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Published on December 15, 2018 - Page 2
Slaying suspect has hearing ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — A suspect in the slaying of a 21-year-old American psychology student living in the Dutch...
Published on December 15, 2018 - Page 2
1960: Teflon-coated skillets first went on sale, at Macy’s flagship store in New York.
Published on December 15, 2018 - Page 5
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — They call her the “young miracle.” A baby who was admitted to an Ebola treatment center just six days after birth has now...
Published on December 14, 2018 - Page 2
1962: The U.S. space probe Mariner 2 passed Venus at a distance of just over 21,000 miles, transmitting information about the planet, such as its hot...
Published on December 14, 2018 - Page 2
Iran hackers hunt U.S. officials LONDON (AP) — As U.S. President Donald Trump re-imposed harsh economic sanctions on Iran last month, hackers...
Published on December 14, 2018 - Page 6
BETHLEHEM, West Bank — A historic renovation of the Church of the Nativity is lifting spirits in the biblical town of Bethlehem ahead of Christmas,...
Published on December 13, 2018 - Page 2
Attack suspect at large STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Hundreds of security forces combed eastern France for a 29-year-old man with a long criminal...
Published on December 13, 2018 - Page 2
1944: During World War II, the light cruiser USS Nashville was badly damaged in a Japanese kamikaze attack off Negros Island in the Philippines that...
Published on December 12, 2018 - Page 2
1946: A United Nations committee voted to accept a six-block tract of Manhattan real estate offered as a gift by John D. Rockefeller Jr. to be the...
Published on December 12, 2018 - Page 2
Cathedral shooting kills four RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A man opened fire in a cathedral in southern Brazil after Mass on Tuesday, killing four and...
Published on December 12, 2018 - Page 5
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s government on Tuesday passed a law that will make medical marijuana widely available for thousands of...
Published on December 12, 2018 - Page 6
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An Argentine court on Tuesday sentenced two former Ford Motor Co. executives to prison for helping agents of the...
Published on December 12, 2018 - Page 12
BERLIN (AP) — A street in a western German town got a repaving worthy of fictional candy maker Willy Wonka when a ton of chocolate flowed out of a...
Published on December 11, 2018 - Page 2
Mom cried for help amid fire YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An anguished mother, naked and bleeding, banged on the door of the house across the street and...
Published on December 11, 2018 - Page 2
1936: Britain’s King Edward VIII abdicated the throne so he could marry American divorcee Wallis Warfield Simpson; his brother, Prince Albert, became...
Published on December 10, 2018 - Page 2
1906: President Theodore Roosevelt became the first American to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for helping to mediate an end to the Russo-Japanese...
Published on December 10, 2018 - Page 2
Four missing at coal mine CLEAR CREEK, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia mine rescue team is searching for four people reported missing at an underground...
Published on December 9, 2018 - Page 2
TREASURE HUNT: 1-5-10-20-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 2-1; WILD: 0 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 5-2-5; WILD: 0 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 1-3-2-7; WILD: 0 MIDDAY PICK FIVE:...
Published on December 9, 2018 - Page 2
1965: “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” the first animated TV special featuring characters from the “Peanuts” comic strip by Charles M. Schulz, premiered...
Published on December 8, 2018 - Page 2
1941: The United States entered World War II as Congress declared war against Imperial Japan, a day after the attack on Pearl Harbor. 1980: Rock...
Published on December 8, 2018 - Page 2
Paris prepares for violence PARIS (AP) — Anticipating a fourth straight weekend of violent protests, France on Friday mobilized armored vehicles and...
Published on December 8, 2018 - Page 7
UNITED NATIONS (AP) —The United States postponed a Security Council meeting scheduled for Monday to discuss human rights in North Korea because it...
Published on December 8, 2018 - Page 21
LONDON (AP) — A cargo ship on Friday rescued a British sailor after a violent storm ripped off her mast and flung her yacht end over end in the...
Published on December 7, 2018 - Page 2
1941: Japan launched a surprise attack on the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii as part of its plan to conquer Southeast Asian territories;...
Published on December 7, 2018 - Page 2
EPA rolls back control on coal WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency acted again Thursday to ease rules on the sagging U.S. coal...
