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  • Obama at West Point [Editorial]

    Obama at West Point  [Editorial]
    Republicans in Congress lost no time in condemning President Obama's commencement address at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point last week as further proof of his weakness and vacillation in confronting America's foes. But in fact, Mr. Obama's talk...
  • Why Obama has changed his mind on Syria

    President Obama's foreign policy speech at West Point last week was in large part a list of all the things he doesn't want to do. He doesn't want to withdraw from the world. At the same time, he doesn't want to use military force to solve every problem....
  • Obama has no foreign policy [Letter]

    Obama has no foreign policy [Letter]
    I suggested to Funk & Wagnalls (I guess I should really tell Wikipedia, too) that the editorial regarding President Barack Obama's foreign policy be listed as a good example of "sycophancy" ("Obama at West Point," June 1). President Obama's foreign policy...
  • Locals make OC All-Star Volleyball Match

    Locals make OC All-Star Volleyball Match
    Seven boys' and girls' volleyball seniors and two coaches from the area made the 37th annual Dave Mohs Memorial Orange County High School All-Star festivities at Newport Harbor High on Friday. The format is a North versus South in boys' and girls'...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport high school roundup: Poquoson's baseball, Grafton's softball team earn state berths

    Baseball: Group 3A East: Poquoson scored three runs in the ninth inning to achieve a 4-1 victory over Kettle Run in a regional semifinal on Spoytslvania's field. The Islanders advanced to the state tournament for the first time since 2010, when they...
  • Late Wednesday UPDATE: High school results and pairings

    Baseball Group 6A South Region semifinals: Western Branch 6, Granby 0 Cosby 11, C.D. Hylton 6   Group 5A South Region semifinals: Hickory 11, Kellam 10 Douglas Freeman 9, Mills Godwin 1   Group 4A South Region semifinals: Grafton 6, King’s Fork 4...
  • Friday's multi-sport high school roundup: Grafton, Poquoson lose road games in regional baseball finals, still will go to state

    Friday's multi-sport high school roundup: Grafton, Poquoson lose road games in regional baseball finals, still will go to state
    Baseball: Group 4A South: Hanover shut out visiting Grafton 2-0 Friday for the Group 4A South Region championship. Both teams will advance to the state semifinals June 13 in Lynchburg. Hanover will meet Sherando at 3 p.m., then Grafton will take on...
  • Hampton girls win state track title, Ray wins 2 hurdles titles, sets record

    Hampton girls win state track title, Ray wins 2 hurdles titles, sets record
    Hampton's girls took full advantage of the Virginia High School League's reorganization by winning the first Group 5A state track title Saturday. And the Crabbers' star, hurdler Chantel Ray, capped her high school career by winning two individual...
  • Playing the executive card

    WASHINGTON--As President 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...
  • Fight over fighting's role in evolution enters round two

    Did evolution hand man a face that’s fit to take a punch? David R. Carrier, a University of Utah biologist who specializes in comparative biomechanics, believes that shortly after human-like primates stopped swinging from trees, they swung at each...
  • 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...