Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday highlighted the need to help the children of military families transition into new schools as their parents are moving from one assignment to the next.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The Supreme Court gave new life Wednesday to a challenge by African-Americans in Virginia who say lawmakers packed some legislative districts with black voters to make other districts whiter and more Republican.
Virginia’s General Assembly unanimously passed legislation Wednesday to crack down on female genital mutilation, criminalizing the procedure with up to a year of prison. The bill now awaits Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s signature.
By Joshua Barajas
The busts of the first 43 U.S. presidents, each standing at least 15 feet tall and weighing nearly 10 tons, are huddled on a property in rural Virginia.
By Jamie Stengle, Associated Press
"Our concern is that it's a very clear signal that at a minimum the Department of Justice ... will not protect transgender students."…
A similar post-election power grab isn't likely to happen in New Jersey and Virginia, the only two states with gubernatorial races this year, officials said.
By Julie Pace and Jill Colvin, Associated Press
The president criticized the media as he stood in front of a memorial honoring CIA officers killed while serving the United States.
“Hidden Figures” is a story about reaching for the stars while fighting racial and gender barriers. The new movie follows the careers of three black women who worked at NASA’s Langley headquarters in Virginia during the 1950s and ‘60s to…
A new movie, "Loving," tells the real-life story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a Virginia couple who were arrested because interracial marriage was illegal in their home state. They appealed their case and won a landmark civil rights ruling at…
By PBS NewsHour
To gauge the range of reactions to the greatest election upset in American history, we visit Manassas, Virginia, and speak with people at all points on the political spectrum. The state used to be reliably red, but Tuesday represented the…
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