Skip to content

FILE - This 1977 file photo shows Cornelia Kennedy, the first woman to become a federal judge in Detroit. Kennedy died Monday, May 12, 2014 at the age of was 90 according to Verheyden Funeral Homes. Kennedy was appointed by President Richard Nixon in 1970. Seven years afterwards, she became chief federal judge in eastern Michigan — the first woman in that role in the country. In 1979, Kennedy was promoted by President Jimmy Carter to the federal appeals court in Cincinnati. She retired in 2012. (AP Photo)

Featured Photo Galleries


Best combat rifles of all time

A combat rifle is a military service rifle that fires a full-power rifle cartridge, a mainstay of every modern army in the world. See the best combat rifles ever made.

Cavaliers Nets Basketball.JPEG-02e31.jpg

LeBron James' 'I can't breathe' T-shirt the latest display of politics on the playing field

Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James on Monday night during pregame warmups wore an “I can’t breathe” T-shirt, referring to Eric Garner, who died after a New York police officer placed him in a chokehold during an arrest for selling loose cigarettes. The shirt, one of several featuring the slogan that have been seen around the league in recent days after a grand jury declined to indict the officer last week, is just one in a long history of political statements made by athletes on the playing field. Here are some others.