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Published on April 26, 2019 - Page 2
Plane crashes into tree MCCALL, Idaho (AP) — A pilot who was trying to crash-land this week in an Idaho field instead brought his small plane to...
Published on April 26, 2019 - Page 2
1968: The United States exploded beneath the Nevada desert a 1.3 megaton nuclear device called “Boxcar.” 1986: An explosion and fire at the...
Published on April 25, 2019 - Page 2
Kim Jong Un needs win VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (AP) — North Korea’s Kim Jong Un and Russian President Vladimir Putin have high hopes for their first one-...
Published on April 25, 2019 - Page 2
1945: During World War II, U.S. and Soviet forces linked up on the Elbe River, a meeting that dramatized the collapse of Nazi Germany’s defenses....
Published on April 24, 2019 - Page 2
Trump to visit the Queen WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump finally has a date on the calendar for a state dinner at Buckingham Palace — a...
Published on April 24, 2019 - Page 2
1967: Soviet cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov was killed when his Soyuz 1 spacecraft smashed into the Earth after his parachutes failed to deploy properly...
Published on April 23, 2019 - Page 2
1943: U.S. Navy Lt. (jg) John F. Kennedy assumed command of PT-109, a motor torpedo boat, in the Solomon Islands during World War II. (On Aug. 2,...
Published on April 22, 2019 - Page 2
1864: Congress authorized the use of the phrase “In God We Trust” on U.S. coins. 1915: The first full-scale use of deadly chemicals in warfare took...
Published on April 22, 2019 - Page 2
Man dies in drug-test scam LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A 35-year-old Kansas man has been sentenced to prison after his father-in-law died while taking...
Published on April 22, 2019 - Page 9
HONG KONG (AP) — With the blond wig and red tie, the star of the Cantonese opera in Hong Kong may look familiar. The Chinese actor and singer has...
Published on April 21, 2019 - Page 2
Pope: Prefer Jesus to wealth VATICAN CITY (AP) — At an Easter vigil in St. Peter’s Basilica, Pope Francis on Saturday encouraged people to resist...
Published on April 21, 2019 - Page 2
1918: Manfred von Richthofen, 25, the German ace known as the “Red Baron” who was believed to have downed 80 enemy aircraft during World War I, was...
Published on April 20, 2019 - Page 2
1972: Apollo 16’s lunar module, carrying astronauts John W. Young and Charles M. Duke Jr., landed on the moon. 1977: The U.S. Supreme Court, in...
Published on April 20, 2019 - Page 2
Emotions over Notre Dame PARIS (AP) — For many yellow vest protesters, the stinging sadness that came with the devastating fire at Notre Dame...
Published on April 19, 2019 - Page 2
1943: During World War II, tens of thousands of Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto began a valiant but ultimately futile battle against Nazi forces. 1966:...
Published on April 19, 2019 - Page 2
Cops: Robbers used scooters LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police said Thursday they’ve broken up a band of scooter-riding robbers from the San Francisco Bay...
Published on April 18, 2019 - Page 2
1906: A devastating earthquake struck San Francisco, followed by raging fires; estimates of the final death toll range between 3,000 and 6,000. 1934...
Published on April 18, 2019 - Page 2
Bells honor burned cathedral PARIS (AP) — Bells of cathedrals across France rang in a moving tribute Wednesday to Notre Dame as firefighters and...
Published on April 17, 2019 - Page 2
1961: Some 1,500 CIA-trained Cuban exiles launched the disastrous Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba in an attempt to topple Fidel Castro, whose forces...
Published on April 17, 2019 - Page 2
Tycoons donate to cathedral PARIS (AP) — Two of France’s richest men — Bernard Arnault, 70, and Francois Pinault, 82 — are competing over donations...
Published on April 16, 2019 - Page 2
Four fatally shot in Canada PENTICTON, British Columbia (AP) — Canadian police say a 60-year-old man is in custody after four targeted shootings...
Published on April 16, 2019 - Page 2
1963: Martin Luther King Jr. wrote his “Letter from Birmingham Jail” in which the civil rights activist responded to a group of local clergymen who...
Published on April 15, 2019 - Page 2
1945: During World War II, British and Canadian troops liberated the Nazi concentration camp Bergen-Belsen. 1947: Jackie Robinson, baseball's first...
Published on April 14, 2019 - Page 2
1865: President Abraham Lincoln was shot and mortally wounded by John Wilkes Booth during a performance of “Our American Cousin” at Ford’s Theater in...
