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Published on July 6, 2015 - Page 2
1933: The first All-Star baseball game was played at Chicago’s Comiskey Park; the American League defeated the National League, 4-2. 1944: An...
Published on July 6, 2015 - Page 2
Fireworks stunt kills man CALAIS, Maine (AP) — A young man who was drinking and celebrating the Fourth of July tried to launch a firework off the...
Published on July 5, 2015 - Page 2
1865: The Secret Service Division of the U.S. Treasury Department was founded in Washington D.C. with the mission of suppressing counterfeit currency...
Published on July 5, 2015 - Page 2
IS posts video of executions BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group posted a video online Saturday purportedly showing its fighters killing some 25...
Published on July 2, 2015 - Page 2
1776: The Continental Congress passed a resolution saying that “these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States.”...
Published on July 2, 2015 - Page 2
Church fire likely not arson GREELEYVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Preliminary indications suggest arson was not the cause of a fire that destroyed a black...
Published on July 2, 2015 - Page 4
LONDON (AP) — He was just a 29-year-old clerk at the London Stock Exchange when he faced the challenge of a lifetime. Traveling with a friend to...
Published on July 2, 2015 - Page 9
PARIS — Simply by playing ball, Melissa Mayeux is busting through barriers. Becoming the first ever woman on Major League Baseball’s international...
Published on July 1, 2015 - Page 5
Record soybean crop planted DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A record 85.1 million acres of soybeans are in the ground in the U.S., though a wet few months...
Published on July 1, 2015 - Page 6
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian authorities ended a 15-hour prison riot involving up to 300 inmates in Melbourne suspected to have been...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 2
Killer seeks love connection MONTREAL (AP) — A Canadian man sentenced to life in prison for killing and dismembering his Chinese lover and mailing...
Published on June 29, 2015 - Page 2
1927: The first trans-Pacific airplane flight was completed as Lt. Lester J. Maitland and Lt. Albert F. Hegenberger arrived at Wheeler Field in...
Published on June 29, 2015 - Page 2
Oldest German nuke closes BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s oldest remaining nuclear reactor has been shut down, part of a move initiated four years ago to...
Published on June 28, 2015 - Page 2
1919: The Treaty of Versailles was signed in France, ending the First World War. 1939: Pan American Airways began regular trans-Atlantic air...
Published on June 28, 2015 - Page 2
500 burned at concert TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A fire on a music stage spread into a crowd of spectators at a party Saturday night at a Taiwan water...
Published on June 28, 2015 - Page 25
NEW YORK (AP) — James O’Leary weighed barely over a pound when he was born by surprise, a world away from his home in Australia. His mother was...
Published on June 27, 2015 - Page 2
Trucker attacks chemical firm SAINT-QUENTIN-FALLAVIER, France (AP) — A truck driver once under surveillance for radical Islamic ties crashed into an...
Published on June 26, 2015 - Page 2
Two lottery prizes in one day DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — A 75-year-old man scratched off two winning tickets in one day. One was worth $100,000, the...
Published on June 26, 2015 - Page 2
‘The formula for success is simple: practice and concentration then more practice and more concentration.’ Babe Didrikson Zaharias (born this date...
Published on June 25, 2015 - Page 13
LAZARAT, Albania (AP) —About 400 Albanian police officers, backed up by two army helicopters, started to move late Wednesday into a major illegal...

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