Top lieutenant to 'El Chapo' sentenced to life in prison

A top lieutenant to drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been sentenced to life in prison in a Virginia courtroom
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Rep. Moulton: Pelosi should step down as Speaker after year

U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton says he could support Nancy Pelosi for House speaker _ if she and the two top members of her leadership team agree to step down after a y
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Family says Egypt arrested Brit for military chopper video

The family of a 19-year-old British tourist says Egyptian authorities have arrested the young man over a video he filmed on his cellphone that showed a military
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Doctor pleads guilty to large-scale opioid distribution

A northern Virginia physician has pleaded guilty to using his pain clinic to illegally distribute more than 600,000 oxycodone pills
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Woman accused of being Russian spy could be near a plea deal

A woman accused of being a secret agent for the Russian government appears to be coming closer to a plea deal with U.S. prosecutors or other resolution of her c
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Police: No sign that restraints contributed to man's death

A Virginia police chief says prosecutors found no sign that restraints officers used on a naked man during an overdose call contributed to the man's death after
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Judge defers action on request to unseal Assange charges

A federal judge has deferred action on whether to unseal an apparent criminal complaint against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange
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Former Louisiana officer sentenced for abuse of office

A former Louisiana police officer has been sentenced to three years in prison for abuse of office, after his attempt to withdraw a guilty plea was rejected
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Judge weighs request to unseal Assange charges

A federal judge in Virginia will hear arguments on whether to unseal an apparent criminal complaint against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
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Virginia Tech board backs creation of Innovation Campus

The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors has given unanimous approval to a resolution backing the creation of the school's Innovation Campus in Alexandria
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Federal prosecutors fight effort to unseal Assange charges

Federal prosecutors are fighting a request to unseal an apparent criminal complaint against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
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Lawmaker plans fresh push against female genital mutilation

A Minnesota lawmaker plans a fresh push to strengthen a state law against female genital mutilation
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Michigan hospital suggests fundraising for heart transplant

A Grand Rapids-based hospital system has denied a heart transplant to a 60-year-old woman because of funding concerns, recommending instead that she fundraise $
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Pelosi's opponents counting on chaos to deny her speakership

Longshot plan for denying Pelosi the speaker's gavel lies in creating chaos among House Democrats
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Police: Man killed in same home woman beaten with ax handle

Authorities say they have arrested a suspect who kidnapped and killed a man from the same Louisiana home where he beat a woman with an ax handle hours earlier
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2018 Minnesota High School Football Tournament

Home team will be listed first.
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New exhibit to feature empowered women's footwear, clothing

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's shoes were made for walking over all her New York City congressional district
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Pelosi detractor now says he'll back her for House speaker

Rep. Nancy Pelosi appears to be having some success shrinking the ranks of Democratic lawmakers opposing her bid to serve as the next speaker of the House
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She's everywhere: Ocasio-Cortez puts trek to Congress online

She's everywhere: Ocasio-Cortez puts road to Congress online, draws criticism, claps back
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'Welcome to the airport!' Ambassadors give lift to customers

Melissa Myers had a bit of a wait before her friend Kim Bravo arrived at Alexandria International Airport from Jacksonville, Florida
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Computer upgrade aims to improve Medicaid eligibility checks

Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration told lawmakers a computer upgrade will address concerns the state Medicaid program has paid millions on people not eligibl
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Amazon's 'National Landing' leads to confusion and jokes

Place names in Arlington County have never been a simple matter
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A look at what's in Amazon's new deal with Virginia

Amazon's announcement that it plans to put at least 25,000 highly paid new workers in a new Arlington headquarters is no ordinary economic development deal. Lik
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Amazon ends suspense over HQ by picking New York, DC suburb

Amazon says it will split its much-anticipated new offices between New York and a suburb of Washington, DC
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