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Virginia: State of the United States of America
Virginia, officially the Commonwealth of Virginia, is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains. The geography and climate of the Commonwealth are shaped by the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Chesapeake Bay, which provide habitat for much of its flora and fauna. The capital of the Commonwealth is Richmond; Virginia Beach is the most populous city, and Fairfax County is the most populous political subdivision. The Commonwealth's estimated population as of 2018 is over 8.5 million.

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Virginia ban on uranium mining upheld by U.S. Supreme Court

The largest-known U.S. uranium deposit will remain firmly under ground after the Supreme Court on Monday upheld Virginia's ban on mining the radioactive metal, rebuffing a challenge backed by President..
Reuters - Published

Virginia Republicans lose in U.S. Supreme Court racial gerrymandering case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed Republican legislators in Virginia a defeat, leaving in place a ruling that invalidated state electoral districts they drew because they weakened the clout of..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Virginia

Supreme Court Rebukes Virginia GOP: Racially Gerrymandered District Map Indefensible [Video]Supreme Court Rebukes Virginia GOP: Racially Gerrymandered District Map Indefensible

On Monday, the United States Supreme Court upheld a lower court ruling striking down Virginia's 2011 House of Delegates map as racially gerrymandered. In a 5-4 decision, the justices sidestepped a..

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Dermatologist: Please Quit Using This Particular Natural Product On Your Face [Video]Dermatologist: Please Quit Using This Particular Natural Product On Your Face

When it comes to skin care, there are things you absolutely should do, like putting on sunscreen and washing your face. But according to Business Insider, one of the biggest misconceptions that people..

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U.S. Measles Outbreak Climbs To 1,022 Confirmed Cases [Video]U.S. Measles Outbreak Climbs To 1,022 Confirmed Cases

The United States’ worst measles outbreak in a quarter-century has spread to Idaho and Virginia. Public health officials on Monday confirmed 41 new cases of the highly contagious and potentially..

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U.S. Health Officials Report 41 New Cases Of Measles Last Week [Video]U.S. Health Officials Report 41 New Cases Of Measles Last Week

The United States’ worst measles outbreak in a quarter-century spread to Idaho and Virginia last week. Public health authorities on Monday reported 41 new cases of the highly contagious and sometimes..

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Virginia Governor Calls For New Gun Control Laws After Deadly Mass Shooting [Video]Virginia Governor Calls For New Gun Control Laws After Deadly Mass Shooting

Viriginia's Democratic Governor Ralph Northam has called for a special legislative session to consider new gun control laws in the wake of an office massacre of 12 people. During a news conference four..

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VA governor calls for gun control laws [Video]VA governor calls for gun control laws

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam on Tuesday called a special session of the state legislature to pass gun control laws following Friday's Virginia Beach massacre that left twelve people dead. Colette..

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Virginia Beach Shooting Leaves 12 Dead [Video]Virginia Beach Shooting Leaves 12 Dead

A disgruntled city employee opened fire at the municipal center in Virginia Beach, Virginia, on Friday afternoon, killing 11 people and wounding at least six others before he was killed himself, the..

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Chelsea Manning's Lawyers Request She Be Released From pRison [Video]Chelsea Manning's Lawyers Request She Be Released From pRison

Attorneys for Chelsea Manning have once again asked the court to release the activist and whistleblower from her confinement in Virginia. Manning's attorneys are requesting her release on the basis..

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Suspect Arrested In Virginia Beach Shooting That Left At Least Six Injured [Video]Suspect Arrested In Virginia Beach Shooting That Left At Least Six Injured

At least six people were injured in a shooting at the town municipal center in Virginia Beach, Virginia, on Friday, May 31. A lone suspect has been taken into custody, police and hospital officials..

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Northam identity in blackface photo could not be confirmed [Video]Northam identity in blackface photo could not be confirmed

rginia Governor Ralph Northam's former medical school was unable to determine his role in a racist photograph that appeared on his 1984 yearbook page, according Ben Hatch of McGuireWoods law firm...

