California Chrome placed second in the Breeders' Cup Classic on Saturday. Owner Perry Martin and trainer Art Sherman reflect on California Chrome's lengthy career and Chrome's next steps. "Not only do we want him to be the world's best racehorse," Martin said. "We want him to be the world's top sire."
Just like many movements for equal rights in America, the path for women to seek recourse from sexual harassment has been through the courts. But grassroots activism in the 1970s opened the space for a nationwide conversation, and the Civil Rights Movement can be credited for building a legal foundation that feminist legal theorists expanded upon to fight sexual harassment. Many of the first lawsuits were brought by African American women like Mechelle Vinson, whose case led to the Supreme Court’s landmark 1986 ruling that employers could be liable for the sexual harassers who preyed on women at their workplace.
Mass Communication Specialists, assigned to Expeditionary Combat Camera and Seabees, assigned to Underwater Construction Team One, conduct underwater photography and divers training off the coast of Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Feb. 3-24, 2017. Expeditionary Combat Camera’s divers conduct annual training to maintain their diving proficiency, ensuring they are ready to support DoD missions worldwide.
Isabel Castano, one of the oldest living women in the U.S. and the oldest living citizen from Miami Beach, celebrates her 112th birthday with her son, Danilo Lugo, friends and caregivers at Ponce Plaza Rehabilitation and Nursing Center on Thursday, January 11, 2018.
A man has been jailed for six months after admitting setting off fireworks outside St Magnus Cathedral in Kirkwall, Orkney, an archipelago in the north of Scotland on December 30, 2017. No one was injured in the incident.
NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is a civilization scale mission, set to look back to the first galaxies formed after the Big Bang and help answer the question "are we alone in the universe?" After passing a key test at Johnson Space Center designed to simulate the cold vacuum of space, Webb is ready for the next step ahead of a launch in 2019.
A man in Lexington, Kentucky, struggled to hold his balance as he made the arduous trek from his front door to his pickup truck during freezing temperatures on Monday, January 8. Wintry conditions caused havoc for many Lexington commuters on January 9. As of 10am, Lexington Police had responded to 27 crashes, according to local media. Lexington native Keven Moore shared a clip of his Monday morning slip to Facebook. A version of the clip shared to Facebook by Lex 18 earned more 218,000 views at the time of writing.
Police in West Olympia, Washington released surveillance video that captured a shooting a few feet from apartment and condo complexes. Two men were taken to the hospital with injuries and are expected to survive. The Olympia Police Department is looking for a suspect in the case.
A San Diego Coast Guard crew evacuated eight people and five dogs from the Montecito Golf Course, in California, after mudslides made roads impassable on January 9. They were transported to a staging area with Santa Barbara County emergency crews, the Coast Guard reported. The Santa Barbara County Fire Department reported that 100 homes were destroyed by the floods and mudslides. The death toll rose to 17 on Wednesday, January 10, according to the Los Angeles Times. NOTE: There is no audio in this clip.