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Snipers shot man who died in Minneapolis police standoff

Jul. 15, 2022 19:14 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two Minneapolis police snipers fatally shot a man from the roof of an apartment building across the street from where he had been holed up in an overnight standoff, according to documents filed Friday. But authorities have not yet said what prompted officers to...

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...

Today in History: July 6, Richard III is crowned

Jul. 06, 2022 00:14 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, July 6, the 187th day of 2022. There are 178 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 6, 1944, an estimated 168 people died in a fire that broke out during a performance in the main tent of...

17-year sentence sticks for man who killed woman on porch

Jun. 22, 2022 17:59 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A white Detroit-area man who said he feared for his life when he fatally shot a young Black woman on his porch in 2013 was given the same 17-year prison sentence Wednesday at a new hearing ordered by the Michigan Supreme Court. Ted Wafer was convicted of...

Today in History: June 10, Six-Day War ends

Jun. 10, 2022 09:15 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, June 10, the 161st day of 2022. There are 204 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 10, 1967, six days of war in the Mideast involving Israel, Syria, Egypt, Jordan and Iraq ended as Israel and...

Today in History: June 1, GM enters bankruptcy protection

Jun. 01, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 1, the 152nd day of 2022. There are 213 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 1, 1813, the mortally wounded commander of the USS Chesapeake, Capt. James Lawrence, gave the order,...