Ouch: What Happens When a Fastball Hits Your Face at 90 mph

Saturday, 19 April 2014 15:31
Astros prospect Delino DeShields, Jr. was hit in the face by a fastball. After he was taken to the hospital, he took a picture of his disfigured face.
Florida Woman Killed in Her Sleep After Fleeing Driver Slams into Home
Saturday, 19 April 2014 15:31
A 62-year-old woman was killed in her sleep early Saturday when a stolen car crashed through a wall of her central Florida home, police said. The 24-year-old driver, Jakeilah Weeks, is facing a slew of charges after a domestic altercation with her ex-boyfriend spiraled into the deadly accident, Sarasota police said in a news release. Just before 3:30 a.m., officers were called to the scene of a domestic situation and burglary. Police said Weeks, of…
Cuban Catholics Mark Holy Week's End With Religious Processions
Saturday, 19 April 2014 15:31
Thousands of Roman Catholics in Cuba are marking the end of Holy Week by holding religious processions fully sanctioned by the government. With heads bowed and eyes often closed, the faithful were young and old, rich and poor. Some joined Cuban Cardinal Jaime Ortega at Havana’s Cathedral while many more chose to follow the Way of the Cross in smaller processions led by parish priests in their communities. NBC News followed the procession in Regla,…
Documents detail another delayed GM recall
Saturday, 19 April 2014 15:30
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more than 30,000 warranty repair claims, according to government documents released Saturday. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the government's auto safety watchdog, also didn't seek a recall of the compact car from the 2004 through 2007 model years even though it opened an investigation more than two years ago and…
Rebecca Sedwick suicide: Police file raises questions about bullying
Saturday, 19 April 2014 14:17
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1 more kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirl back home; fate of 84 unknown
Saturday, 19 April 2014 14:16
Abuja, Nigeria (CNN) -- One more Nigerian schoolgirl who was among 129 kidnapped earlier this week by suspected Boko Haram militants is back home, an education official said -- though 84 of her fellow female students remain unaccounted for. A total of 45 girls are now free, according to a statement from Borno State Education Commissioner Musa Inuwa Kulo. Boko Haram means "Western education is sin" in the local Hausa language.
Slow-Moving Landslide Speeds Up, Splits Wyoming Home in Two
Saturday, 19 April 2014 14:16
A slow-motion disaster continued unfolding in the Wyoming resort town of Jackson on Saturday, as a creeping landslide that split a hillside home threatened to swallow up more houses and businesses. The ground beneath the 100-foot hillside had been slowly giving way for almost two weeks before the downward movement accelerated in recent days. With rocks and dirt tumbling down, officials suspended efforts to shore up the slope and said they were uncertain what else…
Holy Fire: Faithful Gather in Christianity's Sacred Site
Saturday, 19 April 2014 14:16
Worshippers hold candles as they take part in the Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City on Saturday. Eastern Orthodox Christians believe the Holy Fire is a miracle that occurs every year at the church when a blue light is said to emanate from within the Tomb of Christ and quickly spreads around the church and outside to Jerusalem and even to foreign countries. The Church of the…
Opinion: How much are college students learning?
Saturday, 19 April 2014 13:16
Students walk on the campus of University of California, Los Angeles. STORY HIGHLIGHTSBen Wildavsky: You can find lots of information on U.S. schoolchildren's performanceBut no tests exist to find out how students are doing in higher education, he saysWildavsky: We need evidence to be able to see how reforms affect learning at collegeIt also would be helpful to find out how undergrads stack up academically, he says
Federer beats injured Djokovic to set up all-Swiss Monte Carlo final
Saturday, 19 April 2014 13:16
Can Roger Federer win a first Monte Carlo title in what will be his fourth final appearace at the event? STORY HIGHLIGHTSFederer beats injured Djokovic to set up final against Stanislas Wawrinka Djokovic unsure how long wrist injury will keep him out of actionSerb a doubt for French Open which gets underway on May 25Wawrinka beats David Ferrer in straight sets in other semifinal