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Today in History

Feb. 4, 2019 12:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Monday, Feb. 4, the 35th day of 2019. There are 330 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 4, 1974, newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst, 19, was kidnapped in Berkeley, California, by the radical Symbionese Liberation Army. On this date: In 1783, Britain's King George...

Alabama civil rights institute rescinds Angela Davis honor

Jan. 7, 2019 9:04 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Black activists on Monday called for leadership changes and protests at an Alabama civil rights museum after it rescinded an award for political activist Angela Davis, a move the mayor said followed complaints from the Jewish community. Speaking outside the Birmingham Civil Rights...