Albemarle County is taking advantage of the kids’ summer vacations to renovate schools. Superintendent Pam Moran (pictured) has welcomed some signs at Woodbrook Elementary that explain the renovation situation to visitors. Moran wants a guest to know why he or she must use a different entrance, or the building seems to be dustier than usual.
Comedian Joan Rivers remains on life support after being hospitalized in serious condition due to cardiac arrest.
U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.
Billionaire James Irsay, owner of the Indianapolis Colts, was arrested in March after failing roadside field-sobriety tests.
Cole Hamels set up a combined no-hitter for the Philadelphia Phillies as they beat the Atlanta Braves 7-0 at Turner Field in Atlanta.
The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.