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One million dollars to build a bus stop in Virginia. Five million for customized crystal stemware. Those are just some of the items paid for by the federal government last year.
The measure lessens the sequester cuts but leaves some people in both parties unhappy.
Members of Congress and the lobbyists lurking among them on Capitol Hill are considered some of the least honest or ethical professionals, according to a new survey
The government's once-secret program of collecting domestic telephone communication records of Americans was ruled unconstitutional Monday by a federal court.
Fairfax County and the cities of Alexandria and Chesapeake all start their recount on Monday, with the rest of the state joining in Tuesday and Wednesday.
Official media have published the first photo of former Cuban President Fidel Castro in more than four months, showing the 87-year-old in animated conversation with a Spanish journalist.
Gov. Bob McDonnell has outlined his spending priorities for a two-year state budget that's nearly $10 billion bigger than the previous one.
Three Democrats and three Republicans spoke Monday at a forum sponsored by a coalition of Montgomery County business, education and community-based groups.
The fired chief of staff for Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander was ordered to live with his parents in Maryland while he awaits prosecution on charges of possession and attempted distribution of child pornography.
President Obama sees his approval rating fall to 45% among young voters.
House Speaker John Boehner has invited President Barack Obama to deliver the State of the Union address on Jan. 28.
Virginia Governor-elect Terry McAuliffe has selected Brian Moran as Secretary of Public Safety.
House easily passes bipartisan budget easing spending cuts to Pentagon, domestic agencies.
Documents detail the allegations against a Tennessee senator's chief of staff who works out of the D.C. office.
D.C. Councilmember and mayoral candidate Tommy Wells will try to live off a budget based on DC's $8.25 minimum wage.
Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine weighs in on the budget deal announced Tuesday.
McDonnell is proposing more than $38 million in mental health funding over the next two years.
Authorities are looking for the male who reported bombs at Leonardtown High School and the county's circuit and district courts.
A year long undercover test shows cabs repeatedly giving white passengers preferential treatment at a rate as high as one out of three cabs stopping for white passengers compared to African-Americans, but the chairman of DC's taxi commission calls it economic, not racial discrimination.
A routine tonsillectomy may have left a 13-year-old girl brain dead, according to her family members who are hoping for a miracle.
In a statement, A&E said it was extremely disappointed to see Robertson's anti-gay remarks, which it said were based on his personal beliefs
Police in Alexandria have charged a woman for financial exploitation of a mentally incapacitated person.
Loudoun County Sheriff's Office officials have arrested a driving instructor for the sexual abuse of at least two students.
The Secret Service has confirmed to USA TODAY that it is investigating a potential massive data breach involving shoppers' personal credit card information and Target retail stores.
A Leesburg man faces several charges including littering after throwing a cigarette towards a deputy, according to Loudoun County Sheriff's Office authorities.
A man responsible for a crime wave from Anne Arundel County to Alexandria was sentenced Thursday to 35 years in prison.
Police have identified the victim in a suspicious death in a grassy area on the right shoulder of the Beltway between Georgia Avenue and Colesville Road.
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Part of the roof of a London theater collapsed during a performance Thursday night, resulting in "multiple casualties" but no fatalities, the Metropolitan Police say.
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