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 deadly disease.
Four were engineers who worked to maintain streets and protect wetlands. Three were right-of-way agents who reviewed property lines. The others included an account clerk, a technician, an administrative assistant and a special projects coordinator. In all, they had served the city of Virginia Beach for more than 150 years.
A disgruntled public utility employee opened fire with a handgun on coworkers at a municipal building in Virginia on Friday afternoon, killing 12 people and wounding at least four before he was fatally shot by police, authorities said.
At least three people have died and 20 more injured following a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, and ensuing clashes with anti-racist counter-protesters, prompting US President Donald Trump to condemn "hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides."
US President Donald Trump has repeatedly been referred to as a “narcissistic maniac” by Virginia’s Democratic Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam, who is also a pediatric neurologist and campaigning to become the state’s next governor.
A delegate in the US State of Virginia has filed a federal lawsuit in an attempt to avoid voting for the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump, at the Republican National Convention (RNC) next month.
The Democrat governor of Virginia in the US has overturned a 150-year-old law preventing convicted criminals in the state of voting, in a move praised by civil rights campaigners but criticized by Republicans as an electoral stunt.
A campaign rally for US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was repeatedly disrupted on Monday by black activists, underscoring the divisions the GOP front-runner has long been accused of sowing.