| Apr 25, 2014
| 5:38 PM
How Lincolnesque is the Party of Lincoln? Depends on who you ask.
According to reader Joan Smith of Northridge, the Republican Party that freed the slaves in the 19th century and stood in opposition to civil rights-averse Southern Democrats in the...
| May 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
It was 10 minutes before showtime and Joni Naber was putting the final touches on her costume — a blue explosion of tassels and sequins that wasn't doing a very good job of covering her body.
"Come here and feel this!" she called out, grabbing a...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 8:13 PM
It took goalkeeper Tim Howard years to become an overnight sensation, so he wasn't overwhelmed by the effusive praise he received for his acrobatic performance Tuesday in the U.S. World Cup team's round-of-16 loss to Belgium.
"I just keep my feet on the...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 5:23 PM
The death on Monday of President Ronald Reagan's press secretary has been ruled a homicide — a result of the gunshot wound he suffered in an assassination attempt on Reagan in 1981, according to Washington, D.C., police department spokeswoman.
| Aug 10, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Hampton program encourages farming via tax program
Hampton is among the few Virginia cities enrolled in a state program created to encourage farming by taxing farmers for the yield of their crops and the value of animals, and not by the fair market value...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Former Gov. Bob McDonnell. Virginia's governor from 2009 through 2013, he is facing 14 federal corruption charges for accepting gifts and loans from a wealthy businessman, Jonnie R. Williams St. McDonnell previously served as Virginia...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 7:51 PM
Tim Howard may very well be the most popular man in America at this moment. So much so, an official White House petition was started Tuesday night to rename the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport after Howard -- seriously.
Although the U.S. men&...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:17 PM
The Baltimore Sun
Less than six weeks before Election Day, the candidates for governor are flooding the airwaves with apocalyptic messages about the dire consequences of choosing the other guy.
The ads warn that Republican Larry Hogan is "dangerous,"...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:20 PM
The death of James Brady has been ruled a homicide after a Virginia medical examiner's office determined the gunshot wound he suffered in 1981 led to his death earlier this week, police officials told the Los Angeles Times.
Gwendolyn Crump, chief...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 11:18 AM
As the weather gets colder, things are heating up for the Central Florida craft beer scene. There are no less than four local microbreweries with tentative opening dates in the next few months, and a fifth (Winter Garden's Crooked Can) slated for early...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 9:13 AM
A recent report by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism ranked the 50 states plus Washington, D.C. by how much alcohol the average resident consumes each year.
Looking at a map of which states are down with the beer, wine and liquor,...