On April 21st, 1865, a train carried the body of President Lincoln home to Illinois. In Baltimore crowds came even after the train passed.
Phoenix Mercury's popularity is on the rise
The WNBA's Phoenix Mercury has added top draft pick Brittney Griner to the lineup this season. The 6-foot-8-inch Griner is nationally known for her dunking and defense. Griner's presence is expected to help the organization on and off the court.
Paola Boivin, sports columnist for The Arizona Republic, talked about Griner and how the Mercury's popularity compares with that of the NBA's Phoenix Suns.