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  • Obama selects former Procter & Gamble chief to lead Veterans Affairs

    Obama selects former Procter & Gamble chief to lead Veterans Affairs
    In nominating Bob McDonald as the next secretary of Veterans Affairs, President Obama is recruiting a West Point graduate with experience in running a big corporation — Procter & Gamble — to turn around a department whose failure to provide...
  • Trials and triumphs at West Point

    Trials and triumphs at West Point
    In 1976, the United States Military Academy at West Point admitted its first female cadets. Now, nearly 40 years later, women represent less than one out of every five cadets. In his debut novel, former US Naval Intelligence Officer J.E. Bandy, Jr....
  • Sarah Veilleux, Zach Maxwell The Courant's High School Athletes Of The Year

    Sarah Veilleux, Zach Maxwell The Courant's High School Athletes Of The Year
    In 2009 The Courant began honoring its choices as the top area high school male and female athletes of the year. The qualifications were simple: We looked for the best all-around athletes the 75 high schools in our primary circulation area could offer. We...
  • Resentment behind the waning patriotism of liberal Americans

    You wouldn't think, five years into the Obama presidency, that so many liberal Americans wouldn't like America. A new Pew survey found that 44 percent of Americans don't often feel pride in being an American, and only 28 percent said that America is...
  • The drone warfare drawbacks

    The drone has become America's counter-terrorism weapon of choice. But does drone warfare really further U.S. goals abroad? To wartime strategists under both George W. Bush and Barack Obama, the new weapon, like many innovations in the history of...
  • Obama's Iraq dilemma: Damned if he does, damned if he doesn't

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama's decision to send another 200 U.S. troops to Baghdad to secure the American Embassy and the airport there could be called a victory of reality over wishful thinking -- the notion that the Iraq crisis could be resolved...
  • Resentment behind the waning patriotism of liberals

    Resentment behind the waning patriotism of liberals
    You wouldn't think, more than five years into the Barack Obama presidency, that so many liberal Americans wouldn't like America. A new Pew survey found that 44 percent of Americans don't often feel pride in being an American, and only 28 percent said...
  • Start at the top

    President Barack Obama has called it "our sacred honor" to provide health care to our military veterans, but it is an obligation we have failed to uphold. The Department of Veterans Affairs is a broken agency where chronic mismanagement has impeded the...
  • Liberals aren't showing much love for being Americans

    You wouldn't think, five years into the Obama presidency, that so many liberal Americans wouldn't like America. A new Pew survey found that 44 percent of Americans don't often feel pride in being an American, and only 28 percent said that America is...
  • In the Pipeline: Honoring soldiers with every step

    It's after midnight, and I'm parked along Pacific Coast Highway at Goldenwest Street. A thick marine layer is starting to roll in along with the pounding surf. Sitting in my car, I get a text: "I'm here." Stepping outside, I see a figure walking with...
  • Late Friday UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Baseball Ironclad Conference 18 final (at Nansemond River): Nansemond River 10, King’s Fork 0   Conference 19 final: Grafton 7, Jamestown 1   Colonial Rivers Conference 25 tournament (at York): Semifinal: Poquoson 5, Park View 3 Final: Poquoson 9,...