New York Yankees Derek Jeter becomes the all time Yankees hit leader passing Lou Gehrig against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium in New York
New York Yankees Derek Jeter smiles while standing next to Baltimore Orioles Luke Scott after hitting a single in the third inning and becoming the all time Yankees hit leader with 2722 hits passing Lou Gehrig in his second at bat at Yankee Stadium in New York City on September 11, 2009. UPI/John Angelillo
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, during an exchange of toasts Wednesday in Berlin, said U.S. President Barack Obama embodies "the image of the United States."
UPI Almanac for Wednesday, June 19, 2013.
An Atlanta radio station Monday fired three sports show personalities after they mocked a former NFL player suffering from Lou Gehrig's disease.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Argeo Paul Cellucci has died at his home after battling Lou Gehrig's disease for five years, family friends said. He was 65.
Investigators said they are treating the "highly suspicious" death of a Pittsburgh doctor from apparent cyanide poisoning as a homicide.
ATP Executive Chairman and President Brad Drewett, died Friday in Sydney of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Lou Gehrig's disease, the ATP said. He was 54.
U.S. scientists say dressing brain neurons in fluorescent "jackets" could improve understanding of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
UPI Almanac for Tuesday, March 26, 2013.
Illinois Democrat Dawn Clark Netsch, a reformer who became the first woman to win her party's nomination for governor, died Tuesday. She was 86.
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