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2013: C. Everett Koop, who served as the 13th U.S. surgeon general under Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush from 1982 to 1989, dies at age 96 in Hanover, New Hampshire. Koop was outspoken on controversial public health issues, including abortion and HIV/AIDS, and did much to raise the profile the office of the surgeon general. He was also well-known for his work around tobacco, calling for a "smoke-free" society. His 1986 surgeon general's report on the dangers of secondhand smoke was seminal.
Samuel Colt patents his revolver, the first black U.S. senator takes his seat, Muhammad Ali wins his first heavyweight title, and Ferdinand Marcos flees the Philippines, all on this day.
On Thursday, another doctor took the stand in the Jill Hansen trial, and at one point during his testimony, Hansen disagreed with him and let the courtroom know her thoughts.
A suspect in the bombing that killed 20 people and wounded many more at a shrine in Bangkok this month had bomb-making material in his room, Thai police said Sunday.
The man was arrested Saturday and is denying any involvement, according to police sp...
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