Posts Tagged Human welfare

Offers of help for homeless Little League champ

CHICAGO (AP) — Offers of help have been pouring in since a Chicago newspaper published a story revealing that the family of one of the players on the Little League championship team has struggled with homelessness.

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Experts want to see NFL act on domestic violence

In this May 23, 2014, file photo, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, right, speaks alongside his wife, Janay, during a news conference, Friday, May 23, in Owings Mills, Md. Rice’s two-game suspension for domestic violence begins Saturday, a punishment handed down after grainy video showed him dragging his then-fiancee off a casino elevator unconscious Feb. 15. He has not divulged what happened in the elevator except to call his actions "totally inexcusable'' at a news conference after his suspension was announced. His assault charges could be expunged once he completes a diversion program. So the NFL gave him the only punishment he likely faces in a suspension and a fine that totals more than $500,000. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ravens running back Ray Rice is sitting out two games for domestic violence. A positive marijuana test triggered a yearlong ban for Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon, costing him the 2014 season.

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13-year-old Texas fashion designer finds success

In this Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 photo, Isabella Rose Taylor, 13, poses with her art work and clothing designs at her home, in Austin, Texas. Her fashion line is debuting at Nordstrom stores and she’s set to hold her first show at New York Fashion Week. Taylor said she created a fall line with a “street grunge vibe” and “modern hippie” inspiration. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — At the age of 9, Isabella Rose Taylor — a painter since she was 3 — took a weeklong sewing class with an eye toward incorporating textiles into her artwork. She quickly discovered a love for fashion design as well, taking the class twice more that summer. Now, at 13, her line is debuting at Nordstrom stores this fall and she’s set to hold her first show at New York Fashion Week.

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Kenseth launches anti-bullying children’s book

Driver Joey Logano (22) leads Matt Kenseth (20) and Brad Keselowski (2) during a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Championship-winning race car driver Matt Kenseth can now put a children’s book on his resume.

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