A brain autopsy of former baseball player Ryan Freel showed signs of chronic traumatic encephalitis (CTE), making him the first Major League Baseball player to receive the diagnosis that is more closely associated with the brutal sport of football.
"The standard of living of most Americans has fallen in the last 25 years; last year, the typical household made $51,017, roughly the same as in 1988. I have written several times before about how measures of social and economic well-being in the United States have slipped compared to other advanced countries. But it is even more poignant to recognize that, in many ways, America has been standing still for a full generation."
NPR (blog) Photo: Where Cars Go After A Flood NPR (blog) In the days, weeks and months after Superstorm Sandy, we editors got used to seeing lots of similar types of images of devastation, destruction and loss.
A Florida high school named after one of the founders of the Ku Klux Klan announced it would change its name on Monday.* The Nathan Bedford Forrest High School in Jacksonville was named after the first “grand wizard” of the white supremacist group,...