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VIDEO -In an era of intense government surveillance and secret court orders, a multimillion dollar business has emerged among...
VIDEO -The Muslim Brotherhood is urging a revolt against the military forces now in control of Egypt. This comes one day afte...
VIDEO -U.S. employers added 195,000 jobs in June and hiring was more robust in the two previous months than earlier estimated...
VIDEO -Egyptian troops have opened fire on supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi marching on a Republican Guard facil...
VIDEO -President Barack Obama spoke about America's founding and thanked military men and women for their service at an I...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is getting advice from a high-powered Washington lawyer amid questions about...
VIDEO -Adly Mansour, the supreme justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court, was sworn in as interim presidenton Thu...
VIDEO -To the cheers of millions, the Egyptian military announced that embattled President Mohammed Morsi will be replaced. T...
VIDEO -About two dozen people are reported dead in clashes between supporters and opponents of Egyptian President Mohamed Mor...
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) - The government is struggling to prove a key element in the theft charges against Pfc. Bradley Manning,...
Free and low cost swimming pools and water parks military members and their families use to cool off in Quantico, at Fort Bel...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A Democratic lawmaker is urging Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell to "come clean" about gifts from a...
VIDEO -Thousands of history buffs recreated the Confederate Army's ill-fated attack on Gettysburg in honor of the 150th a...
VIDEO -President Obama and former President George W. Bush laid a wreath at the memorial for the 1998 bombing of the US Embas...
VIDEO -Carrie Underwood is standing up for farm animals and using Twitter to get political.
VIDEO -Russian President Vladimir Putin said Edward Snowden will have to stop leaking US secrets if he wants to stay in Russi...
VIDEO -Egypt's powerful military warnedon Mondayit will intervene if President Mohammed Morsi doesn't 'meet the p...
VIDEO -Competing demonstrations brought thousands to CairoSundayas protesters in Tahrir Square demanded Egyptian President Mo...
VIDEO -Police moved into a park in central Ankaraon Sundayto move out anti-government protesters who were occupying it. Thous...
VATICAN CITY (AP) - A Vatican official has been arrested in an alleged plot to bring the equivalent of $26 million into Italy...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The focus is on the House after the Senate passed historic immigration legislation that would provide a pat...
ATLANTA (AP) - Republican officials across the South promise swift action in response to a Supreme Court ruling that invalida...
Adjusting to civilian life from the military can be tough for many in this region.Combat stress could even lead to alcohol or...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea has issued a cyberattack alert after government websites shut down on the anniversary o...
WASHINGTON (AP) - For President Barack Obama, National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden's globe-trotting evasion of ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will convene a meeting of CEOs and business leaders to tout what the White House say...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is holding an emergency meeting with top Cabinet members this mornin...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Immigration legislation offering the prize of U.S. citizenship to millions is gaining ground in the Senate ...
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - The fate of Greece's shaky coalition government is hanging in the balance after crucial talks to en...
VIDEO -Former investigators are pushing to reopen the probe into the 1996 crash of TWA Flight 800 off the coast of New York, ...
WARRENTON, Va. (AP) - The Fauquier Times-Democrat is changing its name due to the increasingly divisive political landscape. ...
VIDEO -Trying to tamp down concerns about government over-reach, President Barack Obamaon Wednesdaydefended U.S. internet and...
VIDEO -Speaking at a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, President Obama said it's no surprise that th...
VIDEO -Tens of thousands filled streets throughout Brazilon Tuesdaynight, to protest government corruption and high taxes.
VIDEO -President Barack Obama arrived in GermanyTuesdayfor a 24-hour visit, the culmination of which will be a speechon Wedne...
VIDEO -President Barack Obama, Russian President Vladimir Putin and other G-8 leaders attempted to speak with one voice on se...
VIDEO -Military leaders are ready to begin tearing down the remaining walls that have prevented women from holding thousands ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Education Department is offering states more time to enact promised reforms in exchange for permission ...
VIDEO -Afghan forces have taken over the security lead in Afghanistan, following an official handover from the US-led NATO co...
VIDEO -President Barack Obama defended top secret National Security Agency spying programs as legal in a lengthy interviewMon...
VIDEO -New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a Republican, spent some time with former President Bill Clinton at a conference. CBS ...
VIDEO -As President Obama landed in Northern Ireland to attend the G8 Summit, a British newspaper printed new secret document...
VIDEO -President Barack Obama and other leaders at the G-8 Summit are debating ways of halting the bloodshed in Syria in the ...
VIDEO -Russian President Vladimir Putin told President Barack Obamaon Mondaythat their positions on Syria do not coincide but...
VIDEO -Iran's newly elected president has pledged to follow a 'path of moderation' and promised greater openness ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The man who leaked details about top-secret U.S. government surveillance programs is defending his actions....
BALTIMORE (AP) - A dispute over public access to court records in the case of Pfc. Bradley Manning has moved to a civilian co...
VIDEO -President Obama arrived in Belfast, Northern IrelandMondayfor the G-8 Summit. His schedule will include a meeting with...
VIDEO -President Obama and his family departed for Ireland ahead of G8 summit. He is scheduled to attend a two-day summit at ...
VIDEO -Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned the international community against easing sanctions on Iran followin...
VIDEO -Iranians are heading to the polls to choose a new Presidenton Friday. A total of six candidates are running, while 50 ...
VIDEO -President Barack Obama has authorized sending weapons to Syrian rebels, after the White House disclosed that the Unite...
VIDEO -The candidates for the open US Senate seat from Massachusetts clashed over tax policy. Democratic Congressman Ed Marke...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The entire House of Representatives has gotten a briefing from intelligence officials as part of an effort ...
ISTANBUL (AP) - Riot police fired tear gas, water cannon and rubber bullets in day-long clashes that lasted into the early ho...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - State Sen. Ralph Northam is the Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor, defeating the former White H...
As expected, turnout has been light for primary day around the region, but some local voters still make their presence known....
VIDEO -The Obama Administration is deciding whether to charge Edward Snowden, the government contractor who claimed responsib...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The No. 2 Republican in the House says Congress is "perplexed" about government eavesdropping and...
VIDEO -Risking prosecution by the U.S. government, a 29-year-old intelligence analyst who claims to have worked at the NSA an...
VIDEO -President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping are set to begin two days of talksFridayin the Southern California De...
VIDEO -Russian President Vladimir Putin and his wife Lyudmila saidThursdaythey are divorcing after nearly 30 years of marriag...
VIDEO -The Obama administration and some leading members of Congress are defending the NSA spying on citizen's phone reco...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The chairman of the House Intelligence committee says the ongoing NSA search of telephone records thwarted ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Jon Stewart is starting a summer-long break from anchoring "The Daily Show," but it will be no holi...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli says the IRS is blocking the release of $125 million owed to Virginia fr...
VIDEO -Britain's Ambassador to the United Nations says there is credible evidence that Syrian troops have used chemical w...
VIDEO -HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says she won't intervene in an "incredibly agonizing" transplant decisio...
VIDEO - All six members of the military's Joint Chiefs of Staff appeared before the Senate Armed Services CommitteeTuesda...
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - President Barack Obama has visited wounded service members at a military hospital just outside of the na...
VIDEO -Lois Lerner, a top IRS official in the non-profit division that paralyzed Tea Party groups with ongoing harassment, is...
VIDEO-Protesters were trying to put out fires in the central Istanbul neighbourhood of Gummusyu as the anti government demons...
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkish riot police launched round after round of tear gas against protesters on Monday, the fourth day...
VIDEO -More protests shook Turkey overnight, as Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan rejected accusations that he is a dictator.
If you are a member of the military looking to break into the civilian workforce or if you have been looking for a while, the...
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - A northern Virginia businessman has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for illegally funn...
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - A northern Virginia businessman has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for illegally funn...
VIDEO -NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly says a suspicious letter sent to President Barack Obama is similiar to the two ricin-laced...
VIDEO -Web Extra: Ann Romney talks about her husband's political future, life after the presidential election, and the di...
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - The Virginia medical examiner's office says two FBI agents killed in a fall while training off the Vi...
VIDEO -An advocacy group is demanding a civil rights investigation into the death of a Chechen immigrant who was shot to deat...
VIDEO -New York City police say two anonymous letters sent to Mayor Michael Bloomberg contained traces of the deadly poison r...
VIDEO -State Department Deputy Spokesman Patrick Ventrell told journalistson Tuesdaythat "no court order is required&quo...
VIDEO -Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann has announced that she is not running for another term in Congress. Bachmann, tea par...
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Virginia congressman wants an Army officer to be the person in charge of Arlington National Cemetery. Re...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A committee appointed by Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli suggests designating a state agency to help the...
VIDEO - ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - President Barack Obama has laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns in a visit to Arlington ...
VIDEO -A French soldier has been stabbed outside Paris. France's military spokesman says the soldier was wounded in the t...
VIDEO -Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel urged graduating West Point cadets to stamp out the scourge of harrassment and sexual as...
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is outlining a narrowing terror threat that still imperils the nation but is now def...
Ever wanted to apply for a government job?Germanna Community College can help you navigate the process through its upcoming c...
VIDEO -State Department Deputy Spokesman Patrick Ventrell announcedon Mondaythat employees identified by the Accountability R...
VIDEO -TMZ reports that Justin Bieber makes his party guests sign a waiver before they enter his California home when he thro...
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Three former Ford Motor Co. executives have been charged with crimes against humanity in Argen...
VIDEO -A wave of attacks killed at least 86 people in Shiite and Sunni areas of Iraqon Monday, officials said, pushing the de...
VIDEO -Syrian state media reports government forces are pushing deeper into Qusair, a strategic opposition-held town near the...
VIDEO -When askedon Fridayto give details on an upcoming peace summit, State Department Spokeswoman Jen Psaki awkwardly tried...
VIDEO -The president and CEO of The Associated Press says the government's seizure of AP phone records was 'unconstit...
VIDEO -Federal authorities in Idaho saidThursdaythey have arrested an Uzbekistan national accused of conspiring with a design...
VIDEO -President Obama was asked during a press conferenceon Thursdayto "assure the American people that nobody in the W...
VIDEO -ttorney General Eric Holder sparred with Rep. Darrell Issa, a California Republican, at a hearingWednesday. Holder sai...
VIDEO -During the White House daily press briefingon Wednesday, a reporter challeneged Spokesman Jay Carney on the President&...
VIDEO -Attorney General Eric Holder defended the Justice Department's secret review of AP phone records, saying it was pa...
VIDEO -Suddenly, President Obama is on the defensive over the Benghazi attack, the IRS Tea Party scandal, and a Justice Depar...
VIDEO -White House Press Secretary Jay Carney says the president had "no knowledge" of a Department of Justice prob...
VIDEO -President Barak Obama joined a growing chorus of lawmakers demanding answers into the IRS' admission it targeted c...
LONDON (AP) - A member of Britain's House of Lords has quit the Labour Party days before he was due to face a hearing ove...
<VIDEO>Britain's Prince Harry is spending most of his week in the U.S. honoring those wounded and killed in war.On ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Britain's Prince Harry opened a U.S. visit devoted to the wounded victims of war at the side of one of ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The bipartisan group of senators supporting a plan to overhaul immigration laws has been sticking together ...
<VIDEO>The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee says there was enough information about Boston Marathon bo...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling says he will not attend the state party convention where Republicans will pick the...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Republican Ken Cuccinelli is proposing to slash taxes by $1.4 billion, including cutting corporate tax r...
<VIDEO>Florida teenager survives shark attack; calls the experience "pretty cool"
<VIDEO>Israeli warplanes have carried out strikes in Syria twice in the last three days, and now Israel is deploying tw...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Fresh off a huge victory over President Barack Obama on gun control, the National Rifle Association is g...
<VIDEO>Demonstrators demanded an overhaul of immigration laws Wednesday in an annual, nationwide ritual that carried sp...
<VIDEO>The government is moving the morning-after pill over the counter but only those 15 and older can buy it -- an at...
<VIDEO>Associated Press reporter Matt Lee slammed the State Department today for not giving useful accounts of meetings...
<VIDEO>King Willem Alexander was crowned king of the Netherlands on Tuesday, after his mother, Queen Beatrix abdicated....
<VIDEO>Sacramento, Calif. Mayor Kevin Johnson applauded the NBA's relocation committee after the panel voted unanim...
GENEVA (AP) - Egypt has walked out of a round of global nuclear talks, saying other nations are not acting quickly enough to ...
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - An attack today in Damascus is revealing the vulnerability of President Bashar Assad's regime. Th...
<VIDEO>SI.com's Peter King breaks down the unusual maneuvers made in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft.
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice speaks with Jim Axelrod about why she thinks former President George W. Bush had s...
<VIDEO>After any bomb attack, federal agents reconstruct the explosive, one piece at a time. The reconstruction is a pa...
<VIDEO>U.S. intelligence has concluded with 'varying degrees of confidence,' that the Syrian government has twi...
<VIDEO>It's a day that brought the current president and the four living former presidents together for the dedicat...
<VIDEO>Law enforcement sources say Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, has indicat...
<VIDEO>A powerful car bomb was used to attack the French embassy in Tripoli, Libya on Tuesday. At least two French guar...
<VIDEO>Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the sanctions on Iran are causing a tremendous amount of difficulty in that c...
<VIDEO>An attorney says federal authorities have asked to interview the wife of deceased marathon bombing suspect Tamer...
<VIDEO>The guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon arrived in the Vietnamese port of Danang for an annual visit on Sund...
