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.
Three people are dead and more than a dozen injured after a crash involving a car, a multi-passenger van and a pickup hauling cows in New Jersey.
Pennsylvania State Police
A Pennsylvania police officer was shot to death after responding to a call about a domestic dispute, authorities said. The officer, Lloyd Reed, confronted a man involved in the dispute late Saturday at a home.
Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and leaders of the Republican-controlled Pennsylvania Legislature say they expect final budget legislation to emerge for votes this week.
Dozens are without a home this holiday weekend, after a fire tore through an apartment complex in Bethlehem.
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Donald Trump is insisting he was right that thousands of Muslim-Americans in New Jersey celebrated 9/11, despite being confronted with lack of evidence he's correct.
Allentown's popular "Lights in the Parkway" holiday attraction is being replaced by "Allentown Lights" this year.
National Nuclear Security Administration
Edison shows off his phonograph, atom bomb testing heads underground, a chimpanzee orbits the Earth, the Pong craze begins, and the world loses another Beatle, all on this day.
People are taking to social media to dis Christmas tree-shaped Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, with one tweet comparing them to "turds."
Police evacuated a Planned Parenthood building in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where a gunman fired at officers. Here are images and info from the incident.
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