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  • 150 years later, preservationists see victory at Antietam

    150 years later, preservationists see victory at Antietam
    — The fighting that killed or wounded 21,000 Americans in the rolling hills of Western Maryland was over in about 12 grisly hours. But a century and a half after the bloodiest day in American military history, the struggle to preserve the ground...
  • Did McClellan get a bad rap? Debate goes on

    The argument over the performance of the Union commander on the nation's bloodiest day is far from settled. Major Gen. George B. McClellan was sacked by President Abraham Lincoln less than two months after the Battle of Antietam. For more than a...
  • Trayvon Martin: Who is crime-watch volunteer George Zimmerman?

    Trayvon Martin: Who is crime-watch volunteer George Zimmerman?
    George Zimmerman, the Neighborhood Watch volunteer who fired the shot that claimed the life of Trayvon Martin on a rainy night in Sanford last month, has been painted as a racist, a vigilante and a murderer. More than a half-million people have signed an...
  • Oscars 2012: 'Undefeated' filmmakers say sorry for the F-bomb

     
    Academy Awards 2012: "Undefeated," a film about an inner-city football team at Manassas High School in North Memphis, Tenn., took home the best documentary Oscar at the Academy Awards on Sunday....
  • Social media histories likely not relevant in Trayvon Martin killing case

     
    Story: George Zimmerman: Old MySpace page draws scrutiny online Of leaving his native Manassas, Va., [in August, 2005, George] Zimmerman wrote: "I dont miss driving around scared to hit mexicans walkin on the side of the street, soft [expletive] wanna.......
  • Oscar documentary shortlist includes 'Paradise Lost 3,' 'Project Nim'

     
    "Bill Cunningham New York," a look at the veteran New York fashion photographer, "Buck," the story of acclaimed "horse whisperer" Buck Brannaman; and "Under Fire: Journalists in Combat," from director Martyn Burke, were among the 15 feature-length...
  • Science confirms cats’ “elegance and complexity”

     
    A domestic cat in Manassas, Va., plays with milk in a saucer in 2007. Researchers at MIT, Virginia Tech and Princeton University analyzed the way domestic and big cats drink and found that felines of all sizes take advantage of a perfect balance between...
  • John Jorgenson at Grammy Museum's night of 'Great Guitars'

     
    Guitarist John Jorgenson gave Grammy Museum officials a special challenge during his question-answer-performance session Monday night: how to shoehorn the myriad aspects of an extraordinarily multifaceted career into the usual two-hour time slot and leave...
  • Three largest online poker sites indicted and shut down by FBI

     
    The founders of the three largest online poker sites were indicted on Friday in what could serve as a death blow to a thriving industry. Eleven executives at PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, Absolute Poker and a number of their affiliates......
  • Tornado count for Md., Va. now at seven

     
    The National Weather Service has now confirmed that seven tornadoes, with top winds rated from EF-0 to EF-2, touched down in Maryland and Virginia during the storms on Wednesday and Thursday this week. And surveyors are still looking for more.Damage...
  • Ryan Williams only Virginia Tech player on preseason all-ACC team; Virginia is shut out

    Ryan Williams only Virginia Tech player on preseason all-ACC team; Virginia is shut out
    Preseason favorite Virginia Tech placed just one player on the all-ACC preseason team, and Virginia was shut out from the team, voted on by members of the ACC media and released today. Sophomore running back Ryan Williams was the Hokies' only selection....