Bill Nye the Science Guy made a special visit to Washington and Lee University. The event "Contact Presents: An Evening with Bill Nye" was free and open to the public, but seating was limited at the Lenfest Center for the Arts.
Ben Bradlee, the charismatic Washington Post editor who guided the paper through the era of the Pentagon Papers and Watergate and was immortalized on screen in "All the President's Men," has died. He was 93.
Ryan Newman's number 31 Chevrolet failed post-race inspection after his fifth-place finish at Talladega. But he breathed a sigh of relief on Tuesday when he found out he was not going to be penalized, since it was determined his car was too low because of race damage.