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Published on August 11, 2014 - Page 2
1909: The steamship SS Arapahoe became the first ship in North America to issue an S.O.S. distress signal, off North Carolina’s Cape Hatteras. 1934...
Published on August 11, 2014 - Page 2
$90M Powerball ticket sold DENVER (AP) — Someone in Colorado is holding the winning Powerball ticket for a $90 million prize. The Colorado Lottery...
Published on August 10, 2014 - Page 2
1921: Franklin D. Roosevelt was stricken with polio at his summer home on the Canadian island of Campobello. 1944: During World War II, American...
Published on August 10, 2014 - Page 2
Tour bus crash kills 44 people BEIJING (AP) — A tour bus on a highway in Tibet fell off a 30-foot cliff after crashing into an SUV and a pickup,...
Published on August 10, 2014 - Page 7
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — It was an extraordinary act of defiance, and it was extraordinarily risky. But all he did was take out a pen, and write...
Published on August 9, 2014 - Page 2
TREASURE HUNT: 7-23-24-28-29 MIDDAY DAILY NUMBER: 7-1-4 MIDDAY BIG FOUR: 5-4-2-9 MIDDAY QUINTO: 8-3-8-2-4 EVENING DAILY NUMBER: 2-1-5 EVENING...
Published on August 9, 2014 - Page 9
PRETORIA, South Africa — As Oscar Pistorius’ lawyer put it Friday, the murder trial of the double-amputee athlete comes down to a sliver of time —...
Published on August 8, 2014 - Page 2
Remains of two MIAs ID’d BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The remains of two missing airmen have been accounted for 70 years after their plane was shot down...
Published on August 7, 2014 - Page 2
China quake toll hits 589 LUDIAN, China (AP) — The death toll in southern China’s earthquake rose to 589 on Wednesday as search and rescue teams...
Published on August 7, 2014 - Page 2
1782: Gen. George Washington created the Order of the Purple Heart, a decoration to recognize merit in enlisted men and noncommissioned officers....
Published on August 7, 2014 - Page 21
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Dozens of Jewish children have been traumatized by a gang of teenagers who stormed a Sydney school bus and allegedly...
Published on August 6, 2014 - Page 2
Gaza peace process outlined GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The outlines of a solution for battered, blockaded Gaza are emerging after Tuesday’s...
Published on August 5, 2014 - Page 2
Israel, Hamas OK cease-fire JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel and Hamas on Monday accepted an Egyptian cease-fire proposal meant to halt a bruising monthlong...
Published on August 4, 2014 - Page 2
1790: The Coast Guard had its beginnings as the Revenue Cutter Service. 1830: Plans for the city of Chicago were laid out. 1914: Britain declared...
Published on August 4, 2014 - Page 2
China quake death toll rises BEIJING (AP) — Rescuers today began digging through shattered homes, hunting survivors of a strong earthquake in...
Published on August 4, 2014 - Page 5
SRI RACHA, Thailand (AP) — A Thai surrogate mother said Sunday that she was not angry with the Australian biological parents who left behind a baby...
Published on August 3, 2014 - Page 2
1492: Christopher Columbus set sail from Palos, Spain, on a voyage that took him to the present-day Americas. 1943: Gen. George S. Patton slapped a...
Published on August 3, 2014 - Page 2
Bishop: Hunger fuels rebellion VATICAN CITY (AP) — Vatican radio has quoted the head of the Korean Catholic Bishops’ Conference as expressing hope...
Published on August 2, 2014 - Page 2
Giraffe’s head hits overpass JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A giraffe died Thursday after its head struck a highway overpass while it was being transported in...
Published on August 1, 2014 - Page 2
‘Middle age snuffs out more talent than ever wars or sudden deaths do.’ RICHARD HUGHES (1900-1976) Welsh author and dramatist

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