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Trump Likely To Tap Former Virginia Attorney General For Immigration Post [Video]Trump Likely To Tap Former Virginia Attorney General For Immigration Post

According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, US President Donald Trump is expected to pick former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli for an immigration policy position at the Department of..

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Trump Rips Republican Justin Amash [Video]Trump Rips Republican Justin Amash

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday at the first Republican congressman to call the U.S. president’s behavior impeachable, while Democrats warned Trump’s stonewalling of..

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Manning 'not going to' comply with grand jury [Video]Manning 'not going to' comply with grand jury

Former U.S. Army soldier Chelsea Manning, facing a fresh grand jury subpoena to testify about her contacts with WikiLeaks, told reporters outside an Alexandria, VA courthouse on Thursday that she..

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Chelsea Manning: Trump Admin 'Clearly Wants To Go After' This Group Of Professionals [Video]Chelsea Manning: Trump Admin 'Clearly Wants To Go After' This Group Of Professionals

Former Army intelligence analyst and whistleblower Chelsea Manning told CNN's Brian Stelter Sunday that the Trump administration "clearly wants to go after journalists." According to Business Insider,..

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U.S. deploying carrier, bombers to deter Iran: Bolton [Video]U.S. deploying carrier, bombers to deter Iran: Bolton

The Trump administration is deploying a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East in response to troubling “indications and warnings” from Iran and to show the United States will..

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2 White Supremacists Plead Guilty For Attacking Charlottesville Protestors [Video]2 White Supremacists Plead Guilty For Attacking Charlottesville Protestors

Newser reports two members of a known white supremacist group pleaded guilty Friday to federal rioting charges in connection with a white nationalist rally in Virginia and political rallies in..

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Julian Assange Gets One Year In Jail [Video]Julian Assange Gets One Year In Jail

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been sentenced to 50 weeks in prison in the UK for breaching bail conditions. He faces a separate court hearing over extradition to the US on Thursday. An error has..

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Five rescued after Virginia cave mishap [Video]Five rescued after Virginia cave mishap

Five men who got trapped in a cave on a cattle ranch in southwest Virginia, were rescued Sunday after nearly 48 hours underground. The men had planned to camp in the cave but found themselves trapped..

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Trump Claims He Answered Charlottesville Questions 'Perfectly' [Video]Trump Claims He Answered Charlottesville Questions 'Perfectly'

President Donald Trump on Friday defended his 2017 statement that there were “very fine people” on both sides of the deadly white supremacist protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, comments that..

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President Trump Defends His Charlottesville Response [Video]President Trump Defends His Charlottesville Response

When answering question about his response to the tragic events that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia, in 2017, President Donald Trump defended his remarks to reporters and called Confederate..

Credit: Newsweek     Duration: 00:34Published

Chelsea Manning Ordered To Stay In Jail [Video]Chelsea Manning Ordered To Stay In Jail

Chelsea Manning will stay in jail for refusing to testify to a federal grand jury about WikiLeaks, according to a new ruling from a panel of three judges at the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. First..

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Cygnus Capsule Delivers Easter Feast To International Space Station [Video]Cygnus Capsule Delivers Easter Feast To International Space Station

According to a report by Geek.com, on Friday, the Cygnus capsule arrived at the International Space Station with an entire Easter feast and other supplies, including tiny flying robots and mice for a..

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U.S. Supreme Court spurns Virginia Republicans in racial gerrymandering case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed Republican legislators in Virginia a defeat, leaving in place a ruling that invalidated state electoral districts they drew because they weakened the clout of..
Reuters - Published

U.S. measles outbreak spreads to Idaho and Virginia, hits 1,022 cases

The United States' worst measles outbreak in a quarter-century spread to Idaho and Virginia last week as public health authorities on Monday reported 41 new cases of the highly contagious and sometimes..
Reuters - Published
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