Spanish Influenza breaks out, Janet Reno is confirmed as the first female attorney general, and a massive earthquake and tsunami cripple Japan, all on this day.
2011: An earthquake measuring 9.0 in magnitude strikes 81 miles east of Sendai, Japan, triggering a tsunami, killing more than 15,000 people and causing a nuclear emergency. Another 6,135 people were injured and 2,694 people left missing. It was the most powerful known earthquake ever to have hit Japan, and one of the five most powerful earthquakes in the world since modern record-keeping began in 1900.
An early morning shooting in Allentown has left two people dead and police searching for answers.
Easton Police say a 22-year-old man was shot and killed in the 1100 block of Lehigh Street in Easton early Sunday morning.
The Stroud Area Regional Police Department is currently investigating a shooting that occurred on North 1st Street in the borough of Stroudsburg.
Cumru Township Police are investigating a two-vehicle crash that left one person dead and four others injured.
A fire severely damaged a home in Exeter Township, Berks County Saturday night.
Today: Warmer with sunshine and patchy clouds. High: 84
After three years of futility, Republicans used their majorities in Pennsylvania's House and Senate to pass their top agenda items.
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World Cup final matchup between the United States and Japan not about avenging the Americans' 2011 loss to the Japanese, Abby Wambach says.
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Here is a list of some of the notable public figures, athletes, musicians, artists and actors we've lost in 2015.
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History's greatest showman is born, a war begins, and two of man's greatest inventions are unveiled, all on this day.
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