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Today in History

Oct. 18, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Oct. 18, the 291st day of 2021. There are 74 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 18, 1962, James D. Watson, Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins were honored with the...

Today in History

Oct. 13, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Oct. 13, the 286th day of 2021. There are 79 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 13, 1792, the cornerstone of the executive mansion, later known as the White...

Today in History

Oct. 12, 2021 00:10 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Oct. 12, the 285th day of 2021. There are 80 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 12, 2000, 17 sailors were killed in a suicide bomb attack on the destroyer USS Cole...

Today in History

Oct. 08, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, Oct. 8, the 281st day of 2021. There are 84 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 8, 1985, the hijackers of the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro (ah-KEE’-leh...

California spill came 52 years after historic oil disaster

Oct. 04, 2021 16:17 PM EDT

The weekend oil leak along the Southern California coast happened not far from the site of the catastrophe more than a generation ago that helped give rise to the modern environmental movement itself: the 1969 Santa Barbara spill. That still ranks in the top tier of...

Missing moon rock from Apollo 17 mission back in Louisiana

Sep. 29, 2021 19:16 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana has recovered a missing lunar rock gifted to the state to commemorate the last manned U.S. mission to the moon after it turned up in the hands of a man who recycles wooden plaques. The rock from the 1972 Apollo 17 landing was in the...

Sissy Farenthold, reform-minded lawmaker touted for VP, dies

Sep. 27, 2021 18:00 PM EDT

Frances “Sissy” Farenthold, a reform-minded liberal Democrat in the Texas House who was pushed for the party’s 1972 vice-presidential nomination, has died at age 94, her family said Monday. Farenthold died Sunday at her Houston apartment after a long struggle with...

Today in History

Sep. 26, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, Sept. 26, the 269th day of 2021. There are 96 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 26, 1789, Thomas Jefferson was confirmed by the Senate to be the first United...

Today in History

Sep. 23, 2021 00:24 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, Sept. 23, the 266th day of 2021. There are 99 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 23, 1955, a jury in Sumner, Mississippi, acquitted two white men, Roy Bryant and...

Best of the best: AP ranks the top Games of the Century

Sep. 16, 2021 12:17 PM EDT

The mere idea of trying to rank the greatest “games of the century” doesn't make sense, which makes it perfect for college football. The national champion, after all, for decades was determined by educated guess, which meant there could be multiple games deemed...