| May 20, 2014
| 12:52 PM
One of Brandon Smith's most-memorable moments in bowling came last October when he was inducted into the Virginia Peninsula USBC Hall of Fame.
That most-memorable list just got longer. The Newport News resident, 39, has been voted into the Virginia...
| May 24, 2014
WETHERSFIELD — Thousands of people lost their lives during the American Revolution — not all of them on the battlefield.
Silas Deane fell victim to "vicious" character assassination, says Milton C. Van Vlack, author of the 2013 book,...
| May 21, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Wendell Scott earned a second NASCAR first on Wednesday: He became the first African-American driver to be elected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
The late driver from Virginia was among the latest group of five — all drivers, another first —...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 10:29 PM
Playoff results from Monday and Tuesday:
Group 6A South Regional quarterfinals:
Woodside 63, Tallwood 45
Landstown 71, Kecoughtan 66
Colonial Forge 85, Cosby 58
Patrick Henry of Roanoke 67, C.D. Hylton 46
Group 5A South Regional...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 11:35 AM
WRESTLERS OF YEAR
Sr., Lake Highland Prep, 152
The Buzz: Three-time state champion will wrestle at Virginia Tech.
Jr., Kissimmee Osceola, 160
The Buzz: Four-time state champion has oral commitment to Virginia.
| Apr 14, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Sony's Christian drama "Heaven Is for Real," which opens Wednesday, is the latest offering in a year with an uncommonly large slate of religious-themed wide releases.
Although there's long been a robust DVD market and numerous indie releases, more...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 5:21 AM
The 2013 National Book Award finalists were announced on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" Wednesday, and for the first time, the National Book Foundation has offered a free e-book series with samples of all the finalists' work available for download.
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:41 AM
The 10 books on the National Book Awards' longlist for the nonfiction prize include works by some of the nation’s best-known historians, a memoir about a childhood in the shadow of the CIA and bestselling books about America’s economic decline...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 7:26 AM
I have several friends who have given up on "Homeland." It’s true that Season 2 was clunky, overwrought, and loose with many details. We made fun of its many moments of melodramatic dialogue, terrible acting and difficult-to-believe plot twists....
| Nov 22, 2013
| 10:22 AM
Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Texas, where people visited the JFK Tribute in Forth Worth on the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's assassination. Kennedy was shot as he rode in a motorcade through Dealey Plaza in Dallas. In Virginia, the...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 1:46 PM
In a matter of hours, Franklin Park's Brian Bagnall watched complete strangers walk off with nearly everything he owned.
Surprisingly, they had his blessing.
The 32-year-old west suburban author of a book on happiness gave away everything in his...