(Metro) So far, so good for Governor McAuliffe on his trip through Asia.
The "Richmond Times Dispatch" reports the governor has handshake deals on up to half a dozen economic development projects in addition to an agreement with Dynax Corporation of Japan to invest in 75 jobs in Botetourt County.
The governor, state and Virginia Economic Development Partnership officials are in Hong Kong before heading to South Korea for a few days.
(Metro) The University of North Carolina allegedly placed athletes in fake classes over an 18-year period to help keep their grades up and keep them eligible to play.
A university commissioned report released Wednesday says academic advisers conspired with the African and Afro-American Studies department manager from 1993 to 2011.
The classes allowed about 1,400 student-athletes to skip lectures and instead submit a paper graded by the manager rather than a professor.
No coaches or athletic administrators are directly implicated in the report.
School officials say it's an academic issue as well as an athletic one.
Motorists are being urged to stay focused and alert as deer mating season is creating deadly road hazards in Virginia.
The Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society is gearing up for its 20th Annual Spirit Walk kicking off this Friday.
Indianapolis high school guard Kyle Guy is the latest player to commit to Tony Bennett's Virginia basketball program.
According to players on the Virginia football team, every game on their schedule is a must-win.
The Virginia women's basketball team is expected to finish in the lower half of the ACC this coming season.
Virginia men's basketball coach Tony Bennett says the key message to his players this preseason has been simple: Put last year's historic season in the past.
The United States government must make a formal apology to secure the freedom of two Americans who remain imprisoned in North Korea after the release this week of Jeffrey Fowle, North Korean legal experts said Thursday.
A ban on the short-selling of Portugal Telecom shares helped the stock rebound following a plunge that analysts say leaves it vulnerable to a takeover bid.
Authorities say one person was killed and 11 were injured in an explosion after a gas pipe was damaged during construction work in a western German city.
A top French military official says the country is moving troops toward the Libyan border within weeks and, along with U.S. intelligence, is monitoring al-Qaida arms shipments to Africa's Sahel region.