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  • Overhauling an aircraft carrier: a complex challenge

    Overhauling an aircraft carrier: a complex challenge
    NEWPORT NEWS — When Edward Shields joined the Navy 10 months ago, the recruiter didn't mention jackhammer duty. But last week, the young Navy airman stood aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln, bending his 6-foot-5-inch frame in a...
  • Literary events in July

    Literary events in July
    Brad Meltzer's thrillers have made him a best-selling author and brought him visibility as the host of the The History Channel's "Decoded." He's also the president of the Mystery Writers of America. But lately his series of children's books subtitled...
  • ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’: ‘Godfather’ inspires Serkis’ Caesar

     
    Before Francis Ford Coppola shot “The Godfather,” he gathered his cast for a meal during which the actors all reflexively […]...
  • Barack Obama's presidency is spiraling downward

    Barack Obama's presidency is spiraling downward
    "Brownie, you're doing a heckuva job." That was George W. Bush's infamous compliment to Michael Brown, his then-director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. It came as New Orleans lay flooded after Hurricane Katrina in 2005, with thousands of...
  • Humanitarian Crisis Demands Presidential Intervention

    Just as the Emancipation Proclamation was issued by Abraham Lincoln in 1863, so must President Obama take action now. The proclamation was based on the president's constitutional authority, not a law passed by Congress. It provided the legal framework for...
  • Nintendo keeps the video game industry weird

     
    In late May, Mario and Luigi were sitting on a couch on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.” Not the real Mario […]...
  • A very sober-minded Derek Waters on work, life and doing Baltimore in Season 2 of 'Drunk History'

    A very sober-minded Derek Waters on work, life and doing Baltimore in Season 2 of 'Drunk History'
    If you drive downtown on the Jones Falls Expressway, you might have noticed a new billboard just south of Orleans Street featuring a blurry image of George Washington and the word “DRUNK” in big bold letters. No, it’s not a leftover...
  • Navy sailors rescue Newport News woman from burning home

    Navy sailors rescue Newport News woman from burning home
    A Newport News woman was rescued out of her home by a pair of Navy sailors Tuesday morning, a Newport News Fire Department spokesman and Navy officials said. Local dispatchers received initial reports of a house fire in the 600 block of 35th Street just...
  • A 'Merican splendor

    Abe Lincoln. Teddy Roosevelt. Uncle Sam. What do these great Americans have in common, other than a propensity for dignified frowning? Facial hair, of course. That's reason enough for the Orlando Facial Hair Club to celebrate the 'stache with the group'...
  • 'America': Dinesh D'Souza's revisionist history

    'America': Dinesh D'Souza's revisionist history
    It takes 90 minutes for Dinesh D'Souza's rambling, mistitled "America: Imagine the World Without Her" to get to its real point. There's D'Souza, arch-conservative Ivy League immigrant, creator of the popular anti-Obama screed "2016: Obama's America," in...
  • How John Oliver and HBO Shattered TV's Comedy-News Format

    Brevity, so it has been said, is the soul of wit. John Oliver seems to believe the opposite is equally true. The comedian has been letting loose on his new HBO program "Last Week Tonight," unveiling segments that can last anywhere from 15 to 20 minutes...