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Jan. 21, 2021 12:00 AM EST

Today in History Today is Thursday, Jan. 21, the 21st day of 2021. There are 344 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 21, 2020, the U.S. reported its first known case of the new virus circulating in China, saying a Washington state resident who had returned the previous week from...

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Jan. 14, 2021 12:00 AM EST

Today in History Today is Thursday, Jan. 14, the 14th day of 2021. There are 351 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 14, 1943, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and French General Charles de Gaulle opened a wartime conference in Casablanca....

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Jan. 13, 2021 12:00 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Jan. 13, the 13th day of 2021. There are 352 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 13, 1982, an Air Florida 737 crashed into Washington, D.C.‘s 14th Street Bridge and fell into the Potomac River while trying to take off during a...

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Jan. 12, 2021 12:00 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Jan. 12, the 12th day of 2021. There are 353 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 12, 2000, in a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Illinois v. Wardlow, gave police broad authority to stop and question people who run at the sight of an...

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Jan. 11, 2021 12:00 AM EST

Today in History Today is Monday, Jan. 11, the 11th day of 2021. There are 354 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 11, 2020, health authorities in the central Chinese city of Wuhan reported the first death from what had been identified as a new type of coronavirus; the patient...

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Jan. 10, 2021 12:00 AM EST

Today in History Today is Sunday, Jan. 10, the 10th day of 2021. There are 355 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 10, 1776, Thomas Paine anonymously published his influential pamphlet, “Common Sense,” which argued for American independence from British rule. On...

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Jan. 9, 2021 12:00 AM EST

Today in History Today is Saturday, Jan. 9, the ninth day of 2021. There are 356 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 9, 2020, Chinese state media said a preliminary investigation into recent cases of viral pneumonia had identified the probable cause as a new type of coronavirus....

FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2020, file photo, Sen. Mark Kelly, D-Ariz., talks with his wife former Rep. Gabby Giffords, D-Ariz., and Vice President Mike Pence after participating in a re-enactment of his swearing-in on Capitol Hill in Washington. As a mob laid siege to the U.S. Capitol this week, former Rep. Gabby Giffords could only wait nervously for news about her husband, Mark Kelly, who was barely a month into his job as a newly elected senator from Arizona. A decade earlier it was Kelly enduring the excruciating wait for news about Giffords, who was shot in the head in an attempted assassination that, like Wednesday's siege, shocked the nation and prompted a reckoning about the state of politics and discourse in the United States. (Nicholas Kamm/Pool via AP, File)

Victims in 2011 Giffords attack see parallel to Capitol riot

Jan. 8, 2021 5:59 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — As a pro-Trump mob laid siege to the U.S. Capitol this week, former Rep. Gabby Giffords could only wait nervously for news about her husband, Mark Kelly, who was barely a month into his job as a senator from Arizona. A decade earlier it was Kelly enduring the excruciating wait for news...

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Jan. 8, 2021 12:00 AM EST

Today in History Today is Friday, Jan. 8, the eighth day of 2021. There are 357 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 8, 1998, Ramzi Yousef (RAHM’-zee YOO’-sef), the mastermind of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, was sentenced in New York to life in prison...

Arizona history Jan. 3-9

Dec. 30, 2020 12:00 PM EST

Sunday, Jan. 3 On this date in 1787, mountaineer Bill Williams was born. The city of Williams and the Bill Williams River were named after him. On this date in 1912, the Bisbee Daily Review announced that more than 6000 acres (2,428.hectares) of land in the Chino and Lonesome Valleys near Prescott had been...