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.
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State Police in Wayne County tell 69News they are looking for a man with a rifle in a wooded area Wednesday morning.
The suspect in the shooting of 2 Pa. State Police troopers is a survivalist who has expressed a desire to kill law enforcement officers and commit mass murder, officials announced Tuesday.
An Allentown man is being rewarded for his groundbreaking work in the music industry.
A proposed amusement tax increase for Bethlehem was unanimously tabled by City Council Tuesday night.
The charity for young people founded by Jerry Sandusky is asking a judge for permission to sell a 60-acre parcel of land.
The mother of slain black teen Trayvon Martin paid a visit to the Lehigh Valley to speak out about racial injustice.
A woman in Thailand committed suicide by throwing herself into a pit of crocodiles at a reptile farm popular with tourists.
University of Pennsylvania
In perhaps the most prestigious college ranking, a new report lists colleges and universities with most global billionaire graduates.
Although the ways you can get scammed are endless, there are ways to protect yourself.
It'll be a battle between the big club and the home team.
The NFL has suffered extensive backlash in their handling of both the Ray Rice domestic abuse and Adrian Peterson child abuse cases. Take a look at reactions to the recent NFL abuse scandals.
Library of Congress
The U.S. Constitution is signed, the Civil War sees the bloodiest battle in American history, the prototype space shuttle Enterprise is unveiled, and the Camp David Accords bring peace between Egypt and Israel, all on this day.
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