Virginia Gov. Northam to skip event at historically black school
Visit was to be part of his planned reconciliation tour after revelations that a racist photograph appeared in his 1984 medical school yearbook.
2 hours ago - NBC News - 2 articles
Lawmakers pass ‘Tommie's Law' to make animal cruelty charge a felony in Virginia
RICHMOND, Va. - Ten days after a pit bull named Tommie was found tied to a pole and on fire at Abner Clay Park in Jackson Ward, Virginia's legislature passed a bill that would...
3 hours ago - WGN TV
Northam to skip event at historically black Virginia school
RICHMOND, Va. - Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says he is forgoing a racial reconciliation event at a historically black school after student leaders asked him not to attend...
3 hours ago - The Seattle Times - 2 articles
I Know Climate Change Exacerbates Inequality. I See It Happening in My Hometown
Chesapeake Avenue , in the Salters Creek neighborhood of Newport News, Virginia, sits atop a sea wall that shields it from the Hampton Roads, the body of water that connects...
11 hours ago - Slate
Walkout by West Virginia teachers enters 2nd day
Teachers will remain on strike for a second day in West Virginia, even though the House of Delegates effectively killed a complex education bill
11 hours ago - ABC News
Donald Trump's Approval Rating Is Worse Than Embattled Governor Ralph Northam's in Virginia: Poll
Despite a blackface scandal, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam is still more popular in his state than President Donald Trump.
12 hours ago - Newsweek
No, John Roberts Isn't a Liberal Now
On the Feb. 16 episode of Slate's Supreme Court podcast Amicus, Dahlia Lithwick spoke with Dean Risa Goluboff and Vice Dean Leslie Kendrick of the University of Virginia School...
13 hours ago - Slate
West Virginia Teachers Score Victory in Their Latest Walkout. But the Fight Isn't Over
West Virginia teachers who led a statewide walkout for the second time in less than a year scored a victory Tuesday, as lawmakers tabled an education bill that educators had...
13 hours ago - Time
3 inmates charged in beating death at West Virginia jail
BEAVER, W.Va. - West Virginia authorities say they have charged three Southern Region Jail inmates with murder in the beating death of a fourth inmate. Senior State Trooper...
14 hours ago - The Seattle Times
Racist diner tells Mexican restaurant manager ‘get the f-k out of my country'
A woman was booted from a Mexican restaurant in West Virginia after she unleashed a racist tirade at workers - telling them to “get the f-k out of my country,” a video shows...
14 hours ago - New York Post - 2 articles
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Coast Guard officer accused of stockpiling weapons for planned attack
Federal agents arrested a self-proclaimed white nationalist and lieutenant in the Coast Guard on gun and drug charges, accusing him of plotting a massive domestic terror attack...
'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett accused of filing false police report
Jussie Smollett is accused of filing a false police report, a felony, according to Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi.
Father dies trying to save two of his children trapped in house fire, family...
The father of three brought his 9-year-old son to safety before going back into a burning home to find his older children, a family member said.
New York Times responds to Trump's attack: 'It's not just false, it's dangerous'
The New York Times publisher recently spoke with President Trump about this very issue during an Oval Office interview, who responded by claiming that he thinks he is a great...
Fire in old part of Bangladesh's capital kills at least 69
DHAKA, Bangladesh - A devastating fire raced through buildings in an old part of Bangladesh's capital and killed at least 69 people, officials and witnesses said Thursday...
Officer says he followed ‘the trail of soda' to catch man who stole...
Police said it wasn't difficult to track down the 45-year-old suspect.
'Empire' actor charged with making false police report
CHICAGO - "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett was charged Wednesday with making a false police report when he said he was attacked in downtown Chicago by two men who hurled racist...
Justice Department preparing for Mueller report as early as next week
The Justice Department preparations are the clearest indication yet that Mueller is nearly done with his almost two-year investigation.
Wild Trade Charlie Coyle To Bruins For Ryan Donato
MINNEAPOLIS - The Boston Bruins acquired center Charlie Coyle from the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday night for center Ryan Donato and a conditional fifth-round pick that would...
Democrats prepare resolution against Trump's declaration
WASHINGTON - House Democrats are preparing to take a defiant stance against President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration seeking to fund his Southwest border wall...