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Fernando González, AP head of Caribbean news, dies in Cuba

Nov. 22, 2021 17:34 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Fernando González, who spent decades covering and directing major stories for The Associated Press across Latin America, from papal visits to border skirmishes, hurricanes and hostage standoffs, has died in Havana. González, 60, died at his home...

Today in History

Nov. 01, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Nov. 1, the 305th day of 2021. There are 60 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 1, 1765, the Stamp Act, passed by the British Parliament, went into effect, prompting...

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. 05, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Oct. 5, the 278th day of 2021. There are 87 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 5, 1989, a jury in Charlotte, North Carolina, convicted former P-T-L evangelist Jim...

Today in History

Sep. 20, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Sept. 20, the 263rd day of 2021. There are 102 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 20, 2001, during an address to a joint session of Congress, President George W....

Jorge Sampaio, former president of Portugal, dies at 81

Sep. 10, 2021 18:54 PM EDT

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Jorge Sampaio, a former two-term president of Portugal and one of the most prominent political figures of his generation, has died. He was 81. The current Portuguese president, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, announced Sampaio’s death on Friday. He...