Virginia, officially the Commonwealth of Virginia, is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains. The geography and climate of the Commonwealth are shaped by the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Chesapeake Bay, which provide habitat for much of its flora and fauna. The capital of the Commonwealth is Richmond; Virginia Beach is the most populous city, and Fairfax County is the most populous political subdivision. The Commonwealth's estimated population as of 2018 is over 8.5 million.
With the anniversary of the deadly 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, approaching, Twitter is facing increased pressure from a nationwide coalition of civil rights organizations..
A black protester interrupted Donald Trump in Virginia, after the president claimed he was hearing praise from African-Americans over his racially-charged comments about the city of Baltimore. Zachary..
The National Weather Service issued a flash flood emergency in the D.C. metropolitan area on Monday as roads and backyards flooded and a rush of water poured through the ceiling of the Virginia Square..
According to Reuters, James Fields was sentenced to life in prison by a federal judge for killing a resident of Charlottesville during a white nationalist rally in 2017. The 22-year-old drove his car..
United States Attorney Thomas Cullen on Friday said an "overwhelming" amount of evidence led to a life sentence for 22-year-old neo-Nazi James Fields, who killed Heather Heyer by crashing his car into..
A Virginia girl with a genetic disorder is inspiring others with her reaction to a beauty ad. Four-year-old Maren Anderson stopped to admire an Ulta beauty model who uses a wheelchair, just like she.. CBS News - Published
It's been two years since the violence at a white nationalist demonstration in Charlottesville, Virginia ignited a national discussion of racism and hate in America. Counter-protester Heather Heyer was.. CBS News - Published
We’re getting new insight about racial tension in America from Charlottesville, Virginia, exactly two years after violent clashes between white supremacists and counter-protesters left one person.. CBS News - Published
Two years ago, America’s white nationalist movement stunned the country. Neo-Nazi demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia, had turned deadly when a far-right protester drove a car through a.. Reuters - Published
The suburban Washington office complex housing the headquarters of USA Today newspaper was evacuated on Wednesday because of reports of a man with a weapon inside, but a search of the property found no.. Reuters - Published
The headquarters of USA Today in suburban Washington was evacuated on Wednesday following reports of a man with a weapon, the national newspaper said, but there were no indications of any violence or.. Reuters - Published
President Trump made his strongest denunciation yet of white supremacy after the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton. As Weijia Jiang reports, it's a departure from his response two years ago when a.. CBS News - Published
Four hundred years after the first ship carrying enslaved Africans arrived on the coast of Virginia, the descendants of one of the first black American families say race relations in the United States.. Reuters - Published
During a ceremony in Jamestown, marking 400 years since the first legislative assembly, a Democratic Virginia state lawmaker interrupted President Trump, declaring "you can't send us back." It comes.. CBS News - Published
A protester carrying signs reading "Deport Hate" and "Reunite My Family" interrupted President Trump's speech commemorating the 400th anniversary of Jamestown, Virginia. Some in the crowd responded.. CBS News - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump, under fire in Washington for verbal attacks on racial minority lawmakers, condemned American slavery on Tuesday at the 400th anniversary of the first legislative assembly.. Reuters - Published
President Trump heads to Virginia Tuesday to celebrate an important moment for the state's first colonial settlers. The trip is being overshadowed by his ongoing racial criticism of Democratic.. CBS News - Published
Police study a message from the gunman who killed three people in the mass shooting in Gilroy, California, while the city grieves for its victims. Also, President Trump’s visit to Virginia is.. CBS News - Published
The Virginia Democrat said the Russians didn't fully take advantage of vulnerabilities in U.S. election infrastructure in 2016. "I don't think we can count on ourselves being lucky again in 2020" CBS News - Published
A Virginia man woke up to learn his creation had ended up onstage next to President Trump. After a whirlwind 24 hours in the spotlight, he needs to set a couple of things straight. NYTimes.com - Published
Virginia Democratic Senator Mark Warner is the vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee -- the committee investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election. In his first interview since.. CBS News - Published
After saying he was “not happy” with the “send her back” chant at his rally in North Carolina, President Trump reversed himself, just as he did in 2017 after the violence in Charlottesville,.. NYTimes.com - Published
This man from Richmond, Virginia, grew up in foster care, which inspired him to become a foster parent at just 20 years old. Now, more than a decade later, he is a father to three sons he fostered and.. CBS News - Published
An avowed white supremacist was sentenced to life plus 419 years on state charges for deliberately driving his car into anti-racism protesters during a white nationalist rally in Virginia. (July.. USATODAY.com - Published
A Virginia state judge on Monday sentenced a self-professed neo-Nazi to a second life prison term for killing a demonstrator when he drove his car into a crowd protesting against white supremacists in.. Reuters - Published
Former boxing champion Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker has died after he was hit by a car in Virginia. He was 55. Police in Virginia Beach on Monday say Whitaker was a pedestrian when struck by the car.. CBS News - Published
Art Chadwick, who owns Chadwick & Son Orchids, near Richmond, Virginia, will happily sell you an orchid. But he's also willing to board your plant while you're on vacation. And yes, there are people.. CBS News - Published