| Feb 15, 2014
| 1:01 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — Chances to seize something you missed out on as a child are few and far between, so when six members of Temple Beth El got the opportunity to participate in an important Jewish rite of passage and become b'nai mitzvah as adults they...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 5:20 AM
COLUMBIA, S.C. Strom Thurmond's 1964 switch to the Republican Party helped make the GOP in vogue in South Carolina, prompting white conservatives to flock to the Grand Old Party. Now, U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, the state's first African-American senator,...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 12:19 PM
During the quiet Super Bowl weekend, Zac Efron's new R-rated comedy, "That Awkward Moment," will likely sack "Ride Along" and Jason Reitman's new effort, "Labor Day."
Written and directed by first-timer Tom Gormican, the raunchy "That Awkward Moment,"...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Two very different buddy comedies vied for the No. 1 spot at the box office over the weekend.
Ice Cube and Kevin Hart's tough-talking cop romp "Ride Along" outgunned former Disney-bred teen idol Zac Efron's "That Awkward Moment" to emerge victorious...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Marcellus L. "B2" Harris III, an area football coach, says he's challenging incumbent Sharon Scott, for her seat on the Newport News City Council.
Scott represents the North District, which includes Denbigh and Lee Hall, and has 12 years on council...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 12:16 AM
PARIS, Feb 20 (Reuters) - European shares dropped in early
trade on Thursday following data showing a slide in China's
factory activity and in France's service sector.
China's flash Markit/HSBC Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI)
fell to a seven-month low...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:01 PM
* China Feb manufacturing activity slowest in 7 mths -HSBC
* Cushing stocks fall 1.8 mln bbls -API
* Brent-WTI spread narrowest since October
* Coming up: EIA weekly oil inventories data at 1600 GMT
By Florence Tan
SINGAPORE, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Brent...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 4:05 AM
Don’t be surprised if Susan Tedeschi slips into a little Mahalia Jackson on Saturday. The spirit may move her, she says.
The Grammy-winning Tedeschi Trucks Band will host its second annual Sunshine Music and Blues Festival on Saturday at Mizner...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 1:30 PM
In the early 1980s, I was a (youthful) member of the editorial board of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette when the topic turned to the proposal for a national holiday to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Playing devil’s advocate, I asked whether a King holiday...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 3:00 PM
The cop comedy “Ride Along” drove past expectations to win at the box office and set records over the Martin Luther King Day weekend, proving again that studios shouldn’t underestimate the diverse film audience.
| Jan 20, 2014
| 4:56 PM
One of the great ironies of history and contemporary politics is that the word “freedom,” so central to Martin Luther King Jr.’s life’s work, has largely come to be associated with conservative and libertarian groups whose use of...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 12:30 PM
It's looking like a good long weekend for Universal, with a decisive bow for "Ride Along" and a strong soph performance from "Lone Survivor" sure to take first and second place over the holiday weekend.
"Ride Along" opened to $14.4 million Friday, and is...