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Today in History: August 24, Mount Vesuvius erupts

Aug. 24, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Aug. 24, the 236th day of 2022. There are 129 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 24, A.D. 79, long-dormant Mount Vesuvius erupted, burying the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum in...

Aviator Amelia Earhart honored with statue at U.S. Capitol

Jul. 27, 2022 15:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders and Kansas officials praised aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart on Wednesday for advancing the cause of women's rights during her barrier-breaking career at a ceremony unveiling her statue in the U.S. Capitol. Earhart, the first woman to fly...

Chicken hitches ride, ends up in Vermont's largest city

Jul. 19, 2022 15:09 PM EDT

HINESBURG, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont family's chicken is back home after hitching a ride in the undercarriage of their pickup truck and ending up 13 miles away in the state's largest city late last month — a journey that included speeds of 65 miles per hour on an interstate. Someone...