Virginia

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Combat stress felt far from front lines

LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va. (AP) — They may never come face to face with a Taliban insurgent, never dodge a roadside bomb or take fire, but they still may be responsible for taking lives or putting their own colleagues in mortal danger.

03/11/2013

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Storm strikes Mid-Atlantic; 250K without power

WASHINGTON (AP) — A winter storm marched into the Mid-Atlantic region, dumping nearly two feet of snow in some places and knocking out power to about 250,000 homes and businesses. It largely spared the capital, which was expecting much worse.

03/06/2013

Family Research Council (AP Photo)

Man guilty in Family Research Council shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Virginia man has pleaded guilty to wounding a security guard at the Washington headquarters of a conservative Christian lobbying group, a shooting that made headlines in part because the gunman was carrying 15 Chick-fil-A sandwiches.

02/07/2013

Singer Chris Brown

Prosecutors move to revoke Chris Brown’s probation

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors have asked a judge to revoke Chris Brown’s probation, saying there is no credible evidence he completed his community service sentence for beating Rihanna.

02/05/2013

Liberty Head Nickel

Humble nickel from 1913 likely to fetch millions

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A humble nickel from 1913 could be worth millions when it goes up for auction this spring. The 1913 Liberty Head nickel is one of only five known to exist. Some expect it to sell for $2.5 million or more. But read the backstory!

01/29/2013

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Study: Drug coverage to vary under health law

WASHINGTON (AP) – A new study says basic prescription drug coverage could vary dramatically from state to state under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

12/04/2012

Obama to pardon Thanksgiving turkey

WASHINGTON (AP) – Just back from Asia, President Barack Obama is pardoning two turkeys in an annual Thanksgiving rite. Cobbler, the newly designated national turkey, and his alternate, Gobbler, are getting a reprieve. Both are […]

11/21/2012

Obama must work with status-quo Congress to avert financial crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) – With a second term ahead of him, President Barack Obama faces the urgent task of working with Congress to address an impending financial crisis that economists say could send the country back […]

11/07/2012

Romney concedes, Obama thanks supporters

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney is conceding that his hard-fought presidential bid has ended in failure. He told supporters in Boston that he gave it his all and that he is now praying that President […]

11/06/2012

No trick-or-treating at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) – There’s no trick-or-treating at the White House this Halloween. The President and first lady normally hand out goodies to area students and military children in the White House driveway. But the tradition […]

10/31/2012

California sends aid to storm-struck East

LOS ANGELES (AP) – California has sent help to Eastern areas pounded by a huge storm. Gov. Jerry Brown says the California National Guard on Monday flew airplanes, helicopters and two specialized rescue teams to […]

10/30/2012

After a few laughs, Romney, Obama back to the fray (video)

NEW YORK (AP) – After trading comedic jabs at a charity dinner last night, President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are expected to return to rhetorical punches today with both headed to battleground states. Obama […]

10/19/2012

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