The Optimist: The un-celebrity president: Jimmy Carter shuns riches, lives modestly in his Georgia hometown

Listen to music composed to calm stressed-out shelter dogs; A woman found human ashes in a novelty she bought at Goodwill. Her daughter went searching for the rightful owner. Stories that inspire (Photo by Matt McClain/The Washington Post) The un-celebrity president: Jimmy Carter shuns riches, lives modestly in his Georgia hometown Thirty-seven years after leaving… Continue reading The Optimist: The un-celebrity president: Jimmy Carter shuns riches, lives modestly in his Georgia hometown

Sports Daily: A year before Jordan McNair’s death, Maryland president nixed plan to overhaul athletes ’ health care

Nationals finish a tough trip by ending their four-game slide; The RPO was born in high school and took over college. Now it’s the NFL’s favorite play. Bill O’Leary / The Washington Post A year before Jordan McNair’s death, Maryland president nixed plan to overhaul athletes’ health care Proposal would have aligned school with NCAA… Continue reading Sports Daily: A year before Jordan McNair’s death, Maryland president nixed plan to overhaul athletes ’ health care