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Today in History: JAN 15, Martin Luther King Jr. is born

Jan. 15, 2023 00:01 AM EST

Today in History: Today is Sunday, Jan. 15, the 15th day of 2023. There are 350 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 15, 1929, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was born in Atlanta. On this date: ...

Tsunami advisory lifted after powerful earthquake hits Tonga

Nov. 11, 2022 09:55 AM EST

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A powerful, shallow underwater earthquake struck Friday near Tonga in the southern Pacific, prompting authorities to issue and then lift a tsunami advisory. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.3 quake was centered 211 kilometers (132...