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  • 'Made in L.A.' biennial art survey taps a social undercurrent

    'Made in L.A.' biennial art survey taps a social undercurrent
    On the terrace at the UCLA Hammer Museum, artist Piero Golia is carving an enormous sculpture from white polystyrene foam. The ongoing public performance is part of the newly opened Hammer biennial, "Made in L.A. 2014," on view through the summer....
  • National Park Service to find new home for Shaw monument

    YORKTOWN — The National Park Service wants to rid itself of a nearly 120-year-old monument that has fallen into disrepair after being left in the woods for 80 years. Dan Smith, superintendent of the Colonial National Historical Park, which includes...
  • 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...
  • June 19 Letters:

    Langley is a jewel Kudos to the Hampton City Council for its foresight in buying acreage to increase the takeoff and landing zones at Langley Air Force Base despite having to pay more than assessed values (Langley buffer growing, June 15). Jeers to the...
  • Chicago cures itself of patronage, judge rules, so constraints go away

    Chicago, which helped define the nature and power of political machines, was released from constraints on its hiring practices because it had cleaned up its act and had put into place rules to eliminate illegal patronage, a federal judge decided Monday....
  • Top 3 Books: Nonfiction paperback

    BUG MUSIC: HOW INSECTS GAVE US RHYTHM AND NOISE By David Rothenberg (Picador, $16) Bug Music is the first book to consider the radical notion that we humans got our idea of rhythm, synchronization and dance from the world of insect sounds that...
  • June 16 Letters: Climate change, USS George Washington, school bus safety, federal health care

    Behind the curve Re: "Take a deep breath," May 29. How embarrassing for the Daily Press. The Washington Post recently published an article by Lori Montgomery pointing to the Hampton Roads area as ground zero for sea level rise and unequivocally...
  • Chris Christie rebuts Perry comparison of homosexuality to alcoholism

     New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who signed legislation barring "gay conversion therapy" in his state, said Friday that Texas Gov. Rick Perry's comparison of homosexuality to alcoholism was wrong. "I disagree with him, and I don't believe that's an...
  • Will Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl be the Democrats' albatross?

    Will Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl be the Democrats' albatross?
    The controversy over the trade of five Taliban prisoners for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl continues to grow with allegations that President Barack Obama violated federal law and paid too high a price for the release. However, the biggest problem for the...
  • Chris Christie Tries 'Tonight Show' Comedy for a Comeback

    Six months ago, as the scandal over the George Washington bridge closure was putting Chris Christie's political future in doubt, the New Jersey governor's idol, Bruce Springsteen, hit him where it hurt: He performed a Bridgegate parody of "Born to Run" on...
  • Critics attack soldier swap

    Critics attack soldier swap
    The release of America's only prisoner of war in Afghanistan in a trade for five senior Taliban commanders from U.S. custody took only minutes Saturday. But it followed 31/2 years of secret on-and-off negotiations that produced far less than the White...