12 surprising airline secrets
2013: Author Tom Clancy, best known for his technically detailed espionage and military science novels, dies at age 66 at Johns Hopkins Hospital, near his Baltimore home. Four of his novels, "The Hunt for Red October," "Patriot Games," "Clear and Present Danger" and "The Sum of All Fears," have been turned into movies, with actors Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford and Ben Affleck portraying Clancy's most famous fictional character Jack Ryan. Chris Pine also played Ryan in 2014's "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit," which was not an adaptation of a particular Clancy novel, but rather an original story.
Thomas Edison opens the world's first electric lamp factory, Yosemite becomes a national park, soccer great Pele says goodbye, and Walt Disney World opens, all on this day.
A scathing NCAA report released by the University of Hawai'i Saturday outlines seven violations by former UH men's basketball coach Gib Arnold and his staff.
Egypt released an Al Jazeera journalist Sunday who had been behind bars since December 2013, allowing him to leave the country, the government said.
Australian journalist Peter Greste left Egypt at about 4 p.m. local time (9 a.m. ET) and is in the air...
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