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Published on February 21, 2019 - Page 2
ISIS bride can’t return to U.S. WASHINGTON (AP) — An Alabama woman who joined the Islamic State group in Syria won’t be allowed to return to the...
Published on February 21, 2019 - Page 2
1945: During the World War II Battle of Iwo Jima, the escort carrier USS Bismarck Sea was sunk by kamikazes with the loss of 318 men. 1958: The USS...
Published on February 20, 2019 - Page 2
1905: The U.S. Supreme Court, in Jacobson v. Massachusetts, upheld, 7-2, compulsory vaccination laws intended to protect the public’s health. 1907:...
Published on February 20, 2019 - Page 2
Trump: I’ll win border fight WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Tuesday he would prevail over a multistate lawsuit challenging his...
Published on February 19, 2019 - Page 2
1942: During World War II, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which paved the way for the relocation and internment of...
Published on February 18, 2019 - Page 2
Inmates help rescue baby NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) — Some work-release inmates made a Valentine’s Day rescue when a Florida couple accidentally...
Published on February 17, 2019 - Page 2
1944: During World War II, U.S. forces invaded Eniwetok Atoll, encountering little initial resistance from Imperial Japanese troops. (The Americans...
Published on February 17, 2019 - Page 2
Migrant shelter closing PIEDRAS NEGRAS, Mexico (AP) — An improvised shelter where hundreds of Central American migrants have been confined in the...
Published on February 16, 2019 - Page 2
1945: American troops landed on the island of Corregidor in the Philippines during World War II. 1948: N-B-C T-V began airing its first nightly...
Published on February 16, 2019 - Page 2
Two released in actor attack CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police late Friday released without charges two Nigerian brothers arrested on suspicion of...
Published on February 16, 2019 - Page 4
LONDON (AP) — The family of a pregnant British teenager who ran away to join the Islamic State group urged the government Friday to help bring her...
Published on February 16, 2019 - Page 4
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The main suspect in the theft of royal funeral artifacts from a Swedish cathedral confessed Friday to stealing them after...
Published on February 16, 2019 - Page 5
AMANALCO DE BECERRA, Mexico (AP) — For years, park rangers and conservationists working around Mexico’s Nevado de Toluca volcano chased rumors of a...
Published on February 15, 2019 - Page 2
1798: A feud between two members of the U.S. House of Representatives (meeting in Philadelphia) boiled over as Roger Griswold of Connecticut used a...
Published on February 15, 2019 - Page 2
Mexican fentanyl lethal TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Illicit fentanyl smuggled from Mexico into the Southwest has become a profitable new business for drug...
Published on February 14, 2019 - Page 2
Man charged after cop shot NEW YORK (AP) — The robbery suspect targeted in a hail of police gunfire that killed a New York City detective Tuesday...
Published on February 14, 2019 - Page 2
1876: Inventors Alexander Graham Bell and Elisha Gray applied separately for patents related to the telephone. (The U.S. Supreme Court eventually...
Published on February 13, 2019 - Page 2
1935: A jury found Bruno Richard Hauptmann guilty of first-degree murder in the kidnap-slaying of Charles A. Lindbergh Jr., the 20-month-old son of...
Published on February 13, 2019 - Page 2
Astronaut eyes McCain seat PHOENIX (AP) — Retired astronaut Mark Kelly, who became a prominent gun-control advocate after his wife, former U.S. Rep...
Published on February 12, 2019 - Page 2
Dem apologizes for tweets WASHINGTON (AP) — Freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar “unequivocally” apologized Monday for tweets suggesting members of...
Published on February 11, 2019 - Page 2
1937: A six-week-old sit-down strike against General Motors ended, with the company agreeing to recognize the United Automobile Workers Union. 1990...
Published on February 11, 2019 - Page 2
Chimps make ladder, escape LONDON (AP) — Zookeepers say a group of chimpanzees used branches weakened by a storm to make a ladder and escape from...
Published on February 10, 2019 - Page 2
Prince Philip stops driving LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip has decided to stop driving at the age of 97, less than a month after he was involved in a...
Published on February 10, 2019 - Page 2
1863: Showman P.T. Barnum staged the wedding of General Tom Thumb and Mercy Lavinia Warren — both little persons — in New York City. 1959: A major...
