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Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 2
1922: The first-ever radio commercial aired on station WEAF in New York City; the 10-minute advertisement was for the Queensboro Realty Co., which...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 2
Killer threatened ‘headlines’ ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — On the day he was fired from a Virginia TV station, Vester Flanagan pressed a wooden cross into...
Published on August 27, 2015 - Page 2
1939: The first turbojet-powered aircraft, the Heinkel He 178, went on its first full-fledged test flight over Germany. 1962: The United States...
Published on August 27, 2015 - Page 2
Hero tipped by suitcase PARIS (AP) — The first inkling Mark Moogalian had that something was amiss on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to...
Published on August 26, 2015 - Page 2
1939: The first televised major league baseball games were shown on experimental station W2XBS: a double-header between the Cincinnati Reds and the...
Published on August 26, 2015 - Page 4
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A lion charged and killed a safari guide who was leading a group of tourists in the same national park in Zimbabwe that was...
Published on August 25, 2015 - Page 2
1944: During World War II, Paris was liberated by Allied forces after four years of Nazi occupation. Romania declared war on former ally Germany....
Published on August 25, 2015 - Page 2
Pokemon threats alleged BOSTON (AP) — Two men from Iowa made online threats against Pokemon competitors — referring to the Boston Marathon bombings...
Published on August 25, 2015 - Page 3
NORRISTOWN (AP) — The state’s attorney general on Monday was ordered to trial on charges she leaked secret grand jury information to the press, lied...
Published on August 25, 2015 - Page 15
CHIMPANZEE ISLAND, Liberia — Eleven chimpanzees rushed out from the bush and descended from trees to the shore, making jubilant sounds to greet the...
Published on August 25, 2015 - Page 21
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — In a minute-long video uploaded to YouTube last month, two young Saudi women walk along the waterfront promenade...
Published on August 24, 2015 - Page 2
1814: During the War of 1812, British forces invaded Washington D.C., setting fire to the Capitol and the White House. 1912: Congress passed a...
Published on August 24, 2015 - Page 2
Cops: Worker abduction fake PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — A Florida Panhandle woman is accused of making up a lie about being kidnapped so she wouldn’t...
Published on August 24, 2015 - Page 7
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) —Lingering health problems afflicting many of the roughly 13,000 Ebola survivors have galvanized global and local health...
Published on August 24, 2015 - Page 7
PARIS (AP) — Three American travelers say they relied on gut instinct and a close bond forged over years of friendship as they took down a heavily-...
Published on August 23, 2015 - Page 2
1775: Britain’s King George III proclaimed the American colonies to be in a state of “open and avowed rebellion.” 1973: A bank robbery-turned-...
Published on August 23, 2015 - Page 2
Airshow crash kills seven LONDON (AP) — A military jet taking part in a British airshow crashed into a busy main road Saturday, killing seven people...
Published on August 22, 2015 - Page 2
Pair stop gunman on train PARIS (AP) — A gunman opened fire on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris on Friday, wounding two people...
Published on August 22, 2015 - Page 14
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Templo Mayor museum Friday put on display for the first time an exhibition dedicated to Xochipilli, the Aztec god of singing,...
Published on August 22, 2015 - Page 14
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Archaeologists have found the main trophy rack of sacrificed human skulls at Mexico City’s Templo Mayor Aztec ruin site,...

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