The Library of Congress is established, spaceflight claims its first human casualty, the Unabomber kills his last victim, and South Korea clones a puppy, all on this day.
2013: Rana Plaza, a nine-story building near Dhaka, Bangladesh, collapses, killing 1,138 people and injuring 2,500 others. Around 3,500 workers were inside the building, which had apparel factories, a bank and several other shops, when the building collapse. It is considered to be the deadliest garment-factory accident in history, as well as the deadliest accidental structural failure in modern human history. The collapse occurred a day after cracks appeared in the structure. It led the bank to order its employees not to report for work, and the shops were closed because of a strike. But garment workers were told to come in despite their concerns that the building's structure was not sound. The owner of the building, Sohel Rana, was arrested four days after the collapse and is still awaiting trial.
The team will look for violations of Pennsylvania's criminal, civil or ethics laws
The introductions and formalities are over. Now, it's crunch time to get a deal on what U.S. President Barack Obama calls an "ambitious" global climate change agreement.
Leaders of 150 nations are in the second day of the COP21 conference Tuesday. CO...
The brand new DoubleTree Hotel in downtown Reading is set to open in less than two weeks, and 69 News took an exclusive look inside the hotel and convention center
A former assistant city solicitor for Allentown pleaded guilty to federal fraud charges Monday as the FBI's investigation into the city continues
Allentown City Council has delayed approving a new multi-year trash hauling contract with Waste Management after a lawyer for another trash company charged that the city used an illegal process to select a hauler.
Allentown City Council is on the verge of approving a new city budget that contains items based on fraud, maintains council member Jeanette Eichenwald.
At a meeting held Monday night, members of city council reacted to the latest developments in the FBI's investigation into Allentown's contracting processes
3-vehicle wreck closed a portion of Route 209 in Broadheadsville early Tuesday
The website BabyCenter released their updated list of the popular baby names for 2015. Click on to check out the 10 most popular boys and girls names.
Dr Pepper is served for the first time, Ford introduces the first moving assembly line, Rosa Parks refuses to move to the back of the bus, and TWA completes its last flight, all on this day.
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