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FORT MYER, VIRGINIA - DECEMBER 10: Children of military families carry toys during a sorting event for the annual Marine Toys for Tots Drive at the Joint Base Myer–Henderson Hall on December 10, 2021 in Fort Myer, Virginia. In the year 2020, Toys for Tots, which was founded in 1947, served 7.4 million children with 20 million toys. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

Secy. of State Blinken gives remarks on ‘Toys for Tots’ organization

Secretary of State Antony Blinken thanked the “Toys for Tots” foundation for their continued work through the holiday season, noting the State Department’s contributions to their efforts. Blinken gave the remarks at the Annual Toys for Tots Ceremonial Presentation on Tuesday, highlighting the organization’s rich history of giving since its founding more than 70 years ago.


CHANTILLY, VIRGINIA - NOVEMBER 02: Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin claps after learning that polling numbers indicated that he was ahead in the Virginia Gubernatorial race Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles on November 02, 2021 in Chantilly, Virginia. Virginians went to the polls Tuesday to vote in the gubernatorial race that pits Youngkin against Democratic gubernatorial candidate, former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

Youngkin appoints education secy., slams CRT

The battle against critical race theory continues with Virginia Republican Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin laying out a plan to take back education. Youngkin assured his education chief would make sure politics are kept out of the classroom.


Harrisonburg, Va., Police Chief Kelley Warner discussing murder charges against Anthony Robinson, 35, of Washington, D.C. , at a press conference Friday, Dec. 17, 2021, in Fairfax, Va. Police dubbed their suspect the "shopping cart killer" because he used a grocery shopping cart to move his victims' bodies after killing them. (AP Photo/Matthew Barakat)

Police suspect ‘shopping cart killer’ is behind 4 murders

Authorities said they’ve arrested a suspected serial murderer dubbed the “shopping cart killer,” who’s been linked to the murders of four women in Virginia. On Friday, authorities said 35-year-old Anthony Robinson was taken into custody last month and charged with two counts of murder.