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Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, March 5, the 64th day of 2019. There are 301 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 5, 1...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of March 3-9

March 3: Singer-guitarist Mike Pender of The Searchers is 78. Movie producer-director George Miller ("Mad Max") is 74. Actress Hattie Winston ("Becker") is 74. Singer Jennifer Warnes is 72. Actor-dire...

Snyder pardoned 'career drunk driver' as term neared end

TROY, Mich. (AP) — In his final days in office, Gov. Rick Snyder wiped out the felony drunken-driving conviction of a man who pleaded for a pardon so he could seek a lucrative promotion as the next pr...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, March 5, the 64th day of 2018. There are 301 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 5, 18...

Plans for school walkouts, sit-ins after Florida shooting

The mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead has sparked calls for walkouts, sit-ins and other actions on school campuses across the United States aimed at pushing lawmakers to ...

Kentucky community grapples with cause of school shooting

BENTON, Ky. (AP) — Stunned by a deadly school shooting, a grief-stricken Kentucky community is struggling to answer an agonizing question: How could one of its own have unleashed such terror? ...

'People just ran': Students fled for lives in fatal shooting

BENTON, Ky. (AP) — They ran silently, too stunned to shout. Some of the children ran into classrooms to hide from the boy with the gun. Some ran out of the building, into the fields,...

Florida to seek death penalty against killer clown suspect

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Florida prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against a woman accused of dressing up like a clown in 1990 and fatally shooting the wife of a man she later married. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, March 5, the 64th day of 2017. There are 301 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 5, 18...

Disney attack brings back childhood horror for paramedic

Jason Kershanick was just 9 when he saw a huge alligator leap out of a lake and kill his 4-year-old playmate in their Florida neighborhood.Now a 37-year-old paramedic firefighter, he remembers the gru...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 28-March 5

In a story Feb. 23 about celebrity birthdays, The Associated Press reported erroneously the age of Eva Mendes. She is 42, not 41.A corrected version of the story is below.Feb. 28: Actor Gavin MacLeod ...