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  • Review: 'Body of War'

    On Sept. 13, 2001, after watching footage of President Bush brandishing his bullhorn atop the rubble of the World Trade Center, Tomas Young, a 22-year-old from Kansas City, Mo., enlisted in the Army. He thought he'd be sent to Afghanistan to smoke the...
  • Frank Beamer's contract a keeper for Virginia Tech and the coach

    Frank Beamer's contract a keeper for Virginia Tech and the coach
    As he schmoozed — few, if any, do it better — at the Virginia High School Coaches' Association clinics this summer in Hampton, I asked Virginia Tech recruiting coordinator Jim Cavanaugh how much longer he thought Frank Beamer would coach the...
  • Hillary: Transcript

     
    A transcript of Clinton's victory speech is after the jump.......
  • Kennedy diagnosed with brain tumor

     
    by Matthew Hay Brown Sen. Edward M. Kennedy has been diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor after suffering a seizure over the weekend, according to doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital. His prognosis remains unknown, pending further tests. The...
  • Kennedy undergoing tests after seizure

     
    Caroline Kennedy, daughter of President Kennedy, arrives at Massachusetts General Hospital Saturday afternoon. AP/Winslow Townson by James Oliphant Updated with Harry Reid remarks. Sen. Edward Kennedy remains in a Boston hospital Saturday afternoon...
  • Sen. Kennedy seizure shocks nation

     
    by Jill Zuckman Sen. Edward Kennedy's seizure and emergency helicopter flight from Cape Cod to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on Saturday morning sparked an outpouring of emotion and concern for the liberal icon of the Democratic Party. Although...
  • Supers: Three more for Obama

     
    After, Sen. Robert Byrd, Obama adds another three superdelegates this afternoon: Alaskans Cindy Spanyers and Blake Johnson, and Kansas Democratic chair Larry Gates.......
  • Sen. Ted Kennedy a fighter, friends say

     
    Sen. Edward Kennedy greets his beloved Portuguese Water Dogs upon leaving Massachusetts General Hospital. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images.) by Jill Zuckman Friends and colleagues of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy instinctively reached for the same...
  • When is a politician too old?

     
    by Naftali Bendavid When is a politician too old to serve? There's no right answer, of course, but the question has been in the news a lot recently. And it's likely to be even more in the spotlight as the......
  • Robert Byrd out of hospital

     
    by Katie Fretland Robert Byrd, the longest-serving senator in history, was released from the hospital today after doctors treated him for a mild infection, his spokesman said. Byrd (D-W. Va.) became ill with a temperature on Monday following votes and.......
  • Obama win a new chapter for America

     
    "You wonder about the folks who risked their lives in Selma and Birmingham...if they ever envisioned that this would happen in some of their lifetimes."...