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Obama's Big Government Crushed Again: Congress Passes Rollback Of Dodd-Frank

On Tuesday, the House of Representatives voted to approve a regulatory rollback of the 2010 Dodd-Frank law, joining the Senate, which had approved …

Conservative View

Congress just approved a bill to dismantle parts of the Dodd-Frank banking rule

"Banks are back to making record profits, but Washington insists on doing them more favors," said Sen. Elizabeth Warren.<p>The House voted late on Tuesday to pass a bill that will change significant aspects of Dodd-Frank, the banking reform bill introduced after loose lending and risky maneuvers by …

Business

This Navy SEAL founded a national nonprofit, started a successful business, and still faced depression

<i>Stephen Holley is a former Navy SEAL who founded the nonprofit Carry the Load in 2011 and started an outdoor clothing company called Sixsite. The</i> …

Opinion

The price of GOP protectionism

America’s government declares “war” promiscuously — on poverty, on drugs, on cancer, etc. — except when actually going to war, which the nation has done often since it last declared war (on June 5, 1942, on Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary). But the incipient war du jour is being postponed. Treasury …

Opinion

Open your eyes, pro-life feminists are everywhere

<b>(CNN) —</b> Politics -- read "political parties and fundraisers" -- largely refuse to make room for pro-life feminism or what it stands for.<p>Notice Democrats' recent spat over whether taking a pro-life stance is an acceptable position for a Democratic candidate. Notice the failure of the Republicans …

Feminism

Bardwell's Eighth Inning RBI Lifts Fordham Past VCU in A-10 Championship Opener

<b>ARLINGTON, Va.—</b> Justin Bardwell’s RBI double in the eighth inning broke a two-all tie and gave third-seeded Fordham a 3-2 win over No. 6 VCU in game …

Baseball

In Defense of the Low Yield Nuclear Trident Missile

Why do states go to war? Obviously there is no mechanical formula where if factors <i>x</i>, <i>y</i>, and <i>z</i> are present – then war is certain. Individual leadership …

War

Opinion: Deal or no deal, the bilateral trade deficit with China is a phony issue

The U.S. trade war with China, with each country threatening the other with tens of billions of dollars in tariffs, “is on hold,” Treasury Secretary …

Economics

Guatemala: ex-military officers convicted of crimes against humanity

Four former high-ranking officers convicted of 1981 rape and torture of young woman and disappearance of her teenage brother<p>Four former high-ranking Guatemalan military officers once considered untouchable have been convicted of crimes against humanity. They were also found guilty of aggravated …

Indigenous Peoples

In the Middle East, Putin Talks, BS Walks

Moscow’s opportunistic approach to Middle East diplomacy won’t stop a cataclysmic war, and might make it more likely. Meanwhile the Americans look …

Middle East

Mike Morrell Announces Addition of Assistant Coach Mike Moynihan - UNC Asheville

<b>ASHEVILLE, N.C. –</b> UNC Asheville men's basketball head coachMike Morrellrecently announced the addition of Mike Moynihan as an assistant …

College Sports

SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Flip-flops and summer plans

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan and lawyer Paul Clement often find themselves on opposite sides of issues he argues and she helps decide at the high court. But at a recent event in Washington, Kagan and Clement agreed new administrations should be sparing in changing their predecessors' positions …

Trump Administration

Williams: From Russia with love

Robert Mueller’s investigation into whether President Donald Trump and the Russians colluded to rig the 2016 presidential election so far has borne …

Natural Gas

Boys’ soccer Top 10: Breaking down the Class 6 regional playoffs

At the Class 6 level of the Virginia spring soccer playoffs, Regions C and D are loaded with some of the best teams in Northern Virginia. Over the next few days, they will compete for spots in the state playoffs, ending seasons in the process.<p>In the Region C bracket, Stuart earned a first-round bye …

High School Sports

Remembering John D. Byrum, 1940–2018

We write to pay tribute to the life and work of our friend and colleague John Donald Byrum, a leading figure in national and international …

