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1995: Selena Quintanilla-Perez

1995: Selena Quintanilla-Perez

In 1995, Mexican-American singer Selena Quintanilla-Perez (left), 23, was shot to death in Corpus Christi, Texas, by the founder of her fan club, Yolanda Saldivar (right), who was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison.

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Century-old NYC matzo factory faces a high-tech future

Century-old NYC matzo factory faces a high-tech future

CORRECTS NUMBER OF MATZOS TO 2.5 MILLION- FILE-This file photo from the early 1960s, provided by the Streit's factory in New York, shows the storefront of the matzo factory at the corner of Rivington St. and Suffolk St. in New York's Lower East Side. Streit's is the oldest factory building i…

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For some, regret lingers years after girl's running death

For some, regret lingers years after girl's running death

FILE - This photo providedby the Etowah County Sheriff's Dept. shows Jessica Mae Hardin, stepmother to 9-year-old Savannah Hardin. A jury convicted grandmother Joyce Hardin Garrard late Friday, March 20, 2015, in the February 2012 death of Savannah Hardin, siding with prosecutors who depicte…

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2010: Jaime Escalante

2010: Jaime Escalante

Five years ago: Math teacher Jaime Escalante, who inspired the movie "Stand and Deliver," died in Roseville, California, at age 79.

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1912: Cherry Trees

1912: Cherry Trees

In 1912, first lady Helen Herron Taft and the wife of Japan's ambassador to the United States, Viscountess Chinda, planted in Washington the first two of 3,000 cherry trees given as a gift by the mayor of Tokyo.

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1933: League of Nations

1933: League of Nations

In 1933, Japan officially withdrew from the League of Nations.

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1964: Alaskan Earthquake

1964: Alaskan Earthquake

In 1964, Alaska was hit by a magnitude 9.2 earthquake (the strongest on record in North America) and tsunamis that together claimed about 130 lives.

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"Downton Abbey": Photos of the show and stars

"Downton Abbey": Photos of the show and stars

In this publicity image released by PBS, Rose Leslie, left, and Siobhan Finneran are shown in a scene from "Downton Abbey," a four-part drama about life in an English country estate. An abrupt ending with several unanswered questions _ including whether the show was even going to return _ le…

March 26, 2015 10:40 am
Yehuda Avner, Israeli diplomat and prime minister aide, dies

Yehuda Avner, Israeli diplomat and prime minister aide, dies

FILE - This Aug. 3, 1983 file photo shows Israeli Ambassador Yehuda Avner in London. Avner, a former Israeli diplomat and aide to a string of prime ministers who turned his insider stories about the country's leaders into a best-selling memoir, has died. Avner, who was 86, died Tuesday after…

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Lawyer: Police shooting suspect didn't fire gun in Ferguson

Lawyer: Police shooting suspect didn't fire gun in Ferguson

FILE - In this file photo provided by the St. Louis County Police Department on March 15, 2015 is Jeffrey Williams. Williams, 20, is accused of shooting two police officers on March 12, during an early-morning rally sparked by the resignation of Ferguson's police chief. (AP Photo/St. Louis C…

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Rebeldes lanzan ofensiva contra la ciudad siria de Idlib

Rebeldes lanzan ofensiva contra la ciudad siria de Idlib

Esta fotografía del 11 de enero de 2013 divulgada por la red de noticias Edlib presenta a integrantes del Frente Nusra, vinculados con Al Qaeda, mientras muestran su bandera al subir a un helicóptero del gobierno sirio en la base aérea de Taftanaz en la provincia de Idlib. Varias facciones r…

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Siria: Rebeldes lanzan ofensiva contra ciudad de Idlib

Siria: Rebeldes lanzan ofensiva contra ciudad de Idlib

En fotografía del 11 de enero de 2013 divulgada por la red de noticias Edlib muestra a integrantes del Frente Nusra, vinculados con Al Qaeda, muestran su bandera al subir a un helicóptero del gobierno sirio en la base aérea de Taftanaz en la provincia de Idlib. Varias facciones rebeldes prep…

March 24, 2015 7:31 am
Frente Nusra crece en Siria ante el acoso a Estado Islámico

Frente Nusra crece en Siria ante el acoso a Estado Islámico

En esta imagen de archivo del 11 de enero de 2013, una imagen de periodismo ciudadano tomada por el grupo anti Assad Edlib News Network (ENN), autentificada de acuerdo a su contenido y otra información de AP, rebeldes del Frente Nusra, sentados en una camioneta con munición en la base aérea …

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Nusra Front quietly rises in Syria as Islamic State targeted

Nusra Front quietly rises in Syria as Islamic State targeted

FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 file photo, citizen journalism image provided by an anti-Bashar Assad activist group Edlib News Network (ENN), which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, rebels from al-Qaida-affiliated Jabhat al-Nusra, also known as the Nu…

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Nusra Front quietly rises in Syria as Islamic State targeted

Nusra Front quietly rises in Syria as Islamic State targeted

FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 file citizen journalism image provided by Edlib News Network, ENN, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, rebels from al-Qaida-affiliated Jabhat al-Nusra, also known as the Nusra Front, wave their brigade flag, as they …

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Justices struggle with free speech case over license plates

Justices struggle with free speech case over license plates

This image provided by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles shows the design of a proposed Sons of Confederate Veterans license plate. The Supreme Court on March 23, 2015, will weigh a free-speech challenge to Texas’ decision to refuse to issue a license plate bearing the Confederate battl…

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1832: Joseph Smith Jr.

