| Jun 12, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Jamestown sophomore tennis star Anna Walter took second place in Group 4A at one of many Virginia High School League singles state tournaments held Thursday.
Walter began the morning at Liberty University in Lynchburg with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 6:32 PM
The Peninsula's top doubles tandems met their match Friday morning and were eliminated in various semifinals of the Virginia High School League tennis playoffs.
At Huntington Park in Newport News, the event's only Hampton Roads venue this...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:58 PM
Group 4A (at Liberty University):
Millbrook 10, Grafton 3
Hanover 6, Sherando 2
Group 3A (at Liberty University):
Loudoun Valley 3, William Byrd 1
Poquoson 6, Tunstall 0
Group 2A (at Kiwanis Park in Salem):
Virginia High of...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 7:21 PM
The York High girls tennis team saved eight match points Saturday in the state Group 3A championship match, but Western Albemarle finally closed out a 5-1 victory on Liberty University's courts in Lynchburg.
Kristin Dantzler, playing No. 3, put the...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 7:48 PM
Group 6A state semifinals (at Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax):
Western Branch 5, McLean 4
Chantilly 3, Cosby 2
Group 5A state semifinals (at Lake Braddock High):
Douglas Freeman 7, Freedom of South Riding 0
Hickory 9, Stone Bridge 1
| May 1, 2014
| 8:29 AM
"Blue Ruin" is a moody, stripped-down action thriller with the most unlikely vigilante one could imagine. Dwight (Macon Blair) is no buffed-up hero, but a soft and skittish loner who has no idea how to hold a gun, much less use it.
| Apr 22, 2014
| 5:27 PM
A large number of California adults have attended college but have not managed to obtain a degree, according to a new report released Tuesday.
Nearly 22.5% of the state's 20.2 million adults age 25 to 64 have attended college and have earned credits but...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:33 PM
The other women in class curled dumbbells as they lunged. But Lindsay Macaleer put down her weights and instead gently rocked her double stroller to soothe her 2-year-old and 10-week-old sons.
"I just want them to be quiet, so I'm modifying my workout,"...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 3:59 PM
The White House has released this list of expected attendees at Tuesday’s state dinner in honor of France.
The President and Mrs. Obama
His Excellency Francois Hollande, president of French Republic Mr. J.J. Abrams, Pacific Palisades, CA
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON — An important resource for first-time home buyers and others who find themselves in unfair competition with deep-pocket investors bearing cash just got better: The two biggest players in the mortgage market, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac,...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 7:12 AM
On June 10, 1861, Union and Confederate forces lined up against each other in the Battle of Big Bethel, the first planned engagement of the Civil War. Led by Maj. Gen. Benjamin F. Butler for the North, and Col. John Bankhead Magruder for the South, the...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 1:54 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a broad comparison of U.S. dietary standards and real Americans' eating habits, researchers found that people fall short of nutritional recommendations overall, but some groups are worse than others.
Among the findings,...