Category: associated press

Pope Francis arrives in Iraq

IRAQ (STL.News) Catholic Pope Francis arrived in Iraq on Friday to urge the country’s dwindling number of Christians to stay put and help rebuild the country after years of war and persecution. ? Continue reading Pope Francis arrives in Iraq…

President Biden: Americans want ‘everything’ in relief plan

(STL.News) President Joe Biden meets labor leaders in the Oval Office as part of his campaign promoting a $1.9 trillion proposed response to the coronavirus pandemic.  “I think we have an incredible opportunity to make some enormous progress,” Biden said….

Today in History for February 15 by AP

(STL.News) Highlights of this day in history.  Today in History is presented by Associated Press (AP): The U.S. battleship Maine explodes in Havana harbor, bringing America closer to war with Spain The Soviet Union’s last troops leave Afghanistan Astronomer Galileo…

Today in History for February 11th by AP

(STL.News) Highlights of this day in history for February 11 by the Associated Press (AP): South Africa frees Nelson Mandela Allied leaders in the last months of World War II sign the Yalta accords Ayatollah Khomeini’s followers seize power in…

Today in History for February 8 by AP

(STL.News) Highlights of this “Today in History”, a history series published by the Associated Press (AP): Funeral of Jordan’s King Hussein Premiere of ‘The Birth of a Nation’ A South Carolina civil rights protest turns deadly The Boy Scouts of…

Today in History for February 7 by AP

(STL.News) Highlights of this Associated Press series “Today in History”: The Beatles arrive in America Ramzi Yousef arrested for the 1993 blast at New York’s World Trade Center Jordan’s King Hussein dies Author Charles Dickens and Country music star Garth…

Today in History for February 6 by AP

(STL.News) Highlights of this day in history February 6 by the Associated Press (A): President Ronald Reagan born Hillary Clinton runs for the U.S. Senate Britain’s King George VI dies baseball legend Babe Ruth reggae superstar Bob Marley born ?…

Today in History for February 5 by AP

(STL.News) Highlights of this day in history is presented by the Associated Press (AP): FDR plans to ‘pack’ the Supreme Court Byron de la Beckwith convicted of killing civil rights leader Medgar Evers The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour premieres William…

US Senate approves budget, VP Harris casts tie-breaker

(STL.News) The United States Senate early Friday approved a budget resolution that’s a key step toward fast-track passage of President Joe Biden‘s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan without support from Republicans. ? YouTube video provided courtesy of Associated Press (AP)…

Senator McConnell: Democrats on ‘partisan’ path to COVID-19 aid

(STL.News) Senator Mitch McConnell said GOP senators who met with President Joe Biden outlined a framework for a bipartisan approach on COVID-19 relief, but he criticized Democrats for pressing ahead on their own.  Dems say the GOP plan is insufficient….

Today in History for February 1 by AP

(STL.News) In 1952, the first TV license detector van was demonstrated in London, to pinpoint households watching unlicensed television sets. ? YouTube video provided courtesy of Associated Press (AP) Continue reading Today in History for February 1 by AP at…

Today in History for January 31 by AP

(STL.News) Highlights of Today in History is provided by Associated Press (AP).  It is great content and is used by educators worldwide.  Today in History features the following: U.S. launches first satellite into orbit Libyan intelligence officer convicted of Pan…