We have now entered the Atlantic hurricane season, and that’s where we’ll be until the Sunday after Thanksgiving. The National Weather Service expects a slower than usual season. Senior forecaster Richard Knabb is warning Virginians there have been seasons with a small number of storms, but the ones that arrived packed a wallop. Hurricanes have a major impact on utilities, and Dominion Virginia Power notes the most expensive storm in its history happened a couple of weeks after Labor Day. Isabel went on a rampage in mid-September 2003.
Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia is checking into an alcohol rehabilitation center and will miss the postseason.
The price tag for the latest installment in the "James Bond" franchise includes millions in automobiles, including seven specially-created Aston Martins that were wrecked during filming.
The U.S. and 11 other Pacific Rim countries have reached a deal on the most sweeping trade liberalization pact in a generation.