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Review: 'Team America' plumbs enduring impact of 4 generals

May. 16, 2022 13:51 PM EDT

“Team America: Patton, MacArthur, Marshall, Eisenhower, and the World They Forged” by Robert L. O’Connell (Harper) Insightful and informative, military historian Robert L. O’Connell’s latest book carries a title that might evoke in today’s readers a group of superheroes...

Today in History: April 28, Mussolini is executed

Apr. 28, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, April 28, the 118th day of 2022. There are 247 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 28, 1994, former CIA official Aldrich Ames, who had passed U.S. secrets to the Soviet Union and then...

Bridget Brink named as US ambassador to Ukraine

Apr. 25, 2022 17:05 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bridget Brink, a veteran foreign service officer who has spent most of her career in the shadow of the former Soviet Union, has been nominated by President Joe Biden to serve as the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine as the country fends off a Russian invasion that's entered its third...

Arizonans help return baptismal vessel to church in Mexico

Apr. 16, 2022 11:31 AM EDT

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — More than eight decades after a sacred baptismal font mysteriously disappeared from a historic Catholic church in Caborca, Mexico, two Prescott men were successful in their years-long mission to return the vessel to its rightful home. Along the way, the two...

Today in History: April 7, LA becomes second biggest

Apr. 07, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, April 7, the 97th day of 2022. There are 268 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 7, 1984, the Census Bureau reported Los Angeles had overtaken Chicago as the nation’s “second city”...

GOP defections thwart some of conservatives' plans in Kansas

Mar. 29, 2022 22:55 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Key conservative initiatives are likely to fail in Kansas this year because a few Republicans are breaking with the rest of the Legislature's veto-proof GOP supermajorities. Republicans have pushed measures through the state Senate tightening election laws and...

Today in History

Mar. 28, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, March 28, the 87th day of 2022. There are 278 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 28, 1979, America’s worst commercial nuclear accident occurred with a partial meltdown inside the Unit 2...

Today in History

Mar. 27, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, March 27, the 86th day of 2022. There are 279 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 27, 1977, in aviation’s worst disaster, 583 people were killed when a KLM Boeing 747, attempting to take...

Today in History

Mar. 18, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, March 18, the 77th day of 2022. There are 288 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 18, 1940, Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini met at the Brenner Pass, where the Italian dictator agreed to...

Alabama-to-Colorado flight diverted due to unruly passenger

Mar. 14, 2022 09:26 AM EDT

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A commercial flight from Huntsville, Alabama, to Denver was diverted to Wichita, Kansas, after a passenger became unruly, news outlets reported. Zara Lowry, who was on board a United Airlines flight operated by SkyWest Airlines, told WAFF-TV a woman who...