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Published on April 29, 2016 - Page 2
1913: Swedish-born engineer Gideon Sundback of Hoboken, New Jersey, received a U.S. patent for a “separable fastener” — later known as the zipper....
Published on April 29, 2016 - Page 2
Ire for Golan Heights remark JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has sparked a new diplomatic brushfire by declaring that the...
Published on April 29, 2016 - Page 14
TORONTO (AP) — Philip Kives, the tireless pitchman whose television commercials sold everything from vegetable slicers to hit music records, has died...
Published on April 27, 2016 - Page 2
1973: Acting FBI Director L. Patrick Gray resigned after it was revealed that he’d destroyed files removed from the safe of Watergate conspirator E....
Published on April 27, 2016 - Page 2
Gunman aimed at officer MILWAUKEE (AP) — The 18-year-old gunman who opened fire on students exiting the prom at his former school in northern...
Published on April 26, 2016 - Page 2
1952: The destroyer-minesweeper USS Hobson sank in the central Atlantic after colliding with the aircraft carrier USS Wasp with the loss of 176 crew...
Published on April 26, 2016 - Page 2
More troops head to Syria AERZEN, Germany (AP) — President Barack Obama will send an additional 250 military personnel to Syria to help local forces...
Published on April 26, 2016 - Page 5
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed that the decapitated head of a Caucasian male recovered Monday night in...
Published on April 25, 2016 - Page 2
1507: A world map produced by German cartographer Martin Waldseemueller contained the first recorded use of the term “America,” in honor of Italian...
Published on April 25, 2016 - Page 2
Two wounded outside prom ANTIGO, Wis. (AP) — An 18-year-old man opened fire with a high-powered rifle outside a high school prom in northern...
Published on April 24, 2016 - Page 2
1800: Congress approved a bill establishing the Library of Congress. 1898: Spain declared war on the United States. (The United States responded in...
Published on April 24, 2016 - Page 2
49 caged monkeys rescued JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nearly 50 starving, dehydrated monkeys were rescued from cages at a garden nursery Saturday. Spider,...
Published on April 24, 2016 - Page 8
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador’s government says the death toll from last week’s devastating magnitude-7.8 earthquake has risen to 654 with another 58...
Published on April 23, 2016 - Page 8
OVER THE PACIFIC OCEAN (AP) — The pilot of a solar-powered plane on an around-the-world journey took a few minutes Friday to exchange pleasantries...
Published on April 23, 2016 - Page 10
INGOLSTADT, Germany — To some it’s the real deal, to others it’s a bland brew, but thanks to a 500-year-old rule everybody can be sure what’s in...
Published on April 22, 2016 - Page 2
1864: Congress authorized the use of the phrase “In God We Trust” on U.S. coins. 1930: The United States, Britain and Japan signed the London Naval...
Published on April 22, 2016 - Page 2
Interrogation suit possible WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has signaled that it won’t try to block a lawsuit arising from the CIA’s harsh...
Published on April 21, 2016 - Page 2
Canada eyes legal marijuana UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Canada’s health minister says legislation to legalize marijuana will be introduced next spring....
Published on April 20, 2016 - Page 2
1945: During World War II, allied forces took control of the German cities of Nuremberg and Stuttgart. 1999: The Columbine High School massacre took...
Published on April 19, 2016 - Page 2
1951: Gen. Douglas MacArthur, relieved of his Far East command by President Harry S. Truman, bade farewell in an address to Congress in which he...

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