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1959: Lincoln Penny

1959: LINCOLN PENNY

In 1959, the redesigned Lincoln penny - with an image of the Lincoln Memorial replacing two ears of wheat on the reverse side - went...

1924: "Rhapsody in Blue"

1924: "RHAPSODY IN BLUE"

In 1924, George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" premiered in New York.

 
 
 
1912: Pu Yi

1912: PU YI

In 1912, Pu Yi , the last emperor of China, abdicated, marking the end of the Qing Dynasty.

1809: Abraham Lincoln

1809: ABRAHAM LINCOLN

In 1809, Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, was born in a log cabin in Hardin County, Kentucky.

 
 
 
2018: Baltimore Police Corruption

2018: BALTIMORE POLICE CORRUPTION

One year ago: Two Baltimore police detectives were convicted of robbery, racketeering and conspiracy at a trial that was part of a...

2014: Tina Maze

2014: TINA MAZE

Five years ago: Tina Maze of Slovenia and Dominique Gisin of Switzerland tied for gold in the Olympic women's downhill at Sochi; it...

 
 
 
2008: Uno

2008: UNO

In 2008, Uno became the first beagle named Westminster's best in show.

2008: General Motors

2008: GENERAL MOTORS

In 2008, General Motors reported losing $38.7 billion in 2007, a record annual loss in automotive history, and offered buyouts to 74,000...

 
 
 
1993: James Bulger

1993: JAMES BULGER

In 1993, in a crime that shocked and outraged Britons, two 10-year-old boys lured 2-year-old James Bulger from his mother at a shopping...

1980: "D.B. Cooper"

1980: "D.B. COOPER"

In 1980, the FBI announced that about $5,800 of the $200,000 ransom paid to hijacker "D.B. Cooper" before he parachuted from a Northwest...

 
 
 
1959: Lincoln Penny

1959: LINCOLN PENNY

In 1959, the redesigned Lincoln penny - with an image of the Lincoln Memorial replacing two ears of wheat on the reverse side - went...

1924: "Rhapsody in Blue"

1924: "RHAPSODY IN BLUE"

In 1924, George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" premiered in New York.

 
 
 
1912: Pu Yi

1912: PU YI

In 1912, Pu Yi , the last emperor of China, abdicated, marking the end of the Qing Dynasty.

1809: Abraham Lincoln

1809: ABRAHAM LINCOLN

In 1809, Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, was born in a log cabin in Hardin County, Kentucky.

 
 
 
1999: Bill Clinton

1999: BILL CLINTON

On Feb. 12, 1999, the Senate voted to acquit President Bill Clinton of perjury and obstruction of justice.

2 Arizona bills could help ease financial burdens of kinship fostering

2 ARIZONA BILLS COULD HELP EASE FINANCIAL BURDENS OF KINSHIP FOSTERING

Senate bills aim at financial help for relatives, friends caring for foster children.

 
 
 
2018: National Portrait Gallery

2018: NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY

One year ago: The National Portrait Gallery unveiled portraits of former President Barack Obama and his wife, painted by African-American...

2018: Jamie Anderson

2018: JAMIE ANDERSON

One year ago: American snowboarder Jamie Anderson won gold in the women's slopestyle event at the Winter Olympics in South Korea as...

 
 
 
2018: Baltimore Police Corruption

2018: BALTIMORE POLICE CORRUPTION

One year ago: Two Baltimore police detectives were convicted of robbery, racketeering and conspiracy at a trial that was part of a...

2014: Tina Maze

2014: TINA MAZE

Five years ago: Tina Maze of Slovenia and Dominique Gisin of Switzerland tied for gold in the Olympic women's downhill at Sochi; it...

 
 
 



Sen. Bernie Sanders announces 2020 presidential run

Sen. Bernie Sanders announces 2020 presidential run

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has announced a second run for president. Read more ...

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at age 85, French media report

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at age 85, French media report

The iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld is dead, French news site Pure People reported on Tuesday. The German-born couturier and photographer reportedly died in hospital in... Read more ...

'Really awesome': Officer leaves pregnant waitress big tip on $9 bill

'Really awesome': Officer leaves pregnant waitress big tip on $9 bill

Included with the tip was a message: “Enjoy your first, you will never forget it.” Read more ...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Returns To Supreme Court Bench After Lung Cancer Surgery

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Returns To Supreme Court Bench After Lung Cancer Surgery

The justice has been recovering at home since late December. She missed January's oral-argument days but participated in those 11 cases based on written briefs and transcripts... Read more ...

16 states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

16 states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

It's the latest challenge to hit the Trump administration, which already faces a litany of lawsuits over the national emergency declaration. Read more ...

Trump slams California for lawsuit against border emergency declaration

Trump slams California for lawsuit against border emergency declaration

President Donald Trump took a swing at California on Tuesday morning with tweets criticizing the state for leading the legal charge against his efforts to fund a border wall by... Read more ...

16 States Sue Over Trump's National Emergency Declaration

16 States Sue Over Trump's National Emergency Declaration

A coalition led by California has sued the Trump administration over its plan to divert billions of dollars to border wall construction. Read more ...

Karl Lagerfeld's last show

Karl Lagerfeld's last show

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld died today at 85, leaving a rich fashion legacy. Though he didn't attend his final show last month for Chanel, his presence was... Read more ...

The life of Karl Lagerfeld

The life of Karl Lagerfeld

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Li Li Leung is USA Gymnastics' next desperately needed savior

Li Li Leung is USA Gymnastics' next desperately needed savior

USA Gymnastics is turning to NBA executive Li Li Leung to help turn the embattled program around. The organization named Leung as its new president and chief executive officer... Read more ...