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Woman gets put on hold after calling 911
A DC woman says someone was breaking into her home -- and that dispatchers put her on hold. Read More ›
Two more Va. universities plan to raise tuition
Both VSU and VMI are announcing tuition hikes. Read More ›
Commentary: We need women designing buildings
There is a movement afoot to recognize women in the male dominated profession
Pfizer to start selling Viagra online
Pfizer announced Monday it is setting up its own site to sell Viagra online, in what it says is an effort to battle the sale of counterfeit versions of the drug.
Gun control in crosshairs at NRA convention
The group's leaders went after gun control proposals and advocates who sought to expand tougher firearm laws following the deadly Newtown school massacre. Read More ›
Stan Lee: If I could be a superhero, I’d be Iron Man
Lee, who started writing Marvel comics just over 70 years ago, never imagined that his characters would be as globally popular as they are now. Read More ›
Giant rubber duck will sail to U.S. next
Hong Kong's busy harbor is never short of action, but the great big yellow duck that floated into town on Thursday turned everybody's heads.
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COMMENTARY: Google Glass, the beginning of wearable surveillance
This new technology may unobtrusively capture video data in real time, store it in the cloud and allow for it to be analyzed.
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Petersburg advances study for year-round school session
The City School Board is considering a proposal to hold classes year-round. Read More ›
Consumers face tough choices over Bangladesh
It is hard for American shoppers to avoid buying clothes made in unsafe factories abroad. Read More ›
Poll: Majority wanted background checks to pass Senate
Nearly two-thirds of Americans say that the Senate should have passed a bill that would have expanded background checks for gun sales, a poll shows. Read More ›
‘Disgraceful’ decision to end Boston suspect’s interrogation, GOP lawmaker says
The decision to read Miranda rights to Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the midst of an interrogation was called "disgraceful" Sunday by a leading Republican.