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      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsApr 17 21:02 PM

      Today is Saturday, April 18, the 108th day of 2015. There are 257 days left in the year.

    2. Today in History, April 18

      The Conroe CourierApr 18 10:45 AM

      Today is Saturday, April 18, the 108th day of 2015. There are 257 days left in the year.

    3. Everyone knows the legend of Paul Revere’s midnight ride, but how close to the truth is it?

    4. HL:Today in History - April 20@

      seattlepi.comApr 17 18:03 PM

      In 1988, gunmen who'd hijacked a Kuwait Airways jumbo jet were allowed safe passage out of Algeria under an agreement that freed the remaining 31 hostages and ended a 15-day siege in which two passengers were slain. In 2006, Alberta shelved its "Third Way" health-care reforms after public and political pressure that its key elements violated the Canada Health Act. In 2009, Jamaican troops ...

    5. Today is Friday, April 17, the 107th day of 2015. There are 258 days left in the year.

    6. Today in History for Sunday, April 19, 2015

      Amarillo Globe-NewsApr 18 15:31 PM

      In 1775, the American Revolutionary War began with the battles of Lexington and Concord. ■ In 1865, a funeral was held at the White House for President Abraham Lincoln, assassinated five days earlier; his coffin was then taken to the U.S. Capitol for a private memorial service in the Rotunda. ■ In 1912, a special subcommittee of the Senate Commerce Committee opened hearings in New York into ...

    7. Thought for Today: "I think America is richer in intelligence than any other country in the world; and that its intelligence is more scattered than in any country of the world." - Will Durant, American historian (1885-1981).

    8. Sunday, April 26

      The New Zealand HeraldApr 18 16:44 PM

      Today is Sunday, April 26, the 116th day of 2015. There are 249 days left in the year.Highlights in history on this date:1478 - Guiliano de Medici is killed during Mass at the cathedral in Florence in an unsuccessful coup attempt...

    9. Thought for Today: "The only graceful way to accept an insult is to ignore it; if you can't ignore it, top it; if you can't top it, laugh at it; if you can't laugh at it, it's probably deserved." - Russell Lynes, American writer (1910-1991).

    10. Today in history for Saturday, April 18, 2015

      Amarillo Globe-NewsApr 17 15:17 PM

      On April 18, 1945, during World War II, famed American war correspondent Ernie Pyle, 44, was killed by Japanese gunfire on the Pacific island of Ie Shima, off Okinawa. In 1775, Paul Revere began his famous ride from Charlestown to Lexington, Massachusetts, warning American colonists that the British were coming. In 1865, Confederate Gen. Joseph E. Johnston surrendered to Union Maj. Gen. William...

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