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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Washington circus Roughly 75 years ago, famed American political satirist H.L. Mencken said: “Democracy is the art of running the circus from the monkey cage.” Nowhere was that more evi… Read full article: Letters to the editor...→

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Washington circus Roughly 75 years ago, famed American political satirist H.L. Mencken said: “Democracy is the art of running the circus from the monkey cage.” Nowhere was that more evi… Read full article: Letters to the editor...→

Man's family wants evidence released after his execution nearly 3 years ago

Man's family wants evidence released after his execution nearly 3 years ago

The Innocence Project and ACLU have sued a central Arkansas city over the case of Ledell Lee, who was put to death in 2017, despite his claims of innocence. Read full article: Man's family wants evidence released aft...→

Japanese baseball had its own sign stealing scandal 20 years ago

Japanese baseball had its own sign stealing scandal 20 years ago

In a widely covered scandal in 1998, a camera in the Fukuoka Dome was discovered to be focused on the catcher. Read full article: Japanese baseball had its own sign steal...→

FBI tells family of Kristin Smart, who vanished 23 years ago, to be prepared for news: report

FBI tells family of Kristin Smart, who vanished 23 years ago, to be prepared for news: report

The family of Kristin Smart, the California college student who vanished 23 years ago after attending a party near her school, was reportedly told by federal agents to be prepared for news and to secure a family spokesperson. Read full article: FBI tells family of Kristin Smart, who v...→

After Vanishing 16 Years Ago, Daman Smoot Admits to Killing Bucks County Father Adam Brundage

After Vanishing 16 Years Ago, Daman Smoot Admits to Killing Bucks County Father Adam Brundage

Adam Brundage went missing in 2004. This month, his former roommate admitted to beating him in the head with a baseball bat and burying his body at a Bucks County quarry. Read full article: After Vanishing 16 Years Ago, Daman Smoo...→

Advocated by a Minnesotan, Prohibition began 100 years ago today. Its legacy remains.

Advocated by a Minnesotan, Prohibition began 100 years ago today. Its legacy remains.

NEW YORK — In this era of bottomless mimosas, craft beers and ever-present happy hours, it’s striking to recall that 100 years ago the United States imposed a nationwide ban on the production and s… Read full article: Advocated by a Minnesotan, Prohibition b...→

Search Warrants in Jennifer Dulos Case Unsealed; Allege Husband Tried to Run Her Over Years Ago

Search Warrants in Jennifer Dulos Case Unsealed; Allege Husband Tried to Run Her Over Years Ago

Two years before mother-of-five Jennifer Dulos went missing last May in what police believe was a murder, her estranged husband tried to run her over outside her new Connecticut home around the time she had filed for divorce, the children’s nanny told police. The allegations were revealed in nearly 500 pages of search warrants that were released Wednesday after being… Read full article: Search Warrants in Jennifer Dulos Case U...→

On trial eve, Alabama man cleared of wife's murder 30 years ago after another man confesses

On trial eve, Alabama man cleared of wife's murder 30 years ago after another man confesses

An Alabama man won’t face trial for his wife’s cold case murder nearly 30 years ago, this after another man confessed on the eve of the trial. Read full article: On trial eve, Alabama man cleared of wif...→

Prohibition began 100 years ago, and its legacy remains

Prohibition began 100 years ago, and its legacy remains

In this era of bottomless mimosas, craft beers and ever-present happy hours, it’s striking to recall that 100 years ago the United States imposed a nationwide ban on the production and sale of all types of alcohol. Read full article: Prohibition began 100 years ago, and its...→

PHOTOS: 5 years ago, deadly Metro fire hits DC | WTOP

Sunday marks the fifth anniversary of the Metro fire that killed one and sickened dozens. See photos from the scene. Read full article: PHOTOS: 5 years ago, deadly Metro fire h...→

Opinion | FBI abuses spying on Trump campaign eerily echo Red Scare raids of 100 years ago

Opinion | FBI abuses spying on Trump campaign eerily echo Red Scare raids of 100 years ago

A court has ordered the bureau to explain how it will correct its behavior going forward, exactly a century after it should have learned its lesson. Read full article: Opinion | FBI abuses spying on Trump cam...→

African American Leaders In Plano Praise Hiring Of Ed Drain As Police Chief: '40 Years Ago This Probably Would Have Been Unheard Of'

African American Leaders In Plano Praise Hiring Of Ed Drain As Police Chief: '40 Years Ago This Probably Would Have Been Unheard Of'

History was made in Plano this week as the city appointed its first African American police chief. Ed Drain will be formally hired by the city council on Monday. Read full article: African American Leaders In Plano Praise...→

Manchin: Soleimani 'a Bad Actor' Who Should Have Been Taken Out 'Many, Many Years Ago' | Breitbart

Manchin: Soleimani 'a Bad Actor' Who Should Have Been Taken Out 'Many, Many Years Ago' | Breitbart

Wednesday on Fox News Channel's "America's Newsroom" Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) weighed in on the U.S. airstrikes which killed Iran Gen. Qasem Soleimani and | Clips Read full article: Manchin: Soleimani 'a Bad Actor' Who Sho...→

