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Dec 19,2016 at 11:23 AM EST

If there is one thing that stands out when looking at images of celebrities, it is that they usually have flawless skin. A youthful glow, perfect complexion, and healthy-looking skin tends to be the norm on celebrities. The good news is that...
Nov 17,2016 at 2:05 PM EST

When celebrities align with a cause they are passionate about, people notice. In doing so, their efforts can make a major impact by bringing awareness to the charity organizations they support or lead. Four celebrities in particular who are...
Nov 14,2016 at 3:55 PM EST

BASIS Independent McLean of McLean, Va., starting its inaugural year, is using the opportunity to vote on its first mascot as a chance to teach the students about the election process, in wake of the upcoming, much talked about presidential...
Oct 5,2016 at 4:22 PM EST

Take one quick look around any busy bus station, airport, or café and it’s easy to see that headphones have made a big comeback in recent years. The trend has replaced the smaller ear buds, with people opting for the more comfortable...
Oct 5,2016 at 4:23 PM EST

According to the National Retail Federation, roughly $7 billion will be spent on the Halloween season. A good portion of that money will go to candy purchases, which will be given away to the tens of millions of trick-or-treaters who take to...
Oct 5,2016 at 4:24 PM EST

National Hispanic Heritage Month is a month-long observation that traces its roots to President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1968. While it started out as a week-long observation, it was expanded to a month in 1989. The month is a time of celebration...
Oct 5,2016 at 4:24 PM EST

September is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month, making it a great time for people to hone their self examination skills. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, one in every five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime, adding...
Oct 5,2016 at 4:25 PM EST

It’s difficult today to find an adult who doesn’t have a silver filling in their mouth. After all, it’s believed that around 42 percent of children have had cavities in their teeth, and 91 percent of adults have had them. Millions of people...
Aug 23,2016 at 11:08 AM EST

As the number of veterans diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety, and other related conditions continues to rise, many are finding relief in a surprising way. These veterans are closing their eyes and silently...
Jul 27,2016 at 4:13 PM EST

As the new school year moves near, many parents are left with the age-old struggle of how to get their child to brush their teeth regularly before heading off to the bus stop each day. The good news is that for those parents who put in the...
Jul 26,2016 at 6:35 PM EST

Students of the Metropolitan School of the Arts (MSA) of Alexandria, Va. are putting on their fifth student-directed and produced show---the Tony Award-nominated, Spring Awakening. The performance is on Fri., July 29 at 7:30 p.m., Sat., July 30...
Jul 27,2016 at 4:39 PM EST

Paws of War, a nonprofit organization that helps animals and veterans, focuses on effective solutions for suffering veterans
For many, July 4th is a reminder that we are a free country and it is celebrated with fireworks. In fact, according...
Jun 24,2016 at 2:44 PM EST
Great Falls Public Schools celebrates graduation from three high schools
Jun 24,2016 at 4:00 AM EST
The City of Mount Vernon host pre-4th of July celebration with fireworks at Mount Vernon High School on June 23, 2016. ( Carucha L. Meuse / The Journal News )
Jul 27,2016 at 4:51 PM EST

Summer is a time when millions of people around the country travel for pleasure purposes. In fact, the Bureau of Transportation Statistics reports that over 650 million long distance summer trips are made between Memorial Day weekend and Labor...