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  • Mayor Eric Garcetti took a low-risk approach in his first year

    Mayor Eric Garcetti took a low-risk approach in his first year
    Mayor Eric Garcetti's appearance last fall at an auditorium across the street from Los Angeles City Hall drew scant attention. It was a gathering of watershed protection specialists, and he'd come with an ardent appeal: Join him the following week at a...
  • Judge throws out George Zimmerman's libel suit against NBC

    Judge throws out George Zimmerman's libel suit against NBC
    A Sanford judge today put an end to George Zimmerman's libel suit against NBC Universal. Circuit Judge Debra S. Nelson ruled that the former Neighborhood Watch volunteer is entitled to no money from the media giant. She issued a summary judgment in...
  • The broad reach of the narrow Hobby Lobby ruling

    The Supreme Court's decision striking down the contraceptive mandate for family-owned businesses seems narrow, but its implications are broad and disturbing. The Supreme Court, in a 5-4 ruling Monday, held that it violated the federal Religious Freedom...
  • Exhibit at Thompson Center commemorates Civil Rights Act

    Exhibit at Thompson Center commemorates Civil Rights Act
    In honor of the 50th anniversary of the signing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, state officials will unveil an exhibit commemorating the Freedom Riders who drew national attention to segregation in the south. The state Department of Human Rights will hold...
  • The Redskins and the thought police [Letter]

    The Redskins and the thought police [Letter]
    The Washington Redskins registered their trademark with the U.S. Patent Office in 1967. From all accounts, there were no complaints. That same office, acting arbitrarily, capriciously and unreasonably, revoked the trademark this week, bowing to continuing...
  • Redskins' name is not offensive [Letter]

    Redskins' name is not offensive [Letter]
    I have read the editorial in The Sun about the "people" who are calling the Washington Redskins' name racists. Fine. ("Washington's offensive line," June 20.) My question is, who are these people, where are they and how many of them are there? The...
  • Protesters and police face off in St. Louis suburb over shooting

    The protesters, almost all of them black, raised their fists and chanted, “We shall not be moved!” Down the hill, advancing against them late Monday night, were police officers in gas masks and riot gear, most of them white. “Don&...
  • Smithsonian traveling exhibit explores 'The Way We Worked'

    On Sunday, Aug. 10, during the Coventry Farmer's Market, the ribbon was officially cut for the Smithsonian Institution travelling exhibition, "The Way We Worked." Part of the Smithsonian's "Museum on Main Street" series and adapted from an original...
  • Aug. 2 Letters: Mental health, ethics reform, racism

    Your July 24 editorial ("An unwavering focus") rightly calls for urgent, critical examination and definitive change to mental health care systems in Virginia. Thank you and keep it up. It's a tall order that demands both immediate and longer term...
  • Letters: Fame is the name of the game

    Letters: Fame is the name of the game
    Halls of Fame start out celebrating the best of the best and over time add the best of the good, causing bloat. But Houston Mitchell’s fanciful attempt to downsize Cooperstown to only the best only shows why that’s a matter of opinion....
  • Confederate flag along I-95 divides a Virginia community, leads to threats

    The huge Confederate flag flew high above Interstate 95 north of Fredericksburg startling Anthony Sanchez on his daily commute. "It was a provocation," said Sanchez, who teaches at a community college. "It just bothered me that someone would go to all...