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.
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Kurdish Peshmerga forces are just five miles (eight kilometers) from the Iraqi city of Mosul, commanders said Sunday, after days of fighting and sweeping territorial gains in the operation to free the key city from IS...
Watch Kyle Rogers' video report as Hillary Clinton took the stage at a rally in Philadelphia Saturday night.
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Junko Tabei, the first woman to climb the world's highest peak, has died at age 77, according to Japanese media reports.
Tabei climbed Mount Everest in 1975, becoming the first woman to reach the 29,000 foot summit. She was 35 at the time.
A one car crash killed two people in Monroe County Saturday.
After going from 80s on Friday to 50s with a cold wind yesterday, today is looking much more seasonable for mid to late October.
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Eighty-three people were arrested Saturday at a protest against construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, authorities in North Dakota said.
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The Chicago Cubs finally ended their 71-year absence from the World Series by pushing aside the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series.
The Easton mayor responded to a lawsuit filed by the family of a man who was fatally shot by an Easton police officer.
For the first time in 71 years, the Chicago Cubs are the National League champions. Here's a look at their celebration as they go for their first World Series win since 1908.
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The U.S. Marines barracks in Beirut are hit by a truck bomb, Robert Bork's Supreme Court nomination is rejected, and the iPod is introduced, all on this day.
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