<VIDEO>World leaders and dignitaries from 170 countries are attending the funeral of former British Prime Minister Marg...
<VIDEO>An envelope addressed to Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi tested positive Tuesday for ricin, a potentially fatal...
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) - Virginia State Police say no one was injured when a Civil War-era shell was discovered buried in the b...
<VIDEO>Supporters of Henrique Capriles flooded the streets in protest against the newly proclaimed president Nicolas Ma...
<VIDEO>Massachusetts State Police investigating the marathon bombing searched an apartment just outside Boston, in Reve...
<VIDEO>The FBI is taking charge in the criminal investigation of the explosions at the Boston Marathon that killed thre...
<VIDEO>President Barack Obama, responding to the explosions at the Boston Marathon, says the United States does not kno...
WASHINGTON (AP) - With the Senate set to begin debate on gun control legislation this week, a proposal to expand background c...
WASHINGTON (AP) - A congressional investigation finds that specialty pharmacies like the one that triggered a deadly meningit...
Gun control debate will fire up next week after supporters win the first Senate showdown over restricting firearms on Thursda...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his South Korean counterpart say North Korea will gain nothi...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate turns to the heart of the battle over curbing gun violence next week when it considers a proposa...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Supporters of tougher gun laws have won a key vote in the Senate -- but according to Majority Leader Harry ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says now is the time for North Korea to end its belligerence. He says the United Sta...
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will honor NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski at the White House next week. ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate is ready to begin debating new restrictions on guns, four months after the carnage at a Connecti...
<VIDEO>North Korea has closed a factory that it operates jointly with South Korea, and pulled out more than 50,000 work...
<VIDEO>President Obama will bring Sandy Hook families to Washington on Air Force One following his speech in CT so they...
<VIDEO>Secretary of State John Kerry met Israel's President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem on Monday as part of a bid to...
<VIDEO>As senators return to work after a two week break, negotiations are underway on an agreement for expanded backgr...
<VIDEO>President Obama warned Congress not to use delaying tactics against tighter gun regulations and told families of...
JERUSALEM (AP) - Secretary of State John Kerry could be spending a lot of time shuttling back and forth between Washington an...
<VIDEO>Six world powers have sat down at the negotiating table with Iran for talks they hope will make progress in curb...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Hackers have apparently broken into at least two of North Korea's government-run online sites. ...
<VIDEO>North Korea's military warned on Thursday that it has been authorized to attack the US using "smaller, ...
<VIDEO>The US Army's 23rd Chemical Battalion demonstrated its skills during a drill in South Korea. 250 US soldiers...
<VIDEO>Thursday marks the 45th anniversary of the day that the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was killed in Memph...
<VIDEO>Connecticut lawmakers have approved wide-ranging legislation in response to last year's deadly school shooti...
<VIDEO>For the second day, North Korean border authorities have denied entry to South Koreans who manage jointly run fa...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The Connecticut Senate has approved wide-ranging gun control legislation in response to last year'...
<VIDEO>New York State Senator Malcolm Smith was arrested Tuesday along with several other politicians in an alleged plo...
<VIDEO> Secretary of State John Kerry says North Korea's bellicose rhetoric is 'unacceptable'. Kerry vowed ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Gov. Bob McDonnell's amendment that would ban abortion coverage from insurance plans sold in Virgini...
<VIDEO>Dozens of people protesting a decades-old state tax on dance venues swayed, kicked and twirled to the rhythm of ...
<VIDEO>A solar-powered plane that has wowed aviation fans in Europe is set to travel across the United States with stop...
<VIDEO>The rancorous debate on gun control in the United States returned to the town where one of the worst gun massacr...
<VIDEO>On March 30, 1973, the last American troops withdrew from South Vietnam, ending the United States' direct mi...
<VIDEO>Prince William shown at work in the Royal Air Force in new documentary; Actress Ashley Judd won't run for U....
<VIDEO>Ashley Judd says she won't run for U.S. Senate in Kentucky against Republican Leader Mitch McConnell. The ac...
<VIDEO>All eyes are on the Supreme Court as it begins hearing two same-sex marriage cases with far-reaching implication...
<VIDEO>Tony Stewart has harsh words for Joey Logano.
<VIDEO>New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he will personally bankroll a new $12 million ad campaign for Mayors ...
<VIDEO>Joel Booth lost a leg below the knee while serving in Afghanistan. Now, he is participating in war simulation tr...
<VIDEO>Just days after the 10th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, Secretary of State John Kerry confronted Iraq...
<VIDEO>Secretary of State John Kerry made an unannounced trip to Iraq Sunday. He met with Prime Minister Nouri al-Malik...
<VIDEO>President Obama toured the Yad VaShem Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem on Friday. The President is finishing his vi...
<VIDEO>President Barack Obama says Palestinians deserve an independent and sovereign state and an end to occupation by ...
<VIDEO>President Obama arrived in the West Bank Thursday, where he was greeted by Palestinian Authority President Mahmo...
<VIDEO>Palestinian militants in Gaza fired two rockets into Southern Israel on Thursday. The rockets hit far from Jerus...
<VIDEO>Renewing U.S. support for the difficult "work of generations," President Barack Obama assured Israel t...
<VIDEO>President Obama began his visit to Israel by praising Israel as a free and independent state, and reaffirming th...
<VIDEO>President Obama arrived in Israel on Wednesday, for his first visit as President. His agenda is focused on Israe...
<VIDEO>New reports claim that Rihanna and Chris Brown are planning a July wedding.
<VIDEO>Ukrainian parliament was briefly suspended after a brawl erupted between lawmakers. It happened after a politici...
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Few details are available about the training accident at a military depot in western Nevada last night that...
<VIDEO>WASHINGTON (AFP) - (AFP) - Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton, who may be eyeing a run in the 2016 pre...
<VIDEO>Dozens of people were arrested on Sunday, after clashes erupted between Egypt's security forces and proteste...
JERUSALEM (AP) - A parliamentary official says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will sign a formal deal Friday with ...
JERUSALEM (AP) - President Barack Obama says it would currently "take over a year or so for Iran to actually develop a n...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Lawmakers say they oppose a new round of base closings in the United States and are challenging Defense Dep...
<VIDEO>China's national legislature formally gave Xi Jinping the title of President on Thursday. It's the last ...
The Stafford resident that has acted as the as the mouthpiece for the Virginia House of Delegates for more than a decade is r...
Do you think military bases should continue to close when budget cuts could hurt national defense? It is the topic of a heari...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden will lead the U.S. delegation to newly elected Pope Francis' installation in R...
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is opening the door to the possibility of a resumption of White House tours, if it c...
<VIDEO>The latest border security technology is on display at a convention in Phoenix. However, some there say budget c...
<VIDEO>South Korea and the United States continued their annual military drills on Tuesday despite North Korean threats...
<VIDEO>Tens of thousands of demonstrators marched in 60 cities across Spain on Sunday to protest against unemployment a...
<VIDEO>Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived in Venezuela Friday for the state funeral of President Hugo Chavez...
<VIDEO>Cuban President Raul Castro was in Caracas, Venezuela on Thursday to pay his respects to the late Venezuelan Pre...
<VIDEO>The U.S. is fully capable of defending itself the White House says, after Pyongyang threatened a pre-emptive nuc...
<VIDEO>In his final report to Congress, Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction Stuart Bowen's conclusion...
<VIDEO>Airline passengers will be able to carry small knives, souvenir baseball bats, and other sports equipment onto p...
<VIDEO>Tearful supporters of deceased Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez took to the streets of the capital Caracas on Tu...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Under fire from the conservatives in his own Republican Party, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell sent the Obam...
<VIDEO>One of the hurdles for the President's Affordable Care Act is language. Understanding the law is a challenge...
<VIDEO>The Egyptian military intervened in clashes between protesters and police in the restive city of Port Said on Su...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Supporters of the Army private who sent hundreds of thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks are ener...
<VIDEO>The threat of automatic government spending cuts, or sequestration, that could start March 1 is affecting employ...
The massive across the board spending cuts set to kick in Friday could deal a devastating blow to thousands of area federal a...
The massive across the board spending cuts set to kick in Friday could deal a devastating blow to thousands of area federal a...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is asking the Supreme Court to overturn California's ban on same-sex marriage ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is asking the Supreme Court to overturn California's ban on same-sex marriage ...
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) - A U.S. Army judge has accepted an offer by a private to plead guilty to violating military regulations...
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) - A U.S. Army judge has accepted an offer by a private to plead guilty to violating military regulations...
<VIDEO>Mindy McCready's funeral held in southwest Florida; Bobby Brown sentenced to 55 days in jail for DUI; Lohan&...
<VIDEO>The Senate has voted to confirm Chuck Hagel to be the nation's next defense secretary. The vote Tuesday was ...
<VIDEO>A moment of silence was held Tuesday to honor six people who died 20 years ago in the first terrorist attack on ...
Letting your voice be heard to area Congressmen and Senators could help them push to avoid this week's massive federal sp...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate has voted to confirm Chuck Hagel to be the nation's next defense secretary. The vote Tuesda...
BERLIN (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov discussed the civil war in Syria ...
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) - President Barack Obama addressed thousands of shipyard workers in Virginia who are worried about wha...
<VIDEO>Facing an end of the week deadline, U.S. President Barack Obama said Monday that Congress can avert sweeping acr...
<VIDEO>The AP's Andrew Taylor says at first people may not notice the effects of the sequestration but as it goes o...
<VIDEO>U.S. Attorney Ronald Machen has called Jesse Jackson, Jr.'s guilty plea "nothing short of tragic."...
<VIDEO>Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has been charged with spending $750,000 in campaign funds on personal expense...
<VIDEO>A Virginia-based private technology security firm described in extraordinary detail efforts it blamed on a Chine...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Republican legislation requiring voters to bring photo identification with them to the polls starting in...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Legislative sessions can be dull and boring, but Oregon lawmakers have moved to commemorate the humdrum - ...
<VIDEO>President Barack Obama said Tuesday he accepted Marine Gen. John Allen's request to retire rather than proce...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is seeking to keep delicate immigration negotiations on track, as a key Republican senator ...
<VIDEO>Hundreds of people fleeing the violence in Syria continued to flow across the border into Jordan on Monday. Rebe...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The governor of Virginia is asking President Barack Obama in a letter to make good on his campaign pledg...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Legislative negotiators trying to reconcile two widely differing transportation funding bills say an agr...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Youth sports programs that use public school property would have to establish procedures for identifying...
SANDSTON, Va. (AP) - Retired Major Carroll Thackston, a former adjutant general of the Virginia National Guard, has died. He ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - George Washington's former home in Virginia is free to visitors on his birthday. Monday's Presiden...
<VIDEO>A few cute puppies get down with the phenomenon that is the 'Harlem Shake'!
<VIDEO>Protests were held in Karachi and Islamabad on Sunday, as angry residents demanded government protection from an...
<VIDEO>Pope Benedict has blessed a huge crowd from his window overlooking for the first time since announcing his resig...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The thousands of unmarried Virginia couples who are living together would no longer be breaking the law ...
Virginia Congressman Rob Wittman is among those voting against an effort to extend a pay freeze for federal employees.In effe...
<VIDEO>Conor Kennedy is handcuffed after a protest outside the White House. Get the details.
<VIDEO>Warning that American companies are the target of an intensive cyber-espionage campaign, President Barack Obama&...
<VIDEO>There are mixed reactions to President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech in which he stated a desire ...
<VIDEO>Aggressively pushing his agenda, President Barack Obama sets up high-stakes clashes with Republicans over guns, ...
<VIDEO>President Obama highlighted numerous parts of his agenda during his State of the Union Address. AP White House C...
<VIDEO>Republicans warned that President Barack Obama's second-term agenda would bring more tax increases and escal...
<VIDEO>President Barack Obama is emphasizing the need for more background checks for gun buyers in his State of the Uni...
<VIDEO>Pledging to revive a "rising, thriving middle class," President Barack Obama promised Tuesday night to...
<VIDEO>Senators clashed Tuesday during the latest hearing over the balance between gun rights and gun restrictions. The...
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council is pledging further action against North Korea, calling today's nuclear t...
A move by Virginia's Senate finance committee Tuesday is likely another stall tactic.From Richmond, Free Lance-Star Repor...
<VIDEO>The UN Security Council is set to hold an emergency meeting on Tuesday, to discuss North Korea's latest nucl...
<VIDEO>Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden says a courthouse shooting in Wilmington that left three people dead was no...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Virginia Senate has passed legislation that would allow religious or political organizations at publ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A week after enlisting former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush in his campaign for education reform, Gov. Bob McDon...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Washington Redskins are taking a beating at the Smithsonian. The team's nickname - deemed by many ...
CAIRO (AP) - An Egyptian security official says one of deposed leader Hosni Mubarak's most trusted men has been released ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Senate Democrats and most Republicans have united to approve an expedited roadmap for expanding Medicaid...
<VIDEO> President Barack Obama told leaders at the annual National Prayer Breakfast Thursday that he hopes they maintai...
<VIDEO>Iran state TV broadcast pictures allegedly taken from the CIA spy drone captured in 2011. Iran's claims cann...
<VIDEO>Secretary of State John Kerry was ceremonially sworn into office at the State Department, Wednesday. In remarks ...
<VIDEO>An unclassified Justice Department memo reveals the government does not need evidence that a specific attack is ...
