| Dec 2, 2013
| 7:18 PM
With 11 days to go to nail down a budget deal, a House and Senate conference committee is close — but the deal may not be as comprehensive as some had hoped, Sen. Tim Kaine, a committee member, told some of the shipyard workers whose jobs may be...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 5:58 PM
Standing in a classroom on the second floor of the new home of the Newport News Shipbuilding Apprentice School, Director Everett Jordan remarked, "Eighteen months ago, when we broke ground, this was still part of a six-story office building.
| Nov 30, 2013
| 5:55 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Two years ago, Josh Stachura figured he knew his future. He had a part-time job, he was set to graduate from Heritage High School and planned to attend Norfolk State University, with the help of some scholarships and savings and maybe...
| Nov 29, 2013
The recent publication of Elmer J. Hall's "A Mill on the Point: One Hundred and Twenty-Five Years of Steelmaking at Sparrows Point, Maryland," marks the last of his quartet of books chronicling the work and social history of the once heavily...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:25 AM
Cross-country journeys to overeat with loved ones in New York, Boston and other cities may become difficult this week as vast winter storms sweep over the northern third of the United States.
Flight delays and cancellations could start Wednesday...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 5:19 PM
GROTON — The attack submarine USS Dallas and her crew received a hero's welcome as she glided into port Monday, completing her last scheduled deployment after 30 years prowling the world's oceans.
Crowds cheered and a 1-minute blast was sounded as...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Royal Caribbean announced where it plans to send the Anthem of the Seas cruise ship when it begins sailing in spring 2015.
The second of two new ships for Royal Caribbean following 2014's planned fall debut of Quantum of the Seas, the Anthem of the Seas...
| Nov 24, 2013
To dress up the gritty entranceway to Broward's city center and transform a part of downtown Fort Lauderdale that lacks presence and pizzazz, local leaders should think big about the possibilities surrounding a new long-distance train station expected...
| Nov 22, 2013
A national worker safety organization is raising awareness that shipyard workers may be exposed to a potentially toxic metal called beryllium.
Worker safety advocates studied the dangers of beryllium in other industries going back to the 1970s. But...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:30 AM
PortMiami will welcome the 4,345-guest cruise ship MSC Divina affectionately called “A Diva Like No Other” Tuesday, Nov. 19 shortly after 7:15 a.m.
The MSC Cruises ship will depart on a three-day Bahamian celebration cruise Nov. 20 marking...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:03 PM
The head of Walt Disney World said Monday that Disney leaders "know we are on the right track" with MyMagic+, the highly anticipated technology project that has been slow to roll out at the giant resort.
Though Disney has not moved beyond testing with...