US Supreme Court will hear Montana arsenic cleanup case

US Supreme Court will hear Montana arsenic cleanup case

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether residents of two Montana communities can continue with their decade-long effort to get the Atlantic Richfield Co. to pay for a more thorough cleanup of arsenic after a century of copper smelting.

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 1:41 PM EDT
US Catholic bishops convene to confront sex-abuse crisis

US Catholic bishops convene to confront sex-abuse crisis

U.S. Catholic bishops have convened a high-stakes national meeting that will focus on defusing the church's clergy sex-abuse crisis.

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 1:11 PM EDT
As bishops gather, prosecutors step up scrutiny of church

As bishops gather, prosecutors step up scrutiny of church

Attorneys general eyeing U.S. church authorities in growing clergy abuse investigations.

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 12:41 PM EDT
Southern Baptists combat sex abuse as critics rally

Southern Baptists combat sex abuse as critics rally

The Southern Baptist Convention opens a national meeting that will be dominated by discussion of a large-scale sex-abuse crisis.

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 10:42 AM EDT
Mistrial declared on remaining counts against ex-NFL player

Mistrial declared on remaining counts against ex-NFL player

Jury that convicted ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. of raping 58-year-old homeless woman ordered to return after deadlocking on 8 other charges, including 2 more counts of rape involving 54-year-old hitchhiker, unconscious teen.

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 10:12 AM EDT
Judge: Obama center construction can move forward in Chicago

Judge: Obama center construction can move forward in Chicago

A federal judge in Chicago says he'll dismiss a lawsuit brought by a parks advocacy group that is trying to stop Barack Obama's presidential center from being built in a lakefront park.

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 9:11 AM EDT
Building materials helped spread Grenfell fire, US suit says

Building materials helped spread Grenfell fire, US suit says

An American lawyer known for winning huge legal awards over deadly construction accidents plans to hold a news conference on the 2017 apartment fire in London that killed 72 people.

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 8:51 AM EDT
Pelosi says Dems 'not even close' to starting impeachment

Pelosi says Dems 'not even close' to starting impeachment

A resolution being voted on in the House would make it easier for Democrats to sue President Donald Trump's administration and other potential witnesses who refuse to comply with subpoenas.

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 5:51 AM EDT
Virginia primary has lots of surprise, no clear message

Virginia primary has lots of surprise, no clear message

Virginia's highly charged legislative primary elections are being closely watched as a possible political barometer for 2020 presidential election year.

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 2:51 AM EDT
Holocaust Museum digitizing letters from Anne Frank's father

Holocaust Museum digitizing letters from Anne Frank's father

A Massachusetts man who struck a friendship with Anne Frank's father has donated a trove of letters and mementos he received from Otto Frank to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum for the 90th anniversary of the young Holocaust victim's birth.

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 12:11 AM EDT
California OKs health care for some adult immigrants

California OKs health care for some adult immigrants

Some low-income adults in California living in the country illegally will soon get their health benefits paid for by taxpayers.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 9:11 PM EDT
Stressed out? Your dog may feel it too, study suggests

Stressed out? Your dog may feel it too, study suggests

New study suggests dog owners may affect levels of stress in their pets.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 8:31 PM EDT
'Sell By' or what? US pushes for clarity on expiration dates

'Sell By' or what? US pushes for clarity on expiration dates

U.S. regulators want to clear up the confusion around date labels like "Sell by" and "Best by.".

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 7:02 PM EDT
Facebook invests in renewables with Texas solar project

Facebook invests in renewables with Texas solar project

Facebook is building a massive new solar farm in West Texas that's believed to be one of the largest solar projects in the nation.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 6:21 PM EDT
Helicopter crashes on roof of NYC skyscraper, killing pilot

Helicopter crashes on roof of NYC skyscraper, killing pilot

The Fire Department is responding to a report of a helicopter crash at a building in midtown Manhattan.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 3:22 PM EDT
Kroger recalls frozen berries that might have hepatitis A

Kroger recalls frozen berries that might have hepatitis A

Grocery stores owned by Kroger across the country are recalling store-label frozen berries because they might be contaminated with Hepatitis A. There have been no reported illnesses.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 2:51 PM EDT
FDA: 'Influencers' promoted vaping without suitable warnings

FDA: 'Influencers' promoted vaping without suitable warnings

The Food and Drug Administration is sending warnings to companies that inappropriately pushed their e-cigarette formulas online through paid social media influencers on Facebook, Twitter and other websites.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 2:42 PM EDT
Creole cuisine queen Leah Chase gets New Orleans sendoff