<VIDEO>A 5-year-old boy who was held for a week in an underground bunker and then rescued in a raid by federal agents a...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - With a tie-breaking vote from Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling, Senate Republicans have passed legislation that wou...
<VIDEO>Army Secretary John McHugh has asked the army to develop a new structure to address the mental health of militar...
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's foreign minister says Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will visit Cairo this week, marking t...
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) - Pakistani officials say the government plans to build a recreation complex in the town where al-Qai...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The House of Delegates has passed legislation that would assign letter grades to public schools in Virgi...
<VIDEO>Hundreds of dogs wearing fancy dress costumes took part in a carnival block party in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. D...
<VIDEO>Syrian television has broadcast images of what was purported to be the aftermath of an Israeli airstrike that Sy...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A proposed constitutional amendment that would have given the state more say in establishing charter sch...
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republicans are threatening to subpoena documents from the Food and Drug Administration as they inves...
DALLAS (AP) - Thanks to a tiny video camera on his collar, Barney offered a dog-level holiday tour of the White House in 2002...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell enlisted a former Florida governor in his push for legislation to grade Virg...
Budget plans are being unveiled by the Virginia House and Senate over the weekend, so where will the talks about more securit...
<VIDEO>Former Mayor Ed Koch, the combative, acid-tongued politician who rescued the city from near-financial ruin durin...
<VIDEO>Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is stepping down on Friday. The former first lady, turned Senator from New Yo...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A measure to allow home-schooled students to play public school sports has died in the Virginia Senate, ...
<VIDEO>Senators heard from former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and others about whether new gun control legislation...
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he's looking for immigration reform to be completed within six months. He ...
<VIDEO>An Akron woman seeking a protection order against her former boyfriend was left alone with the man, who then att...
The Fredericksburg area Social Security Administration office has moved.The office moved away from it's location on South...
<VIDEO>The Senate has confirmed Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry as the next secretary of state. The vote was 94-3. Once s...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate has confirmed Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry as the next secretary of state. The vote was 94-3. ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal judge has awarded more than $1 billion each to 26 victims - including estates and family members ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A bill allowing students to object when secular teachings violate their religious beliefs is advancing V...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Legislation to require Virginia voters to provide photo identification at polling places is dead for the...
<VIDEO>League of United Latin American Citizens called an effort by key Democratic and Republican U.S. senators to get ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Legislation declaring that parents have a fundamental right to direct the upbringing, education and care...
<VIDEO>Egyptian protesters and police clashed on Monday, as protests continued after President Mohammed Morsi declared ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Metro board member says public support is a key to getting Maryland, Virginia and the federal government ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Senate has passed a measure to prohibit state government from discriminating against employees becau...
<VIDEO>President Barack Obama has chosen trusted adviser and national security expert Denis McDonough as his fifth chie...
<VIDEO>Egyptian riot police clash with dozens of protesters in Cairo, firing tear gas at crowds. Nearby, opposition pro...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senior defense officials say Pentagon chief Leon Panetta is removing the military's ban on women servin...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden is launching a White House campaign of road trips to promote gun control with a vi...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Gov. Bob McDonnell's transportation funding bill has cleared its first hurdle in the General Assembl...
<VIDEO>An exasperated Secretary of State Hillary Clinton asked Sen. Ron Johnson "what difference does it make"...
<VIDEO>Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is telling Congress that she is committed to improving security at U.S...
<VIDEO>British Prime Minister David Cameron says he will offer citizens a vote on whether to leave the European Union i...
<VIDEO>Get the details on Beyonce's decision to use a pre-recorded track.?
<VIDEO>Britain's Ministry of Defence revealed late on Monday that Prince Harry is returning from a 20-week deployme...
<VIDEO>Israel is holding parliamentary elections on Tuesday. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voted in Jerusal...
<VIDEO>Best inauguration photo: Bill Clinton photobombs Kelly Clarkson.
<VIDEO>Declaring "our journey is not complete," President Barack Obama took the oath of office for his second...
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - One of Hugo Chavez's brothers says the Venezuelan president is expected to return home from Cub...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden says the reason he has been called upon to close deals with congressional Republic...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Virginia Senate has voted to reappoint Helen Dragas, the University of Virginia rector who led a fai...
<VIDEO>Latinos are taking a more prominent role in President Barack Obama's second inauguration. Eva Longoria hoste...
<VIDEO>On the cusp of his second term, President Barack Obama took the oath of office in an intimate White House ceremo...
<VIDEO>President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden have laid a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery. Their vis...
<VIDEO>British Prime Minister David Cameron says Algerian forces are pursuing terrorists and possibly hostages, followi...
<VIDEO>Some gun owners are concerned about President Obama's new proposal to expand background checks to private sa...
<VIDEO>Sen. Bill Nelson is blaming warm weather for an unsuccessful python hunt in the Everglades. The Florida Democrat...
<VIDEO>Nearly one in four of the nation's levee systems evaluated by the federal government are deemed to be in una...
<VIDEO>A new Associated Press-GfK poll finds that a majority of Americans favor a national ban on military-style, rapid...
<VIDEO>Former President Bill Clinton says his wife, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is so healthy, he expects...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A Republican-dominated subcommittee has again killed efforts to allow no-excuses absentee voting in Virg...
<VIDEO>Since the military operation in Mali began on Friday, armed French soldiers have been on guard on the subway, in...
<VIDEO>The New York State Senate passed a strict gun control bill Monday night. It's the first gun control measure ...
<VIDEO>Thousands of Pakistanis fed up with political leaders they say are corrupt and indifferent rallied in the Pakist...
<VIDEO>President Barack Obama says he's reviewing a list of proposals from Vice President Joe Biden about how to re...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Gov. Bob McDonnell's plea for legislation to automatically restore the civil rights of nonviolent fe...
(RICHMOND) Gov. Bob McDonnell's plea for legislation to automatically restore the civil rights of nonviolent felons has b...
<VIDEO>Police said Sunday they have arrested 6 suspects in another gang rape of a bus passenger in India, four weeks af...
<VIDEO>Inauguration organizers held a practice parade in Washington to prepare for next week's swearing-in of Presi...
<VIDEO>Afghan President Hamid Karzai met with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton before they were to be joined f...
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's newly named ambassador to the United States says he hopes the U.S. imposes new gun-control la...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Inaugural revelers hoping to get close to President Barack Obama at a ball are going to have a lot of compe...
<VIDEO>In a speech at the Consumer Electronics Show, former President Bill Clinton outlined the importance mobile techn...
<VIDEO>Afghan President Hamid Karzai toured Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Tuesday. He is in the Unite...
<VIDEO>On a day when former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, and her husband, Mark Kelly, announced they will launch a gun cont...
<VIDEO>Two years after a hostage video and photographs of retired FBI agent Robert Levinson raised the possibility that...
<VIDEO>An eastern Alabama high school student faces an attempted assault charge after authorities say he planned to use...
<VIDEO>Rounding out his second-term national security team with a pair of controversial picks, President Obama has name...
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will host Afghan President Hamid Karzai at the White House on Friday. It's the ...
<VIDEO>President Obama will nominate Chuck Hagel as his next defense secretary, a senior administration official said S...
<VIDEO>Police in Bangladesh fired rubber bullets and tear gas shells on Sunday to disperse protesters trying to enforce...
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi will appear on the series finale of NBC's "30 Rock." Pe...
CHICAGO (AP) - U.S. immigration officials have deported an Iranian businessman found guilty of illegally shipping equipment t...
JERUSALEM (AP) - A recently retired Israeli spy chief says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu acted irresponsibly regarding Ir...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A $1.4 billion settlement between the Justice Department and Deepwater Horizon rig owner Transocean Ltd. w...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Despite grumbling in his own party, John Boehner has been easily re-elected to a two-year term as House spe...
HONOLULU (AP) - President Barack Obama has signed the $633 billion defense bill into law, but has criticized one of its provi...
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - Palestinian officials say Israeli undercover troops broke into a West Bank house in a failed arres...
MILAN (AP) - Premier Mario Monti says a second term would demonstrate to Italians that he is not a wicked taxman. Monti told ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - For future White House hopefuls, the vote on the "fiscal cliff" compromise could help frame upcom...
WASHINGTON (AP) - A New York lawmaker says House Speaker John Boehner has promised votes to aid victims of Superstorm Sandy b...
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - An Iranian navy commander claims Iran captured two small U.S. drones in past missions in addition to at l...
GENEVA (AP) - The U.N. refugee agency says about 84,000 people fled the escalating civil war in Syria in December alone, brin...
KHIRBET AL-MEITEH, West Bank (AP) - Israel's army has ordered dozens of Palestinian Bedouins to leave their communities i...
CAIRO (AP) - The leader of Egypt's largest Islamist ultraconservative party has announced he is forming a new political p...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Doctors treating Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton for a blood clot in her head say blood thinners ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli's Republican run for governor has a campaign manager. The appointme...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli's Republican run for governor has a campaign manager. The appointme...
JERUSALEM (AP) - The Israeli military says tons of building materials will start crossing daily into the Gaza Strip from Isra...
JERUSALEM (AP) - The Israeli military says tons of building materials will start crossing daily into the Gaza Strip from Isra...
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) - Nigeria's president has compared the violence by an Islamist extremist sect in his West African nat...
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) - Nigeria's president has compared the violence by an Islamist extremist sect in his West African nat...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is under observation at a New York hospital after being treated f...
<VIDEO>Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says Republicans have bent over backwards and stepped out of their comfor...
<VIDEO> WASHINGTON (AP) - A family member says retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, who commanded the U.S.-led internat...
<VIDEO>Senior correspondent John Miller talks to Jeff Glor and Rebecca Jarvis about the controversy surrounding a newsp...
<VIDEO>Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says Republicans have bent over backwards and stepped out of their comfor...
WASHINGTON (AP) - With the "fiscal cliff" clock winding down, President Barack Obama will meet with congressional l...
WASHINGTON (AP) - One of the nation's top warriors is being remembered for leading troops at war and for civic contributi...
<VIDEO>President Obama is expected in Washington on Thursday. The President left his vacation in Hawaii so he could ret...
<VIDEO>Former President George H.W. Bush has been admitted to the intensive care unit at a Houston hospital 'follow...
<VIDEO>Defying a storm of domestic and international criticism, Russia has moved toward finalizing a ban on Americans a...
<VIDEO>International troops in Afghanistan celebrated Christmas day with a traditional Christmas meal at Kabul Internat...
<VIDEO>An Afghan policewoman shot and killed an American adviser outside the police headquarters in Kabul on Monday, th...
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he is "ready and willing" to get a big package done to deal with the ...
<VIDEO>President Barack Obama on Friday will nominate Sen. John Kerry as his next secretary of state, a senior administ...
<VIDEO> Speaker of the House John Boehner says a tax bill did not advance to a vote in the House because it lacked vote...
<VIDEO>President Obama issued a video response to the We the People petitions submitted to the White House after the Ne...
<VIDEO>House Republicans dropped a vote on Fiscal Cliff Plan B, because they didn't have the votes to pass it. Auto...
<VIDEO>An independent review board is criticizing the State Department for leadership and management failures connected...
<VIDEO>Britain's Queen Elizabeth attended a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday. It's believed to be the first time a si...
<VIDEO>Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii died on Monday at the age of 88. Inouye was a decorated World War II Veteran and...
<VIDEO>Sources tell the AP that President Obama is moving closer to a deal with House Speaker John Boehner, in talks to...
<VIDEO>As the first of the littlest victims from Sandy Hook Elementary School start to be buried, the nation starts a p...
<VIDEO>Sen. Daniel Inouye, a Hawaii Democrat, has died. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced Inouye's death ...
Governor McDonnell's revisions to the state's two-year budget target modest spending increases.Secretary of Finance R...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia plans to review school policies and procedures, as well as funding and resource challenges to e...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia's 13 Electoral College members have cast their ballots for Democratic incumbent Barack Obam...
<VIDEO>US Ambassador to the UN Susan Rice has withdrawn from consideration to be the next Secretary of State. Rice has ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice says she withdrew from consideration for secretary of state because she didn'...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - More than 125 prominent CEOs based in New York are urging Congress to quickly pass a $60 billion aid pack...
<VIDEO>Stars turn out for charity concert; Lindsay Lohan could face jail; Jenna Bush announces pregnancy.?
<VIDEO>North Korea showed Associated Press reporters images of its rocket launch on a day when the U.N. Security Counci...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Energy has announced awards to speed the development of offshore wind projects, a...
<VIDEO>Hundreds of thousands of Syrians have been uprooted by the country's brutal civil war, and now many fear the...
<VIDEO>North Korea fired a long-range rocket Wednesday morning in its second launch under its new leader, defying warni...
<VIDEO>With under three weeks 'till a dangerous double-blow of tax hikes and spending cuts, House Republicans and t...
<VIDEO>The Michigan Legislature gives final approval to a bitterly contested right-to-work plan limiting the power of u...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A former FBI agent and his wife will spend years in federal prison for an investment fraud scheme. John ...
<VIDEO>Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says Syria is not showing any new signs that it's preparing to use chemical w...
<VIDEO>Mali's prime minister resigned on state television early Tuesday, hours after soldiers who led a recent coup...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A new online tool is available for military members who want to make the transition to Virginia's ci...
<VIDEO>Medical workers and residents in Madrid demonstrated on Sunday against budget cuts and plans to privatize part o...
<VIDEO>Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez named his vice president as his chosen successor and was heading back to Cuba o...
