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Charlottesville area to approach triple-digit heat this week

The heat is on the streets through the weekend, according to the National Weather Service. Read more

News

Local

Riggleman presides over same-sex wedding in Crozet

The conservative congressman did the honors for Anthony LeCounte and Alex Pisciarino on Sunday evening at King Family Vineyards. Read more

State

Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU is laying off six employees — 20% of its staff

More than 20% of the full-time staff members at the Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU are losing their jobs. Read more

National News

Court reinstates challenge to 'habitual drunkard' law

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A lawsuit challenging an unusual Virginia law that allows police to arrest and jail people designated as "habitual dru… Read more

Politics

Blackface scandal dampens Virginia governor's fundraising

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is struggling to raise big money in a key election year after a blackface scandal nearly e… Read more

National News

Trump's new asylum rules go into effect, and opponents sue

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of immigrants showed up at border crossings Tuesday in hopes of getting into the U.S. but faced the likelih… Read more

Politics

Trump aide Conway asks reporter, 'What's your ethnicity?'

NEW YORK (AP) — White House adviser Kellyanne Conway says she meant no disrespect in asking a reporter to reveal his ethnicity. Read more

News

North Korea suggests it might lift weapons test moratorium

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea on Tuesday suggested it might call off its 20-month suspension of nuclear and missile tests becau… Read more

Entertainment

Judge orders R. Kelly held in jail without bond in sex case

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday ordered R. Kelly held in jail without bond after a prosecutor warned that the singer accused of h… Read more

National News

Florida expert captures elusive alligator at Chicago lagoon

CHICAGO (AP) — The alligator had a good run as day after day the people hunting for him in a Chicago lagoon came up empty, but in the end h… Read more

National News

Police: Don't flush drugs; you might make a 'meth-gator'

LORETTO, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee have asked residents not to toss drugs down the toilet, saying it could create "meth-gators" and … Read more

Sports

For Virginia coach Steve Swanson, World Cup was 'a wonderful adventure'

Steve Swanson will begin his 20th season in charge of the Virginia women’s soccer program next month. During his tenure, the Cavaliers have… Read more

19 for 2019: Bryce Perkins has the potential for record-breaking season

The Virginia football team is coming off its first eight-win season since 2011 and a dominant performance in the Belk Bowl against South Ca… Read more

19 for 2019: Bryce Hall will anchor Virginia secondary

The Virginia football team is coming off its first eight-win season since 2011 and a dominant performance in the Belk Bowl against South Ca… Read more

Opinion

Opinion/Letter: Republicans manipulate Census, more

Thomas Hofeller was a Republican Party operative who was instrumental in the party’s gerrymandering efforts across the country. After his death, it was discovered that he had also been involved in efforts to influence the Commerce Department to add a citizenship question to the census. Read more

Opinion/Column: Which Democrat can upstage Trump?

With the first pair of primary debates behind us, the Democratic presidential campaign season is now officially in swing. Which one of these candidates can most easily shove Donald Trump off the national stage? Read more

Opinion/Editorial: New laws let sun shine on Virginia

Virginia’s half-century old Freedom of Information Act guarantees that “...The affairs of government are not intended to be conducted in an atmosphere of secrecy since at all times the public is to be the beneficiary of any action taken at any level of government.” Read more

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Perspective: 50 years later, Apollo 11 is still a miracle

Earth may have moved on in the last half-century, but it makes our accomplishment no less magnificent. Read more

Advertising patches on uniforms are 'inevitable,' MLB executive says

They've been a financial windfall for NBA teams, so of course baseball will follow suit. Read more

Review: 'The Art of Self-Defense' is a sour, fitfully funny comedy about toxic masculinity

Jesse Eisenberg plays a mild-mannered karate student with a psychotic mentor. Read more

Florida expert captures elusive alligator in Chicago lagoon

The reptile, nicknamed "Chance the Snapper," was first spotted last week and photos soon started showing up online. Read more

Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch pad 50 years later

Michael Collins returned Tuesday to the exact spot where he and two other astronauts flew to the moon 50 years ago. Read more

Galleries

Tour of Memorial to Enslaved Workers at UVA

Photos: The nominations for the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards

HBO's "Game of Thrones" has slashed its way to a record-setting 32 Emmy nominations Tuesday for its eighth and final season. Read more

Photos: Bluff the Instagram rooster lifting spirits in N.J.

Bluff, a rooster born with a genetic beak deformity, now spends his time on boats, beaches and educating others. Here are some photos of th… Read more

Photos: How 10 top rookies fared in the NBA Summer League

There were plenty of memorable moments for this year's rookie class. Here's how 10 players stood out: Read more

Photos: 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 launch

July 16, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the launch of of NASA's Apollo 11 lunar mission which would put the first humans, astronauts Ed… Read more