Published on April 14, 2019 - Page 2
Four wounded in shooting MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A shooting outside a Melbourne nightclub left at least two people critically wounded, police...
Published on April 13, 2019 - Page 2
1970: Apollo 13, four-fifths of the way to the moon, was crippled when a tank containing liquid oxygen burst. (The astronauts managed to return...
Published on April 13, 2019 - Page 2
Trump offers immigrant idea WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he is “strongly looking at” transporting migrants to so-called...
Published on April 12, 2019 - Page 2
Arrest in church burnings OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — The suspect in a string of fires that destroyed three black churches in rural Louisiana is the white...
Published on April 12, 2019 - Page 2
1861: The Civil War began as Confederate forces opened fire on Fort Sumter in South Carolina.
Published on April 11, 2019 - Page 2
1945: During World War II, American soldiers liberated the Nazi concentration camp Buchenwald in Germany. 1947: Jackie Robinson of the Brooklyn...
Published on April 11, 2019 - Page 2
Netanyahu likely winner JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s main rival conceded defeat Wednesday, promising to wage a robust battle...
Published on April 11, 2019 - Page 6
HONG KONG — First came their fuzzy feet. From the left eye of his patient, a doctor would eventually remove four tiny bees. “Under the microscope,...
Published on April 10, 2019 - Page 2
Island buyer accused of theft KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — A man who just bought an $8 million island off Key West was arrested Saturday for allegedly...
Published on April 10, 2019 - Page 2
1912: The British liner RMS Titanic set sail from Southampton, England, on its ill-fated maiden voyage. 1971: A table tennis team from the United...
Published on April 9, 2019 - Page 2
1942: During World War II, some 75,000 Philippine and American defenders on Bataan surrendered to Japanese troops, who forced the prisoners into what...
Published on April 8, 2019 - Page 2
Six shot at baby shower CHICAGO (AP) — Two men who opened fire on a crowd of people gathered for a baby shower, wounding six people, including two...
Published on April 7, 2019 - Page 2
West Bank annexing pledged JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged Saturday to annex Jewish settlements in the occupied...
Published on April 7, 2019 - Page 2
1927: The image and voice of Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover were transmitted live from Washington to New York in the first successful long-...
Published on April 6, 2019 - Page 2
Muslim push ends treaties KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Friday Malaysia won’t ratify the Rome Statute of the...
Published on April 5, 2019 - Page 2
Alleged shooter has hearing CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand judge on Friday ordered that the man accused of killing 50 people at two...
Published on April 5, 2019 - Page 2
1964: Army Gen. Douglas MacArthur died in Washington, D.C., at age 84. 1974: Stephen King’s first published novel, “Carrie,” was released by...
Published on April 4, 2019 - Page 2
1968: Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., 39, was shot and killed while standing on a balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee;...
Published on April 4, 2019 - Page 2
Parent makes scandal deal BOSTON (AP) — A packaged-food entrepreneur from California became the first of the 33 parents charged in the college...
Published on April 4, 2019 - Page 2
• Country musician Josh McSwain (Parmalee), 44. • Actress Nancy McKeon, 53. • Actor Robert Downey Jr., 54. • Actress Lorraine Toussaint, 59...
Published on April 3, 2019 - Page 2
Trump eases border threats WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump eased up Tuesday on his threats to shut the southern border as officials across...
Published on April 3, 2019 - Page 2
1860: The Pony Express began carrying mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California. (The delivery system lasted 18 months before...
Published on April 3, 2019 - Page 2
• Actress Cobie Smulders, 37. • Actor Matthew Goode, 41. • Actress Jennie Garth, 47. • Olympic gold medal ski racer Picabo Street, 48. •...
Published on April 2, 2019 - Page 2
1792: Congress passed the Coinage Act, which authorized establishment of the U.S. Mint. 1863: During the Civil War, the Richmond Bread Riot erupted...
Published on April 2, 2019 - Page 2
• Singer Aaron Kelly (TV: “American Idol”), 26. • Actor Jesse Plemons, 31. • Actress Briga Heelan (TV: “Great News”), 32. • Country singer Chris...
Published on April 1, 2019 - Page 2
• Actor Asa Butterfield, 22. • Country singer Hillary Scott (Lady Antebellum), 33. • Comedian-actor Taran Killam, 37. • Singer Bijou Phillips,...