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  • From oldest to newest, one sailor transfers across a generation

    From oldest to newest, one sailor transfers across a generation
    NEWPORT NEWS — The aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford will carry the Navy's most advanced technology into battle, but a few things won't change. Sailors will still need their morning coffee. That's where Chief Petty Officer Lisa Jones and the...
  • Where to shoot: statehouse or White House? Texas Democrats mull

    AUSTIN, Texas — When it comes to turning Texas red to blue — or, at the least, a less-hostile shade of purple — Democrats face a quandary of the chicken-or-egg variety. Many are certain the political evolution from its current...
  • Rep. Henry Waxman to retire from Congress

    Rep. Henry Waxman to retire from Congress
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Henry A. Waxman, whose legislative record has made him one of the country’s most influential liberal lawmakers for four decades, announced Thursday that he will retire from his Westside seat, the latest in a wave of...
  • 15 years after Clinton, Congress loves the word 'impeach' again

    15 years after Clinton, Congress loves the word 'impeach' again
    It’s a red-letter day about a blue dress, the day the House of Representatives voted 15 years ago to impeach President Bill Clinton. “Impeach” means only to charge with or accuse of — in Clinton’s case, perjury and...
  • George F. Thompson, bartender

    George F. Thompson, bartender
    George Frank Thompson, who made and served lunch to Pope John Paul II on his visit to Baltimore and who had earlier mixed drinks for five presidents as a Capitol Hill barman, died Dec. 14 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 98 and lived in the...
  • Why Obama should pardon Snowden

    Why Obama should pardon Snowden
    Former CIA Director R. James Woolsey weighed in last week on the subject of Edward Snowden. Asked about calls of clemency for the former National Security Agency contractor, Woolsey insisted that Snowden should be "hanged by the neck until he is dead."...
  • A look back at some of college football's most memorable early-season games

     
    With the start of the college football season now just a few days away, the National Football Foundation has put out a release flashing back to some of the more memorable early-season games over the years. Some of them fans will remember instantly, and...
  • ESPN told the story of Lehigh's Ryan Spadola beautifully on Monday night

     
    I don't know how many watched the Dolphins-Bucs game on ESPN on Monday night, much less the preview show. But if you watched it, you may have seen a wonderful five-minute segment on former Lehigh wide receiver Ryan Spadola, who is now on the Miami...
  • Port of Virginia, Newport News shipyard fare well in president's budget

    The Port of Virginia and Northrop Grumman Corp.'s Newport News shipyard got a boost from the White House on Monday in its federal budget proposal for fiscal 2012. The Obama administration proposed spending $27.4 million in funding for the Craney Island...
  • SoCal Close-Ups: A date with the Coachella Valley

    SoCal Close-Ups: A date with the Coachella Valley
    Sure, you could go to the beach again. Or you could turn your back on the Pacific and head instead for a desert land of date shakes and camel races, jumbo windmills and creationist dinosaurs, native palms and gay parties, mountain views and midcentury...
  • Presidential pillows: Famous hotels where U.S. chief executives have bedded down

    Presidential pillows: Famous hotels where U.S. chief executives have bedded down
    Warren Harding died here" doesn't quite have the tourist draw of "Washington slept here," but for the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, the distinction of being the only hotel where a president of the United States drew his last breath is enough to put it...