Nun sexually abused student at NJ Catholic school 50 years ago: lawsuit

Nun sexually abused student at NJ Catholic school 50 years ago: lawsuit

A New Jersey nun is accused of sexually abusing a first-grade student at Catholic school more than 50 years ago, according to a new lawsuit. The victim, now 62, alleges Sister Mary Nazareen moleste… Read full article: Nun sexually abused student at NJ Cathol...→

Moon lost its magnetic field 1B years ago after its 'internal dynamo' ended, study finds

Moon lost its magnetic field 1B years ago after its 'internal dynamo' ended, study finds

The Moon likely lost its magnetic field after an internal dynamo stopped firing 1 billion years ago, according to a new study. Read full article: Moon lost its magnetic field 1B years ag...→

The murder and hoax that made Boston’s black community a target 30 years ago

The murder and hoax that made Boston’s black community a target 30 years ago

The story of Charles and Carol Stuart unleashed months of fear and fury from Boston's officials, police, the media and the public. Read full article: The murder and hoax that made Boston’s b...→

Trump says Iranian should have been ‘taken out’ years ago

Trump says Iranian should have been ‘taken out’ years ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that he ordered the killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani because he was “plotting to kill” many Americans. In... Read full article: Trump says Iranian should have been ‘tak...→

Ancient Italy was a hub of metal exchange thousands of years ago

Ancient Italy was a hub of metal exchange thousands of years ago

Researchers found that metalworkers in this period also engaged in an early form of recycling. Read full article: Ancient Italy was a hub of metal exchang...→

Neolithic farmers helped African wolves have a population boom 5,000 years ago

Neolithic farmers helped African wolves have a population boom 5,000 years ago

The development of farming and introduction of livestock during the Neolithic Revolution was an opportunity for the African wolf and boosted populations, suggests study. Read full article: Neolithic farmers helped African wolves ...→

Ancient stone age ring made from deer antler discovered in village swallowed by the sea thousands of years ago

Ancient stone age ring made from deer antler discovered in village swallowed by the sea thousands of years ago

Archaeologists have described a "unique" find dating back thousands of years ago to Neolithic Europe. Researchers say it is just the second ring of its kind found in Denmark. Read full article: Ancient stone age ring made from deer an...→

After Vanishing 16 Years Ago, Daman Smoot Admits to Killing Bucks County Father Adam Brundage

After Vanishing 16 Years Ago, Daman Smoot Admits to Killing Bucks County Father Adam Brundage

Adam Brundage went missing in 2004. This month, his former roommate admitted to beating him in the head with a baseball bat and burying his body at a Bucks County quarry. Read full article: After Vanishing 16 Years Ago, Daman Smoo...→

Many Washington dairies are struggling after years of trade wars and low milk prices

Many Washington dairies are struggling after years of trade wars and low milk prices

An industry already known for booms and busts has grown more volatile, forcing survivors to adopt new strategies. Read full article: Many Washington dairies are struggling a...→

Prohibition began 100 years ago today

Prohibition began 100 years ago today

On Jan. 17, 1920, 100 years ago, the United States imposed a nationwide prohibition on the production and sale of all types of alcohol. Read full article: Prohibition began 100 years ago today...→

64 Years Ago: First Televised Presidential Primary Debate

64 Years Ago: First Televised Presidential Primary Debate

It’s perhaps no coincidence that the last brokered convention was held just as television was making its presence felt on the political scene. Read full article: 64 Years Ago: First Televised Presidenti...→

50 moments that shaped entertainment and pop culture 50 years ago

50 moments that shaped entertainment and pop culture 50 years ago

‘MASH,’ ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’ and the debut album from Black Sabbath all are among the moments of pop culture history that happened in 1970. Read full article: 50 moments that shaped entertainment and...→

Christopher Columbus likely encountered ‘marauding cannibals’ 500 years ago, shocking study says

Christopher Columbus likely encountered ‘marauding cannibals’ 500 years ago, shocking study says

For years, researchers tried to prove that Christopher Columbus's encounters with "cannibal marauders" during his trip to the Caribbean in 1492 were just myths. A new study, however, suggests that Columbus' stories were indeed the truth. Read full article: Christopher Columbus likely encountered ...→

Georgia grave marker leads to Jane Doe's identification after murder 38 years ago

Georgia grave marker leads to Jane Doe's identification after murder 38 years ago

A Georgia man went to prison for her murder, but for more than 38 years investigators didn’t know who she was -- until now. Read full article: Georgia grave marker leads to Jane Doe's...→

100 years ago, here’s how Red Sox fans received the most infamous trade in team history

100 years ago, here’s how Red Sox fans received the most infamous trade in team history

“What the Boston fans want, I take it, and what I want because they want it, is a winning team, rather than a one-man team which finishes in sixth place." Read full article: 100 years ago, here’s how Red Sox fans r...→

Trump says Iranian should have been ‘taken out’ years ago | WTOP

Trump says Iranian should have been ‘taken out’ years ago | WTOP

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that the targeted killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani was ordered because he was “plotting to kill” many Americans. Read full article: Trump says Iranian should have been ‘tak...→

Trump says Iranian should have been ‘taken out’ years ago

Trump says Iranian should have been ‘taken out’ years ago

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that the targeted killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani was ordered because he was “plotting to kill” many Americans. Read full article: Trump says Iranian should have been ‘tak...→

Ancient tombs reveal

Ancient tombs reveal "valley" and "hill" people that coexisted 5,000 years ago

Previously scientists believed the different burials found at the site represented social differences. Read full article: Ancient tombs reveal "valley" and "hill"...→

Neighbor Wanted Hawaii Cop Killing Suspect Evicted Years Ago

A next-door neighbor of a handyman accused of stabbing a woman and fatally shooting two Hawaii police officers said he was assaulted by the suspect years ago and wanted him evicted from their upscale neighborhood near Waikiki Beach. Read full article: Neighbor Wanted Hawaii Cop Killing Suspe...→

As Stillwater district deals with crowded elementaries, is reopening one it closed 2 years ago an option?

