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Today in History

May. 3, 2019 12:05 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, May 3, the 123rd day of 2019. There are 242 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On May 3, 1937, Margaret Mitchell won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel, "Gone with the Wind." On this date: In 1469, political theorist Niccolo Machiavelli was born in Florence,...

As police wait to arrest him, ex-Peru president kills self

Apr. 17, 2019 11:57 PM EDT

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Former President Alan Garcia mortally wounded himself with a gunshot to his head Wednesday as officers waited to arrest him in a big graft probe that has put Peru's most prominent politicians behind bars and provoked a reckoning over corruption. Authorities broke through a door at...

The Origin Story: A blind date, a border and Beto O'Rourke

Mar. 29, 2019 5:44 PM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — "1659." Thirty-two-year-old Beto O'Rourke didn't know what the text arriving to his flip phone meant. But he knew it was from the woman he'd taken to Mexico on a blind date three days earlier, and he figured it was a good sign. It was December 2004, and O'Rourke and Amy Sanders had...

The Origin Story: A blind date, a border and Beto O'Rourke

Mar. 29, 2019 4:18 PM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — "1659." Thirty-two-year-old Beto O'Rourke didn't know what the text arriving to his flip phone meant. But he knew it was from the woman he'd taken to Mexico on a blind date three days earlier, and he figured it was a good sign. It was December 2004, and O'Rourke and Amy Sanders had...

Mexico president calls for truth commission on conquest

Mar. 26, 2019 3:07 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador asked Spain on Tuesday to set up a kind of fact-finding commission on the 1519-1521 conquest of Mexico to determine what kind of apology is warranted. Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell quickly knocked the idea down, saying, "Obviously...