World

Published on May 4, 2016 - Page 2
1904: The United States took over construction of the Panama Canal from the French. 1942: The Battle of the Coral Sea, the first naval clash fought...
Published on May 4, 2016 - Page 2
Navy SEAL killed in combat STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — The combat death Tuesday of a U.S Navy SEAL who was advising Kurdish forces in Iraq coincides...
Published on May 3, 2016 - Page 2
1765: The first school of medicine in the American colonies, the Medical School of the College of Philadelphia (now the Perelman School of Medicine...
Published on May 3, 2016 - Page 2
Frat member shot in burglary NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A student was shot and killed Monday during a burglary at a fraternity house near the New Jersey...
Published on May 2, 2016 - Page 2
1941: General Mills began shipping its new cereal, “Cheerioats,” to six test markets. (The cereal was later renamed “Cheerios.”) 1945: The Soviet...
Published on May 2, 2016 - Page 2
Lightning strikes horseman BUCKEYE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a 31-year-old man is in critical condition at a Phoenix burn unit after being...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 2
1931: New York’s 102-story Empire State Building was dedicated. 1960: The Soviet Union shot down an American U-2 reconnaissance plane over...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 2
Lions airlifted to Africa JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The roars of lions filled the cargo section of Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport Saturday...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 6
NEW DELHI (AP) — A Hindu man was hacked to death in central Bangladesh on Saturday, police said, following a spate of similar attacks in the Muslim-...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 6
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Royals from around the world flew in, loyal Swedes lined the streets of Stockholm and the sounds of ABBA’s “Dancing Queen” rang out...
Published on April 29, 2016 - Page 2
1913: Swedish-born engineer Gideon Sundback of Hoboken, New Jersey, received a U.S. patent for a “separable fastener” — later known as the zipper....
Published on April 29, 2016 - Page 2
Ire for Golan Heights remark JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has sparked a new diplomatic brushfire by declaring that the...
Published on April 29, 2016 - Page 14
TORONTO (AP) — Philip Kives, the tireless pitchman whose television commercials sold everything from vegetable slicers to hit music records, has died...
Published on April 27, 2016 - Page 2
1973: Acting FBI Director L. Patrick Gray resigned after it was revealed that he’d destroyed files removed from the safe of Watergate conspirator E....
Published on April 27, 2016 - Page 2
Gunman aimed at officer MILWAUKEE (AP) — The 18-year-old gunman who opened fire on students exiting the prom at his former school in northern...
Published on April 26, 2016 - Page 2
1952: The destroyer-minesweeper USS Hobson sank in the central Atlantic after colliding with the aircraft carrier USS Wasp with the loss of 176 crew...
Published on April 26, 2016 - Page 2
More troops head to Syria AERZEN, Germany (AP) — President Barack Obama will send an additional 250 military personnel to Syria to help local forces...
Published on April 26, 2016 - Page 5
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed that the decapitated head of a Caucasian male recovered Monday night in...
Published on April 25, 2016 - Page 2
1507: A world map produced by German cartographer Martin Waldseemueller contained the first recorded use of the term “America,” in honor of Italian...
Published on April 25, 2016 - Page 2
Two wounded outside prom ANTIGO, Wis. (AP) — An 18-year-old man opened fire with a high-powered rifle outside a high school prom in northern...

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