| May 7, 2014
| 3:34 PM
Things continue to get tough for the Obamacare dead-enders, those increasingly lonely opponents whose only comeback against the flow of good news about the Affordable Care Act is to conjure up absurd arguments against it (I mean you, Cato's Michael...
| May 13, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's memoir, "Stress Test," is being picked apart fairly intensively by the Washington and Wall Street press gangs, who are busily retailing the book's snarks and slights.
We're more interested in a nugget in...
| May 13, 2014
| 10:10 PM
Don't write off the Norfolk Admirals just yet. They'll be back on a plane to Newfoundland, about 2,000 miles away, with their American Hockey League playoff hopes still alive.
Andre Petersson scored on a blue-line shot 13:10 into overtime...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 3:33 PM
HAMPTON — Boo Williams' elite girls basketball team opened his annual tournament with the best possible results: quality wins in which the players were challenged.
Boo's girls experienced some anxious moments in two games, knocking off the...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:18 PM
The nation suffers from more than a federal deficit. Studies by congressional and scientific panels repeatedly warn of an "innovation deficit" that weakens our technological edge. Decades of strong federal support for university research and education...
| May 2, 2014
| 8:56 AM
Chicago Public Schools today released a proposed $423-million capital plan that is nearly triple what the district proposed this time last year in spending to upgrade its schools. This year’s projects include building the new Barack Obama College...
| May 5, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Recently we've seen a number of proposed federal budgets, all of which have partisan approaches. The following proposal is bipartisan, stressing two major themes echoed by our major political parties: serving human needs and saving federal dollars. A...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 3:26 PM
New York Magazine's Jonathan Chait is usually a judicious and perceptive analyst of the intersection between politics and economics. So it's disappointing to see him blindly falling in step with a conservative attack on Social Security.
Chait's error is...
| Aug 14, 2014
Hillary Clinton has obvious attractions for liberals. She offers a solid chance of extending Democratic occupancy of the White House for four or eight years. She would realize the dream of a female president. She would appoint justices to stop the...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 10:48 PM
The Peninsula Pilots' team-record 40th victory came in dramatic fashion -- albeit after 1 a.m. and in extra innings.
The Pilots rallied from an eight-run deficit to defeat the Petersburg Generals 10-9 at War Memorial Stadium on Fan Appreciation Night,...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
There's rough weather ahead for the federal budget and the nation's economy, according to this month's long-term forecast from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. The CBO projects the growing national debt will reduce Americans' incomes, raise...