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Published on September 4, 2015 - Page 2
1888: George Eastman received a patent for his roll-film box camera, and registered his trademark: “Kodak.” 1951: President Harry S. Truman...
Published on September 4, 2015 - Page 2
Dashboards go high-tech LOS ANGELES (AP) — Playing deejay with voice commands will get easier for more Americans this fall as some best-selling cars...
Published on September 4, 2015 - Page 2
‘Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is God’s gift, that’s why we call it the present.’ Joan Rivers (1933-2014) comedian
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 2
1976: America’s Viking 2 lander touched down on Mars to take the first close-up, color photographs of the planet’s surface. 1995: The online auction...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 7
VATICAN CITY (AP) —Pope Francis is applying his vision of a merciful church to women who have had abortions, easing their path toward forgiveness and...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 2
1914: The last passenger pigeon in captivity, “Martha,” died at the Cincinnati Zoo. 1923: The Japanese cities of Tokyo and Yokohama were devastated...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 2
Police: Killer mom troubled PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona woman told investigators she drowned her 2-year-old twin sons and tried to kill her 3-year-old...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 22
OULU, Finland (AP) — In a sweaty, dark, clubhouse in northern Finland, people were jerking, jumping and screaming into the early hours Friday while...
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 2
1939: The first issue of Marvel Comics, featuring the Human Torch, was published by Timely Publications in New York. 1962: The Caribbean nation of...
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 2
Mount McKinley now Denali WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration will change the name of North America’s tallest mountain peak from Mount...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 2
1954: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, which was intended to promote private development of nuclear energy. 1963...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 2
Protesters tied to light poles BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State militants moved on Saturday to stamp out dissent in a remote western Iraqi town,...
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...

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