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A welcome sign in three languages is displayed in a yard in Salem, Ore., Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. Emphasizing ways in which Oregon is reliant on immigrants, the state has told a federal court it wants to join Washington state's lawsuit against President Donald Trump's immigration ban. (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky)

Virginia lawmakers move to end sanctuary city policies

Virginia lawmakers are moving to ban so-called “sanctuary” cities, as other regional jurisdictions vow to reaffirm their sanctuary status in response to President Trump’s crackdown on illegal immigration.

A panda enthusiast from Utah made a last-minute trek to the capital to see Bao Bao before his trip to China.

Panda lover flies to D.C. before Bao Bao leaves

A panda enthusiast nearly missed the chance on Tuesday to fulfill her lifelong ambition of seeing every giant panda in the United States.

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Michelle Harrington, of Midlothian Va., peers from behind a grill in her homemade sign as she and other constituents of Congressman Dave Brat, R-Va., stand in line for a town hall meeting with the congressman in Blackstone, Va., Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. Brat complained that he had women in his grill at town hall meetings. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

David Brat heckled, booed by angry constituents at town hall

Associated Press

Republican U.S. Rep. David Brat, who rode a wave of voter anger to a historic political upset nearly three years ago, was on the receiving end of constituent angst about the Trump administration as he held a town hall in his district Tuesday.