| May 23, 2014
| 7:26 AM
Museums and sites can help you track the story of our region. From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our area.
1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets,...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Nearly 530 years after the death of Richard III in battle, Britain’s high court ruled Friday that the king immortalized by Shakespeare as a misshapen, murderous villain is to be buried in Leicester, the city where his skeleton was found beneath a...
| May 25, 2014
| 2:33 AM
By the time D. Watkins was in his early 20s, he had filled a shoe box with obituaries.
Kids he had grown up with in East Baltimore. Classmates, neighbors, guys from the corners. His uncle.
And, eventually, his older brother.
The brief paragraphs and...
| May 24, 2014
| 1:02 PM
The longest film in the Festival de Cannes walked off with the biggest prize Saturday night as Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s three-hour and 16-minute “Winter Sleep” took home the Palme d’Or.
Turkish director Ceylan was visibly moved...
| May 27, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Authorities in England are reportedly investigating allegations of attempted game-fixing involving a soccer friendly between Scotland and Nigeria to be played in London on Wednesday.
The website of the Daily Telegraph newspaper said Tuesday that...
| May 27, 2014
| 5:17 PM
No student of Blackbeard can explore the nearly 300-year-old legend of one of history's most notorious brigands long before realizing that it's riddled by exaggeration and invention.
Just six years after the infamous buccaneer's death in 1718, a shadowy...
| May 21, 2014
| 12:22 AM
In May 1944 everyone knew the Allied invasion of Northern France was coming....
| May 28, 2014
| 9:41 AM
Physicist Stephen Hawking is an expert on black holes -- and that would seem to make him eminently qualified to help England’s soccer team climb out of the World Cup hole it's been stuck in since 1966.
In the hopes of devising a winning formula...
| May 16, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Cesar Ritz was a Victorian era hotelier who did much more than open luxury hotels, many of which bore his name. His modern ideas about accommodations, including an insistence on the finest cuisine, so captured the world's imagination that the word "ritzy"...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:23 AM
England's Cotswolds villages -- while just a couple of hours' drive away from London -- feel like a world apart. This tidy little region of characteristic old towns and gentle green hills is perfect for travelers looking to balance urban Britain with some...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 4:32 AM
After years of having to drop the tykes off at practice in a ho-hum Land Rover Range Rover, the long-neglected 1 percent soccer-mom demographic finally will have an SUV worthy of their socioeconomic status. Super-luxury English automaker Bentley has...