| Mar 24, 2014
| 3:16 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — To mark the fourth anniversary of the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, often called Obamacare, U.S. Rep. Robert C. "Bobby" Scott stopped by the Community Free Clinic in Newport News on Monday.
The son of...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 7:35 AM
The U.S. labor market emerged surprisingly strong from the severe winter, with employers hiring at a brisk pace and the jobless rate holding near a five-year low.
Nonfarm payrolls increased by 192,000 jobs last month after rising by 197,000 in February,...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:50 PM
James R. Schlesinger, the hawkish and sometimes overbearingly erudite conservative whose controversial Washington career included serving as U.S. secretary of Defense under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford before becoming the nation's first Energy...
| Jan 17, 2014
At some point in my early teens, I ran out of age-appropriate books.
Today, most of the book culture excitement is in young adult literature. There's something for everyone: "Harry Potter" for fantasy lovers and "Twilight" for romance. The "Hunger...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Glenn Close is set to star in Arie Posin's drama "Duchess," which is based on the true life story of Anna Anderson, who claimed to be the Russian grand duchess Anastasia.
Posin will direct, penning the script with "Reversal of Fortune" scribe Nicholas...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 8:30 PM
In a matchup of the top teams in VISAA Division II, No. 1 Williamsburg Christian Academy beat No. 2 Miller, of the Charlottesville area, 53-48 Saturday.
Stephanie Seaman scored 24 points and Tonika Pierce scored 14 for WCA (23-2). .....
| Mar 17, 2014
| 5:21 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Even as his team soaked in the moment they had waited for, Virginia men's basketball coach Tony Bennett couldn't help but turn it into a teaching point.
After all, how often do you get a chance to offer a big-picture moment at an...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Gov. Terry McAuliffe asked some of the state's most powerful business leaders Wednesday to raise their voices a little to back one of his top priorities: Expanding Medicaid.
The Virginia Chamber of Commerce, which hosted the governor at a luncheon...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 10:56 AM
The NCAA has staged early-round men’s basketball tournament games in North Carolina eight times in the last decade. In six of those eight seasons, two ACC teams were bracketed to that venue.
With the tournament returning to the state this March...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 9:01 PM
WASHINGTON — President Obama's first state dinner was memorable for who showed up uninvited. His sixth, a high-glitz affair for the president of France scheduled for Tuesday, may be remembered for who was initially invited but did not attend....
| Feb 11, 2014
| 3:03 PM
UConn announced Tuesday that it has solidified a home-and-home football series with Big Ten member Illinois for the 2019 and 2020 seasons.
The football programs have never met. UConn faced a Big Ten opponent last year, losing to Michigan 24-21 at...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 1:02 PM
William Albert Allard has contributed to National Geographic Society magazine stories and books as a photographer and writer since 1964. Considered one of color photography's most celebrated pioneers, Allard is a former contributor to Magnum Photos and...