• Today in History: August 9, 2018

    Today in History: August 9, 20180

    Today in History Today is Thursday, Aug. 9, the 221st day of 2018. There are 144 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 9, 1974, Vice President Gerald R. Ford became the nation’s 38th chief executive as President Richard Nixon’s resignation took effect. On this date: In 1854, Henry David Thoreau’s

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  • Today in History: August 8, 2018

    Today in History: August 8, 20180

    In 2009, Sonia Sotomayor was sworn in as the U.S. Supreme Court’s first Hispanic and third female justice.

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