A Bull by the Tail

An old rancher filed a lawsuit against a railroad company when his prize bull went missing because a train damaged a section of his fence. The rancher only asked to be paid the fair value of the bull. A date for the hearing was set, and the railroad sent a slick lawyer to represent it.

If at First You Don’t Succeed…

Chinese figure skater Yao Bin wasn’t one to give up after just one defeat. Or several, for that matter. Yao grew up in a Chinese factory town dubbed the “Ice City” because the average winter temperature was a frigid -5 degrees Fahrenheit. In 1979, the Chinese government decided that the People’s Republic would make a