| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:29 AM
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NFL Camp preview: Dolphins still have major questions
DAVIE, Fla. -- The Miami Dolphins attempted to patch a number of holes during the offseason. They did OK in some spots, not so well in others.
As a result, the Dolphins will...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 4:05 PM
WASHINGTON Pat Buchanan's new book about Richard Nixon's 1968 comeback is replete with St. Louis references, including the revelation that Nixon was told of former Sen. Thomas Eagleton's mental health treatments five years before their disclosure forced...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Howard H. Baker Jr., the Republican senator from Tennessee who framed the question that cut to the heart of the official inquiry into the Watergate scandal, died Thursday, four days after a stroke. He was 88.
His death at his home in Huntsville, Tenn.,...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 2:02 PM
— The aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford is significantly lighter than its Nimitz-class predecessors, so its anchor-handing system is about half as heavy.
That puts the Ford's anchor at a mere 30,000 pounds. The 1,440-foot anchor chain, made from...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Exploding shells and rockets rattled me awake in the early hours of a misty Tuesday morning in Saigon. I scrambled to my hotel roof and watched as fireballs, smoke and debris burst across the city's famous airport once one of the busiest in the world, now...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:13 AM
At the helm of a ship early in her career with the U.S. Coast Guard, Sandra Stosz was given an ultimatum:
"You stand on the bridge like John Wayne with a six-gun in each hand barking orders and then I'll qualify you."
Stosz, a 1978 graduate of the U....
| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:50 PM
WASHINGTON The Republican Party establishment once again won a big battle, this time in Mississippi. But it's still facing a prolonged, bitter war with tea party insurgents.
Tea party activists and rebellious conservative groups were fuming Wednesday...
| May 14, 2014
Robert D. Stuart Jr. was a grandson of one of the founders of Quaker Oats Co. and third-generation leader of the company, shifting the focus during his long tenure as CEO from cereal-making to brand management and marketing while also overseeing...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:04 AM
Newport News Shipbuilding, the nation's largest shipyard, is Virginia's biggest industrial employer and a core component of the local economy.
On the tip of the Peninsula, the company began operations in 1886, founded by railroad magnate Collis P....
| May 9, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Dick Parsons, the former Time Warner chairman, has been tapped to be the new chief executive of the Los Angeles Clippers.
Parsons will try to bring stability and leadership to an organization reeling from the lifetime ban of its owner, Donald Sterling,...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 9:04 AM
To say that Marco Rubio needs more seasoning before he lunges for the presidency is to be charitable.
Considering his maladroit handling of the immigration issue and — most lately — climate change, Rubio clearly hasn’t developed...
| May 22, 2014
| 7:00 AM
It all used to be so simple — and patriotic. If the president of the United States were to appear as a character on a television series, and it was a rarity, he was generally upright, forthright and just, well, right.
"Even when he was a hack, the...