As Stillwater district deals with crowded elementaries, is reopening one it closed 2 years ago an option?

Two years after closing Oak Park elementary, some Stillwater school officials are proposing reopening it to deal with growth in portions of the district. The district’s 2016 decision to close… Read full article: As Stillwater district deals with crowde...→

Delaware County Couple Reunited With Jewelry Stolen During Burglary 33 Years Ago

Delaware County Couple Reunited With Jewelry Stolen During Burglary 33 Years Ago

On Friday, a local couple was surprised to find a Prospect Park police officer knocking on their door in reference to a burglary. Read full article: Delaware County Couple Reunited With Jew...→

John Gardner Executed For Killing Soon-To-Be Ex-Wife 15 Years Ago In Collin County

John Gardner Executed For Killing Soon-To-Be Ex-Wife 15 Years Ago In Collin County

John Gardner was convicted for fatally shooting Tammy Gardner, who had feared she would never get out of her marriage alive. Read full article: John Gardner Executed For Killing Soon-T...→

Prohibition: 100 years ago, the US turned off the taps

Prohibition: 100 years ago, the US turned off the taps

Ratification of the 18th Amendment in 1919, which set the stage for Prohibition’s launch a year later, culminated a century of advocacy by the temperance movement. Leading forces included the… Read full article: Prohibition: 100 years ago, the US turne...→

Prohibition began 100 years ago, and its legacy remains

Prohibition began 100 years ago, and its legacy remains

One century ago, the United States imposed a nationwide ban on the production and sale of all types of alcohol Read full article: Prohibition began 100 years ago, and its...→

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Remembering Lt. Kevin Kelley I will always remember the date Jan. 9, 2009. It was the day a friend of mine died in the line of duty working as a Boston firefighter. I still remember hearing the new… Read full article: Letters to the editor...→

‘How do you have as much fun as you do?’: 10 years ago, Pete Carroll brought a life-changing plan to Seattle

‘How do you have as much fun as you do?’: 10 years ago, Pete Carroll brought a life-changing plan to Seattle

Carroll’s sunshine has reigned in Seattle for a decade now. When he left USC to be the Seahawks' coach — on Jan. 11, 2010 — he brought to the NFL a relentless energy, an infectious optimism and one audacious experiment.... Read full article: ‘How do you have as much fun as you do?’...→

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Democratic hypocrisy It’s laughable, but disconcerting, to hear Democrats on the one hand condemning Iranian General Qassem Soleimani for the trail of bodies he left behind, and on the other, conde… Read full article: Letters to the editor...→

T.S. Eliot's letters to Emily Hale unveiled 50 years after her death

T.S. Eliot's letters to Emily Hale unveiled 50 years after her death

The poet had a statement prepared for the unveiling, which came over 50 years after his death, saying the woman he wrote to "would have killed the poet in me." Read full article: T.S. Eliot's letters to Emily Hale unvei...→

Inmate who escaped in South Carolina 40 years ago arrested in Delaware

Inmate who escaped in South Carolina 40 years ago arrested in Delaware

Jose Romero gave an assumed name but his fingerprints came back as that of the escaped inmate, police said. Read full article: Inmate who escaped in South Carolina 40 ...→

Man's family wants evidence released after his execution nearly 3 years ago

Man's family wants evidence released after his execution nearly 3 years ago

The Innocence Project and ACLU have sued a central Arkansas city over the case of Ledell Lee, who was put to death in 2017, despite his claims of innocence. Read full article: Man's family wants evidence released aft...→

Ancient tombs reveal

Ancient tombs reveal "valley" and "hill" people that coexisted 5,000 years ago

Previously scientists believed the different burials found at the site represented social differences. Read full article: Ancient tombs reveal "valley" and "hill"...→

Neolithic farmers helped African wolves have a population boom 5,000 years ago

Neolithic farmers helped African wolves have a population boom 5,000 years ago

The development of farming and introduction of livestock during the Neolithic Revolution was an opportunity for the African wolf and boosted populations, suggests study. Read full article: Neolithic farmers helped African wolves ...→

FBI tells family of Kristin Smart, who vanished 23 years ago, to be prepared for news: report

FBI tells family of Kristin Smart, who vanished 23 years ago, to be prepared for news: report

The family of Kristin Smart, the California college student who vanished 23 years ago after attending a party near her school, was reportedly told by federal agents to be prepared for news and to secure a family spokesperson. Read full article: FBI tells family of Kristin Smart, who v...→

As Stillwater district deals with crowded elementaries, is reopening one it closed 2 years ago an option?

As Stillwater district deals with crowded elementaries, is reopening one it closed 2 years ago an option?

