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  • A death in the family

    WASHINGTON -- To a lifelong newspaperman, the abrupt sale of an iconic publication like The Washington Post seems akin to a personal loss, a death in the family, although the prospective new owner vows to keep it afloat. The Graham family brought a...
  • Questions persist for carrier Ford as Navy defends design

    Questions persist for carrier Ford as Navy defends design
    — The aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford will continue to experience problems after it joins the fleet because key systems lack reliability, including those that allow fighter jets to launch and land, a government watchdog group reported Thursday....
  • Previous Recipients: Yale Law School Association Award Of Merit

    Previous Recipients: Yale Law School Association Award Of Merit
    Hillary Clinton will be given the “Award of Merit” from her alma mater -- she is a 1973 graduate of Yale Law School -- before addressing law school alumni, faculty and staff in Woolsey Hall.  Details of the award from the Yale Law School web...
  • From oldest to newest, one sailor transfers across a generation

    From oldest to newest, one sailor transfers across a generation
    NEWPORT NEWS — The aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford will carry the Navy's most advanced technology into battle, but a few things won't change. Sailors will still need their morning coffee. That's where Chief Petty Officer Lisa Jones and the...
  • After Ford christening at Newport News Shipyard, the hard work begins

    After Ford christening at Newport News Shipyard, the hard work begins
    Saturday's christening of the aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford wouldn't be possible without the work of 5,000 shipbuilders, some 200,000 gallons of paint and enough fiber optic cable to reach the International Space Station about three times. But for the...
  • Ford christening: Former first daughter ready to wind up

    — As the daughter of a U.S. president, Susan Ford Bales belongs to an exclusive club. She will join another one Saturday at Newport News Shipbuilding. Not everyone can say they've got a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier in the family. Ford Bales,...
  • Before the break: Ford carrier primped for christening

    Before the break: Ford carrier primped for christening
    NEWPORT NEWS — Framed by patriotic bunting and surrounded by a few thousand chairs, the Navy's newest aircraft carrier is ready for its close-up. Sailors in dress blues and hard hatted workers from Newport News Shipbuilding swarmed Dry Dock 12...
  • Illinois GOP chairman: 2016 Chicago convention talk premature

     Illinois GOP chairman: 2016 Chicago convention talk premature
    The chairman of the Illinois Republican Party said Saturday that any discussions about Chicago seeking to host the party's 2016 national convention represents “very loose” talk among a “loose group” of Republicans and has not...
  • Gerald R. Ford carrier christened at Newport News Shipbuilding

    Gerald R. Ford carrier christened at Newport News Shipbuilding
    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...
  • Parkland grad Lombardo has gone from being a fan to working at the Fanatic

    Parkland grad Lombardo has gone from being a fan to working at the Fanatic
    Matt Lombardo said that while growing up, he and his father shared Eagles season tickets in the 700-level at Veterans Stadium. "I did my fair share of screaming and yelling," Lombardo said. "I was your typical Eagles fan. But once we left the stadium,...
  • New Year's resolutions for Sacramento politicos

    SACRAMENTO — From my skimpy research on New Year's resolutions, I've learned that 40% of us make them, and about 90% end in failure. A dismal record of weak will. Yet, New Year's resolutions should be encouraged because they're vital to self-...
  • Before WWII, Isolationism Ruled The Land

    In January 1938, Rep. Louis Ludlow, an Indiana Democrat, proposed a constitutional amendment strongly supported by the public: "Except in the event of an invasion of the United States or its territorial possessions and attack upon its citizens residing...