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Published on April 1, 2019 - Page 2
1945: American forces launched the amphibious invasion of Okinawa during World War II. (U.S. forces succeeded in capturing the Japanese island on...
Published on April 1, 2019 - Page 2
Pope defends cardinal delay ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis has defended his decision to reject French Cardinal Philippe Barbarin’s...
Published on March 31, 2019 - Page 2
• Actress Jessica Szohr, 34. • Pop musician Jack Antonoff (fun.), 35. • Actor Brian Tyree Henry (TV: “Atlanta” Stage: “Book of Mormon”), 37. •...
Published on March 31, 2019 - Page 2
1968: At the conclusion of a nationally broadcast address on Vietnam, President Lyndon B. Johnson stunned listeners by declaring, “I shall not seek,...
Published on March 31, 2019 - Page 2
Facebook seeks regulation NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg called Saturday for more outside regulation in several areas in which the...
Published on March 30, 2019 - Page 2
1867: U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward reached agreement with Russia to purchase the territory of Alaska for $7.2 million, a deal ridiculed...
Published on March 30, 2019 - Page 2
• Singer Celine Dion, 51. • Rock musician Eric Clapton, 74. • Actor-director Warren Beatty, 82. • Actor John Astin, 89.
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Captain describes hijacking VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — African migrants who hijacked an oil tanker after it rescued them in the Mediterranean Sea seized...
Published on March 29, 2019 - Page 2
Venezuela bans politician CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Venezuelan government on Thursday said it has barred opposition leader Juan Guaido from...
Published on March 29, 2019 - Page 2
1943: World War II rationing of meat, fats and cheese began, limiting consumers to store purchases of an average of about two pounds a week for beef...
Published on March 28, 2019 - Page 2
Man admits kidnapping teen BARRON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man pleaded guilty Wednesday to kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her...
Published on March 28, 2019 - Page 2
• Singer Lady Gaga, 33. • Actress Julia Stiles, 38. • Actress Annie Wersching, 42. • Actor Vince Vaughn, 49. • Country singer Rodney Atkins, 50...
Published on March 28, 2019 - Page 2
1898: The U.S. Supreme Court, in United States v. Wong Kim Ark, ruled 6-2 that Wong, who was born in the United States to Chinese immigrants, was an...
Published on March 27, 2019 - Page 2
1964: Alaska was hit by a magnitude 9.2 earthquake (the strongest on record in North America) and tsunamis that together claimed about 130 lives....
Published on March 27, 2019 - Page 2
Mueller review ‘weeks’ away WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department official said it will take Attorney General William Barr “weeks, not months” to...
Published on March 26, 2019 - Page 2
Trump: Release whole report WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats pressed the Justice Department Monday to provide the full report from special counsel...
Published on March 25, 2019 - Page 2
1965: The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. led 25,000 people to the Alabama state capitol in Montgomery after a five-day march from Selma to protest the...
Published on March 25, 2019 - Page 2
New Zealand debates speech DUNEDIN, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealanders are debating the limits of free speech after their chief censor banned a 74-...
Published on March 24, 2019 - Page 2
1832: A mob in Hiram, Ohio, attacked, tarred and feathered Mormon leaders Joseph Smith Jr. and Sidney Rigdon. 1882: German scientist Robert Koch...
Published on March 24, 2019 - Page 2
Anti-Brexit protesters swarm LONDON (AP) — Anti-Brexit protesters flooded into central London by the hundreds of thousands on Saturday, demanding...
Published on March 23, 2019 - Page 2
1965: America’s first two-person space mission took place as Gemini 3 blasted off with astronauts Virgil I. “Gus” Grissom and John W. Young aboard...
Published on March 23, 2019 - Page 2
11 alleged extremists caught BERLIN (AP) — German authorities arrested 11 people Friday during a series of raids on a group of people suspected of...
Published on March 22, 2019 - Page 2
1882: President Chester Alan Arthur signed a measure outlawing polygamy. 1933: Dduring Prohibition, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a measure...
Published on March 22, 2019 - Page 2
Trump recognizes Golan JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump abruptly declared Thursday the U.S. will recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the...
Published on March 22, 2019 - Page 13
TOKYO — At times, it seemed as if he’d go on hitting forever. But on Thursday night, a player who defined baseball at its very best on two...