Two years after closing Oak Park elementary, some Stillwater school officials are proposing reopening it to deal with growth in portions of the district. The district’s 2016 decision to close… Read full article: As Stillwater district deals with crowde...→

After Vanishing 16 Years Ago, Daman Smoot Admits to Killing Bucks County Father Adam Brundage

After Vanishing 16 Years Ago, Daman Smoot Admits to Killing Bucks County Father Adam Brundage

Adam Brundage went missing in 2004. This month, his former roommate admitted to beating him in the head with a baseball bat and burying his body at a Bucks County quarry. Read full article: After Vanishing 16 Years Ago, Daman Smoo...→

Delaware County Couple Reunited With Jewelry Stolen During Burglary 33 Years Ago

Delaware County Couple Reunited With Jewelry Stolen During Burglary 33 Years Ago

On Friday, a local couple was surprised to find a Prospect Park police officer knocking on their door in reference to a burglary. Read full article: Delaware County Couple Reunited With Jew...→

Prohibition began 100 years ago today

Prohibition began 100 years ago today

On Jan. 17, 1920, 100 years ago, the United States imposed a nationwide prohibition on the production and sale of all types of alcohol. Read full article: Prohibition began 100 years ago today...→

Search Warrants in Jennifer Dulos Case Unsealed; Allege Husband Tried to Run Her Over Years Ago

Search Warrants in Jennifer Dulos Case Unsealed; Allege Husband Tried to Run Her Over Years Ago

Two years before mother-of-five Jennifer Dulos went missing last May in what police believe was a murder, her estranged husband tried to run her over outside her new Connecticut home around the time she had filed for divorce, the children’s nanny told police. The allegations were revealed in nearly 500 pages of search warrants that were released Wednesday after being… Read full article: Search Warrants in Jennifer Dulos Case U...→

Prohibition: 100 years ago, the US turned off the taps

Prohibition: 100 years ago, the US turned off the taps

Ratification of the 18th Amendment in 1919, which set the stage for Prohibition’s launch a year later, culminated a century of advocacy by the temperance movement. Leading forces included the… Read full article: Prohibition: 100 years ago, the US turne...→

50 moments that shaped entertainment and pop culture 50 years ago

50 moments that shaped entertainment and pop culture 50 years ago

‘MASH,’ ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’ and the debut album from Black Sabbath all are among the moments of pop culture history that happened in 1970. Read full article: 50 moments that shaped entertainment and...→

Prohibition began 100 years ago, and its legacy remains

Prohibition began 100 years ago, and its legacy remains

In this era of bottomless mimosas, craft beers and ever-present happy hours, it’s striking to recall that 100 years ago the United States imposed a nationwide ban on the production and sale of all types of alcohol. Read full article: Prohibition began 100 years ago, and its...→

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Remembering Lt. Kevin Kelley I will always remember the date Jan. 9, 2009. It was the day a friend of mine died in the line of duty working as a Boston firefighter. I still remember hearing the new… Read full article: Letters to the editor...→

Georgia grave marker leads to Jane Doe's identification after murder 38 years ago

Georgia grave marker leads to Jane Doe's identification after murder 38 years ago

A Georgia man went to prison for her murder, but for more than 38 years investigators didn’t know who she was -- until now. Read full article: Georgia grave marker leads to Jane Doe's...→

Opinion | FBI abuses spying on Trump campaign eerily echo Red Scare raids of 100 years ago

Opinion | FBI abuses spying on Trump campaign eerily echo Red Scare raids of 100 years ago

A court has ordered the bureau to explain how it will correct its behavior going forward, exactly a century after it should have learned its lesson. Read full article: Opinion | FBI abuses spying on Trump cam...→

Manchin: Soleimani 'a Bad Actor' Who Should Have Been Taken Out 'Many, Many Years Ago' | Breitbart

Manchin: Soleimani 'a Bad Actor' Who Should Have Been Taken Out 'Many, Many Years Ago' | Breitbart

Wednesday on Fox News Channel's "America's Newsroom" Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) weighed in on the U.S. airstrikes which killed Iran Gen. Qasem Soleimani and | Clips Read full article: Manchin: Soleimani 'a Bad Actor' Who Sho...→

Moon lost its magnetic field 1B years ago after its 'internal dynamo' ended, study finds

Moon lost its magnetic field 1B years ago after its 'internal dynamo' ended, study finds

The Moon likely lost its magnetic field after an internal dynamo stopped firing 1 billion years ago, according to a new study. Read full article: Moon lost its magnetic field 1B years ag...→

T.S. Eliot's letters to Emily Hale unveiled 50 years after her death

T.S. Eliot's letters to Emily Hale unveiled 50 years after her death

The poet had a statement prepared for the unveiling, which came over 50 years after his death, saying the woman he wrote to "would have killed the poet in me." Read full article: T.S. Eliot's letters to Emily Hale unvei...→

Trump says Iranian should have been ‘taken out’ years ago | WTOP

Trump says Iranian should have been ‘taken out’ years ago | WTOP

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that the targeted killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani was ordered because he was “plotting to kill” many Americans. Read full article: Trump says Iranian should have been ‘tak...→

Trump says Iranian should have been ‘taken out’ years ago

Trump says Iranian should have been ‘taken out’ years ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that he ordered the killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani because he was “plotting to kill” many Americans. In... Read full article: Trump says Iranian should have been ‘tak...→

