ENTERTAINMENT

  Travel experts predict surge in road trips as major airlines warn thousands of layoffs

Wednesday, United Airlines announced it is sending layoff warnings to 36,000 employees after taking massive losses from the months-long COVID-19 pandemic.

  Atlanta Mayor: No need for troops, despite governor’s order

Atlanta's mayor says she doesn’t agree with the Georgia governor’s order to mobilize the National Guard in her city as a surge in violence became a political talking point.

LOCAL NEWS

  First Alert: Watching a tropical system Thursday

Deputies: Man in custody after infant found dead, woman injured

VSP: 9 killed in crashes over the Fourth of July weekend

Death investigation underway after man found dead in vehicle

  AG Herring says Virginia’s rape kit backlog has been eliminated

MORE ENTERTAINMENT

Kanye West’s clothing brand borrowed millions in pandemic loans

  Starbucks barista accused of writing ‘ISIS’ on Muslim customer’s cup in Minn.

NHL, players announce labor deal, plan to resume play Aug. 1

Spaghetti Western movie composer Ennio Morricone dead at 91

Goochland Drive-in Theater to show ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ to celebrate film’s 40th anniversary

Rickey Smiley’s daughter shot in Houston

  Trump calls NASCAR ‘noose’ controversy a hoax, says removal of Confederate flag lowered ratings

  Ballerina in viral photo at Lee Monument co-authors children’s book

Jimmie Johnson 1st NASCAR driver to test positive for virus

Singers Kacey Musgraves, Ruston Kelly file for divorce

NATIONAL NEWS

MLS returns to action after poignant moment of silence

  Atlanta mayor defies governor, requires masks in city

Country band Lady A files suit against singer with same name

Country group Lady A, which dropped the word “Antebellum,” from their name because of the word’s ties to slavery, has filed a lawsuit against a Black singer who has performed as Lady A for years.