New York Times
On Baseball: Baseball Plans to Ban Collisions at Home Plate
In the first step to formally eradicating a thrilling but dangerous staple of the game, Major League Baseball’s rules committee voted to eliminate home plate collisions.
U.S. Suspends Nonlethal Aid to Syria Rebels
The decision, just a month before a peace conference that will seek an end to the grinding civil war in Syria, demonstrated again the frustrations of trying to cultivate a viable alternative to President Bashar al-Assad.
F.D.A. Restricts Antibiotics Use for Livestock
The move was a major shift that could have far-reaching implications for industrial farming and human health.