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  • Table Tennis Nemesis

    Table Tennis Nemesis
    The opposite of stately and plump, Geoff Dyer walked into Politics and Prose bookstore in Washington D.C., tall and gangly. Even though he is 56 years old and an Honorary Fellow at Oxford, the author is still cloaked with the slightly adolescent air of a slacker. So, it wasn't entirely inappropriate when I greeted him and said, "I am your table tennis nemesis."
  • Too late to save Newport News-built carrier from scrap heap?

    Too late to save Newport News-built carrier from scrap heap?
    A California group wants the Navy to reverse course on the Ranger, a Newport News-built aircraft carrier that proved itself in battle, starred in Hollywood and is now destined for the scrap yard. Top Gun Super Carrier of Long Beach Inc. has secured...

    Defense contractor pleads guilty to bribes involving prostitutes, Kobe beef, Spanish suckling pigs

    A Malaysian defense contractor pleaded guilty Thursday to a corruption scandal of epic proportions, admitting that he bribed "scores" of U.S. Navy officials with $500,000 in cash, six figures' worth of sex from prostitutes, lavish hotel stays, spa...

    New issue of Charlie Hebdo sells out quickly a week after killings at satirical newspaper

    Parisians lined up Wednesday to empty the newsstands of the first issue of Charlie Hebdo, a week after Islamic extremists attacked the satirical newspaper's office, and French justice officials began cracking down by arresting dozens of people who...

    AP PHOTOS: US nuclear-powered aircraft carrier heads to sea after $240M overhaul

    The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS John Stennis has left Puget Sound for a training mission after a $240 million overhaul. The Stennis is 1,092 feet long with a 4.5-acre flight deck and can carry as many as 6,000 sailors and Marines. It has its own...