(Photo courtesy of the Newport News Fire Department)

Gas leak cleared in Newport News

According to the Newport News Fire Department, workers were installing a new gas line when they struck an existing one.

Visiting U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, left, and his Iraqi counterpart Khaled al-Obeidi review an honor guard during a welcome ceremony at the Ministry of Defense, Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, April 18, 2016. (AP Photo)

US to send more troops to Iraq

The U.S. has agreed to deploy more than 200 additional troops to Iraq and to send eight Apache helicopters for the first time into the fight…

Food

In the Kitchen: Sliders

Chef Amarin Reelachart whips up mini-crabcake, French dip, fish and chips and pastrami sliders.

Bay Creek

Bay Creek

Visit the gorgeous community of Bay Creek in Virginia’s beautiful Eastern Shore.

A rescue worker searches in the rubble of a destroyed house in the Pacific coastal town of Pedernales, Ecuador, Sunday, April 17, 2016. The strongest earthquake to hit Ecuador in decades flattened buildings and buckled highways along its Pacific coast, sending the Andean nation into a state of emergency. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)

Photos: Earthquake devastates Equador

Ecuador was devastated by a magnitude-7.8 earthquake on April 16, 2016. The death toll has risen to 350. Thousands more were injured.