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Virginia Attorney general Jason Miyares gestures as he is introduced in the Senate gallery at the Capitol Monday Jan. 17, 2022, in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

With new AG, Virginia takes new position on abortion case

Associated Press

Virginia's new attorney general has altered the state's position on a closely watched abortion case before the U.S. Supreme Court, with his office now saying it should be left to individual states to decide on restrictions.

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Maryland school shooting: Teen faces attempted murder charge

Associated Press

A 17-year-old was being held without bond Saturday on charges including attempted second-degree murder in connection with the shooting of a fellow student at a high school in a Maryland suburb of the nation's capital, authorities said.

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Va. parent accused of misdemenanor for words to school board

Associated Press

A Virginia parent has been charged with a misdemeanor for her comments to a local school board weighing whether to align its mask-wearing policy with an executive order by new Gov. Glenn Youngkin that would make masks optional for students.

Crates holding live monkeys are scattered across the westbound lanes of state Route 54 at the junction with Interstate 80 near Danville, Pa., Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, after a pickup pulling a trailer carrying the monkeys was hit by a dump truck. They were transporting 100 monkeys and several were on the loose at the time of the photo. (Jimmy May/Bloomsburg Press Enterprise via AP)

All 100 lab monkeys accounted for after several escape crash

Associated Press

The last of the escaped monkeys from the crash of a truck towing a trailer load of 100 of the animals was accounted for by late Saturday, a day after the pickup collided with a dump truck on a Pennsylvania highway, authorities said.