Ten years ago: Jimmy “The Greek” Snyder was fired as a CBS Sports commentator one day after telling a TV station in Washington, D.C., that, during the era of slavery, blacks had been bred to produce stronger offspring.
Five years ago: Attorney General-designate Zoe Baird and her husband paid a $2,900 fine for employing illegal aliens in their home, and controversy over the hirings derailed Baird’s nomination.
One year ago: Entertainer Bill Cosby’s only son, Ennis, was shot to death in Los Angeles in an apparent roadside robbery. In Atlanta, two bomb blasts an hour apart rocked a building containing an abortion clinic, injuring six people.
sponsored According to two 2015 surveys, 62 percent of Americans do not have enough savings to handle an unexpected emergency, much less any long-term plans.