Mayor Bill de Blasio sent out a robocall this week, offering a $1,000 bonus plus rent paid by the city to landlords willing to rent to homeless families. The number of New Yorkers living in homeless shelters has shot up 70 percent in a decade.
The NCAA Men's basketball tournament's second round began on Thursday, and featured a number of upsets, including two No. 14 seeds moving to the third round this weekend, in addition to five 1-point games. Action continues today and being broadcast on CBS, TBS, TNT, and TruTV.
2015 NCAA tournament TV schedule: Friday kicks off with No. 2 seeded University of Kansas vs. No. 15 New Mexico State. Check out No. 1 seed Duke University vs. No. 16 Robert Morris University at 7:10 p.m. EDT.
Chris Borland, a promising young linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers, has retired after one season because of concussion concerns. The problem is perhaps the biggest threat to the NFL's status as America's most popular sports league.
Hampton vs. Manhattan, a pair of No. 16 seeds in the Midwest region battling for the chance to meet NCAA tournament top seed Kentucky on Thursday night. Later Tuesday night, it's Brigham Young University vs. Mississippi to see who plays Xavier on Thursday.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon was founded by southerners who fought for the Confederacy. In addition to the racist video at the University of Oklahoma, there have been racist incidents at other fraternity chapters.