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2011: Warren Christopher, who served as the 63rd secretary of state during President Bill Clinton's first term, dies from complications of kidney and bladder cancer at the age of 85 in Los Angeles, California. He also served as deputy attorney general in President Lyndon Johnson's administration, and as deputy secretary of state in President Jimmy Carter's administration. He was also sent to supervise the contested Florida recount for Vice President Al Gore in the 2000 U.S. presidential election.
Britain repeals the Stamp Act, Lord Stanley announces plans for a hockey cup, a cosmonaut goes for the first space walk, and OPEC ends its oil embargo against the United States, all on this day.
On Friday, the Kona community payed their respects to the well-known fishing boat captain who died after getting speared by a swordfish.
Five days, five nights, one pilot -- and no fuel; Solar Impulse, the plane aiming to fly around the world powered only by the sun, looks set to take off later on the toughest leg of its round-the-world voyage.
The 8,000-kilometer (4,971-mile) journey ...
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