<VIDEO>Protesters jammed into the Michigan state capitol after lawmakers from both chambers approved right-to-work legi...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama has called Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi to express "d...
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) - President Barack Obama is visiting a middle-class family in suburban Washington as he continues to p...
<VIDEO>Marijuana is now legal according to Washington state law, starting on Thursday. Voters decided to legalize it la...
<VIDEO>Supporters and opponents of Egyptian leader Mohammed Morsi fought with rocks, firebombs and sticks outside the p...
<VIDEO>As lawmakers in Washington continue posturing over the so-called "fiscal cliff," small business owners...
<VIDEO>There's growing support for the idea of raising taxes for the highest-income Americans as President Barack O...
<VIDEO>President Barack Obama warned Syria on Monday that the use of chemical weapons would be "totally unacceptab...
<VIDEO>Egypt is set to hold a referendum on a highly-contentious draft constitution. President Mohammed Morsi's top...
<VIDEO>President Barack Obama is poised to announce a series of Cabinet and other appointments that will amount to a ma...
<VIDEO>President Barack Obama paid tribute at the White House to recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors on Sunday. Thi...
<VIDEO>The Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has returned home to a hero's welcome after winning a resounding end...
<VIDEO>Violence broke out in Mexico City on Saturday as protesters took to the streets to oppose the inauguration of in...
<VIDEO>Tens of thousands of people waving Egyptian flags and hoisting large pictures of the president are demonstrating...
<VIDEO>The winning numbers for the record Powerball jackpot were drawn Wednesday night. The numbers are 5, 16, 22, 23, ...
<VIDEO>Sen. Susan Collins of Maine emerged from a 90-minute, closed-door meeting with U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice voicin...
<VIDEO>A ceremonial groundbreaking was held Wednesday for a new education center at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The ...
<VIDEO>In the Syrian city of Aleppo, a rebel group claimed it brought down a Syrian MiG-23 fighter plane near the rebel...
<VIDEO>President Obama had a meeting with his full cabinet for the first time since the election. He said turnover has ...
<VIDEO>Protests in Alexandria, Cairo and other cities were sparked by edicts issued last week by President Mohammed Mor...
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - A key U.N. committee has overwhelmingly approved a resolution strongly condemning "gross violation...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Sen. Bob Dole of Kansas has checked himself into Walter Reed Army Medical Center for what his spokes...
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) - Longtime Fairfax County Circuit Court Clerk John Frey says he's dropping out of the 2013 race for Vir...
<VIDEO>The body of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat was exhumed from his grave in the West Bank on Tuesday. Araf...
<VIDEO>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday that his state suffered $32 billion in damage from Superstorm...
<VIDEO>White House economists warned Monday that the uncertainty of a potential hike in taxes next year for middle clas...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Thousands of people are marching in downtown Rio de Janeiro to protest legislation that officials here ...
<VIDEO>More than 43 million Americans are traveling for Thanksgiving weekend, keeping roads, airports, trains and buses...
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - With a cease-fire announced in the Gaza crisis, the U.N. Security Council suspended a formal open debat...
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has pardoned two turkeys in an annual Thanksgiving rite. Obama said he wanted to of...
<VIDEO>UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon called for an immediate ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militants in G...
<VIDEO>At least 30 Israeli missiles hit overnight. Some apparently targeted smugglers' tunnels.
<VIDEO>Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says the United States is pushing for a 'durable outcome' prom...
JERUSALEM (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says the United States is pushing for a ''durable out...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Mark Warner says he will not seek a return to Virginia's governor's mansion. In a stat...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Democratic leaders in the Virginia Senate are once again calling for a special session to discuss how th...
<VIDEO>President Obama sat down with Chinese Premier Wen Jiaboao and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda at the Asia...
<VIDEO>Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is heading to the Mideast on an emergency diplomatic trip Tuesday. She...
The Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office got ten new members Monday when the animal control officers were sworn in as dep...
<VIDEO>Israel says it's targeting Hamas militants in Gaza. An overnight Israeli airstrike killed four Palestinians ...
<VIDEO>President Obama arrived in Cambodia on Monday. This is the final leg of the President's Asian trip, followin...
<VIDEO>President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton met with democracy activist and Nobel laureate Aun...
<VIDEO>An Israeli missile has flattened a two-story house in a residential neighborhood of Gaza City, as Palestinian mi...
<VIDEO>Palestinian rockets targeted the southern Israeli town of Ashkelon on Sunday. One rocket hit the roof of an apar...
<VIDEO> WASHINGTON (AP) - A congressman says David Petraeus is telling lawmakers he believed all along that the Sept....
<VIDEO>Israel offered a brief truce while the Egyptian Prime Minister visits Gaza on Thursday. Palestinian militants fi...
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel has begun moving troops toward the Gaza Strip and authorized the call-up of reservists for a possible...
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) - Uruguay is one step closer to turning the government into the country's leading pot dealer. T...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration has given states another month to decide what role, if any, they'll play in ca...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Eric Holder says a very critical interview took place the Friday before Election Day in th...
<VIDEO>Former CIA Chief David Petraeus is set to testify to Congress about the Benghazi, Libya attack on Friday. The CI...
<VIDEO>A U.S. official says the Army has suspended the security clearance of the woman who had an affair with CIA Direc...
<VIDEO>House Speaker John Boehner agreed with President Barack Obama that a bipartisan "spirit of cooperation"...
<VIDEO>Setting up a possible Senate confirmation fight, Sen. John McCain vowed to take all steps necessary to block U.N...
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has described his role in the investigation that led to the resignation o...
<VIDEO>Rep. Nancy Pelosi laughed off a question as offensive about whether her staying on his House Minority Leader wou...
<VIDEO>Former House speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday she will run to keep her job as the Democratic leader in the Ho...
<VIDEO>In a 911 call to Tampa Police, Jill Kelley, a party hostess and unofficial social liaison for leaders of the U.S...
<VIDEO>Burning tires are visible at a protest in Barcelona as workers around the European Union seek to unite in a stri...
<VIDEO>Jill Kelley, the woman at the center of the widening David Petraeus scandal, is a housewife from Tampa where she...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says Vice President Joe Biden has met with U2 frontman Bono to discuss global development, ...
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The job of commanding U.S. forces in Afghanistan is starting to seem like it's cursed. At least...
<VIDEO>yria's air force bombed a rebel-held region near the border with Turkey for a second day Tuesday, killing at...
<VIDEO>The top US General in Afghanistan is now under investigation, in a case that's linked to the scandal that fo...
<VIDEO>FBI agents are at the North Carolina home of the woman whose affair with retired Gen. David Petraeus led to his ...
<VIDEO>The Israeli military says it has scored "direct hits" on targets in Syria after responding to stray mo...
<VIDEO>Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says housing is the number one concern for New York City as it reco...
<VIDEO>Leaders of congressional intelligence committees want to know more about the FBI investigation that led to David...
<VIDEO>Hundreds of Syrian have fled violence in their towns and villages for tented camps near the northern border with...
<VIDEO>Pentagon Press Secretary George Little confirms an Iranian military plane fired upon, but did not hit, an unarme...
<VIDEO> WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner is offering to pursue a deal with a victorious President Barack ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner is offering to pursue a deal with a victorious President Barack Obama that will ...
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greek lawmakers have narrowly passed a crucial austerity bill by majority vote, but with heavy dissent ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A monster turnout for a fiercely contested election in the swing state of Virginia, confusion over a new...
<VIDEO>For one day, school gymnasiums and fire house bays become polling places. Just do not forget the columbarium in ...
<VIDEO>Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney wrote a 1,118-word victory speech on Tuesday as he concluded his y...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - President Barack Obama has won Virginia's 13 electoral votes for the second presidential election in...
<VIDEO> WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitt Romney is conceding that his hard-fought presidential bid has ended in failure. He told ...
<VIDEO> WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has been re-elected to a second term, defeating Republican Mitt Romney...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Republican George Allen has conceded the Virginia U.S. race to Tim Kaine. With 88 percent of the vote i...
There are several key Congressional races the region that were at stake on election day.Major wins for the incumbents on both...
<VIDEO>Activists and state media reported clashes, shelling and air raids in different parts of Syria Tuesday. Amateur ...
<VIDEO>Obama, Romney close out campaigns for president; Budweiser seeks removal from 'Flight'; Kristen Bell and...
<VIDEO>President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney both made their final pitch to voters in the last hours be...
<VIDEO>Residents of two villages in N.H. have cast the first Election Day votes in the U.S. President Obama and Republi...
<VIDEO>ESPN aired Monday Night Football halftime interviews of President Obama and his GOP rival, Mitt Romney, just hou...
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's prime minister says Iran is progressing toward acquisition of a nuclear bomb in order to destro...
<VIDEO> SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is considering visiting Ohio on Election D...
<VIDEO>The Miami-Dade County Elections Office closed on Sunday, when it was overwhelmed with huge lines of early voters...
<VIDEO>Republican Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney told Virginia voters on Sunday night "I need your vote." R...
<VIDEO>Campaigning in Florida, President Barack Obama told supporters that his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, does...
The State Board of Elections is in the home stretch of a voter education and outreach campaign, leading up to the general ele...
<VIDEO>President Barack Obama hopes to duplicate his 2008 win in Virginia. The state hadn't gone Democratic since 1...
<VIDEO>New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg backed President Barack Obama on Thursday, saying the incumbent Democrat will b...
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romeny makes a stop at rally at the Meadow Event Park in Caroline County Thursday afte...
<VIDEO>Mitt Romney said Thursday in Roanoke that President Barack Obama doesn't have a clue about how business work...
<VIDEO>A host of new smartphone apps are available to help voters make sense of campaign ads and assist in the voting p...
<VIDEO>Republican Vice Presidential Nominee Paul Ryan took his children trick-or-treating on Halloween in Janesville, W...
<VIDEO> Vicki from Mechanicsville, Virginia talks about her life before and after the 2007-2009 recession, and how it h...
<VIDEO>Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's wife encouraged people to donate to the Red Cross at a Green...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is returning to Virginia as Election Day nears. The former ...
<VIDEO>Gov. Chris Christie says some people are stranded in Atlantic City and he's blaming the mayor. Christie says...
Hurricane Sandy has forced organizers to cancel an event in Charlottesville featuring former Secretary of State Madeleine Alb...
<VIDEO>Prowler at Tom Cruise's home turns out to be neighbor; Madonna booed after touting Obama at Louisiana concer...
<VIDEO>Government-controlled Syrian television broadcast pictures which appeared to show chaotic aftermath of a blast i...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says a new report on the nation's economic growth is &quo...
<VIDEO>In the presidential election, it is unusual to win without winning the key swing state of Ohio. But, in this ele...
<VIDEO>Freddy Rodriguez and Kathleen Robertson of "SEAL Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden" say their movi...
<VIDEO>President Barack Obama became the first chief executive in history to cast an early ballot, doing so in his home...
<VIDEO>Less than two weeks before election day, the final AP-GfK poll finds the likely electorate split between Mitt Ro...
<VIDEO>Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is making a push for votes in Nevada. He told a crowd in Reno that t...
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) - The U.S. and Israel are carrying out their largest joint military drill, simulating rocket attacks as...
<VIDEO>President Obama came ready Monday for a fighting finish in Monday night's debate. Republican Mitt Romney oft...
<VIDEO>AP Fact Check examines President Obama's and Republican Mitt Romney's statements on Iraq and Syria in th...
<VIDEO>After President Barack Obama and Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney spent 90-minutes debating U.S. f...
<VIDEO>President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney used a question about how they see America's role in the world as an ...
<VIDEO>President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney say they are both opposed to sending U.S. troops to Syria to e...
<VIDEO>In the final presidential debate before the Nov. 6 election, President Barack Obama and his Republican challenge...
<VIDEO>On October 22, 1962, US President John F. Kennedy announced that the Soviet Union had begun deploying nuclear mi...
<VIDEO>GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney took a break from preparing for the final debate with President Barack Ob...
<VIDEO>Lebanese soldiers fired guns and tear gas to push back hundreds of protesters who broke through a cordon and tri...
<VIDEO>The one-time presidential nominee and a former senator George McGovern has died. The 90-year-old was surrounded ...
<VIDEO>The White House says it is prepared to talk one-on-one with Iran to find a diplomatic settlement to the impasse ...
<VIDEO>Campaigning in Florida Saturday, Vice-President Joe Biden said that the campaign of Republican Mitt Romney hasn&...
<VIDEO>Campaigning in Ohio Saturday, GOP Vice-Presidential nominee Paul Ryan said President Barack Obama is running his...
<VIDEO>President Barack Obama has poked fun at himself, his running mate and Mitt Romney at a white-tie gala in New Yor...
<VIDEO>Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is poking fun at himself and at President Barack Obama, telling a ...
<VIDEO>About 25 doctors and nurses were joined by senior citizens and other health care advocates at a rally in front o...
<VIDEO>The arrest of a 21-year old man for allegedly trying to blow up the Federal Reserve Building in New York shows h...
<VIDEO>With the presidential election less than 3 weeks ago, the campaigns seem to sharpening their attacks against eac...
<VIDEO>Republican Mitt Romney told supporters President Obama 'seems to spend most of his time in these debates tal...
CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is rallying supporters in Virginia. Romney will make tw...
<VIDEO>President Obama and Republican Mitt Romney had numerous intense confrontatins in Tuesday night's debate. One...
<VIDEO>Across the nation, interest in Tuesday night's debate was high. Assessments varied enormously, and not every...
