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Today in History Today is Friday, Jan. 7, the seventh day of 2022. There are 358 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 7, 1...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 2-8

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 2-8: Jan. 2: TV host Jack Hanna (“Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild”) is 74. Actor Wendy Phillips (“I Am Sam”) is 70. Actor Cynthia Sikes (“St. Else...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Jan. 7, the seventh day of 2021. There are 358 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan....

'Very dark couple of weeks': Morgues and hospitals overflow

Nearly 37,000 Americans died of COVID-19 in November, the most in any month since the dark early days of the pandemic, engulfing families in grief, filling obituary pages of small-town newspapers and ...

NYC's first African-American mayor, David Dinkins, has died

NEW YORK (AP) — David Dinkins, who broke barriers as New York City’s first African-American mayor, but was doomed to a single term by a soaring murder rate, stubborn unemployment and his mishandling o...

Protesters invoke different names to decry police treatment

CHICAGO (AP) — In Baltimore, protesters shouted the name of Freddie Gray. In Topeka, Kansas, T-shirts were emblazoned with the name of Dominique White. In Tulsa, Oklahoma, people gathered in a spot wh...

House Dems to outline case for removing Trump from office

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats were preparing to outline their case for removing President Donald Trump from office in a legal brief due Saturday, as opposing sides in the impeachment case look ahe...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Jan. 7, the seventh day of 2020. There are 359 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 7, ...

Notre Dame fire wakes the world up to dangers of lead dust

PARIS (AP) — It took a blaze that nearly destroyed Paris’ most famous cathedral to reveal a gap in global safety regulations for lead, a toxic building material found across many historic cities. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Jan. 7, the seventh day of 2019. There are 358 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 7, 1...

Immigration tops conflicting motivations for primary voters

BALTIMORE (AP) — Bitterness clashing with hope. Calls for civility colliding with cries for payback. Unity versus division. The often conflicting motivations of U.S. voters in Tuesda...

Give up after scandals? Television history shows otherwise

NEW YORK (AP) — Say this about TV creators in 2018 — they don't give up easily. Three current shows — "Roseanne," ''Transparent" and "House of Cards" — have been crippled by scandal,...

The swamp: Playing all sides for a fortune in contracts

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a pursuit of money and influence that began at President Donald Trump's inauguration, two American businessmen sought to leverage connections that stretched from Persian Gulf pala...

The swamp: Playing all sides for a fortune in contracts

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a pursuit of money and influence that began at President Donald Trump's inauguration, two American businessmen sought to leverage connections that stretched from Persian Gulf pala...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Jan. 7, the seventh day of 2018. There are 358 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 7, 1...