Ancient Italy was a hub of metal exchange thousands of years ago

Ancient Italy was a hub of metal exchange thousands of years ago

Researchers found that metalworkers in this period also engaged in an early form of recycling. Read full article: Ancient Italy was a hub of metal exchang...→

Japanese baseball had its own sign stealing scandal 20 years ago

Japanese baseball had its own sign stealing scandal 20 years ago

In a widely covered scandal in 1998, a camera in the Fukuoka Dome was discovered to be focused on the catcher. Read full article: Japanese baseball had its own sign steal...→

Neighbor Wanted Hawaii Cop Killing Suspect Evicted Years Ago

A next-door neighbor of a handyman accused of stabbing a woman and fatally shooting two Hawaii police officers said he was assaulted by the suspect years ago and wanted him evicted from their upscale neighborhood near Waikiki Beach. Read full article: Neighbor Wanted Hawaii Cop Killing Suspe...→

Ancient stone age ring made from deer antler discovered in village swallowed by the sea thousands of years ago

Ancient stone age ring made from deer antler discovered in village swallowed by the sea thousands of years ago

Archaeologists have described a "unique" find dating back thousands of years ago to Neolithic Europe. Researchers say it is just the second ring of its kind found in Denmark. Read full article: Ancient stone age ring made from deer an...→

After Vanishing 16 Years Ago, Daman Smoot Admits to Killing Bucks County Father Adam Brundage

After Vanishing 16 Years Ago, Daman Smoot Admits to Killing Bucks County Father Adam Brundage

Adam Brundage went missing in 2004. This month, his former roommate admitted to beating him in the head with a baseball bat and burying his body at a Bucks County quarry. Read full article: After Vanishing 16 Years Ago, Daman Smoo...→

Many Washington dairies are struggling after years of trade wars and low milk prices

Many Washington dairies are struggling after years of trade wars and low milk prices

An industry already known for booms and busts has grown more volatile, forcing survivors to adopt new strategies. Read full article: Many Washington dairies are struggling a...→

Advocated by a Minnesotan, Prohibition began 100 years ago today. Its legacy remains.

Advocated by a Minnesotan, Prohibition began 100 years ago today. Its legacy remains.

NEW YORK — In this era of bottomless mimosas, craft beers and ever-present happy hours, it’s striking to recall that 100 years ago the United States imposed a nationwide ban on the production and s… Read full article: Advocated by a Minnesotan, Prohibition b...→

John Gardner Executed For Killing Soon-To-Be Ex-Wife 15 Years Ago In Collin County

John Gardner Executed For Killing Soon-To-Be Ex-Wife 15 Years Ago In Collin County

John Gardner was convicted for fatally shooting Tammy Gardner, who had feared she would never get out of her marriage alive. Read full article: John Gardner Executed For Killing Soon-T...→

64 Years Ago: First Televised Presidential Primary Debate

64 Years Ago: First Televised Presidential Primary Debate

It’s perhaps no coincidence that the last brokered convention was held just as television was making its presence felt on the political scene. Read full article: 64 Years Ago: First Televised Presidenti...→

On trial eve, Alabama man cleared of wife's murder 30 years ago after another man confesses

On trial eve, Alabama man cleared of wife's murder 30 years ago after another man confesses

An Alabama man won’t face trial for his wife’s cold case murder nearly 30 years ago, this after another man confessed on the eve of the trial. Read full article: On trial eve, Alabama man cleared of wif...→

Prohibition began 100 years ago, and its legacy remains

Prohibition began 100 years ago, and its legacy remains

One century ago, the United States imposed a nationwide ban on the production and sale of all types of alcohol Read full article: Prohibition began 100 years ago, and its...→

Christopher Columbus likely encountered ‘marauding cannibals’ 500 years ago, shocking study says

Christopher Columbus likely encountered ‘marauding cannibals’ 500 years ago, shocking study says

For years, researchers tried to prove that Christopher Columbus's encounters with "cannibal marauders" during his trip to the Caribbean in 1492 were just myths. A new study, however, suggests that Columbus' stories were indeed the truth. Read full article: Christopher Columbus likely encountered ...→

PHOTOS: 5 years ago, deadly Metro fire hits DC | WTOP

Sunday marks the fifth anniversary of the Metro fire that killed one and sickened dozens. See photos from the scene. Read full article: PHOTOS: 5 years ago, deadly Metro fire h...→

‘How do you have as much fun as you do?’: 10 years ago, Pete Carroll brought a life-changing plan to Seattle

‘How do you have as much fun as you do?’: 10 years ago, Pete Carroll brought a life-changing plan to Seattle

Carroll’s sunshine has reigned in Seattle for a decade now. When he left USC to be the Seahawks' coach — on Jan. 11, 2010 — he brought to the NFL a relentless energy, an infectious optimism and one audacious experiment.... Read full article: ‘How do you have as much fun as you do?’...→

African American Leaders In Plano Praise Hiring Of Ed Drain As Police Chief: '40 Years Ago This Probably Would Have Been Unheard Of'

African American Leaders In Plano Praise Hiring Of Ed Drain As Police Chief: '40 Years Ago This Probably Would Have Been Unheard Of'

