• Analysis indicates partisan gerrymandering has benefited GOP

    The 2016 presidential contest was awash with charges that the fix was in: Republican Donald Trump repeatedly claimed that the election was rigged against him, while Democrats have accused the Russians of stacking the odds in Trump’s favor.

  • Mountain Valley review finds limited environmental impacts

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Federal regulators say a proposed pipeline that would carry fracked natural gas for 300 miles across West Virginia and Virginia would have “significant” impacts on forests. But they say other adverse effects would be limited.

  • Michael Vick’s father arrested on drug-ring charges

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The father of former pro-football star Michael Vick has been arrested on charges of being involved in a drug ring.