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Today in History

Oct. 18, 2018 12:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, Oct. 18, the 291st day of 2018. There are 74 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 18, 1892, the first long-distance telephone line between New York and Chicago was officially opened (it could only handle one call at a time). On this date: In 1648, Boston...

Vegas shooting videos show casino haven, injured in pickups

Oct. 17, 2018 7:24 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police have released officer body-worn camera video showing injured people packed into pickup truck beds and hundreds of people sheltering with blankets on the floor of a casino ballroom hours after last year's mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip. The 17 video clips made public Wednesday...

Vegas shooting videos show police inside casinos

Oct. 10, 2018 6:14 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas have released more body-camera videos showing heavily armed officers in empty casinos and on neon-lit Strip sidewalks after the deadliest mass shooting in the nation's modern history. The 30 video clips made public Wednesday are similar to others released in recent...

Today in History

Oct. 7, 2018 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, Oct. 7, the 280th day of 2018. There are 85 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 7, 1991, University of Oklahoma law professor Anita Hill publicly accused Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of making sexually inappropriate comments when she worked for...

Special FBI team helping probe deadly South Carolina attack

Oct. 5, 2018 11:15 PM EDT

A special FBI team that investigated the slayings five police officers in Dallas in 2016 and the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas last year is helping local authorities gather evidence in what's described as an ambush attack that killed one South Carolina law enforcement officer and wounded six others. "This is...

Today in History

Oct. 5, 2018 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, Oct. 5, the 278th day of 2018. There are 87 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 5, 1983, Solidarity founder Lech Walesa (lek vah-wen'-sah) was named winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. On this date: In 1829, the 21st president of the United States, Chester...

Vegas shooting victims' families view loved ones' portraits

Oct. 4, 2018 11:32 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Families of some of the 58 people killed in last year's mass shooting in Las Vegas met Thursday night with artists who spent days, weeks and months staring at pictures of their lost loved ones, trying to capture their likeness. The emotional reception at a Clark County building in Las...

Today in History

Oct. 4, 2018 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, Oct. 4, the 277th day of 2018. There are 88 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On Oct. 4, 1957, the Space Age began as the Soviet Union launched Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite, into orbit. On this date: In 1777, Gen. George Washington's troops...

Pennsylvania to toughen gun laws in domestic violence cases

Oct. 3, 2018 6:27 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania lawmakers on Wednesday passed the first anti-violence legislation in more than a decade that deals directly with firearms, after years of lobbying by violence-prevention groups to persuade a Legislature historically protective of gun rights. The bill would force people...

Panel rejects MGM's request to centralize shooting lawsuits

Oct. 3, 2018 5:27 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A panel of federal judges on Wednesday denied a request from casino operator MGM Resorts International to centralize 13 lawsuits stemming from last year's mass shooting in Las Vegas. The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation in a written order said centralizing the cases would not be...