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Op-Ed: Google is too big to be trusted

The omnipresence of Google on the Web may have a historical precedent, and its fiery end may offer a lesson we haven't learned.

Death toll in Egyptian apartment building collapse climbs to 23

Alexandria - At least 23 people have been confirmed dead after an eight-storey apartment building in Alexandria, Egypt collapsed Wednesday morning.

Photo essay: Step back in time at Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Special

Alexandria - The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum is a historical business in Alexandria, Va. There are many terrific tours to take in the Old Town section of the city, and the apothecary is a great option.

Photo essay: A walk through history in Old Town Alexandria Special

Alexandria - The City of Alexandria is deeply rooted in early American history. Throughout the Old Town section of Alexandria, many historical structures remain. When visiting the city and its landmarks, it is like stepping back in time.

Op-Ed: Photo essay ─ Old Town Alexandria is dressed up for the holidays Special

Alexandria - Alexandria, Va. is all dressed up for the holiday season. Walking through Old Town, visitors can see various festive decorations throughout this section of the city.

Photo essay: 42nd annual Scottish Christmas Walk Weekend Special

Alexandria - Every year The Campagna Center hosts its Scottish Christmas Walk in Alexandria, Va. Now in its 42nd year, the popular annual event took place on Sat., Dec. 1 and drew a large crowd.

Op-Ed: Northern Virginia ghost tours deep rooted in American history Special

Northern Virginia offers numerous ways to explore early American history. There are plenty of old homes, museums and other landmarks to tour across the several counties that make up the region of what is affectionately called "Nova".

Old Town Alexandria kicks off the holiday season, Santa arrives Special

Alexandria - The day after Thanksgiving some people run off to the stores in hopes of snagging some good Black Friday deals, however others look ahead to Christmas festivities.

Bombing in Egypt leaves 21 dead

The year had barely begun when a terrorist bombing took place outside of a church in the Egyptian city of Alexandria. According to preliminary date from the Ministry of Health the bombing killed 21 and left 43 wounded.

Virginia meter repairman pleads guilty to theft of $100,000

In the movie “Cool Hand Luke,” the late Paul Newman plays an inmate who wins the hearts and respect of his fellow prisoners by going against authority. His unwavering opposition of power, however, ultimately leads to his untimely death by gunshot.

Recently Found Bowl Could Be Oldest Written Documentation Of Jesus Christ

A team lead by French marine archaeologist Franck Goddio have found what may be the earliest reference to Jesus Christ. A bowl found in the the underwater ruins of Alexandria's ancient great harbor has wording that could have been about Christ.

Five Dead After Building Collapses In Alexandria

A 12 story block of flats collapsed in Alexandria, Egypt killing at least five people on Monday. The youngest victim was only four years old. There is fear that more are dead laying in the rumble.
 

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An eight story apartment collapses in Alexandria Egypt
An eight story apartment collapses in Alexandria Egypt
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Rescuers search for trapped victims after an apartment collapsed in Alexandria  Egypt.
Rescuers search for trapped victims after an apartment collapsed in Alexandria, Egypt.
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