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Today in History: May 7, Nazi Germany surrenders

May. 07, 2024 00:11 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, May 7, the 128th day of 2024. There are 238 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 7, 1945, Nazi Germany signed an unconditional surrender at Allied headquarters in Rheims (rams), France,...

E-waste is overflowing landfills. At one sprawling Vietnam market, workers recycle some of it

May. 02, 2024 22:10 PM EDT

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (AP) — Dam Chan Nguyen saves dead and dying computers. When he first started working two decades ago in Nhat Tao market, Ho Chi Minh City’s biggest informal recycling market, he usually salvaged computers with bulky monitors and heavy processors. Now he...

Today in History: April 30, Vietnam War ends with fall of Saigon

Apr. 30, 2024 00:11 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, April 30, the 121st day of 2024. There are 245 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 30, 1975, the Vietnam War ended as the South Vietnamese capital of Saigon fell to Communist forces. ...