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  • First drive: Volkswagen's all-electric 2015 e-Golf

    First drive: Volkswagen's all-electric 2015 e-Golf
    For several years, Volkswagen has been watching the race to develop viable electric cars from the sidelines. But this fall, the German automaker will bring its first all-electric vehicle to the U.S., a battery-powered version of the venerable Golf,...
  • Notes and notables

    A deeper connection Newport News Shipbuilding is the largest industrial employer in Virginia and the economic engine that drives Hampton Roads, but there is something unique and special about the work done there that goes well beyond numbers. It is...
  • Showrunner Shuffle for NBC's Katherine Heigl Drama 'State of Affairs'

    Ed Bernero is out and Dario Scardapane is in negotiations to take the reins as as showrunner of NBC's Katherine Heigl drama "State of Affairs." Bernero exited the series after little more than a month on the job after clashing on creative matters with...
  • Mortgage closing costs on the rise, national survey says

    Mortgage closing costs on the rise, national survey says
    It’s no secret that purchasing a home this year is more expensive than last. But rising home prices aren’t the only factor straining home buyer pocketbooks. Mortgage closing costs jumped 6% over the past year, according to a survey...
  • U.S. aid to Iraq may speed up despite billions already spent

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States may accelerate U.S. economic and military aid to Iraq with the end of Nuri al-Maliki's eight-year reign but will first want proof that the country's new leaders have abandoned his sectarian ways. Maliki's surprise...
  • Letter: City Council can help keep Nestle here

    Recently, it was reported in the national news that Nestlé Corp., headquartered in Glendale, had decided to close its manufacturing plant in the Chatsworth area of Los Angeles. Approximately 360 employees will be losing their jobs. It was also reported...
  • Gators search for backup quarterback, aim to resolve other key questions during preseason camp

    Gators search for backup quarterback, aim to resolve other key questions during preseason camp
    GAINESVILLE — The Florida Gators are confident they can bounce back from a disappointing 4-8 season. Will Muschamp is coaching for his job, but many of the pieces appear to be in place for UF to bounce back and contend in the SEC East. While the...
  • Terps safety Davis showing 'tremendous growth'

    COLLEGE PARK — Sean Davis has an old notebook with pages filled from top to bottom with detailed notes outlining each of his bad plays from last season. To the casual observer, Davis had a productive sophomore year in 2013. He earned a starting...
  • Army tightly guarded pictures of prison abuse

    WASHINGTON - From the beginning, the concern was about the photographs. Spc. Joseph M. Darby, a 24-year-old Army Reserve soldier with the 372nd Military Police Company of Cresaptown, Md., heard about the computerized photos and video of the detainees,...
  • Torment lingers in OK City

    What is the value of an American life claimed by terrorists? The answer, it turns out, depends on where and when you die. Congress gave the families of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks generous federal compensation payments. Most ended up...
  • With woman's feeding tube set for removal, a rush for legislation

    WASHINGTON - Terri Schiavo's feeding tube will be removed today at 1 p.m. unless a House committee succeeds in a last-minute effort to issue subpoenas that would stop doctors from doing so. An extraordinary legislative maneuver announced early today...
  • Schiavo's feeding is stopped

    PINELLAS PARK, Fla. - Shortly before 2 p.m. yesterday, a chaplain, a doctor and other health care workers prayed in Terri Schiavo's room, gave her Holy Communion through her feeding tube and then tearfully disconnected the life support that has kept her...