| May 27, 2014
| 7:47 PM
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.
| Jun 1, 2014
| 4:08 PM
As Russia's actions in Ukraine rattle its neighbors, the Maryland National Guard is affirming its decades-long partnership with Estonia.
Maryland has helped to train Estonian troops since shortly after the breakup of the Soviet Union. Now it's...
| May 8, 2014
| 5:14 PM
Navy Cmdr. Reid Wiseman spent 21/2 years preparing to travel 220 miles above Earth's surface, live six months in cramped quarters and walk in space.
That doesn't mean he isn't a little scared.
"There are moments when the adrenaline just crushes you,"...
| May 9, 2014
| 11:49 AM
Nansemond River 11, Denbigh 0
Kecoughtan 1, Oscar Smith 0
King’s Fork 3, Phoebus 2
TCIS semifinals (at Old Dominion):
No. 1 Norfolk Academy 4, No. 4 Greenbrier Christian 3
No. 2 Nansemond-Suffolk Ac. 17, No. 3 Norfolk Christian 11
| May 30, 2014
| 11:54 AM
After weeks of being bombarded by some veterans groups and lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle, Eric K. Shinseki bowed to the inevitable Friday and stepped down as secretary of Veterans Affairs, saying he wanted to avoid being a distraction...
| May 14, 2014
| 9:43 PM
Grafton earned an 8-1 home triumph against New Kent, virtually ensuring that York (14-2) will capture the outright Bay Rivers District championship.
Hannah Olson batted 3-for-3 with a pair of doubles for the Clippers (14-4). ...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:39 PM
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...
| May 29, 2014
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...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 7:42 AM
The following items were taken from Naperville police reports:
A radio was stolen from a vehicle in the 1000 block of Heritage Hill Drive between 6:15 p.m. June 4 and 6:15 a.m. June 5.
Four people in a vehicle in the 500 block of Kiowa Drive were...
| May 17, 2014
| 3:50 PM
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...
| May 3, 2014
| 3:08 PM
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...