In 1967, the Supreme Court ruled in the case of Loving v. Virginia that laws against interracial marriage were unconstitutional. Mildred Loving, a black woman married to a white man, had been prosecuted under one such Virginia law in 1958…
England's Queen Elizabeth II visits the historical settlement of Jamestown Friday to mark the 400th anniversary of the town's founding. Three historians discuss the settlement's significance and how views of its history have changed over time.
By PBS NewsHour
Cho Seung-Hui, a 23-year-old South Korean student from the western suburbs of Washington, D.C., has been identified as the gunman in the April 16 shooting rampage at Virginia Tech University in Blacksburg, Va.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks comment on Sen. Jim Webb's response to the president's speech, saying he forcefully argued that when the Democrats disagree with Mr. Bush they will confront him, especially on economic and foreign policy matters.
In his response to President Bush's State of the Union address, Sen. James Webb, D-Va., outlines his party's response, stressing the need to help the middle class through fairer tax policies and criticizing the president's handling of the war in…
By PBS NewsHour
Two days after voters went to the polls and handed hair's breadth wins to their opponents, Republican Sens. George Allen of Virginia and Conrad Burns of Montana conceded defeat.
Once considered a safe Republican Senate seat, the battle between GOP incumbent George Allen and Democrat Jim Webb is gaining intensity in the final days before elections. Democratic Gov. Tim Kaine and Republican Attorney General Bob McDonnell debate the issues.
With Republicans fighting to retain their 10-seat advantage in the Senate, Democrats are campaigning to pick up the six seats they need in November's elections to win a majority. Analysts focus on two key Senate races in Virginia and Tennessee.
Organizations that deliver free medical care worldwide, often in emergencies, recently visited rural Virginia to provide more than 1,000 people with all types of health services. Susan Dentzer provides a report.
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