| Aug 23, 2014
| 8:02 PM
China’s Defense Ministry on Saturday acknowledged an encounter between a Chinese fighter jet and a U.S. Navy aircraft in recent days but rejected as “totally groundless” Pentagon assertions that the Chinese pilot conducted an...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 6:28 PM
The Constellation will be moved from its location in Baltimore's Inner Harbor for four months this winter to undergo more than $2 million in repairs — including $750,000 to fix rotting in its hull.
The city Board of Estimates, which oversees...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 10:31 AM
Chinese and Australian ships hunting for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner have picked up separate acoustic signals in different parts of a vast Indian Ocean search area and are trying to verify if one could be from the plane's black box recorders....
| 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...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 5:38 PM
YORK — Frances Goodwin Holt reported for duty at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown on June 20, 1966, to work as a chemist in naval mine warfare.
She was about 26, barely 5 feet tall, a mere 90 pounds and one of only a handful of women who worked at...
| 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...
| May 18, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Three years ago Edward Laird, a 76-year-old Navy veteran, noticed two small blemishes on his nose. His doctor at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Phoenix ordered a biopsy, but month after month, as the blemishes grew larger, Laird couldn't get an...
| May 12, 2014
| 7:34 AM
A little girl who threw the first pitch at a Charlotte Knights game got the surprise of her life when she realized who was behind the catcher's mask.
It was 8-year-old Isabella's father, a Gunner's Mate 1st Class in the United States Navy who had been...
| Mar 30, 2014
A plane vanished without a trace. The media grasped at every possible lead. A riveted public submitted tips and government officials argued about where to search. Anguished relatives wondered what really happened and hope dimmed with each passing day....
| Sep 22, 2014
| 2:18 PM
After retiring from more than a decade of teaching in Orange County Public Schools, Henry Meacham Stanley, Sr. decided he was too young to stop working at age 65.
Retirement was boring, he told his family. So the former business teacher launched a new...