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.
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
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,..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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...
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..
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
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
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
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
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
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
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