Today in History

Today in History

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 01:10am EDT

High court blocks same-sex unions in Virginia

Supreme Court puts same-sex marriage on hold in Virginia pending outcome of high-court appeal

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 12:50am EDT

Airstrike kills wife and child of Hamas figure

Airstrike kills Hamas leader's wife and child; Israel demands the rocket fire stop

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 12:34am EDT

Venezuela's president pays visit to Fidel Castro

Venezuelan President Maduro makes unannounced stop in Cuba, pays visit to Fidel Castro

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 11:20pm EDT

LA to settle police-death lawsuit for $5 million

Los Angeles OKs $5 million lawsuit settlement over police shooting captured on live TV

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 11:00pm EDT

FBI chief calls Islamic terror group 'savages'

FBI director calls Islamic terror group behind journalist slaying 'savages'

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 10:20pm EDT

McConnell, Grimes spar at Kentucky farm forum

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 10:00pm EDT

NC legislators approve regulating toxic coal ash

North Carolina passes regulations for toxic coal ash after big spill soiled 70 miles of river

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 09:40pm EDT

Brazil Socialists name Silva as new candidate

Brazil's Socialists name Silva to replace party's presidential candidate killed in plane crash

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 09:02pm EDT

UN Council members reject NKorea meeting request

Security Council members decline North Korean request for a meeting over US-SKorea drills

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 08:50pm EDT

DNC beats RNC in July fundraising

DNC beats RNC in July fundraising, but Republican committee still has more money in the bank

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 08:40pm EDT

Grand jury hears evidence in Ferguson case

Grand jury begins hearing evidence as it considers charges against Ferguson officer

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 08:20pm EDT

Parents demand federal probe in NY police shooting

Parents of 18-year-old shot by NYC police officer in 2012 demand federal grand jury probe

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 08:16pm EDT

McConnell, Grimes spar at Kentucky farm forum

McConnell, Grimes go on attack during 1st joint appearance in Kentucky Senate race

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 08:16pm EDT

AG Holder meeting with Michael Brown's parents

Holder meets in St. Louis with parents of 18-year-old Michael Brown, fatally shot by officer

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 08:10pm EDT

Panel OKs state librarian despite initial concerns

Panel OKs choice for California librarian after initial concerns he had never worked in field

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 08:08pm EDT

UN agency: Iran abiding with terms of nuke deal

UN atomic energy agency: Iran abiding with terms of interim nuclear agreement

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 07:50pm EDT

NYC mayor declares 'Al Roker Appreciation Day'

NYC mayor declares 'Al Roker Appreciation Day' in honor of weatherman's 60th birthday

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 07:50pm EDT

Obama to speak after militants behead American

Obama to deliver statement in aftermath of video showing beheading of US journalist

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 07:50pm EDT

Report: Firefighting costs eroding conservation

Obama administration says costs of fighting wildfires takes long-term toll on forest programs

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 07:46pm EDT
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