1832: Joseph Smith Jr.

In 1832, a mob in Hiram, Ohio, attacked, tarred and feathered Mormon leaders Joseph Smith Jr. (pictured) and Sidney Rigdon.

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1955: "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"

1955: "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"

In 1955, the Tennessee Williams play "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" opened on Broadway.

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1980: Oscar Arnulfo Romero

1980: Oscar Arnulfo Romero

In 1980, one of El Salvador's most respected Roman Catholic Church leaders, Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero, was shot to death by a sniper as he celebrated Mass in San Salvador.

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Birthday: R. Lee Ermey

Birthday: R. Lee Ermey

Actor R. Lee Ermey is 71.

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Slain civil rights activist to receive posthumous degree

Slain civil rights activist to receive posthumous degree

In this March 26, 1965 file photo, an Alabama state troopers car is parked on the side of the road near Lownsboro, Ala, where Viola Gregg Liuzzo of Detroit, was shot to death while enroute to Montgomery. Wayne State University plans to give an honorary doctor of laws degree to Liuzzo during …

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Convicted in girl's running death, grandma faces death

Convicted in girl's running death, grandma faces death

FILE - This file photo released by the Etowah County Sheriff's Dept. on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012 shows Joyce Hardin Garrard, 46. A jury convicted 49-year-old Joyce Hardin Garrard late Friday March 20. 2015 in the February 2012 death of Savannah Hardin, siding with prosecutors who depicted Ga…

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Convicted in girl's running death, grandma faces death

Convicted in girl's running death, grandma faces death

FILE - This file photo released by the Etowah County Sheriff's Dept. on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012 shows Joyce Hardin Garrard, 46. A jury convicted 49-year-old Joyce Hardin Garrard late Friday March 20. 2015 in the February 2012 death of Savannah Hardin, siding with prosecutors who depicted Ga…

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Former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser dies aged 84

Former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser dies aged 84

FILE - This Jan. 31, 1980 file photo shows then Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser while Fraser meets President Jimmy Carter at the White House in Washington. Malcolm Fraser, the former Australian prime minister who was notoriously catapulted to power by a constitutional crisis that le…

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1942: Douglas MacArthur

1942: Douglas MacArthur

1942 - U.S. General Douglas MacArthur declares: "I shall return" to the Philippines after leaving for Australia in the face of a Japanese invasion.

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Wooden

Wooden

FILE - This Jan. 19, 1974, file photo shows UCLA basketball coach John Wooden, center, during the last time out against Notre Dame, in South Bend, Ind. At left foreground is Bill Walton (32). The date the streak ended is burned in Walton's memory. He spits it out with distaste when asked wha…

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IOC plans to retest hundreds of doping samples from Beijing

IOC plans to retest hundreds of doping samples from Beijing

FILE - This is a May 11, 2007 file photo of Chinese medical professionals as they practice urine collection procedures at a training class for Beijing 2008 Olympic Games Doping Control Officers in Beijing. The IOC plans to retest hundreds of doping samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics in a…

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1945: USS Franklin

1945: USS Franklin

On March 19, 1945, during World War II, 724 people were killed when a Japanese dive bomber attacked the carrier USS Franklin off Japan; the ship, however, was saved.

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1979: C-SPAN

1979: C-SPAN

In 1979, the U.S. House of Representatives began televising its floor proceedings; the live feed was carried by C-SPAN (Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network), which was making its debut.

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Israel's Netanyahu emerges with slight edge after tight race

Israel's Netanyahu emerges with slight edge after tight race

An Israeli bride prepares to cast her vote at a polling station in Holon, Israel, Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Israelis are voting in early parliament elections following a campaign focused on economic issues such as the high cost of living, rather than fears of a nuclear Iran or the Israeli-Ara…

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Israel's Netanyahu emerges with slight edge after tight race

Israel's Netanyahu emerges with slight edge after tight race

Yair Lapid, leader of the Yesh Atid party, right, leads newly weds to a polling station, in Holon, Israel, Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Israelis are voting in early parliament elections following a campaign focused on economic issues such as the high cost of living, rather than fears of a nuclea…

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Ferguson police shooting suspect returns to court

Ferguson police shooting suspect returns to court

This photo provided by the St. Louis County Police Department on Sunday, March 15, 2015 shows Jeffrey Williams. Williams, 20, is charged with two counts of first-degree assault, one count of firing a weapon from a vehicle and three counts of armed criminal action in connection with the shoot…

