A president marries in the White House, Babe Ruth retires, Lou Gehrig dies, Queen Elizabeth II is crowned, and "Donkey Kong" debuts, all on this day.
2012: English-American actor and game show host Richard Dawson, best known for playing Corporal Peter Newkirk on "Hogan's Heroes" and being the original host of the "Family Feud" game show, dies of esophageal cancer at age 79 in Los Angeles, California. He also parodied his TV persona in 1987 by co-starring alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger in the action film "The Running Man," in which he portrayed Damon Killian, the evil, egotistical host of a televised gladiator-style game show in which convicted criminals fight for their lives.
State police are on the hunt for at least two people who, they said, pulled out a shotgun and opened fire on a house in Berks County.
A mother has pleaded guilty in the death of her child in Lehigh County.
Pennsylvania State Police are searching for an assault suspect who, they said, should be considered dangerous.
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So much for that much-hyped chocolate marriage between Hershey and Cadbury.
Hershey's stock crashed 11% Monday evening after Cadbury owner Mondelez revealed it's no longer pursuing a deal to acquire the iconic American chocolate maker.
In June, Hershey...
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President Barack Obama will meet his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on the sidelines of this week's Group of 20 meetings in China to discuss efforts against ISIS, the White House said on Monday.
A memorial is in bloom at the place where a state trooper made the ultimate sacrifice nearly two years ago
The Da Vinci Science Center near Allentown announced Monday the largest exhibit investment in its history.
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Gene Wilder, who brought a wild-eyed desperation to a series of memorable and iconic comedy roles in the 1970s and 1980s, has died, his lawyer, Eric Weissmann, said.
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Here's a look at some of the celebrities we've lost so far in 2016.
American troops march through a liberated Paris, the King of Pop is born, The Beatles perform their last concert before paying fans, and Hurricane Katrina hits the Gulf Coast, all on this day.
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