Top News

North Carolina Senate President pro tem Republican Phil Berger left, and Senate Democratic leader Sen. Dan Blue talk as a bill to replace the controversial HB2 passes a Senate Rules Committee vote at the N.C General Assembly on Thursday, March 30, 2017. The bill now goes to the full Senate.  (Chris Seward/The News & Observer via AP)
North Carolina lawmakers vote to undo 'bathroom bill'North Carolina lawmakers have voted to roll back North Carolina's "bathroom bill" in a bid to end the backlash over transgender rights that has cost the state dearly in business projects, conventions and basketball tournaments
The Associated Press22 minutes ago
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, looks on during a joint news conference with Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, following their meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Thursday, March 30, 2017. Tillerson says the United States and Turkey must make "difficult decisions" about how to fight the Islamic State group in Syria. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
US, Turkey strain for deal on key element of anti-IS fightThe Trump administration and Turkey appear no closer to resolving a dispute over the Kurds' role in defeating the Islamic State group, as U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited America's often nettlesome NATO ally for the first time
The Associated Press23 minutes ago
Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman. Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., center, Vice Chairman Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., left, and Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., right arrive for the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 30, 2017. Lawmakers heading the Senate Intelligence Committee focused squarely on Russia as they opened a hearing Thursday on attempts at undermining the 2016 U.S. presidential election. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
The Latest: Expert says Russians targeted GOP candidatesAn expert says Russian-directed disinformation campaigns targeted all the Republican presidential candidates
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2016 file photo, Katie Walsh appears at a post-election press briefing to discuss the RNC's role in the election, at the Capitol Hill Club in Washington. Walsh, a top aide to President Donald Trump is exiting the administration. Two senior White House officials said Thursday, March 30, 2017, that Deputy Chief of Staff Katie Walsh was leaving for a private sector role.  (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
Top aide to President Donald Trump leaves administrationA top aide to President Donald Trump is leaving his administration
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
President Donald Trump speaks at a women's empowerment panel, Wednesday, March 29, 2017, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Trump University lawsuits face final hurdle to settlementPresident Donald Trump faces one last hurdle to ending seven years of lawsuits over his now-defunct Trump University when a judge decides whether to approve a $25 million settlement with former customers
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
Shea Cox, a 21-year-old computer science major from Shelbyville, Tenn., poses for a photo during an interview. Cox he thought the plan the president pushed was "rushed." He still supports President Donald Trump, but said his values align more with the House Freedom Caucus. Defying  Trump on the Republican Party’s promise to repeal and replace Obamacare sounds like political suicide, especially in the congressional districts Trump won handily. But some Republicans who blocked the legislation won praise from constituents for stopping what many saw as a flawed plan, either in the legislation’s substance or strategy.(AP Photo/Sheila Burke)
Republican foes of health care bill win praise in districtsDefying President Trump on the GOP's promise to repeal and replace Obamacare sounds like political suicide, especially in the congressional districts Trump won handily
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
FILE- In this July 16, 2016 file photo, Roger Stone, center, then an adviser to Donald Trump, speaks to reporters in New York. A lawyer for Republican operative Stone says his client is so busy preparing for a possible grilling by the U.S. Senate intelligence committee, that he doesn’t have time to attend the opening of his civil defamation trial in New York City. Stone was subpoenaed to testify this week, but his lawyer asked the judge for a delay on Wednesday. The judge denied that request. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
Trial of defamation lawsuit against Trump adviser postponedThe trial of a defamation lawsuit against Republican political operative Roger Stone has been postponed until at least August
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2013, file photo, Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. The three-term, fluent Spanish-speaker is set to announce his 2018 Senate run on Friday, March 31, 2017. He's the kind of rising political star Democrats hope can help begin turning deep red Texas blue. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Ex punk-rocker O'Rourke launches longshot bid against CruzA former punk-rocker who needed a hefty upset to win his congressional seat six years ago will have to pull off an even bigger one to unseat powerful Sen. Ted Cruz
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
FILE- In this Dec. 15, 2016 file photo, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper holds a press conference in Raleigh, N.C. North Carolina Republican lawmakers said Wednesday night, March 29, 2017, that they have an agreement with Gov. Cooper on legislation to resolve a standoff over the state's "bathroom bill." GOP leaders announced the new legislation would be debated and voted on Thursday. (Chris Seward/The News & Observer via AP, File)
The Latest: North Carolina OKs rolling back 'bathroom bill'A bill rolling back North Carolina's contentious LGBT "bathroom bill" has passed the General Assembly and is now headed to the governor's desk
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
More Latest News

Local News

Ashburn, VA

Change Location
Cancel Location Not Found
  • Virginia motorcycle driver killed after striking tree

    A 44-year-old man was killed when he lost control of a motorcycle and struck a tree over the weekend in Loudoun County, officials said. The incident happened around 6:15 p.m. Saturday. The Washington Post, Mon, Mar 27 2017 @ 10:18 AM
  • Loudoun County Sheriffa s Office makes five drunken driving arrests over the weekend

    The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office arrested at least five people for drunken driving over the weekend, according to reports. Loudoun Times, Mon, Mar 27 2017 @ 01:40 PM
  • Hail threat increases in Virginia as spring goes along

    Thank you for reading 10 free articles on our site. You can come back at the end of your 30-day period for another 10 free articles, or you can purchase a subscription and continue to enjoy valuable local news and information. Powhatan Today, Wed, Mar 29 2017 @ 09:07 PM
  • Prince William now Virginia's second-largest locality, surpassing Va. Beach

    Virginia's population is increasing only half as fast as it was at the start of the decade, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. From 2010 to 2011, the commonwealth's population grew by more than 1 percent. Potomac Local, Wed, Mar 29 2017 @ 02:43 PM
  • Fauquier, Prince William under drought watch

    A "drought watch" has been issued for Fauquier, Prince William and the surrounding counties by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality. Fauquier.com, Wed, Mar 29 2017 @ 12:06 PM
  • Some work from 1st stretch of Silver Line still not complete

    As tracks begin to go in for the second phase of the Silver Line to Dulles International Airport and Loudoun County, work tied to the first phase that opened more than two years ago is still not complete. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, which is responsible for constructing the rail line and maintenance facilities before turning them over to Metro, expects the final work connected to the first phase of the line between Falls Church and Reston to be complete next year. WTOP-FM Washington, Mon, Mar 27 2017 @ 04:37 PM
  • Leesburg man found guilty in infant daughtera s death

    Diamante Travon Ellis was found guilty Thursday on all counts related to the 2014 death of his 9-month-old daughter. Loudoun Times, Thu, Mar 23 2017 @ 12:12 PM
  • Va. communities among 100 fastest-growing in the U.S.

    Loudoun County gained more residents in 2016 than D.C., Montgomery County or Prince William County - each of which grew by thousands of people - and remains one of the fastest-growing areas in the country, according to new Census estimates released this week. The entire D.C. metropolitan area grew by more than 53,000 residents, slightly slower growth than the region experienced in 2015, but helped by a birthrate more than double the death rate. WTOP-FM Washington, Thu, Mar 23 2017 @ 08:48 AM
powered by Topix
AdChoices
AdChoices

Weather

Market Watch

Sports Pass
Games Pass
Education Pass
TDS Facebook