Religion by state
1343: Pope Clement VI issues the papal bull Unigenitus Dei filius to justify the power of the pope and the use of indulgences. Nearly 200 years later, Martin Luther would protest this with his "Ninety-Five Theses," sparking the Reformation.
Mozart is born, Auschwitz is liberated, Elvis releases "Heartbreak Hotel," tragedy claims the crew of Apollo 1, Michael Jackson's hair catches fire, and Steve Jobs unveils the iPad, all on this day.
Before the students hit the books on Wednesday, they were sign waving to remind parents and other students it's important to show up for class.
The beheading of American journalist James Foley by ISIS militants has stirred grim memories, bringing into focus once again the risks faced by reporters in modern conflicts.
Foley's death recalls the murder of Daniel Pearl, the Wall Street Journal co...