The Atlanta Braves were the underdogs against the Chicago Cubs Thursday night as struggling rookie Mike Foltynewicz and the Braves left with their 19th loss in their past 21 road games. However, the rookie showed signs of big potential in the first two innings. Read more.
4. Activist and Morehouse alum Shaun King says he hasn't lied about his race
The internet, with help of conservative website Breitbart, is buzzing with accusations that King — who had been awarded the Oprah Winfrey Scholarship that encouraged recipients to volunteer to help others — claimed to be black or biracial in order to get the Winfrey scholarship. Morehouse officials scoffed at that claim Thursday, saying the scholarship has been a need-and-merit-based scholarship since it was first awarded 26 years ago and recipients of any race are eligible. Read more.
5. Jimmy Carter's cancer has spread to his brain
In a press conference held at The Carter Center Thursday, former President Jimmy Carter announced that his cancer has spread to his brain and that he is beginning a course of radiation and drug therapy to fight it. Carter said he has been diagnosed with melanoma, a skin cancer that has progressed to his brain and liver. Read more.