Surrey Crescent in Norfolk. WAVY/Erin Kelly

Photos: Local Tidal Flooding

Tidal flooding was the biggest local weather concern, starting Friday and continuing all weekend.

Since ancient times, the spinning top has entertained children and adults in cultures worldwide. Greek pottery shows women playing with tops. Some medieval rulers kept their subjects from idleness by making them tend to the village top. Special eight-sided tops called teetotums supply the element of chance in board games. Modern kids play with this most classical toy, too, calculating the placement, centrifugal force, and velocity needed to execute the longest spin or to capture their competitors’ prized tops.

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Photos: 2015 Toy Hall of Fame Finalists

The following 12 toys are finalists for 2015 induction into The Strong’s National Toy Hall of Fame. Only two or three will take their honore…


Photos: Governor’s education roundtable

Governor McAuliffe visited Kellam High School on his statewide education tour. He discussed the future of education with teachers and admini…

Pope Francis’ motorcade moves through New York City streets, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, on the way to St. Patrick’s Cathedral where he will lead an evening prayer service.

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Photos: Pope Francis in New York City

Pope Francis’ stops in NYC include the United Nations and Madison Square Garden, as well as a somber visit to the September 11 Memorial and …


Photos: Chincoteague stolen pony

Locals in Chincoteague want to know who stole one of their famous ponies. The volunteer fire company which maintains the herd are now offeri…