The U.S. Small Business Administration is making economic injury disaster loans available to three counties that border North Carolina. It says Grayson, Halifax and Mecklenburg qualify for the loans. Each is adjacent to at least one North Carolina county where a federal disaster declaration was issued earlier this year. SBA representatives says disasters don’t usually stop at county or state lines.
President Dilma Rousseff lit the Olympic torch in Brazil's capital on Tuesday and pledged that political turmoil engulfing her nation would not harm the first Games to be held in South America.
Islamic State militants killed a U.S. serviceman in northern Iraq on Tuesday after blasting through Kurdish defences and overrunning a town in the biggest offensive in the area for months.
Health officials are urging us to take precautions against the Zika virus.
A search is underway for a man missing in Shenandoah National Park.