| Mar 19, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Known internationally, Battleship Cove in Fall River, Mass., is an important destination.
“What we have here is the largest collection of preserved U.S. Navy ships in the world. Now, that’s a big deal,” says Brad King, who traveled...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 2:52 PM
Thomas Nelson Community College ranked fifth in the Military Times' Best for Vets Career and Technical Colleges listing.
The rankings evaluated schools that responded to the military-orientated publication's survey of more than 100 questions and...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 6:26 PM
At the reluctant direction of President Barack Obama, the United States on Tuesday finally launched airstrikes against targets in Syria, effectively expanding our theater of operations in the Middle East.
This was not a step the president wanted to...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 3:40 PM
VIRGINIA BEACH — Saturday is the first time Hampton native Matt Taraska has been able to show his family what he does in the military, as the Blue Angels, the Navy's flight demonstration squadron, takes to the sky for a two-day air show at Naval Air...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 4:54 PM
An important part of the Hampton Roads economy rests on the shoulders of shipyard workers, and Sen. Tim Kaine says the government should make it easier for more people to get their hands dirty.
He didn't hear any argument Wednesday during a tour of...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 11:38 AM
When you're a Libertarian candidate in Maryland, garnering more than 1 percent of the vote on Election Day counts as a win. But for Shawn Quinn, candidate for governor, nothing short of toppling both the major-party candidates will feel like victory....
| Oct 24, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Backstage before a debate between the two main candidates vying for Montana’s lone seat in the U.S. House, the moderator joked with John Lewis, the Democrat, asking whether he had brought his guitar to perform.
The Republican, Ryan Zinke, a former...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Gerald Wilson, a bandleader, trumpeter, composer, arranger and educator whose multifaceted career reached from the swing era of the 1930s to the diverse jazz sounds of the 21st century, has died. He was 96.
Wilson, who had been in declining health, died...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 6:41 PM
John A. Walker Jr., a convicted spy who masterminded a family operation that sold military secrets for nearly two decades and enabled the Soviet Union to decipher more than 1 million classified messages sent and received by U.S. Navy vessels, has died...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 10:28 PM
When Raymundo Lazaro showed up for a shift last week at Vinyl Technology Inc., a Monrovia defense contractor that has employed him for the last 18 years, his boss took him aside.
Lazaro, an immigrant from Mexico who came to the country illegally 23...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Benjamin C. Bradlee, who served as the executive editor of The Washington Post from 1968-1991, has died, the publication announced on Tuesday. He was 93.
He died Tuesday in his Washington home of natural causes. Bradlee has suffered from Alzheimer's...