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Almanac

By The Associated Press Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 22, the 173rd day of 2022. There are 192 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 22, 1940, during World War II, Adolf Hitler gained a stunning victory as France was forced to sign an armistice eight ...

If Roe falls, some DAs won’t enforce anti-abortion laws

By Kimberlee Kruesi Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As the Supreme Court appears on track to overturn the constitutional right to abortion, progressive prosecutors around the U.S. are declaring they won’t enforce some of the most restrictive and punitive anti-abortion laws that ...

Almanac

By The Associated Press Today in History Today is Tuesday, June 21, the 172nd day of 2022. There are 193 days left in the year. Summer begins at 5:14 a.m. EDT. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 21, 1788, the United States Constitution went into effect as New Hampshire became the ...

A father and a child can make a great family

WASHINGTON — Father’s Day is coming one more time and you still have a chance at having a great family. Fathers like most all people have good days and bad days. They have great seasons of life and some that are more difficult. Few fathers will look back over their lives and say, ...

My father’s father: The traces he left

WASHINGTON — My father’s father died when he was 8, just before the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Born in 1901, the grandfather I never knew died in 1941. It was the darkest of times for the family and country. Dr. Reuben Stiehm left a wife and four children, including baby Elizabeth. He was ...

Almanac

By The Associated Press Today in History Today is Saturday, June 18, the 169th day of 2022. There are 196 days left in the year. Todayís Highlight in History: On June 18, 1983, astronaut Sally K. Ride became Americaís first woman in space as she and four colleagues blasted off ...