| May 24, 2012
| 4:26 PM
Don’t look for Penn Wood’s Eric Futch to defend his 3A 300 hurdles title this weekend. He was disqualified from last weekend’s District One meet for “unsportsmanlike behavior.” The senior, while waiting for his gold medal...
| Mar 21, 2012
From Poquoson to Portsmouth and Newport News to Norfolk, more than 40 regional cleanup projects are planned throughout Hampton Roads next month as part of Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup National Action Days, April 27-28. Project...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 12:14 AM
I’ve long suspected that I might find a tinfoil hat to my liking, that it might be useful to deflect government mind-control devices and protect me from one too many late nights staring at my Hot Pockets rotate to an unnaturally irradiated brown....
| Apr 9, 2012
| 6:41 PM
A UC Irvine senior was recently selected as a 2012 Truman Scholar and will receive a $30,000 award for public service.
Felipe Hernandez, a music performance and political science major, was one of 54 students nationally selected for the Harry S. Truman...
| Apr 12, 2012
Dr. Lester Breslow, the UCLA researcher who became known as "Mr. Public Health" because of his research emphasizing the beneficial effects of avoiding certain behaviors, such as smoking, overeating and failing to exercise regularly, has died. He was 97....
| Apr 12, 2012
It'll be quite a ceremony -- you could even call it a spectacle -- at Fayetteville, Ark., come Sunday. It seems Bill Clinton is due back at the University of Arkansas, where he once taught law, to deliver the first in a new lecture series named after Dale...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Capt. Sara A. Joyner will become the commander of Carrier Air Wing 3 in a ceremony Friday at Naval Air Station Oceana -- the first woman in the Navy to hold the position.
Joyner, who reported to the wing in July 2011, will relieve Capt. Michael S....
| Jan 4, 2013
Has American public life always been dominated by Lilliputians? Have we always had more shlemiels than heroes? If not, who were some of our relatively recent larger-than-life leaders, what did they have in common, and why don't we have (m)any equal to...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 11:56 AM
The deck of a U.S. aircraft carrier is one of the most dangerous places in the world to work. Anything that makes operations run smoother -- well, that's a good thing.
Which brings us to the USSHarry S. Trumanand its new, roomier flight deck.
| Aug 14, 2012
| 12:49 AM
ASHEVILLE, NC -- Evangelist Billy Graham was released from an Asheville hospital Tuesday.
Graham was being treated for bronchial infection and has returned to his home in Montreat.
"Upon admission, he was alert and in good spirits," said the statement,...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 3:23 PM
(Editors Note: Charles A. Welsh Jr. of Stuarts Draft, Va. and formerly of Somerset, shared this letter written by his father on August, 15, 1945, V-J Day, the day Japan surrendered in World War II. His father served in the Navy on a ship during the war.)...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 6:01 PM
A man was killed, his brother was seriously injured and another man was hurt in a two-vehicle crash early this morning in the city's Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.
The crash happened about 5:35 a.m. on the 3500 block of West Division...