Creole cuisine queen Leah Chase gets New Orleans sendoff

Chefs, musicians and politicians are among the hundreds of admirers paying respects to famed New Orleans chef Leah Chase, who died June 1 at age 96.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 2:41 PM EDT
Correction: Naval War College story

Correction: Naval War College story

The Navy says the president of the U.S. Naval War College has been administratively reassigned pending the outcome of an inspector general investigation.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 12:01 PM EDT
US-China trade war sparks worries about rare minerals

US-China trade war sparks worries about rare minerals

Rising trade tensions are shining a spotlight on the 17 rare earth minerals needed for high-tech products like electric cars and robotics. But trade experts say China's rising tariffs and threats to stop imports of them to the U.S. are not cause for panic.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 11:52 AM EDT
Abortions are legal in Guam, but doctors won't perform them

Abortions are legal in Guam, but doctors won't perform them

The first female governor of Guam says she's concerned that a lack of abortion access in the U.S. territory means women will be forced to seek illegal or dangerous alternatives.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 9:41 AM EDT
Feisty Virginia primaries closely watched for national trend

Feisty Virginia primaries closely watched for national trend

A resolution being voted on in the House would make it easier for Democrats to sue President Donald Trump's administration and other potential witnesses who refuse to comply with subpoenas.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 8:31 AM EDT
California county questions security deal for men-only club

California county questions security deal for men-only club

An annual retreat staged in California by an elite club that has included powerful U.S. political and business leaders is facing scrutiny for excluding women.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 5:52 AM EDT
The Latest: Lawmaker: NYC needs more limits on helicopters

The Latest: Lawmaker: NYC needs more limits on helicopters

The helicopter that crashed into a New York City skyscraper was flying in airspace that is supposed to be off-limits.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 4:13 AM EDT
Central Americans pursue US dream despite Mexico crackdown

Central Americans pursue US dream despite Mexico crackdown

Central Americans still dream of reaching the US even as Mexico cracks down on migrants entering the country.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 4:01 AM EDT
Brother's death steered Kim Goldman toward life of service

Brother's death steered Kim Goldman toward life of service

Kim Goldman turned the agony of her brother Ron's murder into a career helping troubled teens and aiding crime victims' rights groups.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 3:13 AM EDT
Dallas crane collapse victim identified as 29-year-old woman

Dallas crane collapse victim identified as 29-year-old woman

Authorities have identified 29-year-old Kiersten Symone Smith as the woman who was killed after a crane fell on a Dallas apartment building amid severe thunderstorms.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 1:13 AM EDT
Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. convicted of rape

Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. convicted of rape

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. convicted of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman last year in San Diego County.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 1:02 AM EDT
Grandmother of dad who killed 5 kids asks to spare his life

Grandmother of dad who killed 5 kids asks to spare his life

The grandmother of a South Carolina father facing a possible death sentence for killing his five children is asking a jury to spare his life.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 12:43 AM EDT
Automakers urge California, US to restart mileage talks

Automakers urge California, US to restart mileage talks

Major automakers are urging the Trump administration and California to go back to the negotiating table over vehicle mileage standards to prevent a legal battle.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 12:42 AM EDT
Stelle Rose at Staunton Station Under Construction, Tours Available & Open for Booking

Stelle Rose at Staunton Station Under Construction, Tours Available & Open for Booking

After a decade of sitting empty, the train station in Staunton is getting new life.

C'Ville Nonprofit Offering Free, Educational Fashion Classes

C'Ville Nonprofit Offering Free, Educational Fashion Classes

Managing Love is offering free, educational fashion classes to teach people about the importance of up-cycling your clothing.

Dewberry Hotel on Downtown Mall to Become Luxury Apartment Building in C'Ville

Dewberry Hotel on Downtown Mall to Become Luxury Apartment Building in C'Ville

There’s new information about the abandoned Dewberry Hotel on Charlottesville's Downtown Mall.

Several Area Families Received Free Groceries Thanks to the Buffalo Soldiers of C'Ville

Several Area Families Received Free Groceries Thanks to the Buffalo Soldiers of C'Ville

Some families in Charlottesville have food on the table tonight after getting a few of their groceries for free.

International Symposium Welcomes Adapted Physical Activity Researchers to UVA Grounds

International Symposium Welcomes Adapted Physical Activity Researchers to UVA Grounds

Doctors from around the world visited the University of Virginia grounds on Saturday for the International Symposium of Adaptive Physical Activity.

Statewide Initiative Gives Women and Girls a Chance to Fly

Statewide Initiative Gives Women and Girls a Chance to Fly

Women from across the commonwealth took to the skies on Saturday to explore new heights in a potential piloting career.