The Charlottesville School Board is working on bad weather make-up days for the next academic year. Most of the board favors a plan that covers five days where there might be no school because of snow, ice or hurricanes. The board favors including a warning to parents that Mother Nature can force changes in the calendar. The board will approve a list of make-up days next month.
Israel knocked out Gaza's only power plant, while Egyptian mediators prepared a revised proposal for halting its war with Islamist militants in the enclave.
Jamie Foxx is set to portray boxing legend Mike Tyson in a movie after five years of preparation for the role.
Kiefer Sutherland has been left baffled by former 24 co-star Freddie Prinze, Jr.'s public attack on the star's professionalism.
Virginia will begin its annual sales-tax holiday on Friday.