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  • Hurston's life fascinates as much as her fiction

    Just after sundown on a January evening 55 years ago — Jan. 29, 1960, to be exact — Zora Neale Hurston died at the segregated St. Lucie County nursing home where she had been transferred in late October after suffering the first of two strokes.
  • Passenger killed in D.C. Metro smoke incident ID'd; inquiry could take year

    Passenger killed in D.C. Metro smoke incident ID'd; inquiry could take year
    An investigation into the cause of smoke that killed one person and injured dozens on a D.C. Metro train could take six to 12 months, a National Transportation Safety Board spokesman said Tuesday. Metro also identified the passenger who died as Carol...

    Judge weighs in before sentencing McDonnell

    Before sentencing former Gov. Bob McDonnell on Tuesday, U.S. District Judge James R. Spencer spoke at length on his thoughts of the case and how he arrived at his decision. It's not uncommon for judges to share some views before rendering a sentence,...

    Edward Brooke, liberal Republican and 1st black popularly elected to US Senate, dies at 95

    Former U.S. Sen. Edward W. Brooke, a liberal Republican who became the first black in U.S. history to win popular election to the Senate, died Saturday. He was 95. Brooke died of natural causes at his Coral Gables, Florida, home, said Ralph Neas, Brooke'...

    Go Away With ... Carla Renata

    Go Away With ... Carla Renata
    For Carla Renata, like is pretty sweet right now. Besides her role on the CW's "Hart of Dixie," which is in its final season, she has recurring roles on "Shake It Up," "How to Live with Your Parents" and "Mr. Box Office." A graduate of Howard University,...