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David McCullough's uncanny journey to Ohio's past

May. 9, 2019 12:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — David McCullough's new book was a journey to a world both distant and uncanny. "The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West" is the 13th publication by the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and the fulfillment of his longtime dream to write about people...

America's 1st female astronaut candidate, Jerrie Cobb, dies

Apr. 18, 2019 6:49 PM EDT

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — America's first female astronaut candidate, pilot Jerrie Cobb, who pushed for equality in space but never reached its heights, has died. Cobb died in Florida at age 88 on March 18 following a brief illness. News of her death came Thursday from journalist Miles O'Brien, serving...

Today in History

Apr. 9, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, April 9, the 99th day of 2019. There are 266 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 9, 1968, funeral services, private and public, were held for Martin Luther King Jr. at the Ebenezer Baptist Church and Morehouse College in Atlanta, five days after the...