The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will phase out the show’s iconic elephants from its performances by 2018, telling The Associated Press exclusively that growing public concern about how the animals are treated led to the decision.
Boxer Roy Jones Jr. will fight at Cabarrus Arena on Friday, and he says he has regained some of the speed he had when he was in his prime. And if he has, he says his opponent, Willie For Real Williams, is in trouble. For Real.
Thursday is the first of two critical days this month for the nation’s biggest banks, as they learn from regulators how they fared on so-called “stress tests” and if they’ll get the OK to return capital to shareholders.