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Today in History: Aug. 1, Hitler opens Berlin Olympics

Aug. 01, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2022. There are 152 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 1, 1936, the Olympics opened in Berlin with a ceremony presided over by Adolf Hitler. On this...

Today in History: July 30, USS Indianapolis is torpedoed

Jul. 30, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, July 30, the 211th day of 2022. There are 154 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 30, 1945, the Portland class heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis, having just delivered components of the...

Some Republicans see good politics in same-sex marriage bill

Jul. 29, 2022 13:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — When asked if he’d support legislation to protect same-sex marriage, one conservative Republican senator was almost nonchalant. “I see no reason to oppose it,” Ron Johnson of Wisconsin told reporters, bringing Democrats one vote closer to an unexpected...

Today in History: July 29, Charles marries Diana

Jul. 29, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, July 29, the 210th day of 2022. There are 155 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 29, 1981, Britain’s Prince Charles married Lady Diana Spencer in a glittering ceremony at St. Paul’s...

Today in History: July 26, Hillary Clinton is nominated

Jul. 26, 2022 00:08 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, July 26, the 207th day of 2022. There are 158 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 26, 2016, Hillary Clinton became the first woman to be nominated for president by a major political party...

Semiconductor bill unites Sanders, the right — in opposition

Jul. 24, 2022 14:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bill to boost semiconductor production in the United States has managed to do nearly the unthinkable — unite the democratic socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders and the fiscally conservative right. The bill making its way through the Senate is a top priority of the...

Today in History: July 24, Apollo 11 returns home

Jul. 24, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, July 24, the 205th day of 2022. There are 160 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 24, 1915, the SS Eastland, a passenger ship carrying more than 2,500 people, rolled onto its side while...

Trump, Pence rivalry intensifies as they consider 2024 runs

Jul. 20, 2022 19:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence is becoming increasingly brazen in his willingness to counter former President Donald Trump. The two will hold dueling events in Arizona on Friday as they stump for rival candidates who offer dramatically different visions of the...

Can green hydrogen save a coal town and slow climate change?

Jul. 20, 2022 11:42 AM EDT

DELTA, Utah (AP) — The coal plant is closing. In this tiny Utah town surrounded by cattle, alfalfa fields and scrub-lined desert highways, hundreds of workers over the next few years will be laid off — casualties of environmental regulations and competition from cheaper energy sources. ...

Today in History: July 13, George Zimmerman acquitted

Jul. 13, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, July 13, the 194th day of 2022. There are 171 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 13, 2013, a jury in Sanford, Florida, cleared neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman of all...