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  • Is Christie running?

    Is Christie running?
    Gov. Chris Christie could be forgiven if he had chips on both shoulders as big as those shoulders. This year, the first of his second term, has been overshadowed by often partisan investigations, more protracted than productive, of the involvement of...
  • Robert McCartney: Nation's embrace of fracking ignores environmental risks

    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's attitude toward natural-gas fracking seems to depend on whether it occurs somewhere that would be politically inconvenient for him. McAuliffe, a Democrat, said recently he's determined to prevent the controversial...
  • 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-...
  • From jubilation in Tahrir, Egypt returns to Mubarak-era politics

    CAIRO (Reuters) - In a dusty courtyard in Egypt's Nile Delta, men gather to ask for favors at the home of retired police general Sayyed Azb. Some are seeking jobs, others want certificates proving they are literate or help in securing building licenses -...
  • Wasserman Schultz leads Democrats' jabs at Chris Christie on Bridgegate anniversary

    Wasserman Schultz leads Democrats' jabs at Chris Christie on Bridgegate anniversary
    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston led Democratic Party media event on Monday to remind potential voters about New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s “Bridgegate” scandal. Wasserman Schultz, chairwoman of the Democratic National...
  • New video, outcry lead Ravens to cut Rice

    New video, outcry lead Ravens to cut Rice
    A newly circulated video showing Ray Rice knocking out his then-fiancee drew heightened and widespread outrage Monday, prompting the Ravens to fire the player whose dazzling runs on the field and anti-bullying efforts off it had endeared him to Ravens...
  • White House intruder arrested after entering front doors

    An intruder scaled a White House fence and made it all the way into the building Friday evening before he was caught and wrestled to the ground by security officers, the Secret Service said. President Obama and his family had already left for Camp David...
  • White House fence jumper was fixated on president, prosecutor says

    White House fence jumper was fixated on president, prosecutor says
    The troubled Iraq war veteran who scaled the White House fence had a dangerous fixation on the president, stockpiling weapons and ammunition and carrying a map to the White House stuffed in a Bible during an earlier arrest, a federal prosecutor said...
  • Edgar Ramirez dares to tackle an icon in playing �The Liberator�

    Reviews for "The Liberator," or "Libertador," the ambitious Latin-American film that tries to tell the story of Simon Bolivar, the general and statesman often called the "George Washington of South America," have been more respectful than enthusiastic....
  • Full list of McAuliffe ethics commission members

    In addition to co-chairmen Rick Boucher and Bill Bolling, the commission includes: - Viola Baskerville, of Richmond - CEO of Girl Scouts of the Commonwealth of Virginia and a former member of the Richmond City Council. - Sharon Bulova, chair of the...
  • After iCloud hack and 'anti-date-rape' nail polish, feminists too quick to pull 'victim-blaming' trigger

    After iCloud hack and 'anti-date-rape' nail polish, feminists too quick to pull 'victim-blaming' trigger
    Call it the date-rape nail polish syndrome: Someone comes up with an apparently practical way for women to protect themselves against sexual assault, and, faster than it takes for a manicure to dry under a salon lamp, feminists will unite to denounce...