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  • R.I.P. Corcoran Gallery. Now, about that collection...

    R.I.P. Corcoran Gallery. Now, about that collection...
    One of the oldest private museums in the United States will be no more. On Monday, the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., received permission from a Superior Court judge to merge with the National Gallery of Art and George Washington University....
  • Boca Raton author explores history of moonshine in the American South

    Boca Raton author explores history of moonshine in the American South
    Check out any well-stocked bar these days, and you’ll see apple pie and cherry flavored moonshine right next to the melon vodka and Japanese scotch. How moonshine, once the illegal hooch of the Appalachian South, became a legal part of cocktail...
  • Adventures in history [Commentary]

    Adventures in history [Commentary]
    Although the summer season still has a few weeks left, the box office take thus far suggests that Hollywood's string of consecutive records likely ended last summer. While consumer tastes are notoriously fickle in the entertainment industry, I do give...
  • As governor's association chair, Christie building national presence

    TRENTON, N.J. — As Gov. Chris Christie travels the country to support Republicans running for governor, he also is charting a course that could bear on his ability to seek the party's nomination for president in 2016. Christie has traveled to 21...
  • David Gregory's exit becomes Sunday talk

    David Gregory's exit becomes Sunday talk
    A Sunday morning show, "Meet the Press," will become a Sunday morning topic this weekend. David Gregory is leaving NBC after two decades and being replaced on "Meet the Press" by Chuck Todd on Sept. 7. Andrea Mitchell fills in this weekend. CNN and...
  • Sen. Mikulski tours Newport News Shipbuilding

    Sen. Barbara Mikulski, who chairs the Senate Appropriations Committee, took her first-ever tour of Newport News Shipbuilding on Wednesday. Mikulski said she misses the shipyards in her home state that have closed down, so she was happy to renew...
  • Huntington Ingalls reports strong 2nd quarter profit

    Huntington Ingalls reports strong 2nd quarter profit
    The overall military drawdown has thrown a scare into some areas of the Hampton Roads economy, but a Thursday report from shipbuilding giant Huntington Ingalls Industries indicated smooth sailing for now. Second-quarter earnings rose 75 percent compared...
  • Claims of retaliation for faculty dissent at Corcoran Gallery of Art

    Claims of retaliation for faculty dissent at Corcoran Gallery of Art
    It seems that the controversial breakup of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design just got vindictive. On Thursday, Peggy Loar, the Corcoran’s interim director and president, terminated an instructor who opposes the...
  • The Call Of Community In Connecticut's Character

    The Call Of Community In Connecticut's Character
    Connecticut has a history of being a generous and sharing state — its communities, while staunchly independent, have often pulled together. One of the state's nicknames, the Provisions State, attests to this. The Provisions State moniker dates...
  • Navy awards planning contract for USS George Washington

    Navy awards planning contract for USS George Washington
    The Navy has awarded a $49.6 million contract to the Newport News Shipbuilding division of Huntington Ingalls Industries to begin work on defueling the aircraft carrier USS George Washington. The contract is a necessary first step toward the anticipated...
  • Government shutdown may have led to spike in Washington births

    Government shutdown may have led to spike in Washington births
    Last October's government shutdown left 800,000 federal employees without work for 16 days, but apparently they found ways to occupy their time. Nine months later, some Washington, D.C., hospitals are reporting a spike in newborns. "There's no way...