Virginia

Politics
The law, taking effect July 1, makes Virginia the 23rd state to ban sentencing youths to life without the possibility of parole.
Politics
The law drew criticism from religious groups advocacy that said it would effectively punish people who oppose same-sex marriage for faith-based reasons.
Politics
Cantwell has harassed and threatened people for years since participating in 2017's deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Crime
Federal prosecutors asked to detain three members of the violent extremist group The Base, arguing that they had plotted violence to spark a civil war.
Politics
A militia group bused in protesters for the event, initially touted as a Second Amendment rally.
Politics
Todd Gilbert called on all Virginians to "stand united in opposition to any threats of violence" after several neo-Nazis were arrested ahead of the event.
Politics
The men are all alleged members of The Base, a white supremacist group that hopes to start a race war.
Politics
The Monday gathering in Virginia already has prompted the state's governor to enact emergency measures to thwart violence.
Politics
Virginia became the 38th state to ratify the ERA, which would put women in the Constitution.
Politics
On Monday, thousands plan to protest gun control measures in Virginia. Organizers of the deadly Charlottesville rally also plan to attend.
Politics
The Democrat said he plans to declare a temporary emergency prohibiting all weapons, including guns, from Capitol Square.
Crime
Invictus, a speaker during the 2017 “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, was arrested Monday on several charges including kidnapping and domestic violence.
U.S. News
The accident happened on Interstate 64 in York County near Williamsburg.
Black Voices
The statue, created by the artist who painted Barack Obama's official portrait, features a Black man with dreads, wearing a hoodie and Nikes on horseback.
Politics
The Massachusetts senator is the first presidential candidate to weigh in on remarks by Gov. Ralph Northam that angered liberals across the country.
Politics
In addition to the immediate policy impact, leaving the anti-union system intact could hurt Democrats’ long-term political prospects.
Politics
Federal officials said they have closed a lengthy investigation into the death of Bijan Ghaisar two years ago.
Politics
With their new majority, Democrats could make it easier for communities to pull down monuments to the Confederacy.
Politics
Moderates won the day in Virginia’s soon-to-be Democratic House as Eileen Filler-Corn beat out the left-leaning Lashrecse Aird.
Politics
Lashrecse Aird, who is Black and liberal, is challenging Eileen Filler-Corn, a white moderate, for the speakership.