| 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 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 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....
| 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 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 14, 2014
| 6:29 PM
Nazareth police Chief Thomas Trachta was called a "cupcake" by a district judge, who this week threw out charges his police department filed against three men who posted stickers around town calling for his firing.
No surprise, Trachta fared just as...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:50 PM
At first glance, the “Central Valley Update,” the “Augusta Update” and the “Aurora Update” appear to be doing what any news site would do: hold local candidates accountable.
Problem is, they’re not real news...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 11:18 PM
As police in this St. Louis suburb turned out in force Wednesday evening to discourage another night of unrest, they unleashed a brief contretemps by arresting a pair of reporters.
Protests have occurred every night since a Ferguson police officer...
| 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,...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:30 PM
If I showed you the headline "Weak Charter School Laws Enable Scams, Insider Dealing," you'd probably assume it's the latest shoe to drop in the unfurling scandal of FUSE, the punch-drunk charter school group attempting to run schools in Hartford, New...
| 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...