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Published on February 21, 2018 - Page 2
Damascus bombing kills 100 BEIRUT (AP) — Government forces bombed the northeastern suburbs of the Syrian capital for a second straight day on...
Published on February 21, 2018 - Page 2
1945: During the World War II Battle of Iwo Jima, the escort carrier USS Bismarck Sea was sunk by kamikazes with the loss of 318 men. 1947: Inventor...
Published on February 21, 2018 - Page 13
GANGNEUNG, South Korea — Long before her frightening birth, before the awful moments when everyone wondered if she would survive, before anyone knew...
Published on February 21, 2018 - Page 13
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir were golden in their final Olympic performance. The Canadian couple took the ice one last...
Published on February 20, 2018 - Page 2
1907: President Theodore Roosevelt signed an immigration act which excluded “idiots, imbeciles, feebleminded persons, epileptics, insane persons”...
Published on February 20, 2018 - Page 2
‘Troll’ staff trusts indictment ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — While Russian officials scoff at a U.S. indictment charging 13 Russians with meddling...
Published on February 20, 2018 - Page 4
PARIS (AP) — France’s government is worried about how many of its schoolchildren consider themselves “stupid at math.” The education minister...
Published on February 20, 2018 - Page 13
GANGNEUNG, South Korea — The first notes of Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You” had just played when Gabriella Papadakis suddenly became aware that people...
Published on February 19, 2018 - Page 2
1934: A blizzard began inundating the northeastern United States, with the heaviest snowfall occurring in Connecticut and Massachusetts. 1942:...
Published on February 19, 2018 - Page 2
Shooting survivors lash out PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Students who escaped the deadly school shooting in Florida focused their anger Sunday at President...
Published on February 18, 2018 - Page 2
13 killed in helicopter crash MEXICO CITY (AP) — A military helicopter carrying officials who were assessing damage from a powerful earthquake...
Published on February 18, 2018 - Page 2
1930: Photographic evidence of Pluto (now designated a “dwarf planet”) was discovered by Clyde W. Tombaugh at Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff,...
Published on February 18, 2018 - Page 6
BERLIN (AP) — Police in western Germany have freed two men who became entangled with a mannequin and a large, remote controlled car. Officers were...
Published on February 17, 2018 - Page 2
1933: Newsweek magazine was first published under the title “News-Week.” 1944: During World War II, U.S. forces invaded Eniwetok Atoll, encountering...
Published on February 17, 2018 - Page 2
Blackface confuses Chinese BEIJING (AP) — A comedy sketch that featured a Chinese woman in blackface has drawn accusations of racism after being...
Published on February 17, 2018 - Page 11
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Mikaela Shiffrin is, without a doubt, the best women’s slalom skier there is. Has been for years. All of the victories...
Published on February 17, 2018 - Page 13
GANGNEUNG, South Korea — The world, some fret, is falling apart. Politicians spar viciously on social media. Leaders lie. Former heroes fall like...
Published on February 16, 2018 - Page 2
Sex ban by Australia PM CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister on Thursday banned government ministers from having sex with staff as...
Published on February 16, 2018 - Page 2
1968: The nation’s first 9-1-1 emergency telephone system was inaugurated in Haleyville, Alabama, as the speaker of the Alabama House, Rankin Fite,...
Published on February 15, 2018 - Page 2
Man acquitted in terror case PARIS (AP) — A French court on Wednesday acquitted a man charged with harboring Islamic extremists after they carried...

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