A new study on the cognitive function of former NFL players, done by Johns Hopkins scientists and published in the February issue of the journal Neurobiology of Disease, sheds new light on concussion-related brain damage.
An attempt to reduce the number of required standardized tests taken by Virginia schoolchildren has failed in a Virginia Senate committee.
A Republican-controlled state Senate committee has defeated an attempt to repeal a 2012 law requiring a woman seeking an abortion to undergo an ultrasound procedure first.
A proposal to legalize two derivatives of the marijuana plant for treating epilepsy has cleared its first hurdle in the General Assembly.
Billy Joel will perform at M&T Bank Stadium in July, Live Nation announced Thursday. The Piano Man last performed in the region last summer at Nationals Park.
A 6-year-old northern Virginia boy is in critical condition after he slid into a passing car while snowboarding on a steep neighborhood driveway.
The mother of an inmate serving more than six life terms for a robbery is asking Gov. Terry McAuliffe to grant a pardon.
Parts of Loudoun County, Montgomery County and Howard County and all of Frederick and Carroll counties will be under a Winter Weather Advisory between 1 and 7 p.m. Thursday.
Just a few days after a drone crashed into the White House lawn, the FAA is telling football fans not to bring the flying bots to the Super Bowl.
The American victim in an attack in Libya that left five foreigners dead was a former Marine who performed security work for various companies after leaving the military.