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  • 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...
  • Leila's Library

    Leila's Library
    Party Croc! : A folktale from Zimbabwe Albert Whitman & Company (2015) Retold by Margaret Read MacDonald, Illustrated by Derek Sullivan Age range: 5-7 Party croc loves to party, so when he is invited to a party he is excited. But will he be able...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Carrier overhauls in Newport News would be secured by House panel proposal

    Carrier overhauls in Newport News would be secured by House panel proposal
    Last year, the Hampton Roads economy experienced a giant hiccup when the Navy considered retiring the aircraft carrier USS George Washington instead of performing a mid-life overhaul. A mid-life carrier overhaul is big business for Virginia's largest...
  • 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...
  • Autry exhibit explores the West's influence on the Civil War

    Autry exhibit explores the West's influence on the Civil War
    Historians and Civil War buffs have long considered the conflict’s activity in the western states as a distant sideshow to the momentous battles in the East. A new exhibition at the Autry National Center goes a long way in bringing the 19th-...
  • Bridge scandal charges may prove a mixed bag for Christie

    The charges handed down against three former allies of Gov. Chris Christie in the George Washington Bridge traffic scandal provide mixed news for the Republican governor as he tries to regain momentum in support of an expected presidential bid....
  • 3 former Christie allies charged in bridge scandal

    Federal prosecutors brought charges Friday against three former allies of Gov. Chris Christie — but not Christie himself — in the George Washington Bridge traffic scandal, apparently easing the legal threat that has hung over his 2016 White...
  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    Rage turns to relief as Baltimore's top prosecutor charges 6 officers in custody death Rage turned to relief in Baltimore on Friday when the city's top prosecutor charged six police officers with felonies ranging from assault to murder in the death of...