Published on March 21, 2019 - Page 2
Bus driver abducted students MILAN (AP) — A bus driver abducted 51 children and their chaperones Wednesday, ordering the children’s hands to be...
Published on March 20, 2019 - Page 2
Massacre not flagged online LONDON (AP) — Facebook says none of the 200 or so people who watched live video of the New Zealand mosque shooting...
Published on March 20, 2019 - Page 2
2004: Hundreds of thousands of people worldwide rallied against the U.S.-led war in Iraq on the first anniversary of the start of the conflict. The U...
Published on March 19, 2019 - Page 2
1945: During World War II, 724 people were killed when a Japanese dive bomber attacked the carrier USS Franklin off Japan (the ship was saved)....
Published on March 18, 2019 - Page 2
1937: In America’s worst school disaster, nearly 300 people, most of them children, were killed in a natural gas explosion at the New London...
Published on March 18, 2019 - Page 2
‘Judge Jeanine’ off Fox roster NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News weekend host Jeanine Pirro’s show didn’t air a week after her comments questioning U.S. Rep...
Published on March 17, 2019 - Page 2
Mosque death toll rises CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The death toll in the massacres at two New Zealand mosques rose to 50 after police found...
Published on March 17, 2019 - Page 2
1762: New York held its first St. Patrick’s Day parade. 1906: President Theodore Roosevelt first likened crusading journalists to a man with “the...
Published on March 16, 2019 - Page 2
Mosque attacks kills 49 CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) —At least 49 people were shot to death at two mosques during midday prayers Friday — most if...
Published on March 15, 2019 - Page 2
1937: America’s first hospital blood bank was opened at Cook County Hospital in Illinois. 1977: The U.S. House of Representatives began a 90-day...
Published on March 15, 2019 - Page 2
Brits vote to delay Brexit LONDON (AP) — In a stalemate over Brexit, British politicians have chosen to delay it. After weeks of political gridlock...
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1964: A jury in Dallas found Jack Ruby guilty of murdering Lee Harvey Oswald, the accused assassin of President John F. Kennedy, and sentenced him to...
Published on March 14, 2019 - Page 2
Vote tries to delay Brexit LONDON (AP) — In a tentative first step toward ending months of political deadlock, British lawmakers voted Wednesday to...
Published on March 13, 2019 - Page 2
Anti-abortion law upheld CINCINNATI (AP) — A divided federal appeals court Tuesday upheld an Ohio anti-abortion law that blocks public money for...
Published on March 13, 2019 - Page 2
1925: The Tennessee General Assembly approved a bill prohibiting the teaching of the theory of evolution. (Gov. Austin Peay signed the measure on...
Published on March 12, 2019 - Page 2
1912: The Girl Scouts of the USA had its beginnings as Juliette Gordon Low of Savannah, Georgia, founded the first American troop of the Girl Guides...
Published on March 12, 2019 - Page 2
Trump seeking $8B for wall WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump proposed a record $4.7 trillion budget on Monday, pushing the federal deficit...
Published on March 11, 2019 - Page 2
1918: What are believed to be the first confirmed U.S. cases of a deadly global flu pandemic were reported among U.S. Army soldiers stationed at Fort...
Published on March 11, 2019 - Page 2
Jaguar attacks zoo visitor PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a jaguar attacked a woman who crossed a barrier while trying to take a photo Saturday at a...
Published on March 11, 2019 - Page 4
TORONTO (AP) — There’s no money, no sex and nothing illegal happened. This is what passes for a scandal in Canada. U.S. President Donald Trump has...
Published on March 10, 2019 - Page 2
1913: Former slave, abolitionist and Underground Railroad “conductor” Harriet Tubman died in Auburn, New York; she was in her 90s. 1965: Neil Simon’...
Published on March 10, 2019 - Page 2
Venezuelans hold rival rallies CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Venezuelan opposition and government loyalists held rival demonstrations in Caracas on...
Published on March 10, 2019 - Page 16
BERLIN (AP) — German police say officers called to investigate a murder arrived to find that the woman who had reported it just wanted someone to...
Published on March 9, 2019 - Page 2
1945: During World War II, U.S. B-29 bombers began launching incendiary bomb attacks against Tokyo, resulting in an estimated 100,000 deaths. 1964:...
Published on March 9, 2019 - Page 2
Women’s Day celebrated BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Marches and protests were held Friday across the globe to mark International Women’s Day under...