Library Studies

#A10BASE Championship: #3 Fordham vs. #6 VCU

Baseball

Dukes Announce 2018 Women's Soccer Slate - James Madison University

HARRISONBURG, Va. - Ten home matches, including a matchup against 2015 national champion Penn State, highlight the 2018 James Madison women's soccer …

College Sports

BWW Review: Theater Alliance's FLOOD CITY Gets Swept Away by Numerous Troubles

The first five minutes of Theater Alliance's new production of <i>Flood City</i> are some of the most gripping that have graced a D.C. stage in the past …

Time Travel

Congress, Worried About Cyber? Fill a Key DOJ Position

Political inaction threatens to undermine our country’s cyber agenda at time of unrelenting threats. President Trump is not going to identify a White …

Cybersecurity

2018 A-10 Baseball Championship

<b>Wednesday, May 23</b><p>Game 1: #3 Fordham vs. #6 VCU<p>10:00 AM<p>Live Stats | Recap | Box Score | Photos | Game Replay<p>Game 2: #2 George Mason vs. #7 George …

Sports Analytics

Was Caps’ win the greatest in Capital One Arena history? It looked and sounded like it.

There have been some memorable games and performances in the 20-plus-year history of Capital One Arena, which opened as MCI Center with a Wizards win over the Sonics on Dec. 2, 1997 that does not rank anywhere near the top. (No disrespect to Tracy Murray, who tied a team-high with 18 points off the …

Ice Hockey

As Population Growth Slows, Populism Surges

Nicola Gatta, the mayor of Candela in southeastern Italy (population 2,700), is desperate to reverse two decades of population decline and literally keep his town on the map. If you accept his invitation to move there, he will pay you about $2,300.<p>It’s probably no coincidence that mayors in small …

Opinion

Three Patriots Earn Atlantic 10 Postseason Awards

The George Mason baseball team had three student-athletes earn Atlantic 10 All-Conference honors at the conclusion of the 2018 season.

George Mason University

W&M Men's Track & Field Starts NCAA Championships Thursday

Story Links<p>The William & Mary men's track & field team begins the NCAA Championships this week, heading down to Tampa, Fla., for the NCAA Eastern …

William & Mary Tribe

In Georgia, Democrats Go With a Voter-Turnout Strategy

<i>This article is part of the Opinion Today newsletter. You can sign up here to receive the newsletter each weekday.</i><p><b>First,</b> the Georgia governor’s race this year is going to be a case study of whether Democrats can really lift the turnout of demographic groups that lean left but often don’t vote in …

Opinion

Westmoreland softball playoff capsules: Games of Wednesday-Thursday, May 23-24, 2018

<b>By: Bill Beckner Jr. and Jerin Steele</b><br>Tuesday, May 22, 2018 | 4:15 PM<p>Semifinals<p>Class 6A<p>No. 1 Hempfield (18-3) vs. No. 5 Norwin (12-6)<p>4 p.m. Wednesday …

College Sports

2018 Emerald Coast Classic Games to Air on CBS Sports Network - George Mason University

<b>FAIRFAX, Va. –</b> The George Mason University men's basketball team's pair of neutral site games in the 2018 Emerald Coast Classic will be broadcast …

George Mason University

Virginia

VHSL 2018 Region Picks, Part 1<p>John Nolan <br>Virginia Assistant Director & Content Manager<p>With the conclusion of the public school regular season this …

College Sports

What are the benefits of WNBA expansion and which cities could get a team?

Since 2010, the WNBA has been a 12-team league and the league has remained stable. Though there were relocations — like the Detroit/Tulsa Shock …

Women's Basketball

It’s Darius Perry’s Time in Louisville

With Quentin Snider gone, the Cards have some serious shoes to fill at the point guard position. Is Darius Perry ready?<p>In 2018-2019, Louisville men’s …

Sports