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"La novicia rebelde" celebra aniversario de oro

"La novicia rebelde" celebra aniversario de oro

En esta foto del 1 de febrero de 1965, la actriz Julie Andrews afina su guitarra en el plató de "La novicia rebelde". (AP Foto, Archivo)

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'The Sound of Music' film celebrates a golden anniversary

'The Sound of Music' film celebrates a golden anniversary

FILE - In this Feb. 1, 1965 file photo, actress Julie Andrews tunes her guitar on the set of "The Sound of Music." The Oscar-winning film adaptation of the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical "The Sound of Music" is celebrating its 50th birthday in 2015 and its star Andrews can't quite believe…

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Tiroteo de policías en Ferguson "accidental", dice defensa

Tiroteo de policías en Ferguson "accidental", dice defensa

Fotografía proporcionada por el Departamento de Policía del Condado San Luis el domingo 15 de marzo de 2015 muestra a Jeffrey Williams de 20 años, acusado de haber disparo el 12 de marzo a dos policías que vigilaban afuera del Departamento de Policía de Ferguson. (Foto AP/Departamento de Pol…

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Jeffrey Williams

Jeffrey Williams

Fotografía proporcionada por el Departamento de Policía del Condado San Luis el domingo 15 de marzo de 2015 muestra a Jeffrey Williams de 20 años, acusado de haber disparo el 12 de marzo a dos policías que vigilaban afuera del Departamento de Policía de Ferguson. (Foto AP/Departamento de Pol…

March 16, 2015 4:31 pm
1906: Theodore Roosevelt

1906: Theodore Roosevelt

In 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt first likened crusading journalists to a man with "the muckrake in his hand" in a speech to the Gridiron Club in Washington.

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1959: Dalai Lama

1959: Dalai Lama

In 1959, the Dalai Lama fled Tibet for India in the wake of a failed uprising by Tibetans against Chinese rule.

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1984: William Buckley

1984: William Buckley

In 1984, William Buckley, the CIA station chief in Beirut, was kidnapped by Hezbollah militants (he was tortured by his captors and killed in 1985).

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2005: Scott Peterson

2005: Scott Peterson

Ten years ago: A judge in Redwood City, California, sent Scott Peterson to death row for the slaying of his pregnant wife, Laci.

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2010: Eric Holder

2010: Eric Holder

Five years ago: Attorney General Eric Holder told a House Appropriations subcommittee that Osama bin Laden would never face trial in the United States because he would not be captured alive. (The al-Qaida leader was shot dead by Navy SEALs in Pakistan in May 2011.)

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1912: Girl Scouts of the USA

1912: Girl Scouts of the USA

In 1912, the Girl Scouts of the USA had its beginnings as Juliette Gordon Low of Savannah, Georgia, founded the first American troop of the Girl Guides.

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1968: Lyndon B. Johnson

1968: Lyndon B. Johnson

In 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson won the New Hampshire Democratic primary, but Sen. Eugene McCarthy of Minnesota placed a strong second.

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2003: Elizabeth Smart

2003: Elizabeth Smart

In 2003, Elizabeth Smart, the 15-year-old girl who'd vanished from her bedroom nine months earlier, was found alive in a Salt Lake City suburb with two drifters, Brian David Mitchell and Wanda Barzee, who are serving prison terms for kidnapping her.

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SAM SIMON-DECESO

SAM SIMON-DECESO

En esta imagen promocional difundida por Fox, los personajes de la serie animada "Los Simpson", de izquierda a derecha, Maggie, Marge, Lisa, Homero y Bart. Sam Simon, cocreador de "Los Simpson" y filántropo, murió el domingo 8 de marzo del 2015 tras una larga batalla con un cáncer. Tenía 59 …

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1969: James Earl Ray

1969: James Earl Ray

In 1969, James Earl Ray pleaded guilty in Memphis, Tennessee, to assassinating civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. (Ray later repudiated that plea, maintaining his innocence until his death.)

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Selma 50th Photo Gallery

Selma 50th Photo Gallery

FILE - In this March 13, 1965 file photo, three unidentified nuns from the Queen of the World Hospital in Kansas City join hands with other demonstrators under a tarp to sing freedom songs in Selma, Ala. This group stood for two days, mostly in the rain, in a voter registration protest. (AP …

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1916: Pancho Villa

1916: Pancho Villa

In 1916, Mexican raiders led by Pancho Villa attacked Columbus, New Mexico, killing 18 Americans.

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1977: Hanafi Muslims

1977: Hanafi Muslims

In 1977, about a dozen armed Hanafi Muslims invaded three buildings in Washington, D.C., killing one person and taking more than 130 hostages. (The siege ended two days later.)

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1981: Dan Rather

1981: Dan Rather

In 1981, Dan Rather made his debut as principal anchorman of "The CBS Evening News."

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