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Today in History

Jan. 17, 2022 00:04 AM EST

Today in History Today is Monday, Jan. 17, the 17th day of 2022. There are 348 days left in the year. This is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 17, 1961, President Dwight D. Eisenhower delivered his farewell address in...

Today in History

Jan. 09, 2022 00:05 AM EST

Today in History Today is Sunday, Jan. 9, the ninth day of 2022. There are 356 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 9, 2015, French security forces shot and killed two al-Qaida-linked brothers suspected of carrying out the...

Today in History

Jan. 05, 2022 00:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Jan. 5, the fifth day of 2022. There are 360 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 5, 1957, President Dwight D. Eisenhower proposed assistance to countries to help them resist Communist...

Navy captain becomes 1st woman to command US nuclear carrier

Jan. 04, 2022 21:25 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The USS Abraham Lincoln deployed this week from San Diego under the command of Capt. Amy Bauernschmidt, the first woman to lead a nuclear carrier in U.S. Navy history. Bauernschmidt, who previously served as the Abraham Lincoln's executive officer from 2016 to...

Today in History

Jan. 03, 2022 00:03 AM EST

Today in History Today is Monday, Jan. 3, the third day of 2022. There are 362 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 3, 1990, ousted Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega surrendered to U.S. forces, 10 days after taking refuge in...

Today in History

Dec. 24, 2021 00:02 AM EST

Today in History Today is Friday, Dec. 24, the 358th day of 2021. There are seven days left in the year. This is Christmas Eve. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 24, 1943, President Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower...

Today in History

Dec. 19, 2021 00:07 AM EST

Today in History Today is Sunday, Dec. 19, the 353rd day of 2021. There are 12 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 19, 1998, President Bill Clinton was impeached by the Republican-controlled House for perjury and obstruction...

Biden honors 'giant of our history' Bob Dole at US Capitol

Dec. 09, 2021 16:13 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bob Dole lay in state Thursday at the U.S. Capitol, as the president and others gathered to pay tribute to a “giant of our history” who served the country in war and in politics with pragmatism, self-deprecating wit and a bygone era's sense of common civility and compromise....

Today in History

Nov. 25, 2021 00:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Thursday, Nov. 25, the 329th day of 2021. There are 36 days left in the year. Today is Thanksgiving. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 25, 1986, the Iran-Contra affair erupted as President Ronald...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Nov. 24, 2021 11:55 AM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Nov. 21 The Chicago Tribune on the aftershocks of the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict: What a seismic difference a trial has made to public and media perceptions of Kyle...