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  • Developer Kingdon Gould Jr. reflects on his 60-year legacy

    Kingdon Gould, Jr., 90, is a noted businessman, real estate developer and former U.S. ambassador under two presidents. He is a great-grandson of railroad tycoon Jay Gould. Over the course of his more than six decades as a resident of Howard County, Gould&...
  • Emmy Voters Lean Toward Barbed Political Commentaries on Latenight

    As far as the Emmy nominees for Variety Series are concerned, it's the politics, stupid. A category once dominated by music and sketches now tilts decidedly toward contemporary commentary and lampoons. Whether the hook is faux news reporting (Jon...
  • Launch and recovery systems contract awarded for John F. Kennedy carrier

    Launch and recovery systems contract awarded for John F. Kennedy carrier
    General Atomics announced Wednesday it has received an initial contract for systems to launch and recover aircraft for CVN 79, the aircraft carrier to be named for John F. Kennedy. Kennedy will be the second Gerald R. Ford-class carrier to be built at...
  • The damaging legacy of Nixon and Watergate

    The damaging legacy of Nixon and Watergate
    #Watergate #WhatDidThePresidentKnowAndWhenDidHeKnowIt #ItsNotTheCrimeItsTheCoverUp #SmokingGun #NixonResigns On Aug. 8, 1974, President Richard Nixon went on national TV to announce his resignation effective at noon Aug. 9. No president had ever...
  • Huntington Ingalls reports strong 2nd quarter profit

    Huntington Ingalls reports strong 2nd quarter profit
    The overall military drawdown has thrown a scare into some areas of the Hampton Roads economy, but a Thursday report from shipbuilding giant Huntington Ingalls Industries indicated smooth sailing for now. Second-quarter earnings rose 75 percent compared...
  • Think Obama should be tougher? Then think about Nixon.

     Think Obama should be tougher? Then think about Nixon.
    Those who fault President Obama for not being belligerent enough toward Russia and Iran — or assertive enough in dealing with the crises in Iraq, Gaza, Syria and Afghanistan — would do well to remember how poorly the feckless bravado of...
  • 'Dick Cavett's Watergate' a showcase of TV host's tenacity

     'Dick Cavett's Watergate' a showcase of TV host's tenacity
    Dick Cavett is not the first name that pops to mind when contemplating the 40th anniversary of President Nixon's resignation, but it does have the attraction of providing a completely new angle on a familiar if still-fascinating story. And as "Dick...
  • Shark Week, 'True Blood,' 'Strain': weekend highlights

    Shark Week, 'True Blood,' 'Strain': weekend highlights
    Shark Week is back this weekend. "True Blood" and "The Strain" take sharply different approaches to vampire drama. Clive Owen plays doctor, Starz goes to Scotland, and Dick Cavett looks back at Watergate. The weekend highlights: 1. Shark Week, Sunday,...
  • Watergate: Dick Cavett's remarkable show

    Watergate: Dick Cavett's remarkable show
    Long before Jon Stewart or Stephen Colbert, TV host Dick Cavett was weighing in on the events of the day. Cavett's 1970s talk show on ABC became the forum through which many Americans learned about Watergate, the scandal that toppled Richard Nixon's...
  • A 40 años de la renuncia de Nixon | FOTOS

    A 40 años de la renuncia de Nixon | FOTOS
    WASHINGTON - En la noche de un jueves, hace hoy cuarenta años, el trigésimo séptimo presidente de Estados Unidos, Richard Nixon, anunció su dimisión, un hecho sin precedentes en la historia del país, empujado por el escándalo de Watergate. En la que...
  • 40 years ago this week, Nixon stepped down

    40 years ago this week, Nixon stepped down
    The pressure on President Richard Nixon in the spring and summer of 1974 was unrelenting. One by one, his aides dropped by the wayside, charged or convicted or pleading guilty in the widening Watergate investigation, an incident so influential in the...