If you live in the Washington, D.C. area and are looking for ways to help as the snow falls, you have plenty of options.
By Josh Lederman and Kevin Freking, Associated Press
FAIRFAX, Va. — President Barack Obama tore into the National Rifle Association on Thursday as he sought support for his actions on gun control, accusing the powerful lobby group of peddling an "imaginary fiction" that he said has distorted the…
This week, archaeologists uncovered the remains of the hull of a 50-foot ship dating back to the 1700s at a construction site in Alexandria, Virginia. Developer Carr Properties is building the Indigo Hotel on the site at 220 S. Union…
By Christina A. Cassidy, Associated Press
The governor's race in Kentucky and a school-funding battle in Mississippi are among the top races Tuesday in what otherwise is a relatively low-key, off-year election cycle.
By PBS NewsHour
WDBJ in Roanoke, Virginia, paused for a moment of silence a day after cameraman Adam Ward and reporter Alison Parker were gunned down by a former co-worker who had been fired in 2013. As memorials pour into the station, Parker’s…
State police said the suspected gunman who killed two members of a television news crew when he opened fire on them during a live broadcast, has been pronounced dead.
By Sam Hananel, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Prison reform advocates who have spent years campaigning against solitary confinement are counting on a powerful new ally in their quest to end the practice — Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy.
By PBS NewsHour
In 2013 archaeologists discovered the remains of four early colony leaders buried 400 years ago at the Jamestown settlement in Virginia. On top of one of the graves was a silver box resembling a religious artifact, presenting a mystery for…
By Justin Scuiletti
Police on Monday said that an investigation was unable to confirm that a gang rape, as described in a November 2014 Rolling Stone article, occurred during a fraternity party at the University of Virginia.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Ten states will test new ways to get food stamp recipients back to work, using Agriculture Department grants aimed at helping some of the 46 million Americans who receive benefits move off the rolls.
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