A president dies, new nations are born, the MLB All-Star Game goes indoors, and a jam band performs for the last time, all on this day.
2011: South Sudan gains independence and secedes from Sudan. Here the country's presidential guard await the arrival of foreign dignitaries for the country's official independence celebrations in the capital city of Juba.
Brisk and cold conditions will be on tap for today with highs temperatures holding in the mid to upper 20s "despite plenty of sunshine.
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The economic hit taken by the Northeast this week is kind of like the storm itself: not as bad as it could have been.
An undercover drug operation led to the discovery of more than $1 million worth of cocaine and the arrest of a woman in Reading.
Police in Northampton County are warning residents to beware of people posing as utility or other workers after an incident Tuesday.
Federal officials say more than 140,000 Pennsylvanians have enrolled for the first time in plans sold through the health insurance marketplace for 2015.
A bill named for a woman who died while serving jail time for her children's truancy cases is moving forward in Harrisburg.
Will Philadelphia host next year's Democratic National Convention?
An Allentown man drove off after police stopped him for traffic offenses Tuesday.
A night of fun on the town took a violent turn for two men. Police said they were lured into a violent trap by a pair of women.
It's not a mirage: Rita's Italian Ice is bringing its cool treats to the Middle Eastern desert.
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Now that the snow has mostly stopped --- it's time for people on the East Coast to dig out after a powerful snowstorm hit on Monday night.
"Pride and Prejudice" is first published, Elvis makes his national TV debut, "We Are the World" is recorded, and the space shuttle Challenger breaks apart after liftoff, all on this day.
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