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  • Star-spangled celebrations planned for anthem's 200th anniversary

    Star-spangled celebrations planned for anthem's 200th anniversary
    WASHINGTON -- "The Star-Spangled Banner" -- familiar to football games, military functions and Olympic medal ceremonies -- turns 200 this year and the celebrations have already begun.
  • Super Bowl XLVIII: New Jersey Symphony to accompany Renee Fleming

    Super Bowl XLVIII: New Jersey Symphony to accompany Renee Fleming
    When soprano Renée Fleming takes to MetLife Stadium in New Jersey on Sunday to perform the national anthem at the Super Bowl, she will sing to music performed by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. But the accompaniment will be a recording, not a live...

    NFL playoffs: Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, Super Bowl bid ... 'nuff said

    NFL playoffs: Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, Super Bowl bid ... 'nuff said
      DENVER — To the outside world, it's Peyton versus Tom — again — with a trip to the Super Bowl hanging in the balance. Not surprisingly, that's not how the Denver Broncos quarterback views it. "Tom Brady has just been an...

    Winston Churchill bust headed for U.S. Capitol

    Winston Churchill bust headed for U.S. Capitol
    WASHINGTON — So what if the British burned the U.S. Capitol? That was way back during the War of 1812. A bust of Winston Churchill is headed there, 50 years after the legendary British statesman was granted honorary U.S. citizenship. The bust...

    Washington Navy Yard shootings: Base has long military history

    Washington Navy Yard shootings: Base has long military history
    WASHINGTON -- The Washington Navy Yard, where at least 12 people were killed in a shooting rampage Monday, is the Navy’s oldest land base. Just 3.5 miles from the White House, the Navy Yard is tucked away from the center of Washington along the...