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PHOTOS: "Blood Moon" as seen from Hawaii
1524: Vasco da Gama, the Portuguese explorer who in 1498 became the first European to reach India by sea, dies of malaria in Cochin, India.
"Silent Night" is first performed, the Library of Congress burns, NORAD begins tracking Santa, and man orbits the Moon for the first time, all on this day.
Honolulu police say officers were searching for two teen escapees handcuffed together Friday morning.
The captain of the sunken ferry in South Korea was formally charged and is in custody, state-run media reported early Saturday, citing prosecutors and police.
Lee Joon Seok is charged with five violations, relating to his abandoning the boat, neglige...