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Virginia: State of the United States of America
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.

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Probe inconclusive on gov.’s racist yearbook pic

An investigation ordered up by a Virginia medical school failed to determine whether Gov. Ralph Northam is in a 1984 yearbook photo of a man in blackface next to someone in a Ku Klux Klan hood. (May..
USATODAY.com - Published

Ralph Northam Investigation Ends Without Answers on Racist Photo

An inquiry into a racist photograph on the medical school yearbook page of the Virginia governor could not determine whether he himself appeared in the image.
NYTimes.com - Published

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Northam identity in blackface photo could not be confirmed [Video]Northam identity in blackface photo could not be confirmed

rginia Governor Ralph Northam's former medical school was unable to determine his role in a racist photograph that appeared on his 1984 yearbook page, according Ben Hatch of McGuireWoods law firm...

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Trump Likely To Tap Former Virginia Attorney General For Immigration Post [Video]Trump Likely To Tap Former Virginia Attorney General For Immigration Post

According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, US President Donald Trump is expected to pick former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli for an immigration policy position at the Department of..

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Trump Rips Republican Justin Amash [Video]Trump Rips Republican Justin Amash

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday at the first Republican congressman to call the U.S. president’s behavior impeachable, while Democrats warned Trump’s stonewalling of..

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Manning 'not going to' comply with grand jury [Video]Manning 'not going to' comply with grand jury

Former U.S. Army soldier Chelsea Manning, facing a fresh grand jury subpoena to testify about her contacts with WikiLeaks, told reporters outside an Alexandria, VA courthouse on Thursday that she..

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Chelsea Manning: Trump Admin 'Clearly Wants To Go After' This Group Of Professionals [Video]Chelsea Manning: Trump Admin 'Clearly Wants To Go After' This Group Of Professionals

Former Army intelligence analyst and whistleblower Chelsea Manning told CNN's Brian Stelter Sunday that the Trump administration "clearly wants to go after journalists." According to Business Insider,..

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U.S. deploying carrier, bombers to deter Iran: Bolton [Video]U.S. deploying carrier, bombers to deter Iran: Bolton

The Trump administration is deploying a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East in response to troubling “indications and warnings” from Iran and to show the United States will..

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2 White Supremacists Plead Guilty For Attacking Charlottesville Protestors [Video]2 White Supremacists Plead Guilty For Attacking Charlottesville Protestors

Newser reports two members of a known white supremacist group pleaded guilty Friday to federal rioting charges in connection with a white nationalist rally in Virginia and political rallies in..

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Julian Assange Gets One Year In Jail [Video]Julian Assange Gets One Year In Jail

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been sentenced to 50 weeks in prison in the UK for breaching bail conditions. He faces a separate court hearing over extradition to the US on Thursday. An error has..

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Five rescued after Virginia cave mishap [Video]Five rescued after Virginia cave mishap

Five men who got trapped in a cave on a cattle ranch in southwest Virginia, were rescued Sunday after nearly 48 hours underground. The men had planned to camp in the cave but found themselves trapped..

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Trump Claims He Answered Charlottesville Questions 'Perfectly' [Video]Trump Claims He Answered Charlottesville Questions 'Perfectly'

President Donald Trump on Friday defended his 2017 statement that there were “very fine people” on both sides of the deadly white supremacist protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, comments that..

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President Trump Defends His Charlottesville Response [Video]President Trump Defends His Charlottesville Response

When answering question about his response to the tragic events that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia, in 2017, President Donald Trump defended his remarks to reporters and called Confederate..

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Chelsea Manning Ordered To Stay In Jail [Video]Chelsea Manning Ordered To Stay In Jail

Chelsea Manning will stay in jail for refusing to testify to a federal grand jury about WikiLeaks, according to a new ruling from a panel of three judges at the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. First..

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Cygnus Capsule Delivers Easter Feast To International Space Station [Video]Cygnus Capsule Delivers Easter Feast To International Space Station

According to a report by Geek.com, on Friday, the Cygnus capsule arrived at the International Space Station with an entire Easter feast and other supplies, including tiny flying robots and mice for a..

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Judge Firm On Trial Date In July For Michael Flynn's Partner [Video]Judge Firm On Trial Date In July For Michael Flynn's Partner

According to Politico, A federal judge said Friday he’s committed to launching a trial in July for one of the cases springing from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation: the prosecution of..

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Barr leaves home ahead of Mueller report rollout [Video]Barr leaves home ahead of Mueller report rollout

Attorney General William Barr left his home in McLean, Virginia Thursday morning ahead of his planned release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's long-awaited Russia report. Rough Cut (no reporter..

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New England Deadly Storms Leave Thousands Without Power [Video]New England Deadly Storms Leave Thousands Without Power

Reuters reports Tornadoes, wind gusts of up to 70 mph and pounding hail remained threats early on Monday from eastern New York and into New England, as the remnants of a deadly storm push out to sea...

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Young Voter Turnout Up In Majority Of States [Video]Young Voter Turnout Up In Majority Of States

Voter turnout among 18-29 year olds increased during the 2018 midterm election and experts are pointing to peer-to-peer activism as the reason.

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U.S. bill tackles social media 'dark patterns' [Video]U.S. bill tackles social media 'dark patterns'

Two U.S. senators introduced a bill to ban online social media companies like Facebook and Twitter from tricking consumers into giving up their personal data. Freddie Joyner reports.

