Denise Lavoie, The Associated Press

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Recent articles by Denise:

Impeachment summer? August town halls may decide next steps

WASHINGTON (AP) — Freshman Democratic Rep. Andy Kim came face to face with impeachment fervor at a town hall in New Jersey. "Do your job!" shouted one voter. Several states away, a woman... → Read More

Impeachment summer? August town halls may decide next steps

WASHINGTON (AP) - Freshman Democratic Rep. Andy Kim came face to face with impeachment fervor at a town hall in New Jersey. "Do your job!" shouted one voter. Several states away, a woman held up a copy of special counsel Robert Mueller's report and told freshman Rep. Elissa Slotkin at a Michigan town hall she hoped she would "be the person that puts us over the top to start an impeachment… → Read More

Muslim Virginia lawmaker heckles Trump at Jamestown speech

JAMESTOWN, Va. (AP) - A heckler who interrupted a speech by President Donald Trump during Tuesday's commemoration of 400 years of American democracy is a new Muslim lawmaker from Virginia angered by the president's race-related rhetoric. Del. Ibraheem Samirah, a 27-year-old Democrat, held up three laminated protest signs at Trump's appearance in Jamestown that said: "Deport Hate," ''Reunite My… → Read More

US appeals court sides with Trump in lawsuit involving hotel

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A federal appeals court has ordered the dismissal of a lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of illegally profiting off the presidency through his luxury Washington hotel, handing Trump a significant legal victory on Wednesday. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously overturned the ruling of a federal judge in Maryland who said the lawsuit… → Read More

US appeals court sides with Trump in lawsuit involving hotel

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals courtthrew outa lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump ofillegally profiting off the presidencythrough his luxury Washington hotel, handing Trump a significant legal victory on Wednesday. A three-judge panel of the 4th U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously overturned the ruling of a federal judge in Maryland who said the lawsuit could move forward. → Read More

Lawyers ask judge to order white nationalist to stop threats

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Attorneys who filed a federal civil rights lawsuit in connection with a violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, asked a judge Tuesday to order one of the men who participated in the violence to stop making "unlawful threats" against the plaintiffs and their lead attorney. In a motion filed in U.S. District Court in Charlottesville, lawyers for 10 people… → Read More

Lawyers ask judge to order white nationalist to stop threats

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Attorneys who filed a federal civil rights lawsuit in connection with a violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, asked a judge Tuesday to order one of the men who participated in the violence to stop making "unlawful threats" against the plaintiffs and their lead attorney. In a motion filed in U. S. → Read More

Girl recalls poor care in Texas border station

A 12-year-old girl locked in a Texas border station with her little sister for 12 days says in video obtained by The Associated Press that they were treated badly, slept on the floor, didn't have enough food and weren't allowed to bathe. → Read More

Girl recalls poor care in Texas border station

For almost two weeks, a 12-year-old migrant girl said she and her 6-year-old sister were held inside a Border Patrol station in Texas where they slept on the floor and some children were locked away when they cried for their parents. She was one of hundreds of migrant children who have been held this year in holding cells at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection station near El Paso that has come… → Read More

Migrant child recalls poor care in Texas border station

The 12-year-old girl told her attorney that children were 'treated badly' and were not allowed to play or bathe. → Read More

Migrant child recalls poor care in Texas border station

The 12-year-old girl told her attorney that children were 'treated badly' and were not allowed to play or bathe. → Read More

Migrant child recalls poor care in Texas border station

The 12-year-old girl told her attorney that children were 'treated badly' and were not allowed to play or bathe. → Read More

Migrant child recalls poor care in Texas border station

The 12-year-old girl told her attorney that children were 'treated badly' and were not allowed to play or bathe. → Read More

Girl recalls poor care in Texas border station

For almost two weeks, a 12-year-old migrant girl said she and her 6-year-old sister were held inside a Border Patrol station in Texas where they slept on the floor and some children were locked... → Read More

Avowed white supremacist gets life sentence in car attack

An avowed white supremacist who plowed his car into a crowd of counterprotesters, killing a young woman, apologized to his victims Friday before being sentenced to life in prison on hate crime charges. → Read More

Avowed white supremacist gets life sentence in Charlottesville car attack

James Alex Fields Jr., who admitted to deliberately driving his car into counterprotesters, has been sentenced to life in prison. → Read More

Ohioan gets life sentence in car attack

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — An avowed white supremacist who plowed his car into a crowd of counterprotesters, killing a young woman, apologized to hi → Read More

Prosecutors seek life sentence in Charlottesville car attack

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - To federal prosecutors, James Alex Fields Jr. is a callous, hate-filled young man who saw a group of people protesting against white nationalists and decided to kill them. But to Fields' lawyers, he is a troubled 22-year-old with a history of mental illness who deserves some measure of leniency. A federal judge will decide Friday whether Fields should get life in… → Read More

Life sentence for killing at Charlottesville protest

An avowed white supremacist who deliberately drove his car into a crowd of counterprotesters, killing a young woman and injuring dozens, apologized to his victims Friday before being sentenced... → Read More

New exhibit traces 4 centuries of black history in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The artifacts in a new exhibit tracing four centuries of black history in Virginia range from the painful to the poignant: leg shackles and chains used during slavery, a letter from a fugitive slave describing the joys of his newfound freedom and a stool from a Richmond lunch counter where students held a sit-in to protest segregation. "Determined: The 400-Year Struggle for… → Read More