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PHOTOS: Hurricane Hugo struck 25 years ago September 21-22, 1989

Hugo made landfall just north of Charleston, SC at Sullivan’s Island around midnight September 22, 1989 as a Category 4 storm with estimated maximum sustained winds of 135-140 mph.


Photos: Remembering the 1999 Jewish Community Center shootings in Granada Hills

Sunday, August 10, is the 15th anniversary of the shooting at the North Valley Jewish Community Center in Granada Hills. The anti-Semitic attack left 5 injured, and later a postal worker was murdered. The shooting sparked the formation of the Million Mom March and subsequent rally in DC in 2000 with over 750,000 people demanding [...]


PHOTOS: 100 years since Great Britain declares war on Germany

Monday August 4, 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of Great Britain’s declaration of war on Germany. In 1914 British Prime Minister Herbert Asquith announced at 11 pm that Britain was to enter the war after Germany had violated Belgium neutrality. The First World War or the Great War lasted until 11 November 1918 and is [...]


PHOTOS: President Richard Nixon resigns in wake of Watergate scandal, August 8, 1974

On August 8, 1974, President Richard M. Nixon resigned in the wake of the Watergate scandal. He was the first president in American history to resign. In a televised address, Nixon, flanked by his family, announced to the American public that he would step down rather than endure a Senate impeachment trial for obstruction of [...]


PHOTOS: WWI Centennial, July 28, 2014

A hundred years ago, on July 18th, 1914 Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, marking the the start of the First World War.


PHOTOS: Apollo 11 mission and the first human moonwalk, 45 years later

Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin Jr. and Neil Armstrong were the first men to walk on the lunar surface. The trio was launched to the moon by a Saturn V launch vehicle at 9:32 a.m. EDT, July 16, 1969. They departed the moon July 21, 1969. For the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, Aldrin [...]


PHOTOS: Nadine Gordimer, Nobel laureate and anti-apartheid activist, dies at 90

Nadine Gordimer was first a writer of fiction and a defender of creativity and expression. But as a white South African who hated apartheid’s dehumanization of blacks, she was also a determined political activist in the struggle to end white minority rule in her country. Gordimer, who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1991 [...]


PHOTOS: Babe Ruth debuts as Red Sox pitcher 100 years ago today

Baseball legend Babe Ruth debuted as a pitcher for the Boston Red Sox 100 years ago today, on July 11, 1914, beating Cleveland 4-3. This gallery of photos from The Associated Press covers his relatively brief career with the Sox, the records he’d set with the New York Yankees, his post-baseball fame and the many [...]


PHOTOS: Louis Zamperini, Olympian, WWII hero, dies at 97

Louis Zamperini, an Olympic distance runner and World War II veteran who survived 47 days on a raft in the Pacific after his bomber crashed, then endured two years in Japanese prison camps, has died. He was 97. In May, Zamperini was chosen to be the 2015 Rose Parade Grand Marshal.


PHOTOS: Assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand, 100 years later

Centenary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand by Serbian Gavrilo Princip, an event that propelled Europe into World War I.


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Photos: ‘Annabelle’ with Annabelle Wallis and Ward Horton

John Form (Horton) has found the perfect gift for his expectant wife, Mia (Wallis), a beautiful, rare vintage doll


PHOTOS: Kansas City Chiefs beat New England Patriots, 41-14

Photos from the NFL Monday night football game between the New England Patriots and the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrow


Photos: Oakland Raiders fire head coach Dennis Allen after poor start

Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen was fired Monday, the team has confirmed, after an 0-4 start to the 2014 se