Charlottesville officials say their students are doing a better job of making it to school. The numbers of kids who missed ten or more days at the start of the academic year have dropped dramatically. Beth Baptist of the city schools says the attendance figures for fifth through eight graders are much better than they were in 2012. Nearly half of the students at Charlottesville High School had no full-day absences during the first quarter of this year. 40% of them missed one to four days.
Sophia Eggleston, of Detroit, Michigan has filed a $300 million lawsuit claiming the show's central character Cookie, played by Taraji P. Henson, is so similar to her that creator Lee Daniels must have used her as his muse.
The "Iron Man" star is once again Hollywood's highest paid man.
Warner Brothers says the popular fantasy role-playing game is being converted into a feature film.
Mother and daughter were both laid to rest in Fairview Cemetery in New Jersey.