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Published on February 7, 2016 - Page 2
1940: Walt Disney’s second animated feature, “Pinocchio,” premiered in New York. 1948: Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower resigned as Army chief of staff; he...
Published on February 6, 2016 - Page 2
High-rise collapses in quake TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan pulled out 221 people and three dead from a...
Published on February 6, 2016 - Page 6
BALLYMENA, Northern Ireland (AP) — It has no windows — but offers unrestricted views of Armageddon. Northern Ireland is selling its Cold War-era...
Published on February 6, 2016 - Page 10
BEIJING — The new Chinese year is the one to go bananas over. On Monday, the zodiac calendar enters the Year of the Monkey — the ninth of 12 animal...
Published on February 5, 2016 - Page 2
1937: President Franklin D. Roosevelt proposed increasing the number of Supreme Court justices; critics accused Roosevelt of attempting to “pack” the...
Published on February 5, 2016 - Page 2
Syrup season starts early WEST TOPSHAM, Vt. (AP) — A winter thaw in the Northeast has triggered sap to flow in maple trees, launching an early start...
Published on February 4, 2016 - Page 2
1941: The United Service Organizations (USO) came into existence. 1945: President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill...
Published on February 4, 2016 - Page 2
Zika data not being shared RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — U.N. and U.S. health officials say Brazil has yet to share enough samples and disease data needed...
Published on February 4, 2016 - Page 6
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq said Wednesday it has begun building a wall and a trench around Baghdad in a bid to prevent militant attacks and reduce the large...
Published on February 3, 2016 - Page 2
1913: The 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, providing for a federal income tax, was ratified. 1943: During World War II, the U.S. transport...
Published on February 3, 2016 - Page 2
Slain girl had ‘boyfriend’ BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — A 13-year-old girl who vanished from her bedroom was stabbed to death by a Virginia Tech student,...
Published on February 3, 2016 - Page 5
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A new Algerian law came into effect this week punishing violence against women and sexual harassment, in a victory for...
Published on February 2, 2016 - Page 2
1887: Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, held its first Groundhog Day festival. 1925: The legendary Alaska Serum Run ended as the last of a series of dog...
Published on February 2, 2016 - Page 2
Zika a global emergency GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization declared a global emergency over the explosive spread of the Zika virus, which...
Published on February 1, 2016 - Page 2
1943: One of America’s most highly decorated military units, the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, made up almost exclusively of Japanese-Americans, was...
Published on February 1, 2016 - Page 2
IS-claimed blast kills 45 GENEVA (AP) — A triple bombing claimed by the extremist Islamic State group killed at least 45 people near the Syrian...
Published on February 1, 2016 - Page 5
GENEVA (AP) — The Zika virus is “spreading explosively” in the Americas, which could see up to 4 million cases over the next year, international...
Published on February 1, 2016 - Page 10
BEIJING (AP) — Joysticks at their fingertips, the mostly male students packing the classroom lift their virtual helicopters into the air, part of a...
Published on January 31, 2016 - Page 2
1950: President Harry S. Truman announced he had ordered development of the hydrogen bomb. 1961: NASA launched Ham the Chimp aboard a Mercury-...
Published on January 31, 2016 - Page 2
Italians protest civil unions ROME (AP) — Tens of thousands of people opposed to gay rights rallied Saturday in Rome’s Circus Maximus against...

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