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Today in History

Jul. 30, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, July 30, the 212th day of 2020. 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 atomic bomb to Tinian in the Mariana Islands, was torpedoed...

Today in History

Jul. 27, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, July 27, the 209th day of 2020. There are 157 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 27, 1974, the House Judiciary Committee voted 27-11 to adopt the first of three articles of impeachment against President Richard Nixon, charging he had personally...

FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2019, file photo, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks during a Forum Club meeting, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Sen. Rubio mistakenly tweeted a photo of himself and Rep. Elijah Cummings, another Black civil rights icon, in a condolence message Saturday, July 18, 2020, meant to honor Rep. John Lewis. The faux pas was quickly discovered and the Rubio replaced it with a video of himself and Lewis at a Miami event. Lewis died Friday at the age of 80. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

Social media for Rubio, Sullivan confuses Cummings, Lewis

Jul. 18, 2020 7:19 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Social media of Republican Sens. Marco Rubio of Florida and Dan Sullivan of Alaska mistakenly posted photos of the late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings with comments meant to honor the late U.S. Rep. John Lewis. The posts were quickly revised with photos of Lewis, a Democratic lawmaker who died...

This image released by Magnolia Pictures shows Rep. John Lewis in a scene from

Review: A timely portrait in ‘John Lewis: Good Trouble’

Jun. 30, 2020 3:04 PM EDT

Getting into “good trouble” is a guiding principle for John Lewis. It's not only OK, but necessary to enact and inspire meaningful change. And it’s not just rhetoric, either. The 80-year-old congressman has the receipts to prove it. He has been arrested 45 times, five of which happened while...

FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2019, file photo, Baltimore Council President Brandon Scott speaks during a viewing service for the late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings at Morgan State University in Baltimore. Scott has won the Democratic nomination for Baltimore mayor. The victory on Tuesday, June 9, 2020, exactly a week after the election was held, puts Scott in a strong position to be the next mayor of the struggling city. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Brandon Scott wins Democratic nomination for Baltimore mayor

Jun. 9, 2020 10:18 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — City Council President Brandon Scott, who ran a campaign focused on youthful energy, progressive ideas and experience, has won the Democratic nomination for Baltimore mayor. He has pledged to tackle longstanding challenges in the city such as gun violence and substance abuse. The victory...