Hank Aaron hits career home run No. 715 on April 8, 1974. The negotiations were simple: I begged. “Nope,” they replied. I bargained: Let me stay up until 9 o'clock, and I'll go to bed a half-hour earlier tomorrow. Swear to God!
The New York Times
– Jan 23, 11:30 AM
When a neighbor arrived at the Ryen home on June 5, 1983, to pick up his son from a sleepover, he couldn't process what he saw through the window. He thought all the red must be paint. Doug and Peggy Ryen had both been stabbed to death. So had…
The earth is dead-level flat here, as unwavering as a Johnny Unitas haircut, an endless quilt of farmland that produces cotton, wheat, grapes, melons and pistachios. In normal times, on a given fall night, you can stand in one tiny town and see the…
The Wall Street Journal
– Jan 22, 10:44 AM
Amid Inauguration Day talk of shattered glass ceilings, on Wednesday President Biden delivered a body blow to the rights of women and girls: the Executive Order on Preventing and Combating Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Sexual…