Before dawn on Feb. 23, Darius Williams ran his Nissan Sentra off a North Carolina interstate at 80 miles per hour. A length of guardrail pierced his door, according to the police report, driving the 24-year-old’s body into the opposite back seat.
Mexican authorities issued an arrest warrant for the chief executive officer of Oceanografia SA, the oil services provider seized by the government after Citigroup Inc.’s local unit alleged a $400 million loan fraud.
When Jeb Hensarling took over the congressional panel that spawned the Dodd-Frank Act, he vowed to roll back the landmark Wall Street law and eliminate government programs that backstop private markets.
At one point in last night’s NFL draft, probably sometime after Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles was taken with the third pick and before Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel was selected 22nd by Cleveland in a stirring turn of draft day deal-making -- maybe it was right around the time two of Manziel’s teammates were drafted ahead of him (back to back, with the sixth and seventh picks) -- the camera flashed to Manziel with his head in his hands, and one of the announcers on the broadcast said, “This is shoulder-chip building time,” or words to that effect.
Jadeveon Clowney was selected by the Houston Texans with the No. 1 pick in the National Football League draft, while Johnny Manziel waited 2 1/2 hours before going 22nd overall to the Cleveland Browns.
The number of presidents at public universities making more than $1 million a year more than doubled to nine in the 2012-2013 school year as performance bonuses drove pay higher, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.