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  • Christie tries to turn things around in New Hampshire

    New Jersey Gov. Chis Christie is determined to prove he's not the presidential campaign afterthought that some perceive. In meet-and-greets, a major policy speech and more this week in New Hampshire, the likely Republican presidential contender is...
  • Burning the Constitution

    Lawrence H. Tribe, a noted liberal and one of the nation's top Constitutional scholars, denounces the President's use of executive power, likening it to "burning the Constitution." Another noted liberal, Jonathan Turley, a law professor at George...
  • A rundown of scandal and corruption in New Jersey politics

    With a corruption indictment announced last week, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez became the latest in a long line of New Jersey's top elected officials to be hit by scandal or corruption accusations. The Democrat denies doing anything illegal. Here's a...
  • A fizzled project creates new opportunity at Newport News shipyard

    A fizzled project creates new opportunity at Newport News shipyard
    Newport News Shipbuilding plans to turn a failed economic development project into something that could pay long-term dividends for its business. The story started in July 2009, when ground was broken on a 300,000-square-foot nuclear component...
  • Gun-control activist and widow of James Brady dies at 73

    Sarah Kemp Brady, who became an activist for gun control after her husband was shot in the head in the assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, died Friday. Brady, 73, died in a retirement community in Alexandria, Virginia, after battling...
  • Local Band Heads to Hollywood

    ENFIELD - The local band "Drained Glory" is heading to Hollywood for a movie premier in which two of their newest songs "Finally Safe" and "No Mercy" (both soon to be released) will be featured in the movie "Street The Movie" a Skinfly Entertainment...
  • After hotel renovation, Watergate owners hope for a breakthrough

    The suffix "gate" has been slapped on so many scandals and faux scandals — closed turnpike lanes, presidential haircuts, deflated footballs, to name a few — that it can be easy to forget there is an actual place that started it all: the...
  • Christie urges benefit cuts as N.J. retiree rush strains pension

    TRENTON, N.J. Chris Christie is promoting his tell-it-like-it-is style of governing with town-hall meetings in New Hampshire before a possible White House run. Back home, attendees of such forums haven't heard the whole story of the pension mess...
  • Lincoln's violent death and his legacy

    Lincoln's violent death and his legacy
    Abraham Lincoln was laughing at a punch line at a stage play when he was shot once in the back of the head. He never regained consciousness and died nine hours later. Tuesday is the 150th anniversary of the day that John Wilkes Booth snuck into the...
  • Today's front page, traffic & weather

    Today's front page, traffic & weather
    Good morning, Baltimore! Here's what you need to know for your Monday. WEATHER Sunny earlier today but turning cloudy later in the day with snappy winds out of the south. Rain tonight and most of tomorrow. Temperatures will hit a high of 72, and...
  • Are Naperville street names a roll call for politicians?

    Are Naperville street names a roll call for politicians?
    Were the four Naperville mayoral candidates, Steve Chirico, Jim Haselhorst, Doug Krause and Marty Walker looking for some immortality instead of just the top spot in town? Possibly. Chirico was the top vote-getter and will take over for Naperville's...