Fire officials say an 81-woman died in a fire in her house in St. Mary’s County.
Rivals to District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray say the city is suffering because of the federal investigation of the mayor’s 2010 campaign.
Virginia Republicans want an investigation into Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s appointment of a longtime GOP operative to the state Alcoholic Beverage Control board.
Attorney General Mark Herring says the state is no longer going to pay outside law firms to represent former Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell and his staffers.
Target Corp. said Monday that the Department of Justice is investigating the credit and debit card security breach at the retailer.
A new report says a specially trained tactical Capitol Police squad was recalled from the scene of the Washington Navy Yard rampage in part because of concerns about possible threats to the U.S. Capitol.
A Republican-led committee on Friday increased pressure on Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner to break her silence on who in the tax agency was behind decisions to make it more difficult for tea party and other conservative groups to obtain tax-exempt status.
The former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is under investigation for allegedly leaking classified information about a covert cyber attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities, according to media reports.
Rep. Scott DesJarlais, a licensed physician, was reprimanded and fined by the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners for having sex with patients before he was elected to Congress, according to documents released Thursday.
Pew Research Center learned from a recent poll that less than half of Americans are paying close attention to ongoing investigations into an incident in the Benghazi region of Libya that has resulted in a great deal of criticism for the administration of President Barack Obama.