| Nov 9, 2013
| 3:15 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — With tearful memories and a decisive swing, Susan Ford Bales christened the Navy's newest aircraft carrier Saturday under perfect skies at Newport News Shipbuilding.
Named for the nation's 38th president, the Gerald R. Ford ushers...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 12:05 AM
WASHINGTON The Pentagon's central payroll and accounting office, which pays out tens of billions of dollars a year to U.S. service members and defense contractors worldwide, likes to boast of a decade worth of clean audits by outside firms hired to...
| Nov 15, 2013
Almost every time this country finishes a major war, we cut the Army appropriately — and then we cut too much.
After World War II, we demobilized massively, but then went too far. The result in 1950 was Task Force Smith, the first U.S. Army ground...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 2:17 PM
His approval ratings are hitting new depths. From the NSA scandal to controversial policies in the Middle East, his foreign policies have undercut his campaign promise to restore America's reputation overseas. His own party is in rebellion over his...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Over the river and through the woods to Grandmother's house we go? Not the Cheneys. Not this Thanksgiving. Not when U.S. Senate candidate Liz Cheney is using her gay sister Mary to right her sinking campaign in Wyoming.
The family feud broke into the...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:24 AM
A sibling spat over the issue of same-sex marriage flared anew as Senate candidate Liz Cheney restated her opposition to gay and lesbian matrimony and her sister — and sister’s spouse — angrily fired back on social media.
| Nov 17, 2013
What a sorry month. President Barack Obama has apologized for the troubled rollout of the Affordable Care Act. And Toronto Mayor Rob Ford seems to be on an apology tour, saying he's sorry for drunkenness, for smoking crack, for crude sexual comments and...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 1:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- A new post-mortem account of the 2012 presidential campaign holds that President Obama's strategists toyed with, but rejected, the notion of dropping Vice President Joe Biden from the Democratic ticket and replacing him with then Secretary...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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This week's TV Movies
Revolution When a Texas Ranger (Jim...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:52 AM
Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus, two of the three women held captive for about 10 years in a house in Cleveland, are working on a book. And they've got some heavy-hitters to help them.
The book, about their years of imprisonment and daring escape, will be...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 11:51 PM
Dick Cheney and his cardiologist are opening up about the former vice president's health in a book and a "60 Minutes" interview with Dr. Sanjay Gupta.
Dr. Jonathan Reiner wrote the book, "Heart," with Cheney, who has suffered five heart attacks.
| Oct 20, 2013
Alan Cheuse looks at three new thrillers with a Washington, D.C. theme that are worth checking out.
"Top Down" by Jim Lehrer, Random House, 208 pages, $26
The devastating work of an international shooter appears in Newshour veteran Jim Lehrer's 22nd...