TripAdvisor's Travelers Choice Awards for 2015
2009: Two days before turning 92, Sen. Robert C. Byrd, D-W.Va., becomes the longest-serving lawmaker in congressional history, at 56 years, 320 days. Byrd, who served as a U.S. representative from 1953 until 1959 and as a U.S. senator from 1959 until his death on June 28, 2010, remains the longest-serving member of the U.S. Senate, but his overall congressional record was surpassed by U.S. Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., in June 2013.
William Tell shows off his archery skills, railroads create the first time zones, Mickey Mouse hits theaters in "Steamboat Willie," and Jim Jones leads his Peoples Temple cult in a mass murder-suicide, all on this day.
A pilot, who is the only person on board a single-engine aircraft, ran out of fuel 253 miles of the Maui coast.
This is no ordinary snow storm, weather experts say.
The National Weather Service is using terms such as "life-threatening" and "historic" to describe the system ready to spread across the Northeast.
The storm could dump up to 3 feet of snow in Boston...
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