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Born after 9/11, Homeland Security turns 20 facing new tasks

Mar. 01, 2023 17:15 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal agency born in the aftermath of Sept. 11 when the primary concern was stopping terrorists from entering the U.S. is changing to meet new challenges, said the secretary of homeland security as he marked its 20-year anniversary during a ceremony Wednesday. ...

Today in History: JAN 24, Ted Bundy executed

Jan. 24, 2023 00:02 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Jan. 24, the 24th day of 2023. There are 341 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 24, 1984, Apple Computer began selling its first Macintosh model, which boasted a built-in 9-inch monochrome...

Joseph Hardy, founder of 84 Lumber, dies on 100th birthday

Jan. 08, 2023 19:58 PM EST

FARMINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Joseph Hardy III, founder of the 84 Lumber chain of building materials stores and developer of the Nemacolin resort, has died. He was 100. A family statement provided by the company said the family had lost its “patriarch and all-around great man.” A...