A Staunton city councilman has abandoned his campaign for Congress. Democrat Bruce Elder says he needs radiation treatments to treat a cancerous growth, and he’s dropped his bid for the Sixth District seat. Elder announced last year that he planned to challenge Republican incumbent Bob Goodlatte of Roanoke.
European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley has pulled out of the PGA Championship with a shoulder injury.
Discount store chain Dollar Tree Inc offered to buy rival Family Dollar Stores Inc for about $8.5 billion.
UVA's middle linebacker Henry Coley looks forward to the 2014 season.
South African Tim Clark sank a six-foot par putt to beat American Jim Furyk by one stroke at the Canadian Open.
Scarlett Johansson's "Lucy" collected $44 million to win the domestic box office race, outmuscling "Hercules" which took in $29 million.