| Mar 6, 2013
| 6:08 AM
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — To get a sense of just how much federal government spending influences the Washington metropolitan area, all you have to do is listen to the ads on an all-news radio station there.
Instead of promoting happy hours and...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 9:29 PM
Sioux Falls: The funeral service for Eugene Adolph Otto, 86, of Sioux Falls and formerly of Aberdeen, will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 214 Seventh Ave. S.W., in Aberdeen, with the Rev. Hyle Anderson...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Sioux Falls: The funeral service for Eugene Adolph Otto, 86, of Sioux Falls and formerly of Aberdeen, will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 214 Seventh Ave. S.W., in Aberdeen, with the Rev. Hyle Anderson presiding....
| Jan 29, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Steven Weiss is about to blow the culinary minds of White House military chefs.
"This is made out of carrots," he said, cupping in his hand what actually looked like small beads of caviar.
He'll be doing such magic tricks in the kitchen when he...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 2:20 AM
Even after almost 70 years, Ray Micin-ski, of South Bend, wonders if he was shaking because he was cold or because he was scared.
It was the morning of April 16, 1944, and he was a 19-year-old gunner’s mate on the USS Gandy, a destroyer escort....
| Mar 28, 2012
| 9:34 PM
In a bid to expand film and television production in New York, Mayor Michael Bloomberg along with the city’s film commissioner Katherine Oliver on Monday announced the opening of five new soundstages at Steiner Studios in Brooklyn Navy Yard....
| Mar 3, 2012
Despite 150 years of fame as one of history's landmark warships, the USS Monitor is the ironclad Civil War marvel that almost wasn't.
Not until shipbuilders at Portsmouth's Gosport Navy Yard had labored around the clock for months to transform the...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Hopelessly outmatched on the seas, the Confederacy built an iron monster that launched a furious arms race, setting the stage for the bloody collision that changed the course of naval history.
Battle of Hampton Roads: Construction of the USS Virginia...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 5:33 PM
Few observers watching from the rebel earthworks at Sewell's Pointwould have noticed when the number of ships steaming in to Fort Monroe began to pick up late on March 17, 1862.
By the next morning, however, the always busy wharves at the Federal bastion...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 8:29 AM
The ABC drama "Pan Am" looks great on-screen because every detail is so sharp in person. From the 707 jet replica in a studio warehouse at the Brooklyn Navy Yard to the constricting undergarments the stewardesses wear, everything is authentic.
| Dec 9, 2012
| 6:58 PM
It is the finale; it is go time for the teams! Trey and Lexi are the first to leave the Pit Stop. Teams travel to Barcelona, Spain then catch a train to the Loire Valley in France. Once there they have to find the Garden of France.
| Nov 12, 2012
| 7:01 AM
BOSTON - I'm always amazed by how many people who consider themselves travelers have never visited Boston. True, having lived there for most of my formative years, I'm a bit prejudiced, but I've been to almost every city worth visiting and I can...