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Today in History

Sep. 11, 2019 12:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Sept. 11, the 254th day of 2019. There are 111 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 11, 2001, America faced an unprecedented day of terror as 19 al-Qaida members hijacked four passenger jetliners, sending two of the planes smashing into New York's...

Sarah Palin's husband appears to be seeking a divorce

Sep. 9, 2019 7:13 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Sarah Palin's husband, commonly referred to as "Alaska's first dude" when she was governor, appears to be seeking a divorce from his wife of 31 years. Paperwork believed to be from Todd Palin cited "incompatibility of temperament" in seeking to end his marriage to the 2008...

Arizona GOP boss: Stop Senate candidate 'dead in his tracks'

Sep. 6, 2019 6:13 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The head of the Arizona Republican Party faced a backlash Friday after sending a fundraising email that said Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Mark Kelly, who rose to prominence when his wife was shot in the head, will be stopped "dead in his tracks." The email sent Thursday by Arizona GOP...

Today in History

Sep. 5, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, Sept. 5, the 248th day of 2019. There are 117 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 5, 1975, President Gerald R. Ford escaped an attempt on his life by Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, a disciple of Charles Manson, in Sacramento, California. On this date: In...

Today in History

Sep. 4, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Sept. 4, the 247th day of 2019. There are 118 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 4, 1998, Internet services company Google filed for incorporation in California. On this date: In 1781, Los Angeles was founded by Spanish settlers under the leadership...

Today in History

Sep. 2, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Sept. 2, the 245th day of 2019. There are 120 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 2, 1969, in what some regard as the birth of the Internet, two connected computers at the University of California, Los Angeles, passed test data through a 15-foot cable....

Today in History

Sep. 1, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2019. There are 121 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On September 1, 1939, World War II began as Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On this date: In 1715, following a reign of 72 years, King Louis XIV of France died four days before his...

Too old for president? Health and fitness a better question

Aug. 31, 2019 3:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Science says age is only a number, not a proxy for physical and mental fitness. But with three Democrats in their 70s vying to challenge the oldest first-term president in American history, age's importance will be tested as never before. Only a few years separate President Donald Trump,...

Today in History

Aug. 31, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, Aug. 31, the 243rd day of 2019. There are 122 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 31, 1986, 82 people were killed when an Aeromexico jetliner and a small private plane collided over Cerritos, California. The Soviet passenger ship Admiral Nakhimov...

Today in History

Aug. 29, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, Aug. 29, the 241st day of 2019. There are 124 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Aug. 29, 1944, 15,000 American troops of the 28th Infantry Division marched down the Champs Elysees (shahms ay-lee-ZAY') in Paris as the French capital continued to celebrate...