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  • Late Wednesday UPDATE (with Thursday additions): Multi-sport high school results

    Baseball Great Bridge 7, Warwick 0 New Kent 10, Jamestown 0 Tidewater Ac. 8, Blessed Sacrament Huguenot 3   NEW KENT 10, JAMESTOWN 0    Jamestown 000 00 — 0 5 3 New Kent 303 4x — 10 6 0    WP: Lambert (3-0). LP: Hughes. Standouts: New Kent,...
  • VA chief and White House spokesman resign, fueling unease

    President Obama sought to stem a growing political furor Friday by accepting the resignation of Eric K. Shinseki, the beleaguered secretary of Veterans Affairs, the second Cabinet-level official to resign under fire this year. Two hours later, Obama...
  • U.S. to reduce troop level in Afghanistan to 9,800 by year's end

    U.S. to  reduce troop level in Afghanistan to 9,800 by year's end
    President Obama's plan to reduce the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan to fewer than 10,000 by year's end seeks to balance fear that a speedier withdrawal would push Afghan forces to collapse against his desire to end more than a decade of war. The...
  • Late Tuesday UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Baseball Phoebus 10, Heritage 2 Western Branch 7, Bethel 0 Woodside 12, Oscar Smith 8 Poquoson 5, Jamestown 2 New Kent 9, Warhill 6 Grafton 1, Tabb 0 Lafayette 3, York 0 Hickory 13, Warwick 3 Great Bridge 2, Gloucester 1 Menchville 5, Indian River 3...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport high school roundup: Heritage boys post shutout for conference tennis title

    Wednesday's multi-sport high school roundup: Heritage boys post shutout for conference tennis title
    Boys tennis: Heritage captured the Ironclad Conference 18 team tournament title Wednesday with a 5-0 shutout of Nansemond River at Huntington Park. Lorenzo Judkins, Joe Holloway Jr., Jahad Mills, Johnathen Holloway and Antonio Shinnery won in straight...
  • Battle of L.A. vs. NYC ends in a love match

    "You live in New York. I'm a Los Angeleno to the core. Want to start a friendly coastal rivalry?" Those three sentences sparked a whirlwind email romance that brought me to JFK airport one July morning in 2005, boarding a plane to the Los Angeles area...
  • Saturday's multi-sport high school roundup: Mathews completes unbeaten conference baseball season

    Baseball: Mathews completed an 8-0 season in Group 1A's Conference 42 at Deltaville Ballpark with a 7-3 win against Middlesex. Zach Jarosz batted 3-for-4, drove in three runs and scored two for the Blue Devils (11-9), and Paul Burnette added two...
  • Obama will explain 'interventionist' foreign policy at West Point

    Obama will explain 'interventionist' foreign policy at West Point
    After months of running his foreign policy like a firefighter responding to alarms, President Obama is worried that Americans don't understand his overall approach and plans to launch a campaign to explain it over the coming months. The president will...
  • Obama flies to Afghanistan in surprise Memorial Day weekend visit

    Obama flies to Afghanistan in surprise Memorial Day weekend visit
    President Obama made a rare and surprise visit to Afghanistan on Sunday for a Memorial Day weekend rally with U.S. troops. Air Force One touched down at Bagram Air Field in the dark Sunday evening local time after secretly leaving the Washington area...
  • Obama seeks to cut troop level in Afghanistan to 5,000 by end of 2015

    President Obama is planning to leave 9,800 U.S. troops in Afghanistan after the U.S. ends its combat mission this year, but will quickly cut that number roughly in half by the end of 2015, a senior administration official said Tuesday. Obama plans on...
  • Obama, at West Point, plays down military power, emphasizes diplomacy

    President Obama praised the potential of American leadership around the globe on Wednesday while laying out a new definition of that term, downplaying military might and emphasizing diplomacy, alliances and the will to “lead by example.”...