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Biden fills out State Department team with Obama veterans

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is filling out his State Department team with a group of former career diplomats and veterans of the Obama administration, signaling his desire to return to...

Virginia AG authorizes probe of statue-removal contract

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's attorney general has authorized an investigation into efforts by Richmond officials to take down the city’s Confederate monuments last year, including a $1.8 million co...

Washington appoints NBA G League's 2nd female GM, Nichols

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amber Nichols is the NBA G League’s second female general manager after the Washington Wizards promoted her to that job with the Capital City Go-Go on Friday. Nicho...

Rare sedition charge gains interest after Capitol attack

NEW YORK (AP) — A Civil War-era sedition law being dusted off for potential use in the mob attack on the U.S. Capitol was last successfully deployed a quarter-century ago in the prosecution of Islamic...

Letlow's widow enters race for Louisiana congressional seat

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The widow of Republican U.S. Rep.-elect Luke Letlow, who died from complications related to COVID-19 before he could take office, declared Thursday that she is entering the rac...

Drug dealer convicted in 7 killings could face execution

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — It was one of the worst bursts of gang violence Richmond had ever seen. At least 11 people were killed in a 45-day period in 1992, all at the hands of gang members who eliminated ...

Pandemic has imperiled plans to retrieve Titanic's radio

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Fallout from the coronavirus pandemic is threatening a company’s controversial plans to retrieve and exhibit the radio that had broadcast distress calls from the sinking Titanic, a...

Taiwanese travel agencies continue focusing on domestic business after 2020 revenue drop

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese travel agencies will continue to focus on domestic travel this year, as some major agencies suffered a 70 to 80 percent decrease in annual revenue last year due ...

Over a dozen lawmakers joined crowds on day of Capitol riot

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A second Republican lawmaker from West Virginia who marched to the U.S. Capitol to support overturning Democrat Joe Biden's presidential win said in a radio interview Monday t...

King leads E. Kentucky past Tennessee Tech 90-80

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Tre King had a career-high 29 points to go with nine rebounds as Eastern Kentucky defeated Tennessee Tech 90-80 on Saturday night for the Colonels' best start since 1952-53. ...

Russell leads Rhode Island over VCU 83-68

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Fatts Russell had 23 points, tying his season high, as Rhode Island got past VCU 83-68 on Saturday. The 5-foot-10 Russell grabbed nine rebounds and shot 13 for 1...

Golden, Burton lift Richmond past George Mason 77-57

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Grant Golden had 18 points and 10 rebounds as Richmond easily defeated George Mason 77-57 on Saturday. Tyler Burton added 17 points for the Spiders, while Jacob G...

US judge blocks Trump administration’s sweeping asylum rules

PHOENIX (AP) — A federal judge on Friday blocked the Trump administration’s most sweeping set of asylum restrictions less than two weeks before President-elect Joe Biden takes office. ...

Liberty University sues governor over financial aid changes

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Liberty University sued Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Friday, accusing his administration of wrongfully denying financial aid to some of the evangelical school's online students....

King leads E. Kentucky past Jacksonville St. 69-66 in OT

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Tre King tallied 16 points and 10 rebounds and Eastern Kentucky scored the last six points in overtime to beat Jacksonville State 69-66 on Thursday night. After ...