For a position that is rife with quick rises and falls of fortune, burnout and transience, Rivera has been a model of consistency since he earned the job in 1997.
As his farewell tour rounds into the home stretch in the second half of the 2013 season, we show our appreciating for his mastery on the mound by showing how far ahead of his peers he is in this graphic, which charts the Rivera era from 1997 to 2013.
Graphic: The Extraordinary Renditions – 54 Guilty Nations Since Sept. 11, 2001, the CIA has been accused of rendering 136 suspected terrorists to states such as Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Uzbekistan. The National Post takes a look into the allegations around the murky world of extraordinary rendition.
The month wasn’t all about Manti T’eo – just mostly. Sarah Lazarovic has a look at the highs and lows of the first month of the year, from Bieber’s Twitter followers to the rings of Downton Abbey: natpo.st/X0fmkx
Graphic: Follow the aid money to Canada’s ‘Countries of Focus’ Canada spends more than $5-billion annually on international aid, but where does that money come from and where does it all go? As Canadians debate aid to Haiti – just as the Caribbean nation marks three years since the devastating Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake – the National Post’s Kathryn Blaze Carlson and Richard Johnson trace Canada’s aid and explore life in some of our biggest recipient countries.
Back from the brink — the United States fiscal situation in 2013 America may have avoided a fiscal cliff this week, but Republicans are determined that spending cuts must happen in the future to bring the nation’s $16-trillion debt under control. So where does the U.S. get its money, and where does it spend it? Hopefully this graphic clears up any misconceptions.