<VIDEO>An AP fact check found both President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney didn't paint a complete pi...
<VIDEO>In one of the most unlikely places, Texas, landowners are fighting the a Canadian company's plans for a pipe...
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) - President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney sparred Tuesday with passion and grit in a debate th...
<VIDEO>President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney offered their jobs agenda at the start of the second presidential debate,...
HAVANA (AP) - The Cuban government announced Tuesday that it will eliminate a half-century-old restriction that requires citi...
Thousands crowd into the Fredericksburg Expo Center Tuesday evening to hear Republican Vice-Presidential candidate Paul Ryan ...
<VIDEO>The presidential candidates are preparing for their second debate Tuesday evening, a town-hall style debate at H...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A deadline is looming for Virginians planning to vote in the Nov. 6 election. The State Board of Electi...
<VIDEO>An artillery attack in the Shaar neighbourhood of the Syrian city of Aleppo on Saturday caused extensive damage ...
If you can't remember when or where you last voted, or if you think you registered to vote but you don't have a voter...
<VIDEO>Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the site where an unmanned drone crashed after being shot down...
<VIDEO>Vice President Joe Biden and Republican challenger Paul Ryan both promised to help the middle class, when asked ...
<VIDEO>An AP Fact Check found issues with statements by both Vice President Joe Biden and Republican challenger Paul Ry...
<VIDEO>At odds early and often, Joe Biden an Republican Paul Ryan squabbled over the economy, taxes, Medicare amd more ...
<VIDEO>Vice President Joe Biden came out fighting in Thursday night's debate, aiming to change the momentum followi...
<VIDEO>After the 2012 vice presidential debate, supporters of the Obama and Romney campaigns each claimed victory in Da...
<VIDEO>At odds early and often, Joe Biden and Republican Paul Ryan squabbled over the economy, taxes, Medicare and more...
<VIDEO>Republican Paul Ryan says there aren't enough rich Americans to tax to pay for all of President Barack Obama...
<VIDEO>Vice President Joe Biden says Republican Mitt Romney's opposition to the auto bailout and government steps t...
<VIDEO>Republican Paul Ryan says the attack in Libya that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stephens shows the U.S. is proje...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia is getting a better idea of how its public school students fared on new annual benchmarks.The s...
<VIDEO>Longtime Virginia politician Virgil Goode is running for president. His campaign could spoil Mitt Romney's a...
<VIDEO>President Hugo Chavez won re-election on Sunday, defeating challenger Henrique Capriles and gaining six more yea...
<VIDEO>President Barack Obama drew laughs during a celebrity-led fundraiser in Los Angeles on Sunday when he poked fun ...
<VIDEO>Pres. Hugo Chavez's crusade to transform Venezuela into a socialist state is being put to the stiffest elect...
ABINGDON, Va. (AP) - President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney are set to campaign on different sides of t...
<VIDEO>President Barack Obama says GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney is willing to crackdown on Sesame Street before...
<VIDEO>An invigorated Mitt Romney basked in rave reviews after his first face-off with the president, envisioning an in...
<VIDEO>Voters in Virginia are giving GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney high praise, after his performance in Monday ...
NEW YORK (AP) - The Nielsen ratings company says an estimated 67.2 million people watched the first debate between President ...
<VIDEO>n a showdown at close quarters, an aggressive Mitt Romney sparred with President Barack Obama in their first cam...
<VIDEO>A government official says three suicide bombers detonated their explosives near an officers' club in the Sy...
<VIDEO>A man protesting against the Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti's government hangs a banner reading "He...
<VIDEO>Republican Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney picked up lunch at a Chipotle Mexican Grill near the hotel where he ...
<VIDEO>Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday that the middle class has been "buried" during the past four yea...
JERUSALEM (AP) - An Israeli official says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit Europe in a few months to persuade lea...
Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A judge is postponing Pennsylvania's tough new voter identification requirement, ...
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Virginia's Republican Party has canceled its contract with a company it hired to register voters afte...
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Virginia's Republican Party has canceled its contract with a company it hired to register voters afte...
<VIDEO>During a campaign stop in Denver, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney explained how the upcoming debates...
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) - President Barack Obama's campaign is stepping up criticism of rival Mitt Romney's past investm...
<VIDEO>President Barack Obama says he's "just okay" at debating, as his campaign continued trying to lowe...
<VIDEO>The U.S. military is confirming the deaths of two Americans in eastern Afghanistan, including a military member ...
<VIDEO>After 11 years of war, an AP count shows the U.S. military death toll in Afghanistan has reached 2,000. The AP&#...
<VIDEO>Country Music Hall of Fame member George Strait is launching his final tour, 'The Cowboy Rides Away,' ea...
<VIDEO>New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke alongside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the steps of Gracie M...
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - President Barack Obama has appealed to veterans and military families in defense-focused southeast...
<VIDEO>If recent state-by-state polls are accurate, GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney's chances of winning eno...
<VIDEO>Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said Wednesday that he understands the struggles of working famili...
NEW YORK (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says the U.S. is easing its import ban on Myanmar that had been a k...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia is set to play host to both presidential candidates on Thursday. President Barack Obama is sch...
<VIDEO>Mitt Romney says the nation's debt could grow to more than $20 trillion if the country re-elects President B...
<VIDEO>Ann Romney, wife of Republican candidate, Mitt Romney, made her first late night show appearance Tuesday night o...
<VIDEO>Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad spoke to The Associated Press in a wide-ranging interview on the sidelines...
<VIDEO>California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that will pave the way for driverless cars in the state.
<VIDEO>The presidential candidates laid out their visions of America's role in the world while making subtle politi...
<VIDEO>Giving a U.N. speech in the shadow of election-year politics, President Barack Obama is urging the world's M...
<VIDEO> President Obama responds to Barbara Walters' question on ABC's The View about what it would mean for th...
<VIDEO> When asked about Israel's threat to attack the Iran's nuclear sites, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadine...
<VIDEO> Republican White House candidate Mitt Romney suggested Monday that President Barack Obama is downplaying crises...
<VIDEO> Libya's President ordered all militias and armed groups to either submit themselves to government authority...
<VIDEO> Protests against a film which denigrates the Prophet Mohammad continued on Sunday, with protesters in Iran, Leb...
<VIDEO> A bear came a bit too close for comfort as families tried to enjoy their weekend at a lake in the San Bernardin...
<VIDEO> Republican Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney is accusing President Obama of driving the focus on fundraising in ...
<VIDEO> President Barack Obama, defending his foreign policy record at a time of anti-American rage in the Muslim world...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Candidates vying for the 5th District congressional seat have agreed to two debates. Republican ...
<VIDEO> The last of the 33,000 surge troops deployed to Afghanistan two years ago have now left. 68,000 U.S. Forces rem...
President Barack Obama said rival Mitt Romney hasn't "gotten around a lot" if he believes that 47 percent of Am...
Organizations working to conserve historic battlefield land in Virginia getting some extra help from Virginia.Governor McDonn...
MCLEAN, Va. (AP) - Democrat Tim Kaine and Republican George Allen are set to square off in another debate in one of the natio...
<VIDEO> A day after the most contentious provision of Arizona's immigration law took effect, rallies were held arou...
<VIDEO> Republican Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney says his campaign is about the 100 percent. Romney, appearing on th...
<VIDEO> An Israeli airstrike on a vehicle in the southern Gaza Strip Wednesday killed two people, Hamas and health offi...
<VIDEO> After days of virtually non-stop political damage control on issues foreign and domestic, Republican presidenti...
<VIDEO> Lawmakers united by their respect of Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday presented her with ...
<VIDEO> Palestinians reacted with frustration and disappointment on Wednesday, after US Republican presidential candida...
<VIDEO> Republican Vice-Presidential Nominee Paul Ryan defended Mitt Romney, who is under political fire for saying 47%...
<VIDEO> Rebuking Mitt Romney, President Barack Obama said Tuesday that Americans are not "victims" and that v...
<VIDEO> Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel told a Tuesday evening news conference that union delegate's decision to suspend...
<VIDEO> Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney told supporters in Salt Lake City that he believes in offering te...
<VIDEO> Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker addressed the future of the U.S. mission in Afghanistan on T...
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - A new NCAA task force will come up with guidelines for how to distribute the record $60 million fin...
WASHINGTON (AP) - GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney tells donors in a newly released video clip that Palestinians "...
<VIDEO> Chicago teachers uncomfortable with a tentative contract offer decided Sunday to remain on strike, insisting th...
<VIDEO> Lawyers for Britain's royal family will go to court in France on Monday in a bid to stop further publicatio...
<VIDEO> An Afghan police officer turned his gun on NATO troops at a remote checkpoint in the south of the country befor...
<VIDEO> The State Department has ordered the departure of all family members and non-essential U.S. government personne...
<VIDEO> Tens of thousands of people marched in central Moscow on Saturday, in the first major protest in three months a...
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) - Republican vice presidential hopeful Paul Ryan is returning to Virginia. Ryan will attend a rally a...
ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Md. (AP) - President Barack Obama has paid tribute to Ambassador Chris Stevens and three others kille...
<VIDEO> Egyptian troops used military vehicles and tear gas to briefly disperse crowds of protesters gathered outside t...
<VIDEO> Boxing great Muhammad Ali was honored with the Liberty Medal in Philadelphia on Thursday, for his longtime role...
<VIDEO> After a string of attacks on U.S. diplomatic posts, there are questions about security, and how to keep diploma...
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. officials are bracing for possible protests across the Muslim world over an anti-Islam film blamed on ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama emphasized Virginia's importance in the presidential election in an appear...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia is getting $52 million in federal transportation funds that other states didn't use.Gov. Bo...
<VIDEO> The U.S. Is deploying two warships to the Libyan Coast, following the attack on a U.S. consulate that killed th...
<VIDEO> Two private groups have prepared large-scale recreations of The Civil War Battle of Antietam. The first was hel...
<VIDEO> The late boxing great Joe Frazier may get a statue in his hometown of Philadelphia. Mayor Michael Nutter joined...
<VIDEO> Rep. Keith Ellison, one of only two Muslims in Congress, said the anti-Muslim online video that sparked protest...
<VIDEO> Libyan officials say the US Ambassador to Libya and three senior security officials were killed Tuesday night. ...
<VIDEO> As the massive underground construction project in front of the White House West Wing ends, the mystery deepens...
<VIDEO> For more than 20 years, the federal government and the rail industry have known that one of the nation's mo...
Spotsylvania County voters in the Chancellor and Courthouse precincts will have new polling places starting with this year&rs...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has passed legislation to strengthen the financial position of the Federal Housing Administration...
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) - Congressman Randy Forbes says the federal government should reject a proposed toll plaza on Interstate...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The flow of federal money into Virginia for state and local homeland security initiatives continues to d...
<VIDEO> Tom Hanks, Jay Leno, more pay their respects to Michael Clarke Duncan at memorial service; Man charged with tre...
<VIDEO> Her eyes welling up with tears, actress Angelina Jolie spoke of the "horrific situation" in Syria, sp...
<VIDEO> New York is preparing to mark the 11 years since the September 11th, 2001 terror attacks. Relatives will read t...
<VIDEO> A missile strike killed al Qaida's number two leader in Yemen on Monday. Officials could not confirm if the...
HAVANA (AP) - A prominent Cuban dissident has declared a hunger strike and says 12 other opposition members are joining her. ...
<VIDEO> The Chicago Teachers' Union announced on Sunday night that it is going on strike for the first time in 25 y...
<VIDEO>Campaigning in the battleground state of Ohio, vice presidential candidate Joe Biden took a swipe at GOP preside...
GENEVA (AP) - The new president of the Red Cross says he held "positive" talks with Syria's president this week...
HONG KONG (AP) - The Hong Kong government calls it national education. But parents, teachers and pupils in the former British...
NEW DELHI (AP) - The latest session of India's often-raucous Parliament has been adjourned after weeks of shouting matche...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Sixty days to the election, President Barack Obama is charging onto the campaign trail pleading for pa...
LEESBURG, Va. (AP) - Ann Romney will campaign for her husband Mitt at a Loudoun County riding stable. The wife of the Republ...
.TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - They are mere specks on the map. Many are uninhabited, and others sparsely so by seasonal residents. Y...
Congress must act soon to stave off drastic cuts to federal defense spending, GOP Congressman Rob Wittman tells a crowd of ab...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Negotiations on Capitol Hill appear likely to ensure a smooth flow of disaster aid in the wake of Hurricane...
CAIRO (AP) - The official website of the Al-Jazeera TV satellite channel has been attacked by hackers backing the Syrian regi...
CAIRO (AP) - Witnesses say Egyptian security forces have clashed with dozens of protesters in front of the Syrian Embassy in ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The FBI is disputing a computer hacker group's claim that it stole personal identification data on mill...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Conservative former Rep. Virgil Goode will appear on Virginia's presidential ballot after state elec...
BEIJING (AP) - China has detained two men over an attack last week on the Japanese ambassador's car In which a flag was r...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - TV viewership for last week's Republican National Convention dropped sharply from 2008. But the c...
.BEIRUT (AP) - The U.N.'s new envoy to Syria says his mission to end the country's civil war is "very, very diff...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Days after Isaac hammered Louisiana and Mississippi with winds and rain, much of a parish southeast of New...
<VIDEO> Republicans including NJ Governor Chris Christie are applauding Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney's acceptan...
<VIDEO> TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Accepting his party's nomination to be president, Republican Mitt Romney says he wants...
