How families can cut screen time

10/18/2016 0

No matter where you look, screens are everywhere. The proliferation of easily portable tablets and smartphones means many people, adults and children alike, are never too far from the nearest screen. While that accessibility has […]

Help your body bounce back after cancer treatment

10/18/2016 0

Cancer treatments like chemotherapy and radiation therapy can take a toll on patients’ bodies. Though the side effects vary depending on the type of cancer and the treatment being administered, cancer patients may experience both […]

John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry

10/16/2016 0

Abolitionist John Brown leads a small group on a raid against a federal armory in Harpers Ferry, Virginia (now West Virginia), in an attempt to start an armed slave revolt and destroy the institution of […]

Wayne Gretzky breaks NHL points record

10/15/2016 0

On October 15, 1989, 28-year-old Los Angeles King Wayne Gretzky breaks Gordie Howe’s points record (1,850) in the final period of a game against the Edmonton Oilers. Gretzky’s record-setting goal tied the game; in overtime […]

Yeager breaks sound barrier

10/14/2016 0

U.S. Air Force Captain Chuck Yeager becomes the first person to fly faster than the speed of sound. Yeager, born in Myra, West Virginia, in 1923, was a combat fighter during World War II and […]

John Denver dies in an aircraft accident

10/12/2016 0

To those who bought records like “Rocky Mountain High” and “Take Me Home, Country Roads” by the millions in the 1970s, John Denver was much more than just a great songwriter and performer. With his […]

Ride ’Em, Cowboys

10/12/2016 0

The Magnificent Seven Starring Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, Peter Sarsgaard & Haley Bennett Directed by Antoine Fuqua PG-13 The western pretty much trotted into the sunset decades ago, but every once in a […]

A former postal worker commits mass murder

10/10/2016 0

Former U.S. postal worker Joseph Harris shoots two former co-workers to death at the post office in Ridgewood, New Jersey. The night before, Harris had killed his former supervisor, Carol Ott, with a three-foot samurai […]

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