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President Obama's comment that the Washington Redskins should consider changing their name to avoid offending Native Americans has generated much discussion, both pro and con.
Radiohead has postponed part of its European tour after a stage collapse in Toronto killed the band's drum technician.
Aung San Suu Kyi and Bono joined forces Monday as the Myanmar democracy activist's European tour moved from the home of the Nobel Peace Prize to the land of U2.
Investigators combed through the wreckage of a Toronto stage Sunday to determine what caused the structure to come crashing down ahead of a Radiohead concert, killing the band's drum technician and injuring three other crew members.
Gov. Bob McDonnell dodged potential charges of hypocrisy when he vetoed a bill broadly approved by the General Assembly that would have raised Virginia's cap on medical-malpractice awards.
A former U.S. Army analyst who tried to board a flight to China with electronic files containing restricted Army documents poses a danger of the "gravest sense," a prosecutor argued Tuesday in federal court.
Opinions from around the web on the death of Sen. Robert Byrd.
Scott Johnson, chairman of the Maryland Film Industry Coalition, which has lobbied in favor of incentives, said productions of television shows such as "House of Cards" have residual effects on the community in which they are made as opposed to film crews that come for a short time and then leave.
"Instead of a job over 16 weeks, it's over many seasons. And there's thousands of vendors," he said.