<VIDEO> Florida Senator Marco Rubio told the GOP convention the problem with President Barack Obama isn't that he&#...
<VIDEO> Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush addressed the Republican National Convention and said that President Barack Ob...
<VIDEO> Sen. Dick Durbin, a Democrat from Illinois, responded to Republican Vice Presidential Nominee Paul Ryan's s...
<VIDEO> New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez blasted President Obama for breaking promises and running up the national d...
<VIDEO> Rep. Paul Ryan addressed the Republican National Convention as Mitt Romney's vice-presidential nominee and ...
<VIDEO> Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says raising U.S. standing in the world depends on solving problems ...
<VIDEO> A Navy SEAL who participated in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden says the terrorist apparently was shot in ...
<VIDEO> President Barack Obama ended his college tour in the swing state of Virginia. Polls show Obama and Republican p...
<VIDEO> Utah congressional candidate Mia Love spoke Tuesday night during a coveted slot at the Republican National Conv...
<VIDEO> New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie gave the keynote address at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida...
<VIDEO> Ann Romney is sharing with her fellow Republicans and the nation the family side of the man she met at a high s...
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) - Lawyers for an Army private accused of leaking classified information are asking the government to tur...
<VIDEO> An Afghan government spokesman said a truck bomb in the south's largest city killed two civilians and wound...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A rising high school senior from Virginia has become a top commodity at the Republican National Convention...
<VIDEO> U.S. soldiers based in southeast Georgia killed a former comrade and his girlfriend to protect a militia group ...
<VIDEO> Republicans launched Mitt Romney's national convention Monday with the bang of a gavel before a smattering ...
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) - A court ruling that overturned the impeachment of Romania's president has been approved by Parl...
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's president has named a team of 21 advisers and aides that includes three women and two Christians. Th...
<VIDEO> A Syrian military helicopter caught fire and crashed Monday after it was apparently hit during fighting between...
<VIDEO> The impending hurricane has put a crimp in Republicans' convention plans in Tampa, but protesters gathering...
<VIDEO> Gov. Rick Scott says delegates visiting the Tampa area for the Republican National Convention will learn that i...
<VIDEO> It's the battleground state with the biggest prize: 29 electoral votes that could determine who wins the Wh...
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The new U.N.-Arab League envoy to Syria is meeting with U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.Ban said Lak...
<VIDEO> Tropical Storm Isaac churned toward the Dominican Republic and Haiti on Thursday, threatening to strengthen int...
<VIDEO> Seeking to reset his economic message, Republican Mitt Romney pledged to create 3 million jobs and more than $1...
<VIDEO> Thousands of geeks and nerds have gathered at an unused airport in Berlin to hold their version of a summer fes...
<VIDEO> For all the attention it got, Republican Mitt Romney's selection of Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate has ...
<VIDEO> North Korea is on a push to develop a long-standing special economic zone in its far northeast, hoping to attra...
<VIDEO> A Japanese news organization has released the final footage shot by veteran war correspondent Mika Yamamoto bef...
<VIDEO> Rep. Todd Akin defied the nation's top Republicans Tuesday to forge ahead with his Senate campaign, declari...
<VIDEO> The federal government and the University of Michigan are working together on a yearlong, real-world test of ca...
<VIDEO>A Kansas congressman's 10-second naked plunge into the sea where the Bible says Jesus walked on water prompt...
<VIDEO> Republican officials revealed 13 LED panels that create a large-scale backdrop for the party's convention w...
<VIDEO> President Barack Obama defended the tone of his campaign in this summer's combative ad fight with challenge...
<VIDEO> Missouri Rep. Todd Akin, a conservative Republican running for the U.S. Senate, quickly backed off comments he ...
<VIDEO> WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has called on President Barack Obama to end a "witch hunt" against h...
<VIDEO> The head of the UN's observer mission to Syria (UNSMIS) acknowledged frustrations at the failure to reduce ...
<VIDEO> Paul Ryan says seniors have nothing to worry about when it comes to Medicare and Social Security if there's...
<VIDEO> Julian Assange's mother praises the decision of the Ecuadorean government to grant her son political asylum...
<VIDEO> As the humanitarian crisis deepens in Syria, the UN on Wednesday accused Syrian President Bashar Assad's fo...
<VIDEO> Tensions have been flaring between Japan and its neighbors over different sets of disputed islands. Japanese au...
<VIDEO> Road bowling is one of the oldest sports in the world, and one of the easiest and cheapest to get into. It requ...
<VIDEO> The Berlin Zoo is celebrating the safe arrival of a 350 pound elephant calf born three days ago. Delighted zoo ...
<VIDEO> As President Barack Obama wraps up a three day tour across the battleground state of Iowa one of the major issu...
<VIDEO> Republican Mitt Romney dug in Wednesday on his charge that President Barack Obama's campaign is driven by &...
<VIDEO> Syrian fighter jets screamed through the sky dropping bombs over the rebel-held town of Marea, that leveled the...
<VIDEO> A man who claims to be a member of a Scottish terrorist group has been indicted on charges he emailed bomb thre...
<VIDEO> An explosion and fire Wednesday morning hit the area in the Syrian capital near the hotel where United Nations ...
<VIDEO> Former Pro-Wrestling Executive Linda McMahon has won a Republican Senate nomination from Connecticut for the se...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania judge isn't stopping a tough new voter identification law from going into effect. ...
<VIDEO> CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says Vice President Joe Biden's co...
WYTHEVILLE, Va. (AP) - A defiant Vice President Joe Biden is denouncing Republican criticism over his remarks to southern Vir...
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - In a change of heart, Iran said Tuesday it now welcomes foreign aid for victims of the deadly twin earthq...
<VIDEO> In his return to the spotlight, after the news of his girlfriend Kristen Stewart cheating on him, Robert Pattin...
<VIDEO> Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says plans to set up a no-fly zone over parts of Syria are "not on the fron...
<VIDEO> The newly-chosen Republican vice presidential candidate wasted no time in attacking President Barack Obama'...
<VIDEO> Darrell West of the Brookings Institution says Republican Mitt Romney's choice of Rep. Paul Ryan to be the ...
<VIDEO> Fleeing the conflict in Syria, approximately 250 people made their way across the border to Turkey on Sunday se...
<VIDEO> Residents of Janesville, Wisconsin say they're proud that one of their own, Rep. Paul Ryan, was selected as...
<VIDEO> Rep. Paul Ryan hammered President Barack Obama on the economy in a speech to supporters in Wisconsin on Sunday....
<VIDEO> A US Navy guided missile destroyer was left with a gaping hole on one side after it collided with an oil tanker...
<VIDEO> President Barack Obama, attending campaign fundraisers Sunday in Chicago, tagged Mitt Romney's newly picked...
<VIDEO> GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney campaigned with his new running mate Sunday. Wisconsin Congressman Paul ...
<VIDEO> Republican Mitt Romney has chosen Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, an ardent conservative and devoted budget cutter, a...
COTONOU, Benin (AP) - On an epic diplomatic mission through Africa, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton braved an ...
<VIDEO> Republican candidate Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama are making the hard sell to working-class and women...
<VIDEO> Republican Mitt Romney campaigned in Des Moines, Iowa Wednesday. Making an appeal to middle-class voters in a s...
<VIDEO> Secretary of State Hillary Clinton put on her dancing shoes in Johannesburg Tuesday night. Clinton danced as th...
<VIDEO> President Barack Obama is directing the Agriculture Department to authorize an additional $30 million to help c...
<VIDEO> A big government study shows that in the last decade, the proportion of children who have high cholesterol has ...
<VIDEO> Making a play for middle-class voters, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney sought Tuesday to elevate ...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - The University of Virginia's chief operating officer has resigned.President Teresa A. Sulliva...
<VIDEO> Sharon Osbourne in reality show battle with NBC; Actor Michael Clarke Duncan remains hospitalized; Madonna asks...
<VIDEO> The mayor of Oak Creek, Wisc. spoke out on Sunday's mass shooting at a Sihk temple by saying that residents...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The State Board of Elections is not taking any action related to a nonprofit group's voter registrat...
<VIDEO> Kofi Annan announced his resignation as peace envoy to Syria and issued a blistering critique of world powers, ...
<VIDEO> Congress is beginning its summer recess with low approval ratings and partisan gridlock. But this is not stoppi...
<VIDEO> Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton urged African leaders to embrace democracy. Secretary Clinton spoke i...
<VIDEO> An apparent shark attack off Cape Cod, Mass., is shaking people up in the popular summer spot. Seth Doane repor...
<VIDEO> Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Senegal on Wednesday, the first stop of her 11-day Africa tour. S...
<VIDEO> Food and cooking gas were in short supply and power cuts plunged homes into darkness as soldiers and rebels bat...
<VIDEO> House GOP leaders have decided against extending the current farm program for one year. Instead, they favor imm...
BEIRUT (AP) - Activists are reporting a worsening of humanitarian conditions in Syria's biggest city, Aleppo. They say s...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A federal judge has struck down a Virginia law that allows only state residents to circulate petitions t...
<VIDEO> The U.N. estimates that 200,000 Syrians have left Aleppo over the past 10 days as the government trains its mor...
<VIDEO> Syrian President Bashar Assad's use of helicopter gunships to counter a civil uprising will prove to be &qu...
<VIDEO> Mitt Romney tried to pull back from an adviser's suggestion that he favored new American aggression on Iran...
<VIDEO> London Mayor Boris Johnson declared his city ready to host the Olympic games. He jokingly responded to Republic...
<VIDEO> Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney caused a stir in Britain on Thursday by questioning whether the c...
<VIDEO> Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said new gun laws aren't needed and won't prevent gun-rel...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate has voted to approve a Democratic bill renewing tax cuts next year for all but the highest-earni...
<VIDEO> On June 2, 2009, an apartment superintendent in New Brunswick, N.J., stumbled upon what he thought was a terror...
<VIDEO> Arizona's tough-talking sheriff, Joe Arpaio, who is known for his immigration crackdowns, took the stand in...
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) - An effort to update the streets around Stafford's government complex has helped the county discover ...
<VIDEO> Coordinated attacks in a dozen Iraqi towns killed more than 100 people, making Monday the deadliest in the coun...
<VIDEO> Protesters were on hand to greet the arrival of a dozen US Osprey aircraft in Japan. Demonstrators have safety ...
The first lady has canceled two scheduled campaign stops in Virginia.An Obama campaign spokeswoman says Michelle Obama cancel...
<VIDEO> Sen. Lamar Alexander, a former GOP presidential candidate and potential running mate, says unless a politician ...
Law enforcement officers and other first responders gather at the Stafford County Public Safety Building Wednesday morning as...
<VIDEO> Investigators for an Arizona sheriff's volunteer posse have declared that President Barack Obama's birt...
<VIDEO> The Syrian National Council held a news conference Tuesday in New York to discuss efforts in pushing the United...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama is set to make campaign stops in Virginia Friday. Officials say the first lad...
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) - Sections of two Civil War battlefields in the Shenandoah Valley will be protected from development t...
WASHINGTON (AP) - A new survey shows most Americans know they have a constitutional right to freedom of speech, and for a cle...
<VIDEO> With seven weeks until Democrats gather in Charlotte, NC for the 2012 Democratic National Convention, construct...
<VIDEO> Two American tourists and their Egyptian guide who were abducted by a Bedouin in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula la...
<VIDEO>It's move-in day for the Republican National Convention. Convention organizers on Monday began the six-week ...
<VIDEO> Madonna is being sued by French political party; Bruce Springsteen and Paul McCartney are silenced after breaki...
<VIDEO> Britain's government is calling in several thousand troops to beef up Olympic security. A contractor was no...
<VIDEO> One-thousand Jamaat-e-Islami party supporters marched in Karachi, Pakistan to protest against the reopening of ...
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - Ethiopia's federal court has sentenced a prominent dissident blogger to 18 years in prison. ...
BEIRUT (AP) - Opposition activists in Syria are reporting what could be one of the deadliest offensives yet by Syrian forces,...
<VIDEO> The Obama administration is pressing Beijing to accept a code of conduct for resolving territorial disputes in ...
<VIDEO> Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is under intensive medical treatment for a "mood disorder," his office said in...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia is extending its deadline for companies to submit proposals to take over the operation of some ...
If the health care bill is to be repealed next year, state Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli said the GOP has to win the open s...
<VIDEO> The mother of a Detroit woman shot and killed while dancing with an off-duty police officer questioned Monday w...
<VIDEO> In an election-year faceoff, President Obama is demanding Congress renew Bush-era tax cuts only for the middle ...
<VIDEO> Secretary of State Hillary Clinton took aim Monday at China's model of economic growth without democracy, a...
<VIDEO> President Obama has kicked off his first bus tour of the 2012 campaign, rolling through Ohio and Pennsylvania a...
<VIDEO> The former Countrywide Financial Corp.,is alleged to have made hundreds of discount loans to buy influence with...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Two Republican officials say GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney and the Republican National Commi...
<VIDEO> Trucks carrying NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation) supplies resumed their routes through Pakistan to Afg...
<VIDEO> The widow of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat wants his body exhumed. This, after tests reportedly fou...
<VIDEO> The Fourth of July in Washington, D.C. is marked by a parade down the capital's promenades.
<VIDEO> President Barack Obama says the nation's success wouldn't be possible without the generations of immigr...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Yvonne B. Miller, the first African-American woman elected to Virginia's state legislature, has died...
