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  • Navy official: Refueling of carrier Washington proceeding

    Navy official: Refueling of carrier Washington proceeding
    The Navy is in the process of restoring funds to refuel and overhaul the aircraft carrier USS George Washington, a critical job for Newport News Shipbuilding, a source confirmed Tuesday. The funds could be awarded to the shipyard within weeks, said a...
  • 'America': Dinesh D'Souza's revisionist history

    'America': Dinesh D'Souza's revisionist history
    It takes 90 minutes for Dinesh D'Souza's rambling, mistitled "America: Imagine the World Without Her" to get to its real point. There's D'Souza, arch-conservative Ivy League immigrant, creator of the popular anti-Obama screed "2016: Obama's America," in...
  • Review: 'America: Imagine the World Without Her' ★ 1/2

    Review: 'America: Imagine the World Without Her' &#9733 1/2
    It takes 90 minutes for Dinesh D'Souza's rambling, mistitled "America: Imagine the World Without Her" to get to its real point. There's D'Souza, archconservative Ivy League immigrant, creator of the popular anti-Obama screed "2016: Obama's America," in...
  • Valerie Strauss: July 4, 1776 — Popular misconceptions about American independence / VIDEO

    You learned in school about what happened in July 1776, and think you have a good handle on events surrounding American independence from Britain. Right? Well, if you think that was the day that America's independence was declared by the Continental...
  • Meddling, Uber, and green bucks: Letters

    Meddling in workers' lives It is stunning to me that in 2014 the choices for women as far as their personal contraception can be even influenced by their employers. Is this not a personal decision for the woman to make? In her dissent in the Hobby...
  • Sideline Chatter: Toast of the LPGA

    Michelle Wie won the U.S. Women's Open, then got a celebratory champagne shower from some of her fellow players. "Can you imagine that in men's golf?" wrote Scott Ostler of the San Francisco Chronicle. "Tiger wins U.S. Open, Phil and Rory rush onto the...
  • John Kerry cozies up in Egypt to foes of democracy

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Monday, June 30: Last week, an Egyptian court sentenced three al-Jazeera journalists to a collective 24 years of prison on charges of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood and false reports....
  • Hiking Long Island's Nature Preserves

    Hiking Long Island's Nature Preserves
    LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — If you grow up on Long Island, there are certain inevitabilities. Manhattan will always be the city; traffic will always crawl. And if it's summer, you'll always, always end up at the beach. I haven't lived here for nearly a...
  • Get ready for an even bigger threat to Obamacare

    Get ready for an even bigger threat to Obamacare
    Now that the Supreme Court has issued its ruling in the Hobby Lobby case, the legal fight over the Affordable Care Act will shift a few blocks away to another Washington courtroom, where a far more fundamental challenge to Obamacare is about to be decided...
  • Robert Morris University recruits a new kind of athlete

    Say this about Robert Morris University-Illinois: It has spunk. The small private university in the Chicago area landed in the national spotlight earlier this month by becoming the first school in the nation to offer scholarships to students to play...
  • Robert "Bob" Eden; Avid Traveler And Volunteer

    Robert "Bob" Eden; Avid Traveler And Volunteer
    AVON — Robert "Bob" John Eden, a longtime employee for United Technologies Corporation, died on April 26. He was 81. Eden grew up in Queens Village, N.Y., and moved to Avon in 1964 after marrying Leah Johnson Eden. The two were married for 33...