Martin Luther King, Junior accepts Nobel Peace Prize; Women get the right to vote in Wyoming Territory; America's first domestic passenger jet flight takes off; Soul singer Otis Redding, General Augusto Pinochet die. (Dec. 10)
Ukrainian police in full riot gear encircled tents and barricades erected by anti-government protesters ahead of a court-imposed deadline for demonstrators to disperse. Protesters are angry at the government's pivot towards Moscow. (Dec. 9)
President Barack Obama and other world leaders are on their way to Johannesburg to attend funeral services for former South African President Nelson Mandela as mourning continues in the country he helped transform. (Dec. 9)
When construction is complete, the 'Prelude-FLNG' will be the largest ship in the world. It was recently hauled out of the ship yard and floated for the very first time. When construction is finished, Shell Oil Company will use the ship for production of natural gas. Completion is expected in ...
Hundreds of police in full riot gear flooded into the center of Kiev on Monday as mass anti-government protests gripped the Ukrainian capital for yet another week, raising fears of an imminent crackdown.
Hundreds of police in full riot gear flooded into the center of Kiev on Monday as mass anti-government protests gripped the Ukrainian capital for yet another week, raising fears of an imminent crackdown. Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich backed a call for talks with the opposition on Monday to end weeks ...
Britain's Prince Charles and Princess Diana announce they are separating; The Charge of the Light Brigade - is published in Britain; Solidarity union leader Lech Walesa is elected president in Poland; Actor Kirk Douglas is born. (Dec. 9)
Martina Arroyo, Herbie Hancock, Billy Joel, Shirley MacLaine and Carlos Santana receive the Kennedy Center honors for their contributions to American culture.
Thousands of fans turn out on Sunday for a tribute to actor Paul Walker and his friend, Roger Rodas, at the site where Walker and Rodas were killed.
Anti-government protesters have toppled the statue of Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin in central Kiev amid huge protests gripping Ukraine. (Dec. 8)