Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had CTE, a serious brain disease linked with concussions and head impacts, Boston University said.
Confusion continued to surround the fate of a 12-year-old girl widely reported to have been discovered in the rubble of a school in southern Mexico City.
The isolated leader of North Korea also called U.S. President Donald Trump a "gangster fond of playing with fire" in an official yet fiery statement on Thursday.
After Hurricane Maria knocked out power to the entire Island of Puerto Rico, relatives on the mainland say they are desperate to hear from their families.
"The San Juan that we knew yesterday is no longer there," the mayor of the Puerto Rican capital said after Hurricane Maria hammered the island.