Camille Schrier, a student at Virginia Commonwealth who advocates for drug safety, was crowned Miss America 2020 on Thursday night at the Mohegan Sun Earth Expo & Convention Center in Uncasville, Connecticut.
Three conservative-leaning states have filed a federal lawsuit in an attempt to stop the Equal Rights Amendment from being added to the US Constitution as it nears potential ratification.
Herman Boone, the tough, no-nonsense high school football coach played by Denzel Washington in "Remember the Titans," has died. He was 84.
More than two dozen tornadoes touched down in parts of the Deep South on Monday, killing at least three people.
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The Barnard College freshman killed in New York was a creative spirit who loved music and had interned at a local news website in her home state of Virginia.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam said Wednesday localities could face consequences if law enforcement officers don't enforce gun laws.
Less than a month after the Democratic takeover of the Virginia state legislature, nearly half the state's counties have passed resolutions in support of Second Amendment rights.
The US Navy has awarded its most expensive shipbuilding contract ever, more than $22.2 billion worth of the world's most advanced submarines.
An American woman who accused the convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein of sex crimes has revealed new details of the night she says she was forced to perform sex acts with Britain's Prince Andrew.
A Marine deserter accused of killing his mother's boyfriend was captured Wednesday morning in his mother's Virginia home -- the very place where he's alleged to have killed the man nearly three weeks ago, authorities said.
Seeing the world on horseback is a luxury and at these equestrian vacation destinations, horses and riders are treated like royalty as they discover diverse cultures, captivating traditions and posh accommodations in settings from Botswana to California.
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg kicked off his presidential campaign on Monday here in Virginia with a blunt case: Without me in the race, President Donald Trump is more likely to get reelected.
A massive crash sent 19 people to hospitals as thick fog and ice covered a Virginia highway Sunday.
The manhunt for a Marine deserter wanted for murder led Roanoke, Virginia, police to shut down all schools in the city Thursday.
Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old climate activist from Sweden, will soon make her next sailing trip.
A Marine who deserted his post at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina last month is a suspect in the killing of his mother's boyfriend, authorities said Monday.
For the first time in Virginia's 400-year legislative history, a woman will become speaker of the House.
A Virginia Democrat who lost her 2017 race for the state's House of Delegates after another candidate's name was picked out of a bowl in a tie-breaker handily ousted her Republican foe Tuesday.
The coming Democratic takeover of the Virginia legislature has cleared the path for the state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, which would ban discrimination on the basis of sex and guarantee equality for women under the Constitution.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Wednesday said he will reintroduce gun control measures in the upcoming legislative sessions now that Democrats have taken control of the state legislature.
The cyclist who flipped off President Donald Trump's motorcade in 2017, and lost her job because of it, has won her bid for local office in Virginia.
Democrats will win majorities in Virginia's House and Senate on Tuesday, CNN projects, giving the party full control of the state's government for the first time in more than two decades.
Democrat Andy Beshear claimed victory Tuesday night in the Kentucky governor's race, but Republican Gov. Matt Bevin said he is not conceding.