Virginia's Middleburg offers wine country getaway

Sep 19, 2015

Virginia's Middleburg offers wine country getaway

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Virginia is home to more than 250 wineries, from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Chesapeake Bay. The state’s Middleburg area, in Loudoun County, has two dozen wineries alone, and it’s so close to Washington that it calls itself “DC’s Wine Country.” Middleburg is ...

Aug 26, 2015

Two journalists at Virginia TV station fatally shot on air

The general manager of a TV station in Virginia says two of its staff were fatally shot on air in central Virginia. Jeffrey A. Marks, general manager of WDBJ-TV, identified the two killed as Alison Parker and Adam Ward. The station says in tweets ...

With Akie Abe, Michelle Obama pitches student foreign exchanges

Apr 29, 2015

With Akie Abe, Michelle Obama pitches student foreign exchanges

Michelle Obama said Tuesday that all students in the U.S. should have the opportunity to interact with children from other countries so they can learn about each other and realize what they have in common, instead of focusing on their differences. The U.S. first ...