Alberto Contador apparently hit something in the road, sending him into a crash so violent that it tore his shoe apart.
The Army says Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, whose freedom from the Taliban was gained by a prisoner exchange in May, has been cleared for active duty and assigned to a unit in Texas.
Desmond D'Sa fought a landfill that took over a beautiful valley and sickened residents with its awful smell. He lost his job but won the battle — and the Goldman Environmental Prize.
Gordimer found her central theme exploring the human effects of racial injustice, but her work continued long after South Africa's apartheid regime had ended.