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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...

Today in History

Sep. 29, 2018 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, Sept. 29, the 272nd day of 2018. There are 93 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 29, 1978, Pope John Paul I was found dead in his Vatican apartment just over a month after becoming head of the Roman Catholic Church. On this date: In 1789, the U.S. War...

Ruling party leader wants Poland to be like western Europe

Sep. 2, 2018 1:05 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The leader of Poland's conservative ruling party, whose policies have led to clashes with European Union leaders, said Sunday he wants the country to remain in the EU so it can become like western European nations "in every respect." Jaroslaw Kaczynski's declaration opened the Law and...