Salem is gripped by witch hysteria, Yellowstone becomes the world's first national park, the Lindbergh baby is kidnapped, and the Watergate Seven are indicted, all on this day.
2013: Actress and singer Bonnie Franklin, best known for her leading role in the television series "One Day at a Time," dies of pancreatic cancer at age 69 in Los Angeles, California.
Three people are dead and more than a dozen injured after a crash involving a car, a multi-passenger van and a pickup hauling cows in New Jersey.
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A Pennsylvania police officer was shot to death after responding to a call about a domestic dispute, authorities said. The officer, Lloyd Reed, confronted a man involved in the dispute late Saturday at a home.
Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and leaders of the Republican-controlled Pennsylvania Legislature say they expect final budget legislation to emerge for votes this week.
Dozens are without a home this holiday weekend, after a fire tore through an apartment complex in Bethlehem.
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Nearly 150 world leaders are meeting in Paris over one mission: Agree on legally binding reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.
This year was a bit of a Black Friday bust at the malls. Sales at retail stores fell 10 percent from last year.
Allentown's popular "Lights in the Parkway" holiday attraction is being replaced by "Allentown Lights" this year.
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Bill Gates has pulled together a multinational band of investors to put billions into clean energy.
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named the royal baby Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, according to a statement released by Kensington Palace,
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Edison shows off his phonograph, atom bomb testing heads underground, a chimpanzee orbits the Earth, the Pong craze begins, and the world loses another Beatle, all on this day.
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