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2010: In a televised rescue, 115 Chinese coal miners are freed after spending eight days trapped in the flooded Wangjialing Coal Mine, surviving an accident that had killed 38. Here ambulances can be seen lining up at the entrance of the flooded mine to transport survivors.
George Washington issues the first presidential veto, the greatest hits album is born, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar captures the NBA's career scoring title, and Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain kills himself, all on this day.
Honolulu police are investigating two separate overnight traffic incidents on Oahu that left one man dead and another man in critical condition.
The man paces back and forth on a St. Louis street, yelling "Shoot me," as two armed police officers approach him.
Less than 20 seconds after their arrival, the officers open fire, killing him.
As new cell phone video emerged Wednesday of the fatal c...