London stops burning, the First Continental Congress meets, terrorists target Israeli Olympians in Munich, and Mother Teresa passes away, all on this day.
2005: President George W. Bush nominates John Roberts, whose nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court to replace retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor was still pending before the Senate, to be chief justice of the Supreme Court following the death of Chief Justice William Rehnquist.
Late Sunday morning, fire officials announced that the "16 Mile Fire" that had been burning for more than a week is now 100 percent contained.
The steadier rain from Sunday morning tapered back during the afternoon, but there could still be a rumble of thunder overnight.
Worshipers returned to Keystone Fellowship Church in Montgomeryville for services on Sunday.
Closing arguments are expected Monday in the trial of a man accused of beating and strangling his college freshman girlfriend in her central Pennsylvania dormitory.
Former Penn State assistant football coach Sandusky has requested an evidentiary hearing as he seeks a new trial.
Sunday’s 1:35 p.m. game between the Lehigh Valley IronPigs and the Buffalo Bisons at Coca-Cola Park has been postponed due to rain.
Hillary Clinton warned the roughly 6,000 people at an NAACP dinner in Detroit on Sunday that Donald Trump's candidacy is the biggest risk to President Barack Obama's legacy.
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Sports Authority is closing all 450 of its stores nationwide, according to CNN and Forbes.com.
Halliburton is scrubbing its plans for a mega-merger with Baker Hughes.
DC Fire and EMS
A train derailed in Washington, D.C., near a metro station Sunday.
Official White House photo by Pete Souza
The Empire State Building opens, "Citizen Kane" premieres, Cheerios are introduced, Elvis gets hitched, President Bush delivers his "Mission Accomplished" speech, and President Obama announces the death of Osama bin Laden, all on this day.
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