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  • 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 […]...
  • 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...
  • Carrier overhauls are big for small businesses

    Carrier overhauls are big for small businesses
    When Navy leaders warn members of Congress about the "erosion of the industrial base," they're concerned about men like Mickey Boyer of Newport News and Ray Wittersheim of Chesapeake. Both men run companies that have worked on the refueling and...
  • 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...
  • Lincoln Awards to Recognize Supporters of Veterans and Military Families

    The Friars Club Foundation is set to present "The Lincoln Awards: A Concert for Veterans and the Military Family," which will recognize achievement and excellence in providing opportunities and support to U.S. veterans and military families. Presented in...
  • Guess which wines are in the Smithsonian's '101 Objects That Made America'

    Guess which wines are in the Smithsonian's '101 Objects That Made America'
    California wine received a rare honor when the Smithsonian Institution chose the two bottles that won the famous Paris Tasting of 1976 as part of the museum’s online exhibit “101 Objects That Made America.” The two bottles are, of...
  • Wasserman Schultz marks Juneteenth

    Wasserman Schultz marks Juneteenth
    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, marked Juneteenth -- also known as Emancipation Day -- on Thursday. It's a day that's significant to many in the African-American community. Her statement:...
  • 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 […]...
  • Colchester actor plays George Washington in new film

    This past Independence Day weekend marked a time when people flocked to beaches, parks, and to see fireworks, while others headed to the theaters to see Colchester resident John Koopman, III, star in a prominent film role honoring the country's history....