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  • Shipyard news: World's first nuclear aircraft carrier going dark in Newport News

    Shipyard news: World's first nuclear aircraft carrier going dark in Newport News
    Newport News shipyard workers built the USS Enterprise, but their attention did not stop there. When the one-of-a-kind aircraft carrier demanded special attention, they flew halfway around the world to fix it. When the ship returned from its final...
  • First Filipino-American to command a carrier takes helm of USS Lincoln from brother-in-law

    First Filipino-American to command a carrier takes helm of USS Lincoln from brother-in-law
    Capt. Ronald Ravelo relieved his brother-in-law, Capt. Karl Thomas, as commander of the USS Abraham Lincoln Thursday -- a change of command considered unprecedented for the U.S. Navy. Ravelo also became the first Filipino-American to take command of a...
  • A 40 años de la renuncia de Nixon | FOTOS

    WASHINGTON - En la noche de un jueves, hace hoy cuarenta años, el trigésimo séptimo presidente de Estados Unidos, Richard Nixon, anunció su dimisión, un hecho sin precedentes en la historia del país, empujado por el escándalo de Watergate. En la que...
  • 'Dick Cavett's Watergate' a showcase of TV host's tenacity

    Dick Cavett is not the first name that pops to mind when contemplating the 40th anniversary of President Nixon's resignation, but it does have the attraction of providing a completely new angle on a familiar if still-fascinating story. And as "Dick...
  • Huntington Ingalls reports strong 2nd quarter profit

    Huntington Ingalls reports strong 2nd quarter profit
    The overall military drawdown has thrown a scare into some areas of the Hampton Roads economy, but a Thursday report from shipbuilding giant Huntington Ingalls Industries indicated smooth sailing for now. Second-quarter earnings rose 75 percent compared...
  • Think Obama should be tougher? Then think about Nixon.

    Those who fault President Obama for not being belligerent enough toward Russia and Iran — or assertive enough in dealing with the crises in Iraq, Gaza, Syria and Afghanistan — would do well to remember how poorly the feckless bravado of...
  • The damaging legacy of Nixon and Watergate

    The damaging legacy of Nixon and Watergate
    #Watergate #WhatDidThePresidentKnowAndWhenDidHeKnowIt #ItsNotTheCrimeItsTheCoverUp #SmokingGun #NixonResigns On Aug. 8, 1974, President Richard Nixon went on national TV to announce his resignation effective at noon Aug. 9. No president had ever...
  • Rekha Basu: Honor James Brady by taking real action on gun violence

    Some of the most powerful lessons about what is good for a nation begin with one person's tragedy. But too often, they're not implemented until more people are martyred to the cause. When he went to work as Ronald Reagan's press secretary in 1981,...
  • An anniversary we should keep in perspective

    The following editorial appeared in the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer on Thursday, Aug. 7: Forty years ago last week, the president of the United States announced his resignation. Richard M. Nixon, weakened by two years of metastasizing scandal that had...
  • The long goodbye: World's first nuclear aircraft carrier going dark

    The long goodbye: World's first nuclear aircraft carrier going dark
    Newport News shipyard workers built the USS Enterprise, but their attention did not stop there. When the one-of-a-kind aircraft carrier demanded special attention, they flew halfway around the world to fix it. When the ship returned from its final...
  • James Brady, Reagan's press secretary, dies at 73

    James Brady, Reagan's press secretary, dies at 73
    James S. Brady, the often-irreverent press secretary to President Ronald Reagan who was shot in the head during an assassination attempt on his boss in 1981 and who became an enduring symbol of the fight against unfettered access to guns in American...
  • Rick Perlstein's 'The Invisible Bridge' spans Nixon-Reagan transition

    Rick Perlstein's 'The Invisible Bridge' spans Nixon-Reagan transition
    I watched Watergate unfold as if it were a spectator sport. Not just the Irvin committee hearings, at which John W. Dean intoned that "there was a cancer growing on the presidency," but also the House Judiciary Committee hearings, the press conferences,...