| Jul 10, 2013
| 1:08 PM
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...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 10:05 AM
The final installment of 94 White House tapes recorded during a turbulent period of Richard Nixon's administration were released Wednesday at the Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda.
The tapes cover a period from April 9 to July 12,...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 1:05 PM
The starving artist
With summer coming to a close, art festivals will be shutting down shop. Highland Park's own Amdur Productions is throwing one last bash with the Highwood Starving Artists Festival. Art lovers can browse through amazing pieces at...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 12:23 PM
GROSSE POINTE WOODS, Mich. (AP) — The hundreds of Americans killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks — most when hijackers crashed planes into the World Trade Center in New York — were remembered Wednesday in ceremonies across Michigan....
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:30 AM
President Obama's on-and-off-again planned American attack on Syria is nothing new. Besides its five declared wars, America has a habit of intervening all over the world.
Even apart from clandestine CIA operations, and even after the unhappy end of the...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 4:22 PM
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...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 11:31 PM
Industrialist honored for
saving Jews during WWII
Berthold Beitz, 99, who was honored for saving hundreds of Jews in occupied Poland during World War II and became one of postwar West Germany's leading industrialists, died Tuesday....
| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:47 PM
SACRAMENTO -- When members of a local historical group wanted a video of President Gerald Ford testifying about the 1975 attempt to assassinate him, they filed a petition with a federal judge.
The judge released the recording on Monday, drawing new...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 9:00 AM
MONTREAL — On a warm fall day in a scruffy suburb of this Canadian city, some familiar sights appear. French-language road signs note estimated distances in kilometers. Beret-wearing soldiers stand guard. A restaurant offers a poutine special.
| Apr 10, 2013
| 12:09 PM
A valve shortage that has driven up the price of the aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford is mostly resolved, according to a top Newport News Shipbuilding official.
A March 28 report issued by the Government Accountability Office identified the yard's...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 11:59 AM
A government watchdog agency said Newport News Shipbuilding's inability to get critical valves in a timely fashion has driven up the cost of its next-generation aircraft carrier.
The price increases associated with the Gerald R. Ford aren't new and...