History was made in Plano this week as the city appointed its first African American police chief. Ed Drain will be formally hired by the city council on Monday. Read full article: African American Leaders In Plano Praise...→

Nun sexually abused student at NJ Catholic school 50 years ago: lawsuit

Nun sexually abused student at NJ Catholic school 50 years ago: lawsuit

A New Jersey nun is accused of sexually abusing a first-grade student at Catholic school more than 50 years ago, according to a new lawsuit. The victim, now 62, alleges Sister Mary Nazareen moleste… Read full article: Nun sexually abused student at NJ Cathol...→

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Democratic hypocrisy It’s laughable, but disconcerting, to hear Democrats on the one hand condemning Iranian General Qassem Soleimani for the trail of bodies he left behind, and on the other, conde… Read full article: Letters to the editor...→

100 years ago, here’s how Red Sox fans received the most infamous trade in team history

100 years ago, here’s how Red Sox fans received the most infamous trade in team history

“What the Boston fans want, I take it, and what I want because they want it, is a winning team, rather than a one-man team which finishes in sixth place." Read full article: 100 years ago, here’s how Red Sox fans r...→

The murder and hoax that made Boston’s black community a target 30 years ago

The murder and hoax that made Boston’s black community a target 30 years ago

The story of Charles and Carol Stuart unleashed months of fear and fury from Boston's officials, police, the media and the public. Read full article: The murder and hoax that made Boston’s b...→

Inmate who escaped in South Carolina 40 years ago arrested in Delaware

Inmate who escaped in South Carolina 40 years ago arrested in Delaware

Jose Romero gave an assumed name but his fingerprints came back as that of the escaped inmate, police said. Read full article: Inmate who escaped in South Carolina 40 ...→

Trump says Iranian should have been ‘taken out’ years ago

Trump says Iranian should have been ‘taken out’ years ago

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that the targeted killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani was ordered because he was “plotting to kill” many Americans. Read full article: Trump says Iranian should have been ‘tak...→

Man's family wants evidence released after his execution nearly 3 years ago

Man's family wants evidence released after his execution nearly 3 years ago

The Innocence Project and ACLU have sued a central Arkansas city over the case of Ledell Lee, who was put to death in 2017, despite his claims of innocence. Read full article: Man's family wants evidence released aft...→

Ancient Italy was a hub of metal exchange thousands of years ago

Ancient Italy was a hub of metal exchange thousands of years ago

Researchers found that metalworkers in this period also engaged in an early form of recycling. Read full article: Ancient Italy was a hub of metal exchang...→

Ancient tombs reveal

Ancient tombs reveal "valley" and "hill" people that coexisted 5,000 years ago

Previously scientists believed the different burials found at the site represented social differences. Read full article: Ancient tombs reveal "valley" and "hill"...→

Japanese baseball had its own sign stealing scandal 20 years ago

Japanese baseball had its own sign stealing scandal 20 years ago

In a widely covered scandal in 1998, a camera in the Fukuoka Dome was discovered to be focused on the catcher. Read full article: Japanese baseball had its own sign steal...→

Neolithic farmers helped African wolves have a population boom 5,000 years ago

Neolithic farmers helped African wolves have a population boom 5,000 years ago

The development of farming and introduction of livestock during the Neolithic Revolution was an opportunity for the African wolf and boosted populations, suggests study. Read full article: Neolithic farmers helped African wolves ...→

Neighbor Wanted Hawaii Cop Killing Suspect Evicted Years Ago

A next-door neighbor of a handyman accused of stabbing a woman and fatally shooting two Hawaii police officers said he was assaulted by the suspect years ago and wanted him evicted from their upscale neighborhood near Waikiki Beach. Read full article: Neighbor Wanted Hawaii Cop Killing Suspe...→

FBI tells family of Kristin Smart, who vanished 23 years ago, to be prepared for news: report

FBI tells family of Kristin Smart, who vanished 23 years ago, to be prepared for news: report

The family of Kristin Smart, the California college student who vanished 23 years ago after attending a party near her school, was reportedly told by federal agents to be prepared for news and to secure a family spokesperson. Read full article: FBI tells family of Kristin Smart, who v...→

Ancient stone age ring made from deer antler discovered in village swallowed by the sea thousands of years ago

Ancient stone age ring made from deer antler discovered in village swallowed by the sea thousands of years ago

Archaeologists have described a "unique" find dating back thousands of years ago to Neolithic Europe. Researchers say it is just the second ring of its kind found in Denmark. Read full article: Ancient stone age ring made from deer an...→

As Stillwater district deals with crowded elementaries, is reopening one it closed 2 years ago an option?

As Stillwater district deals with crowded elementaries, is reopening one it closed 2 years ago an option?

