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Today in History: June 26, first Harry Potter book published

Jun. 26, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, June 26, the 177th day of 2022. There are 188 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 26, 1945, the charter of the United Nations was signed by 50 countries in San Francisco. On...

Letters sent to García Márquez to be shown in Mexico City

Jun. 15, 2022 22:06 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — While reviewing the photo archives left by Nobel Prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez, one of his granddaughters came across a mysterious plastic box with the word “grandchildren” written on its label. At first, Emilia García Elizondo was...

John Hinckley Jr. freed from court oversight after decades

Jun. 15, 2022 17:32 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — John Hinckley Jr., who shot and wounded President Ronald Reagan in 1981, was freed from court oversight Wednesday, officially concluding decades of supervision by legal and mental health professionals. “After 41 years 2 months and 15 days, FREEDOM AT...

Moore holds funding edge in Maryland gubernatorial primary

Jun. 15, 2022 15:53 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Wes Moore is entering the last five weeks of Maryland's crowded Democratic primary for governor with a fundraising edge, and he got a boost from Oprah Winfrey to help him down the stretch. Republican Kelly Schulz, endorsed by term-limited Gov. Larry Hogan,...

Biden nominates New Orleans magistrate for 5th Circuit seat

Jun. 15, 2022 13:18 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — President Joe Biden on Wednesday nominated a New Orleans magistrate to become the first minority woman on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. U.S. Magistrate Dana Douglas, who awaits U.S. Senate confirmation, was selected by Biden for the open seat on the...

Today in History: June 14, Continental Army is created

Jun. 14, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, June 14, the 165th day of 2022. There are 200 days left in the year. This is Flag Day. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 14, 1775, the Continental Army, forerunner of the United States Army, was created. ...

Officer hailed as hero testifies at Capitol riot trial

Jun. 13, 2022 16:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A police officer lauded for his bravery during the U.S. Capitol riot testified Monday that a man carrying a Confederate battle flag jabbed at him with the flagpole before joining the mob that chased him up a staircase. In his first public testimony since the Jan....

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Jun. 13, 2022 11:21 AM EDT

Cleveland Plain Dealer. June 12, 2022. Editorial: Ohio’s cynically partisan zero-sum games over redistricting show reforms are needed In January, as an Ohio Supreme Court majority rejected the first of a slew of what it found to be unconstitutionally gerrymandered...

Prominent Democratic operative Joe Grandmaison dies at 79

Jun. 12, 2022 14:24 PM EDT

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — J. Joseph “Joe” Grandmaison, a larger-than-life Democratic operative who ran numerous campaigns and served as an appointee under three presidents, has died. He was 79. Grandmaison died from the effects of Parkinson’s disease Saturday at Wentworth...

Jan. 6 committee's members are on diverging political paths

Jun. 08, 2022 10:50 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nine members of the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection are on diverging political paths as they prepare for public hearings that could become a defining moment in their careers. Working in private rooms in a Capitol office...