Updated: 08/20/2014 - Taking the stand in his defense in his public corruption trial, former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says he got an inkling soon after his election that his wife had reservations about being first lady.
Updated: 08/20/2014 - The Supreme Court is delaying the start of same-sex marriage in Virginia.
Updated: 08/19/2014 - Another defense witness in former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption trial has described McDonnell's wife as difficult and prone to angry outbursts.
Posted: 08/18/2014 - Because of restrictions put in place by State laws, some solar companies say it's hard to do business in Virginia.
Updated: 08/17/2014 - The Richmond Times-Dispatch says Virginia State Police logged background checks for 219,491 transactions during the first seven months of 2014. That's down 23 percent from 286,480 transactions during the same period in 2013.
Posted: 08/17/2014 - A new study says West Virginia's adult smoking rate hasn't declined significantly in nearly two decades.
Updated: 08/07/2014 - A Lebanese army general says Syrian rebels have crossed into Lebanon, raided a border town and captured several soldiers.
Posted: 07/28/2014 - A board tasked with compiling a list of animals that are illegal to keep as pets in West Virginia will consider a list that is shorter than one suggested earlier.
Posted: 07/27/2014 - The northbound lanes of an Interstate 77 tunnel along the Virginia-West Virginia border have reopened after being shut down for a day following a tractor-trailer fire.
Posted: 07/25/2014 - An animal rights group opposes plans to conduct testing on animals of chemicals that spilled into West Virginia's largest water supply using animals.
Posted: 08/20/2014 - Peanut and almond butters sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and other grocers are being recalled because of possible salmonella contamination.
Posted: 08/19/2014 - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says it's too soon to draw conclusions about the situation in Ferguson, Missouri, and criticized other politicians who have weighed in.
Posted: 08/17/2014 - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has asked for the Justice Department to arrange an autopsy on the body of Michael Brown by a federal medical examiner.
Updated: 08/16/2014 - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he's declared a state of emergency and is implementing a curfew in the St. Louis suburb where a black teenager was shot to death by a white police officer a week ago.
Posted: 08/16/2014 - Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he stands by his veto and called the indictment against him outrageous and an abuse of power.
Posted: 08/19/2014 - The White House says intelligence officials are working to determine whether a video by Islamic State militants that purports to show the execution of American journalist James Foley is authentic.
Posted: 08/18/2014 - A spokesman for the Kurdish military says its peshmerga forces are now in full control of the Mosul Dam and its vicinity, successfully wresting back control from Islamic State group militants.
Posted: 08/17/2014 - Kurdish forces have recaptured part of Iraq's largest dam, with the help of U.S. and Iraqi airstrikes.
Updated: 08/16/2014 - U.S. officials say a mix of fighter planes and remotely piloted aircraft have attacked Islamic State militants near the Iraqi city of Irbil and the Mosul Dam.
Posted: 08/16/2014 - Syria's main Western-backed Syrian opposition coalition is calling for U.S. airstrikes against the Islamic State, after the extremist group captured three more northern villages.