Two years after closing Oak Park elementary, some Stillwater school officials are proposing reopening it to deal with growth in portions of the district. The district’s 2016 decision to close… Read full article: As Stillwater district deals with crowde...→

After Vanishing 16 Years Ago, Daman Smoot Admits to Killing Bucks County Father Adam Brundage

After Vanishing 16 Years Ago, Daman Smoot Admits to Killing Bucks County Father Adam Brundage

Adam Brundage went missing in 2004. This month, his former roommate admitted to beating him in the head with a baseball bat and burying his body at a Bucks County quarry. Read full article: After Vanishing 16 Years Ago, Daman Smoo...→

After Vanishing 16 Years Ago, Daman Smoot Admits to Killing Bucks County Father Adam Brundage

After Vanishing 16 Years Ago, Daman Smoot Admits to Killing Bucks County Father Adam Brundage

Adam Brundage went missing in 2004. This month, his former roommate admitted to beating him in the head with a baseball bat and burying his body at a Bucks County quarry. Read full article: After Vanishing 16 Years Ago, Daman Smoo...→

Many Washington dairies are struggling after years of trade wars and low milk prices

Many Washington dairies are struggling after years of trade wars and low milk prices

An industry already known for booms and busts has grown more volatile, forcing survivors to adopt new strategies. Read full article: Many Washington dairies are struggling a...→

Delaware County Couple Reunited With Jewelry Stolen During Burglary 33 Years Ago

Delaware County Couple Reunited With Jewelry Stolen During Burglary 33 Years Ago

On Friday, a local couple was surprised to find a Prospect Park police officer knocking on their door in reference to a burglary. Read full article: Delaware County Couple Reunited With Jew...→

Advocated by a Minnesotan, Prohibition began 100 years ago today. Its legacy remains.

Advocated by a Minnesotan, Prohibition began 100 years ago today. Its legacy remains.

NEW YORK — In this era of bottomless mimosas, craft beers and ever-present happy hours, it’s striking to recall that 100 years ago the United States imposed a nationwide ban on the production and s… Read full article: Advocated by a Minnesotan, Prohibition b...→

Prohibition began 100 years ago today

Prohibition began 100 years ago today

On Jan. 17, 1920, 100 years ago, the United States imposed a nationwide prohibition on the production and sale of all types of alcohol. Read full article: Prohibition began 100 years ago today...→

John Gardner Executed For Killing Soon-To-Be Ex-Wife 15 Years Ago In Collin County

John Gardner Executed For Killing Soon-To-Be Ex-Wife 15 Years Ago In Collin County

John Gardner was convicted for fatally shooting Tammy Gardner, who had feared she would never get out of her marriage alive. Read full article: John Gardner Executed For Killing Soon-T...→

Search Warrants in Jennifer Dulos Case Unsealed; Allege Husband Tried to Run Her Over Years Ago

Search Warrants in Jennifer Dulos Case Unsealed; Allege Husband Tried to Run Her Over Years Ago

Two years before mother-of-five Jennifer Dulos went missing last May in what police believe was a murder, her estranged husband tried to run her over outside her new Connecticut home around the time she had filed for divorce, the children’s nanny told police. The allegations were revealed in nearly 500 pages of search warrants that were released Wednesday after being… Read full article: Search Warrants in Jennifer Dulos Case U...→

64 Years Ago: First Televised Presidential Primary Debate

64 Years Ago: First Televised Presidential Primary Debate

It’s perhaps no coincidence that the last brokered convention was held just as television was making its presence felt on the political scene. Read full article: 64 Years Ago: First Televised Presidenti...→

Prohibition: 100 years ago, the US turned off the taps

Prohibition: 100 years ago, the US turned off the taps

Ratification of the 18th Amendment in 1919, which set the stage for Prohibition’s launch a year later, culminated a century of advocacy by the temperance movement. Leading forces included the… Read full article: Prohibition: 100 years ago, the US turne...→

On trial eve, Alabama man cleared of wife's murder 30 years ago after another man confesses

On trial eve, Alabama man cleared of wife's murder 30 years ago after another man confesses

An Alabama man won’t face trial for his wife’s cold case murder nearly 30 years ago, this after another man confessed on the eve of the trial. Read full article: On trial eve, Alabama man cleared of wif...→

50 moments that shaped entertainment and pop culture 50 years ago

50 moments that shaped entertainment and pop culture 50 years ago

‘MASH,’ ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’ and the debut album from Black Sabbath all are among the moments of pop culture history that happened in 1970. Read full article: 50 moments that shaped entertainment and...→

Prohibition began 100 years ago, and its legacy remains

Prohibition began 100 years ago, and its legacy remains

One century ago, the United States imposed a nationwide ban on the production and sale of all types of alcohol Read full article: Prohibition began 100 years ago, and its...→

Prohibition began 100 years ago, and its legacy remains

Prohibition began 100 years ago, and its legacy remains

In this era of bottomless mimosas, craft beers and ever-present happy hours, it’s striking to recall that 100 years ago the United States imposed a nationwide ban on the production and sale of all types of alcohol. Read full article: Prohibition began 100 years ago, and its...→

Christopher Columbus likely encountered ‘marauding cannibals’ 500 years ago, shocking study says

Christopher Columbus likely encountered ‘marauding cannibals’ 500 years ago, shocking study says

For years, researchers tried to prove that Christopher Columbus's encounters with "cannibal marauders" during his trip to the Caribbean in 1492 were just myths. A new study, however, suggests that Columbus' stories were indeed the truth. Read full article: Christopher Columbus likely encountered ...→

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Remembering Lt. Kevin Kelley I will always remember the date Jan. 9, 2009. It was the day a friend of mine died in the line of duty working as a Boston firefighter. I still remember hearing the new… Read full article: Letters to the editor...→

PHOTOS: 5 years ago, deadly Metro fire hits DC | WTOP

Sunday marks the fifth anniversary of the Metro fire that killed one and sickened dozens. See photos from the scene. Read full article: PHOTOS: 5 years ago, deadly Metro fire h...→

