Royals manager Ned Yost pleaded with fans Wednesday to show up for their remaining home games, one night after Alex Gordon’s walk-off homer gave Kansas City a dramatic win over Minnesota that was seen by just 13,847 at Kauffman Stadium.
The images of the girl losing control of the Uzi spread online and on television, setting off a debate over youngsters and guns, with many people wondering why parents would let a child handle a submachine gun.
At $506 billion for fiscal 2014, the federal deficit is much smaller than those of recent years and is 2.9 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), down from a high of 10 percent of GDP in 2009 during the Great Recession.
Four-year car loans used to be the norm, which then became five-year loans. But from April through June of this year, 41 percent of new-car loans were for financing largely about six years, according to data from the credit-analysis firm Experian.
Using a technique in which light is used to switch neurons on and off, neuroscientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology appear to have unlocked some secrets about how the brain attaches emotions to memories and how those emotions can be adjusted.