Beethoven and Walt Whitman die, the Stanley Cup comes to the U.S., UCLA wins their seventh straight title, and Pink Floyd's "Dark Side" rules the charts, all on this day.
2011: Former Democratic vice presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro, the first female major party nominee for the office, dies at age 75 in Boston, Massachusetts, where she was being treated for complications of blood cancer. Ferraro was a three-term congresswoman from Queens, New York, when presidential nominee Walter Mondale chose her in 1984 to join his ticket against incumbent President Ronald Reagan and Vice President George H. W. Bush. Ferraro also ran campaigns for the U.S. Senate in 1992 and 1998, both times losing in the primary election, and served as a U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights from 1993 to 1996 in President Bill Clinton's administration.
A victim of a hit and run crash in Lehigh County is still recovering seven months later.
Officers from several police departments descended on a Montgomery County home during an intense standoff.
Easton police say they've arrested a New Jersey man who failed to tell sexual partners he is HIV positive.
Family and local volunteer search groups stepped in Sunday afternoon, to search for 43-year-old Ellen Beth Greenberg on her birthday.
Ukrainian Archbishop Mieczyslaw Mokrzycki, once the private secretary to Pope John Paul II, presented his relic Sunday afternoon.
Memphis police identified 29-year-old Tremaine Wilburn as the suspect in a weekend shooting of an officer.
Wilburn is at large and considered armed and dangerous, Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong told reporters late Sunday.
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One person was killed and at least 15 were injured Sunday when hail and high winds uprooted a tent at a festival west of Chicago, authorities said.
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Wildlife officials in Zimbabwe say a Pennsylvania doctor is the second American accused of illegally killing a lion.
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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.
America formally declares its independence, the U.S. Census is born, a president dies, JFK becomes a hero, and a young Robert Zimmerman changes his name, all on this day.
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