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  • Presidential Museums, Homesteads A Great Destination For Families

    Presidential Museums, Homesteads A Great Destination For Families
    One of the pictures in our family's scrapbook is a shot of my sister and me in front of Mount Vernon, home of the country's first president, George Washington. Even now, I remember how the visit, during one of our summer vacations, made history a lot more...
  • 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 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...
  • Stuart Rothenberg: The Young and the Restless of 2016

    WASHINGTON Once upon a time, presidential candidates were expected to have more than passing experience in government, as well as the maturity and wisdom that sometimes come with age. But that has changed, apparently. Barack Obama was in the U.S....
  • Enthusiasts battle Pennsylvania barn razings

    Sam Kriebel heard thunder in the distance. It was the first Tuesday in August, two years ago, he remembers. He was resting on the porch that sultry afternoon after mowing the field on his Montgomery County farm. "The sun was just a haze. And all at...
  • Legal tab for town targeted by lane closures tops $225K

    The northern New Jersey town targeted in 2013's lane closings at the George Washington Bridge has spent more than $200,000 in legal fees related to the investigations into the closures. Fort Lee was the subject of an infamous email from Gov. Chris...
  • 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...