Olympics is still a bit of a dirty word in Chicago—many still feel the sting of a failed bid to host the 2016 games. But, it turns out, the Olympics’ taint, especially as it relates to its governing body, the International Olympic Committee, reeks ‘round the world.
It’s hard to believe that anyone would consciously fail to protect children from sexual abuse. But according to a team of independent investigators, that’s precisely what Joe Paterno and other officials at Penn State University did.
The defense in former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky’s sex abuse trial rested its case Wednesday morning without calling its client to testify on his own behalf—though, the jury had heard from Sandusky, indirectly.
Kids cost a pretty penny these days. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, it costs a middle-income, two-parent family $226,920, on average, to raise a child from birth to age 18—that’s almost 14 grand every year!
On Sunday, thousands will descend on the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis to watch the New York Giants and the New England Patriots vie for the NFL's championship title. City officials are bracing for the crowds--and the extra money that will flow through its coffers.