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Today in History

Jan. 27, 2021 12:00 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Jan. 27, the 27th day of 2021. There are 338 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 27, 1756, composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in Salzburg, Austria. On this date: In 1880, Thomas Edison received a patent for his electric incandescent...

Today in History

Jan. 26, 2021 12:00 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Jan. 26, the 26th day of 2021. There are 339 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 26, 2020, NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter and seven others were killed when their helicopter plunged into a steep hillside in dense morning fog in...

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying speaks during the daily press briefing at the Foreign Ministry in Beijing on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. China's Foreign Ministry described outgoing U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday as a

China hits Trump officials with sanctions on their way out

Jan. 20, 2021 1:24 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — China imposed sanctions on nearly 30 former Trump administration officials moments after they left office on Wednesday. In a statement released just minutes after President Joe Biden was inaugurated, Beijing slapped travel bans and business restrictions on Trump’s secretary of...

A man transports children on his tricycle, in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Jan 8, 2021, amid the new coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

Trump hits Cuba with new terrorism sanctions in waning days

Jan. 11, 2021 6:07 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday re-designated Cuba as a “state sponsor of terrorism,” hitting the country with new sanctions that could hamstring President-elect Joe Biden's promise to renew relations with the communist-governed island. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo...

Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., asks questions during a Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee hearing to discuss election security and the 2020 election process on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Greg Nash/Pool via AP)

Simon & Schuster drops book by Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley

Jan. 7, 2021 10:31 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A planned book by Sen. Josh Hawley, who objected to President-elect Joe Biden’s win and backed baseless claims that the election was stolen, has been canceled by its publisher in the wake of the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol by a mob of pro-Trump supporters, a decision the...

Today in History

Jan. 6, 2021 12:00 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Jan. 6, the sixth day of 2021. There are 359 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 6, 2001, with Vice President Al Gore presiding in his capacity as president of the Senate, Congress formally certified George W. Bush the winner of the bitterly...

FILE - This June 6, 2013 file photo, shows the sign outside the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md.All fingers are pointing to Russia as author of the worst-ever hack of U.S. government agencies. But President Donald Trump, long wary of blaming Moscow for cyberattacks has so far been silent. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

With Trump silent, reprisals for hacks may fall to Biden

Dec. 18, 2020 1:04 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — All fingers are pointing to Russia as the source of the worst-ever hack of U.S. government agencies. But President Donald Trump, long wary of blaming Moscow for cyberattacks, has been silent. The lack of any statement seeking to hold Russia responsible casts doubt on the likelihood of a...