A 24-hour-a-day processing center for welcoming Afghan refugees to Northern Virginia is "drawing down" its operation, with flights into Washington Dulles International Airport paused into next week because of at least 10 measles cases among children evacuated to military bases in Virginia and other parts of the country.
SHANKSVILLE, Pa. — The first thing you notice about Frank Siller is the resolve in his mission. Each step he takes along Shanksville Road on t…
City Council approves grant in $1.7 million plan.
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Pope Francis honored Slovakian Holocaust victims and atoned for Christian complicity in wartime crimes as he sought to promote reconciliation Monday in a country where a Catholic priest was president of a Nazi puppet state that deported tens of thousands of its Jews.
If Republicans are successful in the fall election, they could pass new laws restricting abortion in Virginia, something groups opposed to abortion would welcome, while Democrats are raising alarm.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats began pushing plans for providing paid family and medical leave, easing climate change and bolstering education through House committees Thursday as they battled Republicans and among themselves over President Joe Biden's $3.5 trillion vision for reshaping federal priorities.
President Joe Biden has unveiled a new “action plan” to confront the COVID-19 surge. It includes vaccine mandates for millions of Americans and lays the groundwork for a booster shot campaign.
That was the message the public told the Commission for Local Governments during a nearly 4-hour pubic hearing Wednesday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Americans trying to evacuate hundreds of Afghans and American citizens — including one Afghan who worked as a U.S. military translator and says he is anticipating his beheading by the Taliban — pleaded for action from the Biden administration to get the would-be evacuees aboard charter flights that are standing by to fly them from Afghanistan.
The Taliban on Tuesday announced a caretaker Cabinet that paid homage to the old guard of the group. There was no evidence of non-Taliban in the lineup, a big demand of the international community.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban said Monday they seized the last province not in their control after their blitz through Afghanistan last month, overrunning forces who had opposed their takeover.
Republican gubernatorial nominee Glenn Youngkin is betting the race on a public debate over tax relief, but his campaign faces skepticism over whether the numbers add up for the state to pay the price tag.
TYSONS CORNER — Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin are relying on their pro-business credentials in the battle to become Virginia’s next governor, but they posed sharply different visions on how to make the state better for business in appearances before an influential business advocacy group on Wednesday.
Virginia is moving toward loosening its first-in-the-nation COVID-19 workplace safety rules, which were designed to prevent the spread of the virus but also were criticized by many businesses as too unwieldy.
McLEAN, Va. (AP) — Democrat Terry McAuliffe told northern Virginia business leaders Wednesday that the recently enacted abortion legislation in Texas serves as a warning about what might happen if Republican Glenn Youngkin is elected governor.
Virginia's Republican Party wants a court to invalidate Terry McAuliffe’s candidacy.
Twenty-four hours after the departure of the last American plane from Kabul, President Biden vigorously defended his decision to end America's longest war and withdraw all U.S. troops ahead of an Aug. 31 deadline.
Thousands of Afghan refugees are temporarily staying at Fort Lee in Virginia, and many are children.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida state education officials on Monday began to make good on threats to withhold funding from local school districts that defied Gov. Ron DeSantis' ban on mask mandates, despite a circuit judge last week ruling the ban unconstitutional.