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Published on January 30, 2015 - Page 2
College bans hard liquor HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Dartmouth College has banned hard liquor on campus. Dartmouth also said all students must...
Published on January 30, 2015 - Page 2
‘Only when we are no longer afraid do we begin to live.’ Dorothy Thompson (born 1893, died this date in 1961) American author, journalist and...
Published on January 29, 2015 - Page 2
Surgery has star near death SAO PAULO (AP) — Andressa Urach went from being a single teenage mom nicknamed “Beanpole” to a reality TV bombshell in...
Published on January 29, 2015 - Page 2
1936: The first inductees of baseball's Hall of Fame, including Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth, were named in Cooperstown, New York. 1975: A bomb exploded...
Published on January 29, 2015 - Page 12
VIENNA (AP) — A kangaroo is on the loose in frigid and snowy Austria, hopping his way toward dispelling a famous slogan. “No kangaroos in Austria” T...
Published on January 29, 2015 - Page 12
VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — A baby caiman has found a new home at a Lithuanian zoo after its previous owner tried to sell it online, apparently upon...
Published on January 28, 2015 - Page 2
Japan aims to free hostages BEIRUT (AP) — Japanese officials were tightlipped Wednesday as secret talks in Jordan aimed to secure the freedom of a...
Published on January 28, 2015 - Page 4
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Investigators are now certain that 43 college students missing since September were killed and incinerated after they were seized...
Published on January 27, 2015 - Page 2
1951: An era of atomic testing in the Nevada desert began as an Air Force plane dropped a one-kiloton bomb on Frenchman Flat. 1967: Astronauts...
Published on January 27, 2015 - Page 2
Woman killed in car plunge DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) —State media in the United Arab Emirates say a woman from Europe has died after her car...
Published on January 26, 2015 - Page 2
Kids rescued from icy pond LANSDOWNE, Md. (AP) — Fire officials say four children have been taken to hospitals after they fell into an icy pond in...
Published on January 26, 2015 - Page 2
1784: In a letter to his daughter Sarah, Benjamin Franklin expressed unhappiness over the choice of the bald eagle as the symbol of America, and...
Published on January 26, 2015 - Page 5
LONDON (AP) — When cartoonists at a French publication that had poked fun at the Prophet Muhammad were shot dead, millions around the world felt it...
Published on January 26, 2015 - Page 12
DUBLIN (AP) — Helen Heaphy’s number came up at the bingo hall. The prize was a trip to court. The 50-year-old grandmother pleaded guilty Wednesday...
Published on January 25, 2015 - Page 2
1915: America’s first official transcontinental telephone call took place as Alexander Graham Bell, who was in New York, spoke to his former...
Published on January 25, 2015 - Page 2
Beheading stuns Japanese TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s prime minister says he is “speechless” after an online video purported to show one of two Japanese...
Published on January 25, 2015 - Page 6
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A top U.N. official in the fight against Ebola greeted just three patients at one treatment center he visited this week in...
Published on January 24, 2015 - Page 2
Clock ticking for hostages TOKYO (AP) — Prayers were offered Friday at Tokyo’s largest mosque for two Japanese hostages threatened with beheading by...
Published on January 22, 2015 - Page 2
1917: President Woodrow Wilson pleaded for an end to war in Europe, calling for “peace without victory.” (By April, however, America also was at war...
Published on January 22, 2015 - Page 2
Hitler pose costly for leader BERLIN (AP) — The leader of a German organization against the perceived “Islamization” of Europe stepped down...

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