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  • Crowd attacks Ebola center, takes bodies in Liberia

    Crowd attacks Ebola center, takes bodies in Liberia
    A crowd attacked a makeshift Ebola quarantine center in a rundown neighborhood of the Liberian capital, throwing stones and looting equipment and food, witnesses said, and a health worker said patients had been removed from the building. "They came in...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 8/16 log (updated Saturday AM with many pairings)

    6:30 a.m.    NFL preseason: Tennessee at New Orleans (d.).--NFL Net. 7 a.m.    Golf: Made in Denmark third round (in Farso).--Golf 7:40 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Swansea at Manchester United.--NBCSN 8:30 a.m.    Motorsports: NASCAR Sprint...
  • Extraordinary Life: A Litigator With A Gift For Mediation

     Extraordinary Life: A Litigator With A Gift For Mediation
    Palmer McGee was a soft spoken, white-shoe lawyer with an innate sense of fairness and compassion. He embodied paradox: a West Point graduate who actively opposed the war in Vietnam; a Republican who ran for the U.S. Senate on a peace ticket. He...
  • Friday's 8/15 local schedule (updated Thursday AM)

    HIGH SCHOOLS Football (scrimmages) Bruton at Essex, 6 Nansemond River vs. Grafton (at Bailey Field), 6 Potomac vs. Jamestown (at Wanner Stadium), 5 King William vs. Lafayette (at Cooley Field), 5 Poquoson and Washington & Lee at West Point, 5 Smithfield...
  • A zoo in their front yard

    A zoo in their front yard
    The Phan family is used to strangers stopping by their home and taking photos. What, exactly, draws the public's attention? An array of large topiaries — perennial plants — in shapes ranging from giant dragons and deer to elephants and...
  • Inside the BRD: All 10 Bay Rivers District football teams to scrimmage on Friday, see schedule

    All 10 Bay Rivers District football teams will play their first scrimmage games on Friday. Below is the updated schedule for all. BRUTON: At Essex at 6. GRAFTON: vs. Nansemond River at Bailey Field at 6. JAMESTOWN: vs. Potomac at Wanner Stadium at...
  • Tech Q&A: How to access Microsoft email while traveling

    Q: Your article about people being shut out of their Microsoft email while traveling hit home recently. I was at a hotel for a West Point graduation and another hotel in Columbus, Ohio, and couldn't access my Outlook.com email from either place. Is...
  • Obama doctrine put to the test

    WASHINGTON--Even as President Obama continues to insist that there will be no return of American "boots on the ground" in Iraq, stark reality is severely testing what has come to be known as the Obama Doctrine--that the use of U.S. military power has...
  • Illinois congressmen with military ties back air strikes in Iraq

    Illinois congressmen with military ties back air strikes in Iraq
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois, a military pilot who has flown missions in Iraq, congratulated the president on Friday for ordering air strikes in Iraq, but said the campaign should be broadened to attack Islamic State militants in...
  • Death of U.S. general in Kabul hits home at Aberdeen Proving Ground

    Death of U.S. general in Kabul hits home at Aberdeen Proving Ground
    Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene had served more than three decades in uniform without a combat tour when he got the assignment last year: He was wanted in Kabul to help train the Afghan National Security Forces. Jim Costigan, a former co-worker, golf partner...
  • Obama to nominate former P&G CEO Bob McDonald as veterans secretary

    Obama to nominate former P&G CEO Bob McDonald as veterans secretary
    President Barack Obama has chosen former Procter & Gamble Chief Executive Bob McDonald, an Army veteran, as his nominee to be the next secretary of veterans affairs, a senior Obama administration official said on Sunday. Obama's announcement of...