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Charges Against Julian Assange Reveal Why Chelsea Manning Is In Jail [Video]Charges Against Julian Assange Reveal Why Chelsea Manning Is In Jail

Charges were announced by the Justice Department against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday. The charges provide new insight into why federal prosecutors sought to question whistleblower..

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A Furious Nancy Pelosi Says AG Barr 'Off The Rails' On Mueller Report [Video]A Furious Nancy Pelosi Says AG Barr 'Off The Rails' On Mueller Report

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had some harsh words for Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday. At a Democratic Party retreat in Virginia, Pelosi accused Barr of "going off the rails yesterday and..

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WH to widen leadership purge at DHS -source [Video]WH to widen leadership purge at DHS -source

President Donald Trump may fire more senior officials at the Department of Homeland Security, as the agency struggles with a surge of immigrants on the U.S.-Mexico border. Vanessa Johnston reports.

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Virginia Opens as Early 2020 National Championship Favorite [Video]Virginia Opens as Early 2020 National Championship Favorite

Las Vegas has pegged Virginia as the odds-on favorite to repeat as national champion. SI Now discusses the likelihood of the Cavaliers repeating, and which teams could challenge them next year.

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Virginia's Redemption Story Ranks as an All-Time Turnaround [Video]Virginia's Redemption Story Ranks as an All-Time Turnaround

One year after becoming the first No. 1 seed to lose in the NCAA Tournament's first round, Virginia outlasted Texas Tech to win the school's first national championship. SI College Basketball Insider..

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How Much Has Luck Contributed to Virginia's NCAA Tournament Run? [Video]How Much Has Luck Contributed to Virginia's NCAA Tournament Run?

Virginia needed multiple strokes of luck to advance to the National Championship. Do the Cavaliers deserve to be in Monday's title game? SI College Basketball Insider Jon Rothstein weighs in.

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Virginia governor's role in blackface yearbook photo unclear, school says

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam's former medical school was unable to determine his role in a racist photograph that appeared on his 1984 yearbook page, according to a report released on Wednesday..
Reuters - Published

Investigation Into Blackface Photo on Gov. Ralph Northam’s Yearbook Page Is Inconclusive

An inquiry into a racist photograph on the medical school yearbook page of the Virginia governor could not determine whether he himself appeared in the image.
NYTimes.com - Published

Report due today on blackface yearbook scandal surrounding Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam

The law firm handling an investigation into Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's yearbook page that included a blackface photo reveals its findings today.
USATODAY.com - Published

Rep. Abigail Spanberger introduces bill to protect 5G from foreign threats

Democratic Congresswoman Abigail Spangberger of Virginia joins CBSN to talk about her new bill to protect 5G technology from foreign threats. The legislation aims to limit Chinese company Huawei's..
CBS News - Published

Northam meets leaders of Martin Luther King Jr.’s group

Embattled Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has refused to step down amid controversy. He met with Charles Steele, president of the SCLC and a board member who was a friend of MLK, Bernard LaFayette
CBS News - Published

Maryland snags ex-Virginia Tech QB Josh Jackson

Quarterback Josh Jackson, a star at Virginia Tech two seasons ago, has transferred to Maryland with two years of eligibility remaining
USATODAY.com - Published

Trump to name Ken Cuccinelli to immigration job as White House seeks 'tougher direction'

President Donald Trump is set to name Ken Cuccinelli, the former Virginia attorney general, to a top position at the Department of Homeland Security.
USATODAY.com - Published

Trump expected to tap ex-Virginia attorney general for immigration post: official

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to pick former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli for an immigration policy position at the Department of Homeland Security, a White House official said on..
Reuters - Published

Va. town remembers the high price paid on D-Day

The 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy has a solemn significance for a small Virginia town. (May 20)
USATODAY.com - Published

Trampoline park injuries are "like getting hit with a hammer," researcher says

For the first time, we're learning about test results showing why some trampoline parks can be so dangerous. A Virginia engineer says the way many trampolines are bound together in the parks can create..
CBS News - Published

Carnival worker allegedly killed three women in 18 days

Investigators in southern Virginia say 23-year-old James Michael Wright confessed to killing two Tennessee women and a Georgia teen he met through his work for a traveling carnival. CBS affiliate WJHL..
CBS News - Published

Traveling carnival worker, who police call a serial killer, admits to killing two women, teen girl

James Michael Wright, 23, is accused of carrying out the killings near his home in Washington County, Virginia, over the span of three weeks.
USATODAY.com - Published

Healthy focus: Which U.S. city is the fittest?

For the second year in a row, Arlington, Virginia tops the list as the fittest city in the country, according to factors like diet, exercise and farmers markets.
USATODAY.com - Published

Judge blocks release of Coast Guard officer accused of drafting hit list

A magistrate had ordered Christopher Hasson to be released from custody and supervised by relatives in Virginia
CBS News - Published

Fatal Stabbing on Appalachian Trail Is Uncovered Thanks to GPS and a Dog

A man was charged with fatally stabbing a hiker and wounding another in Virginia. The attack unnerved the disparate but close-knit community of hikers on the 2,190-mile trail.
NYTimes.com - Published

Man charged with murder in machete attack on Appalachian trail in Virginia

A Massachusetts man was charged on Monday with murder and assault in a machete attack that killed a hiker and severely wounded another along the Appalachian Trail in Virginia, according to papers filed..
Reuters - Published

A machete attack on the Appalachian Trail left one hiker dead

James Jordan, a suspect in a machete attack against two hikers on the Appalachian Trail in Virginia this weekend has been arrested, police said.
USATODAY.com - Published

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