Matt Cooke of Stanly County, a former Army sergeant, was shot five times by an Army psychiatrist trying to shield a fellow soldier at Fort Hood, Tex. He and victims waited five years to get the medal and appropriate benefits.
Guess what superhero-like weapons TSA agents confiscated from a passenger’s carry-on bag at Charlotte Douglas International Airport this week? Three batarangs, those roughly bat-shaped throwing weapons used by Batman.
Tens of thousands of people were spending the night in the open under a chilly and thunderous sky after a powerful earthquake devastated Nepal on Saturday, killing nearly 1,400, collapsing modern houses and ancient temples and triggering a landslide on Mount Everest.
Since 2001 Curtis Polk has managed Michael Jordan’s financial and business affairs. Sometimes that means working with Nike or Gatorade on Jordan’s endorsement deals. Increasingly, it means overseeing Jordan’s majority ownership of the Charlotte Hornets.