| Aug 17, 2014
NEWPORT NEWS — In five days, more than 1,200 people scheduled meetings with the city's Redevelpoment and Housing Authority to apply for Section 8 housing assistance vouchers.
The agency last opened its waitlist to receive applications for vouchers...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:09 PM
A slippery slope
Re: "Ending discrimination," Aug. 3.
Your editorial celebrating the legalization of same-sex marriage is shortsighted despite the claim of being on the right side of history. Readers should be very aware that, except for references to...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 4:01 AM
The Hampton branch of the NAACP will host a community forum Monday evening with Hampton Superintendent of Schools Linda Shifflette to discuss education-related issues.
Ann Stephens Cherry, education chairman of the NAACP, said that this will be the...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 4:38 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Constitutional law professors Jonathan Turley and John Yoo on Monday offered sharply different opinions on the appropriate use of presidential war power at a forum on the campus of Christopher Newport University.
The pair debated in...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:43 PM
The hotel elevator doors opened and Yiwei Huang stepped out, ready for his college orientation.
He held his mother's hand as he approached the registration table.
He pored over the rows of name tags, each belonging to a future classmate, until he...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 11:13 PM
To the editor: Messiah or mess? Nonsense. I agree that in previous administrations we've had some messes, but never a messiah. As for Barack Obama, he has done what I would want and expect from a competent president. ("Obama: messiah or mess?," Op-Ed,...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 6:30 AM
The media office of Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, this month sent an unusual text message: For the first time since having prostate surgery in September, Khamenei had resumed his weekly hikes in the hills of Tehran.
Attached was a photo...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Even Sen. John McCain has surrendered. A steadfast supporter of immigration reform with a pathway to citizenship, the Arizona Republican has essentially acknowledged that his party's anti-immigration forces have demolished any hope of soon legalizing...
| Aug 6, 2014
Thirteen downtown restaurants are ready for a throng of culinary adventurers as Tastemakers of Delray Beach takes place for its sixth year.
Tastemaker passport holders will stop at each eatery for a food and drink pairing on Thursday and Friday from 5 to...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 8:15 AM
I read with disbelief a letter writer's premise that President Barack Obama has kept the country moving forward ("Obama has kept the country moving forward," Oct. 13). Apparently, she has not noted the international messes that we have created with...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 5:12 PM
What ever happened to the messiah? He for whom Americans danced in the streets on that unforgettable election night just six years ago. He who promised that humankind would remember this moment "when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet...