| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:06 PM
News out of Ferguson, Mo., has been devastating.
After unarmed teenager Michael Brown was killed by a police officer, local police responded to the community's demonstration of outrage with unprecedented force, using military-style weaponry to...
| Aug 7, 2014
On Aug. 8, 1974, President Richard Nixon went on national TV to announce his resignation effective at noon Aug. 9. No president had ever...
| Aug 10, 2014
Congressional Democrats are lining up behind a constitutional amendment to allow restrictions on campaign contributions and spending, and Republicans, to their everlasting credit, are opposed. They agree with the Supreme Court that limits like these are...
| Aug 9, 2014
In its messy, uncertain evolution toward democracy, Myanmar is reconstructing a crippled university system.
That's where the remodeled garage in DeKalb comes into play, in a vital way.
The building, under the shade of an oak tree on Northern...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 9:20 PM
Rock guitarist worked with Alice Cooper, others
Dick Wagner, 71, a rock 'n' roll guitarist who worked with Alice Cooper, Lou Reed, Kiss and Aerosmith, and also co-wrote songs for Cooper, died of respiratory failure Wednesday at a...
| Aug 3, 2014
NEWPORT NEWS — For a second time this year, the Daily Press is hosting representatives from a newspaper in Ukraine.
Three employees of Rivne Vechirne and two interpreters will work alongside Daily Press staff this week, learning about the news,...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:31 AM
When my daughter was younger and we went to her pediatrician, the doctor asked me a couple of questions: Do you have any guns in the house? And, do you have a pool?
My answers: No, and yes.
As a pool owner, I wasn't offended that she asked.
| Aug 6, 2014
After leaders from more than 40 African countries gathered for President Barack Obama's historic summit, we should not forget that free speech and a free press are economic development issues too.
That message emerged as an important theme in a panel on...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:30 AM
As Hollywood battles to keep movie and TV shows from leaving the state, another local industry — adult entertainment — is fleeing Los Angeles.
At least that's the picture that emerges from the latest data on location filming in the region....
| Jun 29, 2014
| 3:00 AM
In Citizens United vs. FEC, the U.S. Supreme Court held in January 2012 that the federal government is prohibited from restricting independent political expenditures by businesses, associations and labor unions. The opinion allows such groups to spend...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:15 AM
In a letter in the Sun, Kelli Kirchner of Cumberland expresses her happiness with the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision and seems to believe no one should question or try to change it ("Why is Mikulski trying to 'fix' the Supreme Court decision?"...