A president is shot, a Supreme Court justice is born, aliens land -- or not -- and an acting legend passes, all on this day.
2014: Louis Zamperini, a World War II veteran and POW and a member of the 1936 U.S. Olympic track and field team, dies of pneumonia at age 97 in Los Angeles, California. Zamperini wrote two memoirs about his life experiences and was the subject of Laura Hillenbrand's best selling 2010 biography "Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption," which was adapated into a 2014 movie directed by Angelina Jolie.
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In Paris, world leaders are fretting over 2 degrees Celsius.
The county coroner was called to a home in Hatfield
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.
It's not even winter yet, but the deadly weather in parts of the U.S. suggests otherwise.
The area could see some rain overnight
This year was a bit of a Black Friday bust at the malls. Sales at retail stores fell 10 percent from last year.
People are taking to social media to dis Christmas tree-shaped Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, with one tweet comparing them to "turds."
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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,
Mark Twain is born, Lucy and Desi elope, civil war breaks out in Palestine, Bing and Bowie sing a Christmas duet, and Michael Jackson's "Thriller" is released, all on this day.
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