But that would, of course, have ruined the story. Part of the experience of being entertained is sitting back and plugging into someone else's vision.'
A State Department Inspector General report issued a new rebuke to former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton over her use of a private email server and faults her for not complying with policies for email preservation, according to a copy of the report obtained by CNN on Wednesday.
Democratic senators are discussing whether Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz should be removed as the head of the party because she has become 'too toxic' in the ongoing Democratic civil war.
Nearly 40 million Americans will kick off one of the busiest travel seasons in history this Memorial Day weekend, jarred by potholes on America's roads, crossing her aging bridges, riding her antiquated railways and taking off from airports that draw international scorn.
House Speaker Paul Ryan is tamping down speculation he plans to imminently endorse Donald Trump, revealing that his senior aides are in touch daily with the presumptive nominee's staff in an effort to find common ground on bedrock GOP issues.
Slipping across borders with impunity, stealthy helicopter drones have been delivering SD cards and flash drives to North Korean residents hungry for entertainment and information from the West, a North Korean defector and activist said Wednesday.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren delivered a fiery condemnation of Donald Trump on Tuesday, continuing her role as a leading antagonist to the presumptive Republican nominee by mocking him as 'a small, insecure, money-grubber.'
ISIS has let some residents of its so-called capital flee to the surrounding countryside as a U.S.-backed alliance of Kurdish and Arab forces pushes forward with an offensive to the north of Raqqa, one resident and an activist group tell CNN.
The results are in from the one of the largest and broadest surveys of health in the United States. And although many of the findings are encouraging -- more Americans had health insurance and fewer smoked cigarettes in 2015 than in previous years -- the gains were overshadowed by rising rates of obesity and diabetes.
Many new parents long for a full night of glorious, uninterrupted sleep yet shudder at the thought of letting their baby 'cry it out,' the sleep training method in which parents allow babies to cry themselves to sleep. But a new study adds support to the idea that the method is effective and does not cause stress or lasting emotional problems for babies.
In my house, we called it going boneless. That's when my girls, as toddlers, would arch their backs, screaming uncontrollably, usually in a public place (of course!) and there was nothing my husband or I could do to satisfy them.
One full year before Madonna appeared on television for the first time and confidently declared to Dick Clark on 'American Bandstand' that she was going to 'rule the world,' photographer Richard Corman could have told you the same thing.
When Michael Jackson made the music video for 'Thriller' in 1983, he was the biggest star in the world. In a book published by Glitterati Inc., 'Michael Jackson: The Making of 'Thriller' 4 Days/1983,' photographer Douglas Kirkland chronicles the making of the groundbreaking film.
Two new lava flows have broken out at the Kilauea volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii, according to the U.S. Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. The outbreaks are on same side of the volcano that caused evacuations two years ago.
Iconic BMX biker Dave Mirra was found to have chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the same brain disease that has been diagnosed in a number of former professional football players, including Junior Seau and Ken Stabler. Mirra is the first extreme sport athlete to be diagnosed with the disease.
After decades of rambling, raging, rocking and seemingly inexhaustible reinventing, the artist from Hibbing, Minnesota, born as Robert Zimmerman and known to us as Bob Dylan, is 75 years old, a walking diamond jubilee; still alive, still on the road and coming soon to an arena or amphitheater near you to sing classic popular music.