<VIDEO> It's a family tradition that spans a decade, as Mitt Romney's clan --all 30 of them-- gathers at his Ne...
<VIDEO> WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department says GlaxoSmithKline will pay $3 billion and plead guilty to promotin...
<VIDEO> Mexicans decided to return to the past, voting for a party that ruled the country for 71 years. But candidate E...
CAIRO (AP) - The head of Libya's Tabu tribe says his people will boycott this week's election if the government does ...
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's official news agency reports the powerful Revolutionary Guards are planning war games this wee...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Minority leader Nancy Pelosi says House Democrats are happy to debate dismantling Obamacare, but repeal is ...
.An Obama administration official says Arkansas, Missouri, South Dakota, Utah and Virginia will be granted relief from key re...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The individual mandate survives.The Supreme Court has upheld the heart of President Barack Obama's heal...
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran says that it has agreed with Britain to formalize the closure of diplomatic offices in each other...
.CAIRO (AP) - A court has sentenced Egypt's former oil minister and a fugitive businessman who was close to ousted leader...
SRINAGAR, India (AP) - Shops and businesses are closed for a third straight day across much of Indian-controlled Kashmir as r...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has turned back an attempt by a tea party-backed GOP conservative to slash taxpayer subsidies for...
NEW YORK (AP) - A representative for Donald Trump says that the reality television star will host a $50,000-a-head fundraiser...
In a ceremony outside the post headquarters at Fort Belvoir Monday morning, a new leader takes over command of one of the Arm...
CAIRO (AP) - An aide to Egypt's president-elect says Islamist Mohammed Morsi has moved into the office once occupied by o...
BERLIN (AP) - Germany's finance minister is rejecting U.S. President Barack Obama's calls on Europe to move faster in...
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's new coalition government says it wants to repeal some taxes, halt layoffs and extend by tw...
LONDON (AP) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says there's no guarantee his bid for political asylum from Ecuador will s...
FORT BELVOIR, Va. (AP) - An Army appeals court has denied a request for public access to military court records in the case o...
VATICAN CITY (AP) - The Vatican is stepping up its condemnation of violence in Syria with Pope Benedict XVI calling for urgen...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The latest financial filings for the presidential campaign show that the "super" political commit...
<VIDEO> President Barack Obama says European leaders `grasp the seriousness' of their debt crisis and are moving wi...
<VIDEO> Attorney General Eric Holder wants a House panel to drop plans to try to hold him in contempt of Congress, and ...
<VIDEO> A Pentagon official says the U.S. believes three Russian ships carrying supplies and possibly personnel will be...
<VIDEO> The Obama administration added Syria to the list of countries that could face U.S. sanctions for not doing enou...
<VIDEO> Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood supporters have been protesting in Tahrir Square, Cairo on Tuesday. The campaign of...
<VIDEO> A group of Roman Catholic nuns began a U.S. bus tour protesting proposed federal budget cuts Monday. They say t...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - The University of Virginia's Board of Visitors is ready to start considering candidates for i...
<VIDEO> President Obama arrived in Mexico for the G20 Summit. The President is expected to push Europe to take more dec...
<VIDEO> Pro-Bailout Parties gained enough votes in Greece's Sunday election to form a governing coalition. The resu...
<VIDEO> Fears of an imminent Greek exit from Europe's joint currency receded Sunday after the conservative New Demo...
<VIDEO> Syrian troops intensified shelling of rebel-held neighbourhoods in Homs on Sunday, according to activists who a...
<VIDEO> Forty years after the Watergate break-in, the constitutional crisis it spawned remains America's top politi...
<VIDEO> Mitt Romney's camp is hard at work, sifting through a list of potential running mates. Among the candidates...
<VIDEO> CLEVELAND (AP) - From opposing sides of battleground Ohio, President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mit...
<VIDE Detroit Mayor Dave Bing says despite stumbling blocks slowing efforts to turn around the Motor City's finances, ...
<VIDEO> Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told a Senate committee that no unauthorized information was given to filmmakers...
<VIDEO> U.S. Catholic Bishops gathered for the first time since dioceses filed lawsuits against the mandate that most e...
<VIDEO> Democrats are holding onto the House of Representative seat formerly held by Gabrielle Giffords. Democrat Ron B...
<VIDEO> George Washington's copy of the U.S. Constitution is set to be auctioned. It was previewed by Christie'...
<VIDEO> RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - George Allen brushed aside three conservative Republican rivals in the Virginia primary, s...
Virginia's low-key republican primary Tuesday attracts a light to moderate turnout.University of Mary Washington Politica...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - George Allen brushed aside three conservative Republican rivals in the Virginia primary, setting up a fa...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - House Majority Leader Eric Cantor easily won his Republican primary race in Virginia, brushing aside a c...
<VIDEO> Syrian forces barraged Homs with mortar shells on Tuesday, while clashes broke out elsewhere in the country, ac...
<VIDEO> The Obama administration is scrambling to explain how Commerce Secretary John Bryson drove his car into a serie...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Federal authorities are searching for four women from Afghanistan who left a program on democracy...
<VIDEO> As investigators continue to search for a gunman who killed three people, including two Auburn University footb...
<VIDEO> Relatives of three miners killed in West Virginia's Upper Big Branch disaster are pressing for the passing ...
<VIDEO> Military suicides are surging at the fastest pace in 10 years of war, with an average of nearly one service mem...
<VIDEO> Mitt Romney outraised President Barack Obama in May, the first time the Republican presidential challenger has ...
<VIDEO> Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney criticized President Obama's handling of the economy during a...
<VIDEO> President Obama pledged to block any attempt to roll back gay rights, during an appearance in Beverly Hills, Ca...
<VIDEO> Republican Gov. Scott Walker and his recall challenger, Democrat Tom Barrett, sought to strike conciliatory ton...
<VIDEO> A Muslim civil rights group that has worked closely with the Obama administration to build better relationships...
<VIDEO> Scores of World War II veterans fly in from around the country to Washington, D.C. on the 68th anniversary of D...
<VIDEO> Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is promising to bring legislative Republicans and Democrats together, after his...
<VIDEO The Boston Celtics moved one win away from taking the NBA's East title by beating the Miami Heat 94-90 on Tuesd...
<VIDEO> Governor Scott Walker won the recall election in Wisconsin. The Republican Walker has more than half of the vot...
<VIDEO> Democratic Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett conceded Wisconsin's recall election to Republican Gov. Scott Walker...
<VIDEO> A spectator in the gallery of the U.S. Senate chamber shouted and interrupted the afternoon's proceedings. ...
<VIDEO Wisconsin residents vote for Governor on Tuesday. Republican Governor Scott Walker is facing a recall challenge fro...
<VIDEO> A Canadian porn actor suspected of murdering and dismembering a Chinese student and mailing his body parts to C...
<VIDEO> President Barack Obama sought to take advantage Monday of the fundraising prowess of former President Bill Clin...
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's campaign says Mitt Romney's economic promises didn't pan out when he w...
<VIDEO> Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker will try to become the first governor to successfully overcome a recall ...
<VIDEO> 'The Hunger Games' cleans up at MTV Movie awards; Crowds flock to see the Queen on her Royal barge; ...
<VIDEO> Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has defended his government's crackdown on opponents, saying a doctor perf...
<VIDEO> U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta arrived at a former American air and naval base at Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam. H...
<VIDEO> More than 1,000 boats were to sail down the River Thames on Sunday in a flotilla tribute to Queen Elizabeth II&...
<VIDEO> Ex-presidential candidate John Edwards thanked jurors and his family after a mistrial was declared in his campa...
GENEVA (AP) - World powers share a belief that Syria could descend into civil war and plan to map out possible ways to avoid ...
<VIDEO> Aung San Suu Kyi began her first trip abroad in nearly a quarter-century by visiting impoverished Myanmar migra...
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Mitt Romney has won the Republican presidential nomination after years of fighting, though his triumph was p...
<VIDEO> President Barack honored a diverse group of political and cultural icons, including former Secretary of State M...
<VIDEO> Syrian ally Russia condemns massacre of 108 people; analysts say Moscow may be losing patience
<VIDEO>Unrest is flaring up in Egypt, amid the runoff that will decide the country's next President. Candidate Ahme...
<VIDEO> UN and Arab League envoy Kofi Annan, arriving in Damascus Monday, said he was 'horrified' by a weekend ...
<VIDEO> The U.N. Security Council on Sunday blamed the Syrian government for attacking residential areas of the town of...
<VIDEO> The government expects up to 15 named storms this season, but if an "El Nino" develops this year, few...
<VIDEO> During a campaign stop in Philadelphia, Mitt Romney defends his education record as governor of Mass. and promo...
<VIDEO> Approximately 1500 astrologers from more than 30 countries have gathered in New Orleans for the United Astrolog...
<VIDEO> Egyptians thronged to the polls in large numbers to cast ballots in what's likely to be the first free and ...
MONTREAL (AP) - Thousands of students marched through the streets of Montreal on Tuesday to mark 100 days since the movement ...
FORT BELVOIR, Va. (AP) - Military and civilian leaders are dedicating a new home on Fort Belvoir that will provide free housi...
<VIDEO> The Chicago Police Department says 90 people were arrested before and during the NATO Summit. A spokewoman for ...
<VIDEO> Catholic dioceses and schools are suing the Obama administration over its birth control mandate. A plaintiff, C...
<VIDEO> President Barack Obama says he and NATO leaders are 'unified' on an exit plan from the war in Afghanist...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department inspector general's office said Monday it is investigating possible misconduct b...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Virginia Bar Association is planning to hold a debate in July in the state's U.S. Senate race.Th...
<VIDEO> A suicide bomber killed at least 38 Yemeni soldiers at a military parade rehearsal in the capital Sanaa on Mond...
<VIDEO> Thousands of protesters marched through downtown Chicago on Sunday as world leaders gathered for a NATO summit....
<VIDEO> Thousands of demonstrators upset with the war in Afghanistan, climate change and the erosion of union rights ma...
<VIDEO> President Barack Obama says the NATO alliance agrees on a vision for post-2014 Afghanistan and is pressing worl...
LONDON (AP) - Three senior Irish dissidents were arrested and charged with a range of serious and rarely used terror offenses...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former President George W. Bush is returning to the White House on May 31 for the unveiling of his official...
<VIDEO> As President Barack Obama and 50 heads of state arrive for a weekend NATO summit, parts of Chicago are all but ...
Military and civilian leaders will dedicate the new Fort Belvoir Community Hospital Fisher House on May 22nd at 10:00 a.m.The...
NEW MARKET, Va. (AP) - More than 1,000 Civil War re-enactors are packing their hardtack and wool uniforms for the 148th anniv...
<VIDEO> Americans across the country are coming to grips with the reality that the post office as they now know it may ...
<VIDEO> Forty years since the Vietnam War, Spec. Leslie H. Sabo Jr. was honored by President Barack Obama on Wednesday ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The former prime minister of Somalia is asking a federal appeals court in Richmond to rule that he can&#...
<VIDEO> On the campaign trail in Florida, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says President Obama's tenu...
<VIDEO> New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and the mayor of New Jersey's largest city are channeling the Seinfeld-N...
<VIDEO> Towns in Western Maryland are preparing for the upcoming G8 Summit. The summit's local impact is expected t...
<VIDEO> Police have arrested two protesters outside a downtown Chicago building that houses a federal immigration court...
BERLIN (AP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande say they've agreed to discuss ways t...
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - The president of the Syrian Olympic Committee says the war-torn country will send 20 sports officials ...
<VIDEO> A woodsy, informal setting, rich in history, will be the backdrop to this year's Group of 8 Summit.
<VIDEO> While the debate over gay marriage lingers, the election focus is shifting back to the economy as campaign team...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Libertarian Party is challenging a state law that allows only Virginia residents to circulate petiti...
Virginia Congressman Rob Wittman will hold his third and final 2012 campaign kick-off this weekend. He will be at the Holiday...
<VIDEO> Yahoo abruptly fired CEO Scott Thompson, amid revelations that he padded his resume. The new interim CEO is Yah...
<VIDEO> Hours after police in Madrid arrested 18 people, thousands of demonstrators reassembled to protest the governme...
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) - Several thousand people, mainly ethnic Albanians, have protested in Macedonia's capital of Skopj...
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's socialist leader and former finance minister says efforts to form a coalition government h...
<VIDEO> Sacha Baron Cohen unleashes his latest incarnation, Admiral General Aladeen, at the world premiere of 'The ...
<VIDEO> Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio faces a federal court showdown over charges that deputies on his immigration...
<VIDEO> Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney campaigned in Omaha Thursday and in the wake of President Barack ...
<VIDEO> The Vatican has not commented on President Barack Obama's announcement that he supports gay marriage. But t...
<VIDEO> Two suicide blasts ripped through the Syrian capital Thursday, killing 55 people and leaving scenes of carnage ...
<VIDEO> President Barack Obama's embrace of gay marriage is a political gamble that seeks to fire up young and libe...
<VIDEO> The executive director of Lambda Legal, an organization that describes itself as the oldest and largest organiz...
<VIDEO> President Barack Obama's embrace of gay marriage is a political gamble. Peter Sprigg with the Family Resear...
<VIDEO> WASHINGTON (AP) - No longer sitting on the fence, President Barack Obama is declaring his unequivocal support f...
<VIDEO> A curvaceous model in a tight gown puzzled millions by appearing on stage for less than 30 seconds during Mexic...
