| Oct 8, 2014
| 10:02 PM
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...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:32 PM
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...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 12:47 PM
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-...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 12:09 AM
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 -...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 9:22 AM
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...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 7:17 PM
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...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 10:48 PM
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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 7:11 PM
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...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 12:35 PM
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....
| Sep 25, 2014
| 1:47 PM
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...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 6:00 AM
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...