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  • Chris Christie, George P. Bush: Sunday guests

    Chris Christie, George P. Bush: Sunday guests
    The Sunday morning guest list: Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, talk to NBC's "Meet the Press" at 9 a.m. on WESH-Channel 2. The program also features former Ebola patient Dr. Rick Sacra and Michael Leiter, former director, U.S....
  • Hampton Roads swooned over 1824 visit by Revolutionary War hero Marquis de Lafayette

    No foreigner was more beloved by the citizens of the early United States than the Marquis de Lafayette, the young French nobleman who won their hearts with his bravery and sacrifice during the Revolution, then stoked that affection still more with his...
  • Is Obama a modern-day Quintus Fabius Maximus?

    President Obama has been repeatedly accused of delay. Critics say he dragged his feet on sending more troops to Afghanistan, on addressing the dangers in Libya, on providing support to Syria's rebels and, most recently, on initiating military action...
  • Nelson Bunker Hunt, famed Texas oilman, dies at 88

    Nelson Bunker Hunt, famed Texas oilman, dies at 88
    DALLAS - Nelson Bunker Hunt, the wildcatter who surpassed the legacy of his father, H.L. Hunt, died Tuesday of congestive heart failure at Dallas assisted living center. He was 88. Hunt outdid his father in creating and losing fortunes through titanic...
  • Christie stumps for Hogan in Bethesda

    Christie stumps for Hogan in Bethesda
    Larry Hogan's drive to become governor of Maryland received an infusion of Republican star power Tuesday when New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie came to Bethesda to campaign for him. Christie, chairman of the Republican Governors Association and a possible...
  • Chapter Two: The Federalist Paper

    Chapter Two: The Federalist Paper
    After the British surrender at Yorktown brought a victorious end to the Revolutionary War in October 1781, The Courant's circulation slipped to 3,000. Looking for alternative sources of revenue, Hudson & Goodwin bought a few more paper mills and began...
  • Washington: Tacoma museum to debut Western American art collection

    Washington: Tacoma museum to debut Western American art collection
    The Tacoma (Wash.) Art Museum debuts its new Western American art collection in November in a new wing that doubles its gallery space. The collection's 295 pieces, which spans two centuries, includes familiar artists such as Thomas Moran and Frederic...
  • How haunted is your Halloween?

    In case you hadn't noticed, Halloween isn't for weenies anymore. Spooks have gotten spookier, scares have gotten scarier, and goblins have gotten ghastlier. In recent years, Busch Gardens has ratcheted up the fright-o-meter on its popular Howl-O-...
  • Tips: Fruits, vegetables for fall planting, growing and harvesting

    Tips: Fruits, vegetables for fall planting, growing and harvesting
    Growing your own food is a joy—especially when it's harvest time. Fall is known primarily as the harvest season. But it is also a great time to plant fruit trees and late-season vegetable crops. Trees and bushes planted in the autumn have a chance...
  • The U.S. needs more steel: Steelmaking is a vital domestic industry

    Steel is power. Any nation that expects to project strength and resolve must produce steel. Throughout U.S. history, steel has been an irreplaceable underpinning of our economic and military might. It's why Abraham Lincoln insisted on building steel...
  • A presidential performance

    A presidential performance
    Clay Jenkinson is best known for his portrayal of Thomas Jefferson, but he actually wears many historical hats – President Theodore Roosevelt, explorer Meriwether Lewis, physicist Robert Oppenheimer and author John Steinbeck to name a few. On...