(Metro) Homework can be just as tough for parents as it is for students.
Conducted by the National Center for Families Learning, the poll finds that 60 percent of parents describe getting their kids to work on their homework as "a struggle." That marks a ten percent increase since last year's poll.
Thirty-three percent of parents say homework it rough on the family because they don't know enough about the subject matter to help.
(Metro) Three senior Afghan army soldiers who were in Cape Cod for a conference at Camp Edwards have vanished.
The men flew from Afghanistan earlier this month to attend the regional cooperation conference at the Sandwich base.
The men were last seen at the Cape Cod Mall in Hyannis Saturday night.
Military officials say the men pose no immediate threat, and they are trying to figure out where they might have gone.
The U.S. Senate race is less than two months away, and yet political ads between incumbent Mark Warner and candidate Ed Gillespie seem to be almost non-existent in the Charlottesville-Albemarle area.
The Young Black Professionals Network of Charlottesville hosted a voter registration training session at the First Baptist Church in Charlottesville. The groups will go out to neighborhoods and try to register people to vote.
The Virginia football team dropped its second game to a ranked team this season, losing 41-33 to No. 21 BYU on Saturday in Provo, Utah.
Final scores from Friday September 19.
Virginia moved to 10-0 on the season by beating Miami 3-1 Saturday.
The Virginia men's soccer team is getting ready for the toughest test of its season so far, when they host the reigning national champion, Notre Dame, on Sunday.
THE US AIR FORCE AND NAVY, joined by several Arab allies, launches an intense bombing campaign in Syria against multiple Islamic State targets — marking the United States’ first military intervention in Syria since the start of that country’s civil war.
Chinese production and export of police equipment primarily used for torture, such as electric shock wands and neck-and-wrist cuffs connected by a chain, has grown dramatically, enabling human rights violations at home and abroad, Amnesty International said in a report Tuesday.
Mexican authorities are struggling to get power back on in the resort area of Los Cabos a week after Hurricane Odile barreled through.
The head of Syria's Western-backed opposition group is calling for immediate U.S. airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Syria.
There is growing concern among Iranâs neighbors - including Israel - that the U.S. might be risking regional security in its negotiations with Tehran over its nuclear program.