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1738: Ethan Allen, the American Revolutionary War hero best known for the capture of Fort Ticonderoga early in the war (pictured, center) and as one of the founders of the state of Vermont, is born in Litchfield, Connecticut Colony.
Louis XVI is guillotined, the first nuclear-powered submarine launches, the nation catches "Saturday Night Fever," and President Reagan's second inauguration heads indoors, all on this day.
Hawaii Chief Elections Officer Scott Nago is attempting to explain a problematic primary held in the wake of a tropical storm.
Ever since it happened, race has been front-and-center in the vigorous debate over the fatal shooting of African-American teenager Michael Brown by a white police officer.
Could it also factor into those 12 people now deciding whether that Ferguson, ...