<VIDEO> During an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Tuesday night, former Republican presidential candidate ...
MIDDLEBURG, Va. (AP) - A 5-acre site on the Middleburg Battlefield containing a Civil War-era former tavern and blacksmith...
<VIDEO> Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett won the Democratic primary Tuesday in Wisconsin 's historic recall election. He...
<VIDEO> RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina voters overwhelmingly passed a constitutional amendment that defines marria...
<VIDEO> U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar was ousted Tuesday by a tea party-backed challenger in Indiana's Republican primary...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Tourism officials in Washington say spending by visitors grew more than 6 percent last year to $6 billion, ...
<VIDEO> South Korea says it has found smuggled drug capsules from China containing the dried, powdered flesh from dead ...
<VIDEO>WASHINGTON (AP) - Rick Santorum is endorsing his one-time bitter rival Mitt Romney in a late-night e-mail to his...
Vice President Biden says he's now "absolutely comfortable" with same-sex marriage. But the White House says he...
<VIDEO> In character as Adm. Gen. Shabazz Aladeen, Sacha Baron Cohen held a press conference Monday in New York to answ...
<VIDEO> Voters in North Carolina head to the polls Tuesday to decide whether to ban gay marriage in the state constitut...
<VIDEO> Vladimir Putin has been sworn in as Russia's president for a third term after four years as prime minister....
<VIDEO> Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, former Dane County executive Kathleen Falk and two other Democrats will square off...
<VIDEO> Secretary of State Hillary Clinton thanked Chinese President Hu Jintao for helping to arrange this week's s...
<VIDEO> NEW YORK (AP) - Relatives of the Sept. 11 victims will gather at military bases this weekend to watch the arrai...
<VIDEO>On a high-profile stop in Afghanistan, President Obama simultaneously declared America's mission there is en...
<VIDEO> President Obama has paid a surprise visit to Afghanistan on the anniversary of the killing of 9/11 mastermind O...
After an unannounced trip to the war zone, President Barack Obama spoke to U.S. troops on the one-year anniversary of Osama b...
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - In an unannounced trip, President Barack Obama has arrived in Afghanistan to sign an agreement ceme...
LAUREL, Md. (AP) - U.S. Secret Service agents will be getting ethics training from professors at Johns Hopkins University fol...
<VIDEO> WASHINGTON (AP) - A new poll shows that Muslim majorities across five major countries have little good to say a...
<VIDEO> Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says human rights issues are on her agenda for Beijing. The comments come as...
<VIDEO>President Barack Obama sidestepped questions about the future of a Chinese dissident believed to be in US custod...
Surface-to-air missiles could be stationed on the rooftops of an apartment block in east London as part of Britain's air ...
Jimmy Kimmel aimed his comedic barbs at President Obama, Washington politics, and the Secret Service during the White House C...
<VIDEO>In an interview with AP, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said the New Orleans Saints, of the NFL, remain vital ...
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Officials say three American service members have been killed in a bomb attack in eastern Afghanist...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House Democratic leader is opposing a Republican bill that she says would raid women's programs in ...
<VIDEO> As the Supreme Court weighed arguments over Arizona's tough immigration law known as SB 1070, about 500 peo...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - President Barack Obama will make a campaign stop in Richmond next weekend. Campaign officials tell medi...
<VIDEO>A top military official in Pyongyang says his country has 'powerful modern weapons' capable of defeating...
<VIDEO> News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch is being grilled on his relationship with British politicians at the country...
<VIDEO>The Supreme Court will referee another clash between the Obama administration and the states, this one over Ariz...
During an appearance on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" filmed on the campus of the University of North Carolina, Pr...
<VIDEO> Mitt Romney laid claim to the fiercely contested Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a fistful of p...
When Barack Obama spoke at the University of North Carolina, he wasn't just a president trying to promote his higher educ...
<VIDEO> Marco Rubio? Chris Christie? Rob Portman? With Mitt Romney the almost certain Republican nominee, all focus is ...
<VIDEO>While new details are still emerging about the Secret Service partying with prostitutes ahead of President Obama...
ASTON, Pa. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Monday embraced a student loan proposal that President Bar...
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court says the Libya has evidence linking a son of d...
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is set to deliver this year's commencement address at...
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A Chesapeake man has been indicted on federal charges he cheated Virginia and the federal government out ...
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta apologized Wednesday for gruesome, newly revealed photographs that purport to show U.S. soldie...
The judge presiding over the Trayvon Martin shooting case removed herself Wednesday after the attorney for defendant George Z...
WASHINGTON (AP) - TransCanada says it has submitted a proposal for a new route through Nebraska for the disputed Keystone XL ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Without notice, Virginia's divided state Senate has taken up and quickly passed an $85 billion, two-...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The owner of a Virginia-based construction management company has pleaded guilty to his role in a bribery a...
Nearly a week after a cease-fire took effect, Syrian troops were pounding a rebel stronghold, activists said on Wednesday, as...
The chairman of the 2012 London Olympic organising committee is optimistic, 100 days before the games officially open. Sebast...
General Services Administration witnesses came under sharp criticism from Congress for a second day on Tuesday, as lawmakers ...
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney drew endorsements from the two top Republican leaders in Congress, House Speake...
Despite new revelations about agents partying with prostitutes in Colombia, President Obama is dismissing the idea that the h...
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian activists say the regime has widened shelling attacks on opposition targets in another sign that the U.N...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is announcing new steps to combat sexual assaults in the military.The Pentag...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Democrats in the Virginia Senate are still trying to reach an accord with Republicans, chiefly Gov. Bob ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Washington Capitals are again behind in their first-round playoff series with the Boston Bruins. On Mon...
MOSCOW (AP) - Members of a Syrian opposition delegation say they have had constructive talks with Russian diplomats. Hassan ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon says there may be more U.S. military members under investigation for alleged inappropriate beh...
Afghanistan's Interior Minister said a man arrested claimed the Pakistan-based Haqqani network was behind attacks in Kabu...
Congressional committees want to know more about how the General Services Administration violated its own rules in spending m...
President Obama, making his first remarks about allegations that Secret Service agents hired prostitutes, said he'll be a...
Standing alongside Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, President Barack Obama proclaimed a free trade agreement between t...
The Taliban launched a series of coordinated attacks across the Afghan capital and at least three eastern provinces on Sunday...
Syrian troops shelled rebel neighborhoods in the central city of Homs Sunday, activists said, killing at least three people h...
North Korea's new leader addressed his nation and the world for the first time Sunday, vowing to place top priority on hi...
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - An electrician from northern Virginia who admitted producing an online propaganda video for a Pakistan...
<VIDEO>Newark Mayor Cory Booker says he's a neighbor, not a superhero, a day after rescuing a woman from a burning ...
<VIDEO>North Korea admitted the failure of its rocket launch Friday, but the move still has generated a fresh wave of c...
A new conservation campaign is sending a musical message to policy makers and Hispanics in Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico and Co...
North Korea fired a long-range rocket Friday, South Korean and U.S. officials said, defying international warnings against mo...
After a Democratic consultant's comments about Romney's wife sparked outrage, the likely GOP nominee looked to turn t...
NEW YORK (AP) - An Albanian citizen living in Brooklyn has pleaded guilty to a terrorism charge in New York after admitting h...
<VIDEO> HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Presidential candidate Mitt Romney is intensifying his rebuttal of claims that he and fe...
<VIDEO>The attorney for neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman says his client will plead not guilty to second-d...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is planning an economic development trip to England, Germany and Sweden this...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is planning an economic development trip to England, Germany and Sweden this...
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says his call for raising taxes on millionaires is not a redistribution of wealth, b...
<VIDEO>Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney says Rick Santorum will continue to play an important role in t...
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's semiofficial Mehr news agency is reporting the country has stopped oil exports to Spain. The ...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - A military judge has set a date for resumption of the long-stalled prosecution of five Guantanam...
Report: Iran stops oil exports to SpainTEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's semiofficial Mehr news agency is reporting the country ...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - A military judge has set a date for resumption of the long-stalled prosecution of five Guantanam...
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Rick Santorum is suspending his campaign for the GOP presidential nomination, clearing a path for Mitt...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The U.S. Navy says it's deployed a second aircraft carrier to the Persian Gulf region....
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Republican Corey Stewart is making his widely reported intent to run for lieutenant governor next year o...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The 30 abortion rights protesters arrested last month for refusing to leave the steps of the Virginia Ca...
Yuanyuan, China's first artificially-bred polar bear, turned 100 days old on Sunday. Staff at Penglai Oceanic Polar World...
Pakistani soldiers dug into a massive avalanche in a mountain battleground close to the Indian border on Saturday, searching ...
In an election-year rarity, President Obama has been joined by congressional Republicans as he signed a jobs bill that aims t...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican Mitt Romney says President Barack Obama is misrepresenting GOP budget priorities as both men gea...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Democrat Tim Kaine has offered his U.S. Senate campaign's first policy presentation calling for gove...
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney assailed President Barack Obama as an "out of touch"...
Republican presidential contender Rick Santorum says the race for the Republican nomination is only halfway over. He spoke to...
In a speech that aims to set the tone for the next phase of the campaign, President Obama is blasting the GOP as a party of e...
Ty Schieber will remain as the Garrisonville Supervisor until the end of 2013.He wins 65 percent of the vote in Tuesday's...
BEIRUT (AP) - Although a Syrian official says government troops have begun pulling back from some of the country's less-r...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitt Romney has added to his big lead in the race for convention delegates by winning the Maryland Republic...
LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was honored by Virginia Military Institute, and she returned the fav...
Dozens of pit bulls rescued from Philippine dog fights will be put down, say animal welfare officers. They're among close...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Mitt Romney is looking for a sweep in the next three Republican primaries, expecting to tighten his gr...
GOP presidential front-runner Mitt Romney campaigned in Wisconsin, ahead of the state's Presidential primary on Tuesday. ...
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Two hundred French troops said goodbye to the war on Wednesday as part of France's accelerated ...
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) - Defense Secretary Leon Panetta plans to zip over the ocean in a hovercraft before touring a Nav...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner is calling on the House of Representatives to act on a Senate transportation bi...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Gov. Bob McDonnell's office says it didn't request a background check on the former Executive Ma...
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) - Mitt Romney rarely wears suits anymore and sometimes his perfectly combed hair isn't so perfect. H...
Conceding strained ties, President Barack Obama on Tuesday welcomed Pakistan's review of its relationship with the United...
Leaders at the nuclear summit in South Korea posed for a group photo on Tuesday. The leaders are discussing ways to stop nucl...
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a bid to save the CIA's drone campaign against al-Qaida in Pakistan, U.S. officials offered key conc...
President Barack Obama held a bilateral meeting with South Korean President Lee Myung-bak in Seoul on Sunday in advance of a ...
Warning North Korea from its doorstep, President Barack Obama said Pyongyang risks deepening its isolation in the internation...
-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi has fallen ill while campaigning for Myanmar's upcoming elections and has suspended her ...
George Zimmerman has claimed self-defense in the slaying of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin and has not been charged, but many are...
GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney celebrated the endorsement of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush during an event in Maryland...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling has hired a veteran Republican strategist and chief of staff to former Gov. Jim Gi...
After declaring victories in getting federal and state officials to investigate the case of an unarmed black teenager shot to...
After a massive international press tour, including premieres filled with hoards of die-hard fans in London, Berlin and Paris...
Mitt Romney wins Illinois with ease, leaving Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich picking up the pieces. Romney looks to have made...
Rick Santorum says freedom and curbing big government's reach are the overriding issues in the presidential race. Despite...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South Africa's highest court says it has granted the main opposition party the right to examine files...
WASHINGTON (AP) -In order for Medicare to be saved, a key Republican lawmaker says, it has to be reformed. And Paul Ryan, who...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pressure is mounting at a tense San Francisco City Hall for the mayor and other elected officials to add...
Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales was on his fourth war zone deployment when he was accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians. AP...
The Presidential primary race for the republican nomination is halfway complete with front runners Rick Santorum and Mitt Rom...
During a campaign stop in Springfield, Illinois, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney stressed that only if there is...
Syrian security forces clashed Monday with gunmen in a Damascus neighborhood that is home to embassies and senior officials i...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A new report suggests Virginia is at high risk for government corruption.Virginia received an "F&qu...
The suspect in the killing of 16 civilians in Afghanistan meets with his attorney in Kansas on Monday. This will be Army Staf...
North Korean television aired pictures of the country's new leader, Kim Jong Un, commanding live-fire drills involving al...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitt Romney may lead in delegates and Rick Santorum might have momentum, but neither of the two leading Rep...
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Afghan President Hamid Karzai says he's told President Barack Obama that U.S. troops should lea...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia is getting nearly $9 million in federal funding to continue efforts to turn around the state...
CHICAGO (AP) - Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has left his Chicago home and is heading to Colorado to begin a 14-year f...
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta held talks with Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Kabul on Thursday, as Afghan lawmakers expres...
Goldman Sachs executives responded to a blistering essay, written by a former executive who announced his resignation in the ...
Soldiers at Washington's Joint Base Lewis-McChord are trying to rally around each other, saying the entire armed forces s...
President Obama announced his NCAA tournament bracket picks to ESPN. The President's Final Four picks are Kentucky, Ohio ...
After a day of White House talks, President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron vow to press on with the mission i...
Occupy Wall Street activists targeted a Mitt Romney fundraiser at a luxury Manhattan hotel on Wednesday, denouncing the Repub...
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