Home Depot Inc. co-founder Arthur Blank, having bought the Atlanta Falcons, is getting help from the city to build a $1.2 billion football stadium to replace a venue that a skeptic noted is barely older than Miley Cyrus.
Across the U.S., female students have filed federal complaints that claim campus sexual-assault investigators lack training, fail to adequately probe incidents and treat the attackers with too much leniency.
Boosters of Baltimore’s Oriole Park at Camden Yards, built at taxpayer cost of $210 million, promised the baseball stadium would lead an urban renaissance, revitalizing blighted neighborhoods and bringing jobs and tax revenue to the city’s struggling downtown.
The New York Mets’ Citi Field will host a pair of college lacrosse games in March 2013, with the University of Michigan part of a four-team field that includes Patriot League rivals Colgate, Holy Cross and Navy.
New York Giants fans will cheer on their team against the Dallas Cowboys at tonight’s National Football League opener in New Jersey. At tax time, they’ll help pay for the opponents’ $1.2 billion home field in Texas.
South Africans held countrywide prayer services to commemorate the life of former President Nelson Mandela, the third day in a week of events that will culminate in a funeral at his childhood village of Qunu.
President Barack Obama said the people of Boston and the U.S. aren’t cowed by the deadly terrorist attack at the city’s signature marathon and the resilience on display in the aftermath “is the greatest rebuke to whoever committed this heinous act.”