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  • Obama's conservative foreign policy

     Obama's conservative foreign policy
    Conservatives generally agree on a few propositions. The federal government should avoid spending money unnecessarily. It shouldn't exceed its basic constitutional duties. It should encourage self-reliance rather than dependency. It should accept that...
  • Friday's multi-sport high school roundup: York girls claim 3A East tennis title over Lafayette

    Girls tennis: Group 3A East: In a matchup of programs savoring their first trips to the state team tournament, York captured the Group 3A East regional championship with a 5-1 victory over Lafayette inside Centre Court Racquet Club. The Falcons...
  • VA chief and White House spokesman resign, fueling unease

    President Obama sought to stem a growing political furor Friday by accepting the resignation of Eric K. Shinseki, the beleaguered secretary of Veterans Affairs, the second Cabinet-level official to resign under fire this year. Two hours later, Obama...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport high school roundup: Grafton's softball win all but ensures York of BRD crown; Jamestown's Reynolds pitches no-hitter

    Softball: 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). ... Arianna...
  • Obama's underlying problem on foreign policy

    Obama's underlying problem on foreign policy
    President Barack Obama who Wednesday at West Point offered a recalibration of his foreign policy has made no catastrophic missteps in his conduct of foreign policy over his term-and-a-half in office. (Yes, I know Benghazi. Thank you.) The Middle East...
  • Long Beach Opera stretches Stravinsky with two makeovers

     Long Beach Opera stretches Stravinsky with two makeovers
    A complete art form, opera can select from a list of ingredients that includes music, text, theater, visual art, dance, film and, lately, virtual reality and even brain waves. Smell, taste and touch have been experimented with in extreme cases. Recipes...
  • Late Tuesday UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results, pairings and details

    Baseball Great Bridge 5, Hampton 4 Kecoughtan 6, Bethel 5 Gloucester 3, Menchville 1 Indian River 8, Warwick 1 Oscar Smith 3, Grassfield 2 Woodside 16, Western Branch 13 King’s Fork 16, Heritage 2 Lakeland 4, Denbigh 1 Nansemond River 12, Phoebus...
  • Late Wednesday UPDATE (with Thursday additions): Multi-sport high school results

    Baseball Great Bridge 7, Warwick 0 New Kent 10, Jamestown 0 Tidewater Ac. 8, Blessed Sacrament Huguenot 3   NEW KENT 10, JAMESTOWN 0    Jamestown 000 00 — 0 5 3 New Kent 303 4x — 10 6 0    WP: Lambert (3-0). LP: Hughes. Standouts: New Kent,...
  • At West Point, Obama defends his moderation-based foreign policy

    With the end of the nation's longest war in sight, President Obama on Wednesday outlined his vision for a U.S. foreign policy that is skeptical of new military engagements and prepared to juggle high-tech threats, rising regional powers and terrorist...
  • Battle of L.A. vs. NYC ends in a love match

    "You live in New York. I'm a Los Angeleno to the core. Want to start a friendly coastal rivalry?" Those three sentences sparked a whirlwind email romance that brought me to JFK airport one July morning in 2005, boarding a plane to the Los Angeles area...
  • U.S. to reduce troop level in Afghanistan to 9,800 by year's end

    U.S. to  reduce troop level in Afghanistan to 9,800 by year's end
    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. The...