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Today in History

Oct. 14, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Oct. 14, the 287th day of 2019. There are 78 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 14, 1947, U.S. Air Force Capt. Charles E. ("Chuck") Yeager (YAY'-gur) became the first test pilot to break the sound barrier as he flew the experimental Bell XS-1 (later X-1)...

Today in History

Oct. 11, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, Oct. 11, the 284th day of 2019. There are 81 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 11, 1986, President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev opened two days of talks concerning arms control and human rights in Reykjavik, Iceland. On this...

Today in History

Oct. 10, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, Oct. 10, the 283rd day of 2019. There are 82 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 10, 2001, U.S. jets pounded the Afghan capital of Kabul. President George W. Bush unveiled a list of 22 most-wanted terrorists, including Osama bin Laden. On this date: In...

Case of Pakistani who helped CIA track bin Laden adjourned

Oct. 9, 2019 5:57 AM EDT

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani court has given the prosecution two weeks to prepare a response to the appeal by convicted Pakistani physician who ran a fake vaccination campaign in the country to help CIA confirm Osama bin Laden's whereabouts. Wednesday's adjournment was the first following a...

New York bomber convicted in shootout with New Jersey police

Oct. 8, 2019 5:28 PM EDT

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — An Islamic terrorist already serving a life prison term for a bombing in New York City was convicted Tuesday of multiple counts of attempted murder and assault stemming from a shootout with police three years ago. Ahmad Khan Rahimi , a U.S. citizen who was born in Afghanistan but...

A tribute to war widow's fallen husband, and a baby shower

Oct. 7, 2019 4:00 PM EDT

TRUMANSBURG, N.Y. (AP) — On a late summer Saturday, a procession of fire engines, motorcycles and squad cars escorted a van down Main Street, greeted by clusters of flag-waving folks. By the time the caravan had arrived at the American Legion hall, a crowd had gathered; lines of police, firefighters and...

Afghanistan to Taliban: Peace or 'we will continue to fight'

Sep. 30, 2019 5:33 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — As Afghans await the results of a presidential election roiled by Taliban threats, the government used its platform at the U.N. General Assembly on Monday to tell the insurgents: "Join us in peace, or we will continue to fight." Afghanistan was not the only country sending a message:...

Today in History

Sep. 30, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Sept. 30, the 273rd day of 2019. There are 92 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 30, 1777, the Continental Congress — forced to flee in the face of advancing British forces — moved to York, Pennsylvania. On this date: In 1399, England's...

Today in History

Sep. 29, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, Sept. 29, the 272nd day of 2019. There are 93 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 29, 1789, the U.S. War Department established a regular army with a strength of several hundred men. On this date: In 1829, London's reorganized police force, which became...

Today in History

Sep. 24, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Sept. 24, the 267th day of 2019. There are 98 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On September 24, 1976, former hostage Patricia Hearst was sentenced to seven years in prison for her part in a 1974 bank robbery in San Francisco carried out by the Symbionese...