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Today in History for  June 16th
June 15, 2019

Today in History for June 16th

Highlights of this day in history: Abraham Lincoln says America cannot remain divided over slavery; Valentina Tereshkova becomes the first woman in space; Deadly Soweto riots erupt in South Africa; Ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev defects. (June 16)
Today in History for June 15th
June 15, 2019

Today in History for June 15th

Highlights of this day in history: England's King John signs the Magna Carta; A deadly steamboat fire in New York City; Jordan's King Hussein weds American Lisa Halaby; Arlington National Cemetery created; Singer Ella Fitzgerald dies. (June 15)
Pentagon chief: Iran not just a US problem
June 14, 2019

Pentagon chief: Iran not just a US problem

In response to attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Iran is not just a U.S. problem. He said the U.S. goal is to "build international consensus to this international problem." (June 14)
Trump: 'Of course' I'd tell FBI of foreign dirt
June 14, 2019

Trump: 'Of course' I'd tell FBI of foreign dirt

President Donald Trump said that "of course" he would go to the FBI or the attorney general if a foreign power offered him dirt about an opponent. It was an apparent walkback from his earlier comments. (June 14)
Video purports to show Iran removing ship mine
June 13, 2019

Video purports to show Iran removing ship mine

The U.S. military on Friday released a video it said showed Iran's Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz, suggesting the Islamic Republic sought to remove evidence of its involvement from the scene. (June 14)
Death sentence for father who killed his 5 kids
June 13, 2019

Death sentence for father who killed his 5 kids

A jury in South Carolina has sentenced a father to death for killing his five children. (June 13)
Sarah Sanders to leave White House at end of June
June 13, 2019

Sarah Sanders to leave White House at end of June

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, one of the president's closest and most trusted White House aides, will be leaving the administration at the end of the month, Trump announced Thursday. (June 13)
Man being chased by officers falls from bridge
June 14, 2019

Man being chased by officers falls from bridge

Video from a police body camera shows a shooting suspect falling about 30 feet from a bridge in Tulsa, Oklahoma, as officers chased him. (June 14)
Huge Toronto crowd celebrates Raptors' win
June 13, 2019

Huge Toronto crowd celebrates Raptors' win

Thousands in Toronto cheered on the Raptors, who won their first NBA championship on Thursday night. The Raptors defeated the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors 114-110 on Thursday in Oakland, in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. (June 14)
Raptors beat Warriors, capture first NBA title
June 14, 2019

Raptors beat Warriors, capture first NBA title

The Toronto Raptors are NBA champions for the first time. The Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night. The Raptors won the series 4-2. (June 14)
Fire destroys massive Texas mansion, 2 hurt
June 14, 2019

Fire destroys massive Texas mansion, 2 hurt

Authorities say a fire that destroyed a 10,000-square-foot mansion near Houston and injured two construction workers. Officials say more than 60 firefighters and medical personnel responded Thursday to the fire. (June 14)
New York state ends vaccine religious exemption
June 14, 2019

New York state ends vaccine religious exemption

New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure minutes after the final vote. Hundreds of parents of unvaccinated children protested at New York's Capitol. (June 14)
Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint crisis
June 13, 2019

Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint crisis

Michigan prosecutors have dropped all criminal charges against eight people involved in the Flint water crisis, more than three years after investigators began examining what left the city's water system tainted with lead. (June 13)
Pompeo: Iran responsible for attacks on 2 tankers
June 13, 2019

Pompeo: Iran responsible for attacks on 2 tankers

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. believes Iran is responsible for attacks that damaged two oil tankers near the Persian Gulf Thursday. Pompeo said the attacks are part of a "campaign" of "escalating tension" by Iran. (June 13)
Oil tankers targeted amid Iran-US tensions
June 13, 2019

Oil tankers targeted amid Iran-US tensions

Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were damaged in suspected attacks on Thursday, an assault that left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both vessels and the US Navy rushed to assist. (June 13)