Georgia grave marker leads to Jane Doe's identification after murder 38 years ago

Georgia grave marker leads to Jane Doe's identification after murder 38 years ago

A Georgia man went to prison for her murder, but for more than 38 years investigators didn’t know who she was -- until now. Read full article: Georgia grave marker leads to Jane Doe's...→

‘How do you have as much fun as you do?’: 10 years ago, Pete Carroll brought a life-changing plan to Seattle

‘How do you have as much fun as you do?’: 10 years ago, Pete Carroll brought a life-changing plan to Seattle

Carroll’s sunshine has reigned in Seattle for a decade now. When he left USC to be the Seahawks' coach — on Jan. 11, 2010 — he brought to the NFL a relentless energy, an infectious optimism and one audacious experiment.... Read full article: ‘How do you have as much fun as you do?’...→

Opinion | FBI abuses spying on Trump campaign eerily echo Red Scare raids of 100 years ago

Opinion | FBI abuses spying on Trump campaign eerily echo Red Scare raids of 100 years ago

A court has ordered the bureau to explain how it will correct its behavior going forward, exactly a century after it should have learned its lesson. Read full article: Opinion | FBI abuses spying on Trump cam...→

African American Leaders In Plano Praise Hiring Of Ed Drain As Police Chief: '40 Years Ago This Probably Would Have Been Unheard Of'

African American Leaders In Plano Praise Hiring Of Ed Drain As Police Chief: '40 Years Ago This Probably Would Have Been Unheard Of'

History was made in Plano this week as the city appointed its first African American police chief. Ed Drain will be formally hired by the city council on Monday. Read full article: African American Leaders In Plano Praise...→

Manchin: Soleimani 'a Bad Actor' Who Should Have Been Taken Out 'Many, Many Years Ago' | Breitbart

Manchin: Soleimani 'a Bad Actor' Who Should Have Been Taken Out 'Many, Many Years Ago' | Breitbart

Wednesday on Fox News Channel's "America's Newsroom" Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) weighed in on the U.S. airstrikes which killed Iran Gen. Qasem Soleimani and | Clips Read full article: Manchin: Soleimani 'a Bad Actor' Who Sho...→

Nun sexually abused student at NJ Catholic school 50 years ago: lawsuit

Nun sexually abused student at NJ Catholic school 50 years ago: lawsuit

A New Jersey nun is accused of sexually abusing a first-grade student at Catholic school more than 50 years ago, according to a new lawsuit. The victim, now 62, alleges Sister Mary Nazareen moleste… Read full article: Nun sexually abused student at NJ Cathol...→

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Democratic hypocrisy It’s laughable, but disconcerting, to hear Democrats on the one hand condemning Iranian General Qassem Soleimani for the trail of bodies he left behind, and on the other, conde… Read full article: Letters to the editor...→

Moon lost its magnetic field 1B years ago after its 'internal dynamo' ended, study finds

Moon lost its magnetic field 1B years ago after its 'internal dynamo' ended, study finds

The Moon likely lost its magnetic field after an internal dynamo stopped firing 1 billion years ago, according to a new study. Read full article: Moon lost its magnetic field 1B years ag...→

100 years ago, here’s how Red Sox fans received the most infamous trade in team history

100 years ago, here’s how Red Sox fans received the most infamous trade in team history

“What the Boston fans want, I take it, and what I want because they want it, is a winning team, rather than a one-man team which finishes in sixth place." Read full article: 100 years ago, here’s how Red Sox fans r...→

T.S. Eliot's letters to Emily Hale unveiled 50 years after her death

T.S. Eliot's letters to Emily Hale unveiled 50 years after her death

The poet had a statement prepared for the unveiling, which came over 50 years after his death, saying the woman he wrote to "would have killed the poet in me." Read full article: T.S. Eliot's letters to Emily Hale unvei...→

The murder and hoax that made Boston’s black community a target 30 years ago

The murder and hoax that made Boston’s black community a target 30 years ago

The story of Charles and Carol Stuart unleashed months of fear and fury from Boston's officials, police, the media and the public. Read full article: The murder and hoax that made Boston’s b...→

Trump says Iranian should have been ‘taken out’ years ago | WTOP

Trump says Iranian should have been ‘taken out’ years ago | WTOP

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that the targeted killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani was ordered because he was “plotting to kill” many Americans. Read full article: Trump says Iranian should have been ‘tak...→

Inmate who escaped in South Carolina 40 years ago arrested in Delaware

Inmate who escaped in South Carolina 40 years ago arrested in Delaware

Jose Romero gave an assumed name but his fingerprints came back as that of the escaped inmate, police said. Read full article: Inmate who escaped in South Carolina 40 ...→

Trump says Iranian should have been ‘taken out’ years ago

Trump says Iranian should have been ‘taken out’ years ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that he ordered the killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani because he was “plotting to kill” many Americans. In... Read full article: Trump says Iranian should have been ‘tak...→

Trump says Iranian should have been ‘taken out’ years ago

Trump says Iranian should have been ‘taken out’ years ago

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that the targeted killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani was ordered because he was “plotting to kill” many Americans. Read full article: Trump says Iranian should have been ‘tak...→