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JD Vance slams Kamala Harris during his solo campaign debut as the GOP vice presidential nominee

Jul. 22, 2024 22:21 PM EDT

RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Republican vice presidential nominee JD Vance used his first solo campaign rallies Monday to throw fresh barbs at Vice President Kamala Harris a day after President Joe Biden threw the presidential election into upheaval by dropping out and endorsing his second-in-command to...

Dynex Capital: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 22, 2024 08:32 AM EDT

GLEN ALLEN, Va. (AP) — GLEN ALLEN, Va. (AP) — Dynex Capital Inc. (DX) on Monday reported a loss of $8.3 million in its second quarter. On a per-share basis, the Glen Allen, Virginia-based company said it had a loss of 15 cents. Losses, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 12...

Meet some of the world's cleanest pigs, raised to grow kidneys and hearts for humans

Jul. 21, 2024 09:15 AM EDT

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Wide-eyed piglets rushing to check out the visitors to their unusual barn just might represent the future of organ transplantation – and there’s no rolling around in the mud here. The first gene-edited pig organs ever transplanted into people came from...

Internet outage latest | Airlines, businesses, border crossings hit by global tech disruption

Jul. 19, 2024 17:28 PM EDT

Businesses and governments worldwide experienced hours-long disruptions Friday as a widespread technology outage affected services across industries. Flights were grounded and numerous hospitals, small businesses and government offices were disrupted. At the heart of the massive...

Some convictions overturned in terrorism case against Muslim scholar from Virginia

Jul. 19, 2024 13:34 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A judge has overturned a conviction carrying a life sentence for an Islamic scholar from Virginia who was found guilty of soliciting treason after the Sept. 11 attacks for encouraging followers to fight against the U.S. in Afghanistan. The ruling issued...

Republicans emerge from their convention thrilled with Trump and talking about a blowout victory

Jul. 19, 2024 07:02 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The last time Republicans gathered for a full convention, they were plagued by internal division and fear. Morale was near rock bottom. And the party's presidential nominee showed little desire, or capacity, to add new voters to his political coalition. What a...

Virginia lawmakers repeal restrictions on popular tuition waiver program for military families

Jul. 18, 2024 20:26 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia lawmakers gave final approval Thursday to legislation that will repeal new restrictions on a tuition waiver program for military families. The House of Delegates and state Senate each voted unanimously to fully restore the Virginia Military Survivors...

Recount will decide if conservative US Rep. Bob Good loses primary to Trump-backed challenger

Jul. 18, 2024 18:19 PM EDT

GOOCHLAND, Va. (AP) — A recount of the votes cast in the Republican primary in Virginia's 5th Congressional District will be held on July 31 to decide whether a challenger backed by former President Donald Trump will hold onto his narrow victory over U.S. Rep. Bob Good, one of the most...

Clemson gives men's basketball coach Brad Brownell new contract after run to Elite Eight

Jul. 18, 2024 14:28 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson men's basketball coach Brad Brownell received a new, five-year contract worth $20 million after leading the Tigers to the Elite Eight this past season. A panel of the Clemson board of trustees approved Brownell's enhanced contract, along with new deals...

US military pier for carrying aid to Gaza will be dismantled after weather and security problems

Jul. 17, 2024 15:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military-built pier to carry humanitarian aid to Gaza will be dismantled and brought home, ending a mission that has been fraught with repeated weather and security problems that limited how much food and other supplies could get to starving Palestinians. ...