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1707: The last recorded eruption of Mount Fuji in Japan takes place. The eruption, which lasted about two weeks, formed a new crater and a second peak halfway down the volcano's side.
Beethoven is born, the colonials enjoy a Boston Tea Party, the Battle of the Bulge begins, Jimi Hendrix releases his first single, and MTV premieres Nirvana's "Unplugged" performance, all on this day.
About 100 Honolulu firefighters have responded to a large brush fire in Upper Makakilo that broke out Friday.
Two weeks after a police-involved shooting sparked violent protests in a St. Louis suburb, the mood turned more tranquil early Saturday with thinner crowds and lots of music.
Gone were police in riot gear glaring at defiant protesters. The barrage of ...