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CHICAGO (AP) — Unlike some resource-rich powerhouses that typically vie for Illinois' high school football championships, the Phillips Academy Wildcats must lug their helmets and pads nearly a mile to a South Side Chicago city park to practice. They have no field of their own.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Protesters in Ferguson pressed pause Thursday to observe Thanksgiving, decorating boarded-up storefronts at times with Dr. Seuss quotes and gathering for church services and turkey giveaways — a stark contrast to previous days of outrage over the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case.
US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg left the hospital Thursday after undergoing a heart procedure, a spokeswoman said. The 81-year-old Ginsburg, a liberal on the nine-justice panel, had a stent placed in her right coronary artery early Wednesday, court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said. She was able to leave the hospital Thursday morning, which is the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States. Appointed to the top court by president Bill Clinton in 1993, she has had serious medical setbacks before.