Published on February 9, 2019 - Page 2
Pilot allegedly was drunk LONDON (AP) — Police say an American Airlines pilot has been arrested at Britain’s Manchester Airport on suspicion of...
Published on February 9, 2019 - Page 7
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The top U.S. envoy for North Korea returned from three days of talks in Pyongyang and will meet again with his North Korean...
Published on February 9, 2019 - Page 10
LONDON (AP) — Albert Finney, star of films as diverse as “Tom Jones” and “Skyfall,” has died. He was 82. Finney’s family said Friday he “passed away...
Published on February 8, 2019 - Page 2
Care facility to shut down PHOENIX (AP) — A long-term care facility in Arizona where an incapacitated woman was raped and later gave birth is...
Published on February 8, 2019 - Page 2
1910: The Boy Scouts of America was incorporated. 1952: Queen Elizabeth II proclaimed her accession to the British throne following the death of her...
Published on February 8, 2019 - Page 4
MEXICO CITY (AP) —Astronomers have become the latest victims of Mexico’s violence with activities at two observatories being reduced because their...
Published on February 7, 2019 - Page 2
Va. political crisis spirals RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The political crisis in Virginia spun out of control Wednesday when the state’s attorney general...
Published on February 7, 2019 - Page 2
1817: America’s first public gas street lamp was lit in Baltimore at the corner of Market and Lemon streets (now East Baltimore and Holliday streets...
Published on February 7, 2019 - Page 4
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — International terrorist groups carried out more attacks in Iraq and Syria in the last six months of 2018 than in any other...
Published on February 6, 2019 - Page 2
1952: Britain’s King George VI, 56, died at Sandringham House in Norfolk, England; he was succeeded as monarch by his 25-year-old elder daughter, who...
Published on February 5, 2019 - Page 2
Beset governor watched RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A political death watch took shape at Virginia’s Capitol as Gov. Ralph Northam consulted with top...
Published on February 4, 2019 - Page 2
1944: The Bronze Star Medal, honoring “heroic or meritorious achievement or service,” was authorized by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. 1962: A...
Published on February 4, 2019 - Page 2
More troops going to border WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon said Sunday it will send 3,750 more troops to the U.S.-Mexico border to put up another...
Published on February 3, 2019 - Page 2
Russia to quit nuke deal too MOSCOW (AP) — Following in the footsteps of the U.S., Russia will abandon a centerpiece nuclear arms treaty but will...
Published on February 3, 2019 - Page 2
1690: The first paper money in America was issued by the Massachusetts Bay Colony to finance a military expedition to Canada. 1913: The 16th...
Published on February 2, 2019 - Page 2
Prison over popcorn death MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A man who got in an argument with his cousin over popcorn and struck him in the head with a...
Published on February 2, 2019 - 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 1, 2019 - Page 2
Leopard injures four NEW DELHI (AP) — A leopard strayed into a residential area in northern India on Thursday and injured at least four people...
Published on February 1, 2019 - Page 2
1943: During World War II, one of America’s most highly decorated military units, the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, made up almost exclusively of...
Published on January 31, 2019 - Page 2
1950: President Harry S. Truman announced he had ordered development of the hydrogen bomb. 1958: The United States entered the Space Age with its...
Published on January 31, 2019 - Page 2
More monarchs in Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — The population of monarch butterflies wintering in central Mexico is up 144 percent over last year,...
Published on January 31, 2019 - Page 20
BERLIN (AP) — The heirs of a Jewish collector say a painting from a Texas museum on loan in Germany was stolen from their family by the Nazis, and...
Published on January 30, 2019 - Page 2
Intel chiefs contradict Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — Directly contradicting President Donald Trump, U.S. intelligence agencies told Congress on Tuesday...
Published on January 30, 2019 - Page 2
1933: The first episode of the “Lone Ranger” radio program was broadcast on station WXYZ in Detroit. 1945: During World War II, a Soviet submarine...
Published on January 29, 2019 - Page 2
Russia probe nearing end WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker said Monday the special counsel’s Russia investigation is “close...
Published on January 29, 2019 - Page 7
WASHINGTON — The dreaded polar vortex is bringing its icy grip to parts of the U.S. thanks to a sudden blast of warm air in the Arctic. Get used to...