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Legendary voice-over artist Hal Douglas dies at 89

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 04:53

The family of legendary voice-over artist Hal Douglas says he has died at his home in northern Virginia.

Virginia gay-marriage ban unconstitutional: US judge

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 12:03

A federal judge in Virginia ruled Thursday that the state`s ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional, on the heels of two similar rulings in other US states.

Seoul wins battle against Japan for US textbooks

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 15:53

Virginia`s state legislature approved a bill requiring school textbooks to include the Korean name for the sea between Japan and South Korea, in a major win for Seoul.

Three die in cell towers collapse: US Police

Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 08:10

Police say three people have died when two cellphone towers collapsed in the US.

Scientists reveal the secrets of flying snakes

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 11:57

Scientists have finally explained the mystery how flying snakes stay in the air in a new research.

India saving $309mn annually with Virginia Tech-led natural pest control

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 22:55

India`s natural pest control programme spearheaded by Virginia Tech researchers has saved 309 million dollars in its very first year.

Company blamed for West Virginia spill seeks bankruptcy

Last Updated: Saturday, January 18, 2014, 08:31

The company blamed for a chemical spill that left 300,000 West Virginians without safe drinking water has filed for bankruptcy.

US fighter plane crashes off Virginia coast

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 10:36

A US Navy fighter jet crashed off the coast of Virginia Wednesday, but the sole pilot was rescued, navy officials said Thursday.

After five days, West Virginia water crisis nears end

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 03:20

Officials partially lifted a ban on tap water that was tainted by a chemical spill, while some in West Virginia had to wash, cook and brush their teeth with bottled water for a fifth straight day.

300,000 told not to use water in US chemical spill

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 22:18

The White House has issued a federal disaster declaration in West Virginia, where a chemical spill that may have contaminated tap water has led officials to tell at least 300,000 people not to bathe, brush their teeth or wash their clothes.

Search for missing sailor called off: Coast Guard

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 03:57

The Coast Guard says rescuers have called off the search for a sailor who has been missing since a Navy helicopter with five crew members aboard crashed in the ocean off the Virginia coast.

One dead in US Navy helicopter crash

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 13:50

One crewman died in a hospital and another was missing after a US Navy helicopter crashed Wednesday off the coast in the US state of Virginia.