At 15, MacKenzie Walker has accomplished more than most people twice her age. She's written a book. She's started a business, training and coaching clients online. She's amassed nearly 60,000 Instagram followers.
If all goes according to plan, in a little less than four months I'll be having gastric bypass surgery. As of this writing I need to lose 149 pounds to be on the upper range of the "normal weight" for my height. That's my Everest, and in a year's time, I plan to conquer it.
Stanley Cooper had guarded the Las Vegas federal courthouse for nearly two decades when a gunman stormed into the building and fatally shot him. But when his family applied for the benefits the federal government promises to law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty, they were denied.
The couple followed their GPS, thinking it would lead them to a touristy avenue in Niteroi, a large city across the bay from Rio de Janiero. Instead, it led them to another street -- of the same name, in the same city -- and to the woman's death.