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  • Obama challenges the Nationals' Racing Presidents during photo shoot

    Obama challenges the Nationals' Racing Presidents during photo shoot
    President Obama took time out of his schedule Thursday night to attend the annual congressional baseball game between Democrats and Republicans at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. Obama, on hand primarily to schmooze with congressional leaders, took a...
  • In quest of a wartime leader

    WASHINGTON -- Sixty-three years ago, the country turned to a military hero, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, to extract it from the Korean War. Now, with bogged-down wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and Syria, the circumstance might suggest the time is ripe for...
  • Feedback 6/14: About Hermione, history error and military coverage

    •Jerry, Hampton: I just want to say to you all, I appreciate all the coverage of the ship up in Yorktown — the beautiful pictures from different angles and in the water sailing. You gave fantastic coverage and I thank you so very much. &#...
  • Did You Know?

    Did You Know?
    The Fourth of July has been a federal holiday since 1941. Though that may seem like a long time for the country to wait to celebrate the independence it declared in 1776, the tradition of the Fourth of July, often referred to as Independence Day, dates...
  • Yorktown history, excitement on display during Hermione visit

     Yorktown history, excitement on display during Hermione visit
    Sitting with her classmates along the waterfront, eighth grade Yorktown Middle School student Claire Gordon was one of hundreds preparing for Hermione's visit to Yorktown. As the historic vessel's mast began to peek from behind the heavy fog and mist in...
  • Christie disclosed grand jury information, ex-official says

    TRENTON, N.J. The former Port Authority of New York and New Jersey official who pleaded guilty last month to federal criminal charges in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case, now alleges in a separate legal matter that Gov. Chris Christie...
  • Christie's financial supporters say don't count the man out yet

    TRENTON, N.J. Some of Chris Christie's early financial backers are sticking it out, saying the New Jersey governor's troubles may make him a better candidate if he is chosen for the first Republican presidential debate. The George Washington Bridge...
  • Christie hasn't replaced board that angered him 5 years ago

    In his first year in office, Gov. Chris Christie made a big show of his frustration with how the Delaware River Port Authority was doing business. He vetoed board actions and held a news conference — uninvited — outside a meeting at the...
  • Lafayette's tall ship, or at least its replica, coming up East Coast

    Lafayette's tall ship, or at least its replica, coming up East Coast
    Like an apparition, the 17-story ship glided through the cool morning mist, its towering skeleton of masts and two sternward flags — one French and one a 13-starred American — all that were visible from shore. Forty-eight days after the...
  • Tall ships coming to Yorktown, Harborfest in Norfolk

    YORK — It's a homecoming 234 years in the making. On Friday morning, the replica frigate Hermione will pull into Yorktown at Riverwalk Landing, not far at all from the spot where the original French ship played a small role in the 1781 Battle of...
  • Around Annapolis: Indian Creek grad has the drive and determination to get it all done

    Around Annapolis: Indian Creek grad has the drive and determination to get it all done
    Ric Hughen said signs of his daughter Rachael Hughen's determination and drive to push herself were present since her kindergarten days. "Literally the signs were there in kindergarten," he said. "I remember when she was a little kid in kindergarten and...