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  • Steve Paul: An award-winning novel of immigration points to the vibrancy of American literature

    Sales at American book stores rose a measly 1 percent in 2013, according to trade accounts. It remains unclear whether that sluggishness sales of ebooks have also tapered off truly represents a further chipping away of the importance of books in our...
  • Inside the minds of America's presidential assassins

     Inside the minds of America's presidential assassins
    On the evening of April 14, 1865, by some accounts, John Wilkes Booth stopped in at a tavern on his way to Ford's Theatre in Washington. A man at the bar, recognizing the actor, noted that Booth wasn't as fine a thespian as his father had been. "When I...
  • Bobby Shriver's ties that bind

    Bobby Shriver's ties that bind
    Kennedy memorabilia is scattered around Bobby Shriver's campaign headquarters. On one wall hangs a photo of a giant Robert F. Kennedy mural, on another the signed text of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's 1980 speech to the Democratic National Convention: "To...
  • Newport News Shipbuilding already feeling pinch of carrier nondecision

    Newport News Shipbuilding already feeling pinch of carrier nondecision
    The Pentagon hasn't yet decided whether to retire or refuel the aircraft carrier USS George Washington come 2016, but that indecision is already causing problems for Newport News Shipbuilding. The bottom line: The refueling project, if it happens,...
  • For Navy weapons, the future is near

    The Navy said goodbye to USS Enterprise in December 2012 at Naval Station Norfolk. Had it stuck around, the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier could have moved closer to its fictional counterpart of "Star Trek" fame. Given how fast the...
  • A well-versed society

    Editors' Note: In honor of National Poetry Month we offer the following Daily Press editorial, which originally ran April 3, 2012. "Poets aren't very useful/Because they aren't consumeful or very produceful." — American poet Ogden Nash (1902-1971)....
  • Ted Kennedy Jr. Running For State Senate

    Ted Kennedy Jr. Running For State Senate
    BRANFORD — Saying he had a calling to public service from a young age, Edward "Ted" Kennedy Jr. announced Tuesday his desire to continue his family's legacy and seek election to the state Senate. At a campaign announcement held in his hometown...
  • Ted Kennedy Jr. Poised To Announce State Senate Bid

    Ted Kennedy Jr. is expected to announce Tuesday that he is running for state senate, making his first bid for public office after half a decade of speculation that he was ready to join the family business. The nephew of former president John F. Kennedy...
  • Derechos civiles: celebran 50 años de la ley

    Derechos civiles: celebran 50 años de la ley
    AUSTIN, Texas — El presidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, y los exmandatarios Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton y George W. Bush rendirán homenaje esta semana en Austin (Texas) al medio siglo de historia de la ley de derechos civiles de la nación....
  • Beverly House listed for sale at $135 million

    Beverly House listed for sale at $135 million
    No sooner did the mansion known as Fleur de Lys sell this week for a record-breaking $102 million than another L.A. estate hit the market with even higher aspirations: $135 million. Called the Beverly House, the six-acre compound in Beverly Hills also...
  • Ex-President George W. Bush calls for equal education in speech at LBJ library

    AUSTIN, Texas Former Texas governor and President George W. Bush wrapped up the three-day Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library on Thursday with brief remarks arguing that equal education for all is a civil right and that progress toward...
  • Music by Linda Ronstadt, Creedence to join National Recording Registry

    Music by Linda Ronstadt, Creedence to join National Recording Registry
    This post has been updated. See note below for details. Linda Ronstadt’s commercial breakthrough album, “Heart Like a Wheel,” the Everly Brothers’ career-rejuvenating 1960 hit “Cathy’s Clown” and Creedence...