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  • Teacher nears end of month of homelessness

    Teacher nears end of month of homelessness
    During the past month, Thomas Rebman has gotten in four fights, sold his plasma for bus fare and spent most nights sleeping on concrete or dirt in and around downtown Orlando. He has sifted through garbage, bathed in public bathrooms and lost 22 pounds &#...
  • Former Navy Sealift official sentenced in bribery case

    Kenneth E. Toy, 54, a forrmer manager at U.S. Navy Sealift Command, was recently sentenced to 96 months in prison after pleading guilty to bribery, according to a press release. Toy was the Afloat Programs Manager within Sealift Command, the leading...
  • Film Review: 'Deepsea Challenge'

    Let no one suggest that James Cameron doesn't put his mouth -- and the rest of his body -- where his money is. When he isn't busy tugging at the boundaries of the modern Hollywood blockbuster, the director and National Geographic "explorer-in-residence"...
  • Cameron shows his explorative side in 'Deepsea Challenge 3D'

    Cameron shows his explorative side in 'Deepsea Challenge 3D'
    In early 2012, James Cameron was bolted into the cramped pilot's chamber of a torpedo-shaped submersible he had designed and hoped to ride in, alone, to the deepest point in the world's oceans, a place no human had traveled to in 50 years. For the...
  • Philippines death toll from Typhoon Rammasun rises to 40

    Typhoon Rammasun swept through the Philippines on Wednesday, leaving 40 dead and 17 injured, according to the government disaster management agency. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said in a statement early Thursday that...
  • #HRBooks Review: Private eye to the gods in Hampton Roads

    #HRBooks Review: Private eye to the gods in Hampton Roads
    Armageddon is threatening to engulf, if not all of humanity, at least a good part of Hampton Roads. In other words, it's just another day in the life of Thomas Statford, private eye of the gods. Statford, the title character in Hampton author John G....
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Aug. 3 First Sunday Arts Festival Event features crafts, artists, live music, street performers and sidewalk dining from noon to 5 p.m. in the first block of West and Calvert streets in Annapolis. Free. Information: 410-741-3267. Summer...
  • Former Minn. Gov. Jesse Ventura wins $1.84 million in defamation suit

    ST. PAUL, Minn. Jesse Ventura won his defamation case against the estate of author Chris Kyle, a former U.S. Navy SEAL who said he punched out the former Minnesota governor for criticizing the SEALs' role in the Iraq war. The jury awarded a total of $1....
  • Judge denies Stand Your Ground in Boca murder case

    U.S. Navy seaman Matthew Snow, on a 30-day leave from his post in Japan, hoped his return to South Florida in March 2013 would mean plenty of quality time with his new girlfriend. Instead, the 22-year-old sailor from Broward died after being stabbed in...
  • Female USNA grad named to Blue Angels squadron

    Female USNA grad named to Blue Angels squadron
    When your father, two uncles and both grandfathers served as pilots, your career seems destined to take flight. Marine Capt. Katie Higgins not only followed in the footsteps of her family members, but this week she was named to the U.S. Navy Flight...
  • Former Minn. Gov. Jesse Ventura wins $1.8 million in defamation suit

    ST. PAUL, Minn. Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura won his defamation case Tuesday against the author of "American Sniper." The jury awarded a total of $1.845 million: $500,000 in defamation damages and $1.345 million for "unjust enrichment." Jurors...