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  • Kennedy diagnosed with brain tumor

     
    by Matthew Hay Brown Sen. Edward M. Kennedy has been diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor after suffering a seizure over the weekend, according to doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital. His prognosis remains unknown, pending further tests. The...
  • Kennedy undergoing tests after seizure

     
    Caroline Kennedy, daughter of President Kennedy, arrives at Massachusetts General Hospital Saturday afternoon. AP/Winslow Townson by James Oliphant Updated with Harry Reid remarks. Sen. Edward Kennedy remains in a Boston hospital Saturday afternoon...
  • Obama flubs the 'presidential' test

    With Sen. Joe Biden slated to give Wednesday's keynote address at the Democratic National Convention, Barack Obama's vice presidential pick will stay in the national limelight awhile longer. Who among us can contain their excitement? Not me. I can't wait...
  • President, VP Honor Longtime Senator Robert Byrd at Memorial

    President, VP Honor Longtime Senator Robert Byrd at Memorial
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- President Barack Obama and thousands of ordinary West Virginians honored the late Robert C. Byrd at a memorial service in the late senator's home state Friday. With the president, Vice President Joe Biden and other dignitaries on...
  • West Virginia Sen. Robert Byrd Dead At 92

    West Virginia Sen. Robert Byrd Dead At 92
    Sen. Robert Byrd of West Virginia, a fiery orator versed in the classics and a hard-charging power broker who steered billions of federal dollars to the state of his Depression-era upbringing, died Monday. He was 92. A spokesman for the family, Jesse...
  • Frank Beamer's contract a keeper for Virginia Tech and the coach

    Frank Beamer's contract a keeper for Virginia Tech and the coach
    As he schmoozed — few, if any, do it better — at the Virginia High School Coaches' Association clinics this summer in Hampton, I asked Virginia Tech recruiting coordinator Jim Cavanaugh how much longer he thought Frank Beamer would coach the...
  • Americans at the mercy of terrorism

    WASHINGTON—The billions of dollars that America spends combating terrorism suddenly seemed paltry Tuesday as the symbols of American power—jet planes, skyscrapers, the Pentagon—became smoking tombs for the victims of a massive and undetected terrorist...