Published on December 6, 2018 - Page 2
U.S. military jets collide TOKYO (AP) — A Marine refueling plane and a fighter jet crashed into the Pacific Ocean off Japan’s southwestern coast...
Published on December 6, 2018 - Page 2
1884: Army engineers completed construction of the Washington Monument by setting an aluminum capstone atop the obelisk. 1907: The worst mining...
Published on December 5, 2018 - Page 2
1776: The first scholastic fraternity in America, Phi Beta Kappa, was organized at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va. 1848:...
Published on December 5, 2018 - Page 2
Quake selfies discouraged ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — With sizable shockwaves still emanating from last week’s powerful earthquake, authorities in...
Published on December 4, 2018 - Page 2
1867: The National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry, also known as The Grange, was founded in Washington, D.C., to promote the interests...
Published on December 3, 2018 - Page 2
Mexico CEO looks to military MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador used his first full day in office Sunday to double down on...
Published on December 3, 2018 - Page 2
1967: A surgical team in Cape Town, South Africa, led by Dr. Christiaan Barnard performed the first human heart transplant on Louis Washkansky, who...
Published on December 2, 2018 - Page 2
China talks ‘went well’ BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Face-to-face for more than two hours, President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping...
Published on December 2, 2018 - Page 2
1942: An artificially created, self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction was demonstrated for the first time at the University of Chicago. 1957: The...
Published on December 1, 2018 - Page 2
1955: Rosa Parks, a black seamstress, was arrested after refusing to give up her seat to a white man on a Montgomery, Alabama, city bus; the incident...
Published on December 1, 2018 - Page 2
TREASURE HUNT: 02-06-12-17-24 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 6-5; Wild: 3 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 2-7-2; Wild: 3 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 3-5-8-1; Wild: 3 MIDDAY PICK FIVE...
Published on November 30, 2018 - Page 2
1960: The last DeSoto was built by Chrysler, which had decided to retire the brand after 32 years. 1966: The former British colony of Barbados...
Published on November 30, 2018 - Page 2
Migrants’ conditions feared TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Aid workers and humanitarian organizations expressed concerns Thursday about the unsanitary...
Published on November 29, 2018 - Page 2
Body is likely missing teen’s LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — A body found in North Carolina has been preliminarily identified as a 13-year-old girl...
Published on November 29, 2018 - Page 2
1890: The first Army-Navy football game was played at West Point, New York; Navy defeated Army, 24-0. 1910: British explorer Robert F. Scott’s ship...
Published on November 29, 2018 - Page 6
HONG KONG (AP) — A Chinese researcher who claims to have helped make the world’s first genetically edited babies says a second pregnancy may be...
Published on November 28, 2018 - Page 2
Pilot allegedly fell asleep MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A commercial pilot is under investigation after falling asleep in the cockpit of a freight...
Published on November 28, 2018 - Page 2
1942: Fire engulfed the Cocoanut Grove nightclub in Boston, killing 492 people in the deadliest nightclub blaze ever. (The cause of the rapidly-...
Published on November 28, 2018 - Page 12
SHENZHEN, China (AP) —The Chinese scientist who says he helped make the world’s first gene-edited babies veered off a traditional career path,...
Published on November 27, 2018 - Page 2
Mueller team: Manafort lied WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller is accusing former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort of lying to...
Published on November 27, 2018 - Page 2
1901: The U.S. Army War College was established in Washington, D.C. 1924: Macy’s first Thanksgiving Day parade — billed as a “Christmas Parade” —...
Published on November 27, 2018 - Page 10
HONG KONG (AP) — Scientists and bioethics experts reacted with shock, anger and alarm Monday to a Chinese researcher’s claim that he helped make the...
Published on November 26, 2018 - Page 2
1789: Americans observed a day of thanksgiving set aside by President George Washington to mark the adoption of the Constitution of the United States...
Published on November 26, 2018 - Page 2
Ukraine, Russia in tense clash MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s coast guard opened fire on and seized three of Ukraine’s vessels Sunday, wounding two crew...
Published on November 25, 2018 - Page 2
Mexico: No migrant deal MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s incoming government denied a report Saturday that it plans to allow asylum-seekers to wait in...