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  • Playing the executive card [Commentary]

    Playing the executive card [Commentary]
    As President Barack Obama contemplates November's congressional elections, the odds are they may produce Republican majorities in both the House and Senate. That would likely mean more of the same legislative frustration that has met his presidency to...
  • Board revokes license of Newport News pain doctor

    Board revokes license of Newport News pain doctor
    RICHMOND — After eight hours of public testimony at a formal hearing Wednesday, a five-member panel of the Virginia Board of Medicine deliberated for one hour in closed session before issuing its unanimous decision to revoke the license of Dr. Roger...
  • Just what are Obama's options in Iraq?

    President Obama said Thursday that the administration was considering "all options," including military action, to help the government of Iraq fend off advancing Sunni Muslim extremists. But we would be surprised — and disappointed — if the...
  • Obama's Time-Limited Foreign Policy Flaw

    President Barack Obama's measured defense of his foreign policy at West Point on Wednesday made many cogent points to rebut critics. Unfortunately, the speech also showed that he hasn't digested some of the crucial lessons of his presidency. Obama...
  • 85-year-old Social Inclusion trainer finally gets shot at Triple Crown race

    85-year-old Social Inclusion trainer finally gets shot at Triple Crown race
    Manny Azpurua knows how different his life would have been had he gone from a military academy near Syracuse, N.Y., to the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y. His father, also named Manny, had sent his then-teenage son to the United States from...
  • Science-Fiction Pulp Art At NBMAA

    Science-Fiction Pulp Art At NBMAA
    One year ago, the New Britain Museum of American Art received a fun donation of 200 pulp-fiction illustrations from the '20s, '30s and '40s from New Yorker Robert Lesser, who had been collecting them since 1972. A few them have been hanging near the...
  • The Army of the James drives toward Richmond

    Three weeks after taking command of the Union army on March 10, 1864, Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant boarded a steamer in Northern Virginia and headed toward Fort Monroe for what he hoped would be a landmark step in winning the Civil War. Arriving early on...
  • Obama has painted himself into a foreign-policy corner

    The Arab Spring is over. Welcome to the Jihadi Spring. Across a huge swath of what, up until recently, had been known as Iraq and Syria, a transnational movement of Sunni Islamic extremists has taken control. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)...
  • Army names Mount Hebron grad Waagbo first women's coach

    Mount Hebron graduate and former Duke standout Kristen Waagbo has been named the first women's lacrosse coach at Army. Waagbo will guide the Knights into their first season as a varsity program in 2016. They'll compete in the Patriot League, which...
  • UPDATE: Poquoson wins 6-0, plays for 3A state title, Tabb girls soccer loses 1-0 in OT

    UPDATE: Poquoson wins 6-0, plays for 3A state title, Tabb girls soccer loses 1-0 in OT
    Poquoson beat Tunstall 6-0 Friday evening to advance to Saturday's 3A state championship baseball game in Lynchburg. The Islanders face Loudoun Valley at 10 a.m. Poquoson led 2-0 in the top of the seventh inning when Michael Nestor hit a three-run...
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology awards degrees

    Pennsylvania College of Technology awards degrees
    PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, Williamsport, held graduation ceremonies. Area residents receiving degrees include: PENNSYLVANIA Lehigh County Cody N. Bennicoff, Macungie, Bachelor of Science, Residential Construction Technology and Management:...