But where Arron's dreams went, his body couldn't follow. Born with cerebral palsy Aaron was never going to be a much of a soccer player, much less a professional. That wasn't about to stop him, however.
The Friday Harbor man put pen to paper and created Ammon Walker, a comic book superhero and super-spy who uses his status as a professional soccer as his cover. Like Aaron, Ammon has cerebral palsy. But unlike his creator, Ammon has developed technology that allows his body to overcome it.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray is backing away from a controversial proposal to alter nearly all of the city's single-family neighborhood zoning to allow duplexes, triplexes, cottages and other denser housing types.
The idea — one of 65 the city's Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda (HALA) committee recommended this month — drew significant blowback from neighborhood groups who oppose granting greater flexibility to housing developers.
Specifically, Jane Birkin no longer wants to be affiliated with the popular crocodile-skin version.
There are many among the so-called silent generation, those born before World War II, who are still paying off mortgages and credit cards.
"Silent generation people, 90 percent of whom are retired, are carrying debt later into life.
Many businesses have to wait until more sanctions are lifted, but certain tech companies can already go into Iran legally because the U.S. has lifted sanctions on various communication technology.
Planning is under way, for instance, for one of the first eco-friendly communities in California's predominantly agricultural Central Valley.
The site is in the town of Reedley, 30 miles southeast of Fresno.
There were a number of factors that distinguished Reedley, says Curt Johansen, the San Francisco developer who's spearheading the project.
It's home to a community college and a thriving down
Inspired by the Black Panthers, a band of young Puerto Ricans wanted to form a Latino counterpart to the black nationalist group.
But scientists say a key fish in Superior's food web is now in trouble because of mild winters and an appetite for caviar in Europe.
There wasn't much demand for lake herring 10 years ago.
Yunus stopped by NPR last week — he was in Washington, D.C., for a conference — wearing the long, open-necked "kurta" shirt of his native Bangladesh.
That is, children in China who are mainly cared for by grandparents are twice as likely to be overweight or obese, according to a study published this month in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity.
The study also concluded that children who had two or more grandparents living with them
Texting while walking decreases the ability to walk in a straight line and slows down pace significantly, according to a study published Wednesday in PLOS ONE.
"This doesn't happen in the United States," he said. "It might happen in Afghanistan or somewhere else, but here people don't get shot during a traffic stop."
A grand jury handed down an indictment on murder charges against Officer Ray Tensing, who said he shot Sam Dubose because he was being dragged by his car.
Windows 10 comes as a free update for users who are now running Windows 7 and 8. And Windows users have been eager to get their hands on the first substantial update to the system since October 2012.