Petula Dvorak

11/26/2015 - 9:00am

    Looks like fear - not turkey - is the main course being served in our country this week.

    Political opportunists running for president have been cooking up a heaping platter of anti-Muslim sentiment since the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks on Paris. They've...

09/30/2015 - 3:00pm

    It's just before midnight on a Friday in downtown Leesburg, and a young couple just stumbled out of the biker bar in this historic Virginia town, past the American flags, quaint lamposts and cascading petunia pots and ducked into an alley, furiously making out....

09/28/2015 - 5:58pm

    The gentle takedown of our elected leaders began almost the second Pope Francis started speaking Thursday morning at the majestic U.S. Capitol, where polarization and ugly rhetoric have become a twisted badge of honor.


09/24/2015 - 1:43pm

    Bad news Virginia: The boys are back in town.

    The latest move to come out of a male-dominated state legislature that once wanted to vaginally probe women seeking abortions is as boys-club as it gets.

09/24/2015 - 1:25pm

    Abby Shapiro's death can teach us one simple thing: The small ways you live your life every day are what matter.

    Abby was just 16. And a really good swimmer. She thought Ethiopian food was "on fleek...

09/17/2015 - 10:57am

    Is it just a date yet?

    Do we say, "I have a dentist appointment on Sept. 11th" or "Let's get together for drinks on Friday; what is that, the 11th?" without flinching, blanching or...

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