Stories Related to This Day In History, June 26, 2019

Today is Wednesday, June 26, the 177th day of 2019. There are 188 days left in the year. Today's highlight On June 26, 1963, President John F. Kennedy visited West Berlin, where he delivered his famous speech expressing solidarity with the city's residents, declaring: "Ich bin ein Berliner" (I am a Berliner). On this date read more

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    Don’t tell Harriet, but I love dogs, too. I’m not sure my beloved 18-year-old tuxedo cat would approve. However, the pets in my home while growing up were dogs. My earliest memories are of the Yorkshire terrier and Doberman pinscher my parents had when we lived in Lake Zurich. More
  • Repeal and replacement?
    Six GOP candidates for the 14th Congressional District reached consensus on a number of health care-related issues – including the protection of individuals with pre-existing conditions and the repeal of the Affordable Care Act – during a round of interviews with Northwest Herald editorial staff. However, very few strategies were provided on how to achieve these goals. On Friday, Kendall County Republican Chairman James Marter, Catalina Lauf of Woodstock, Jerry Evans of Warrenville and Anthony Catella of St. More
  • Trump to hold news conference on coronavirus U.S. threat
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he'll discuss the coronavirus threat at a White House news conference Wednesday, a day after he sought to minimize fears of the virus spreading widely across the U.S. Trump tweeted that representatives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and others, would join him at the late-afternoon appearance. Trump and members of the administration have been sending mixed messages about the virus. The CDC on Tuesday warned the Ameri More
  • Study begins in U.S. to test possible coronavirus treatment
    OMAHA, Neb. – The first clinical trial in the U.S. of a possible coronavirus treatment is underway in Nebraska and is eventually expected to include 400 patients at 50 locations around the world, officials said Tuesday. Half of the patients in the international study will receive the antiviral medicine remdesivir while the other half will receive a placebo. More
  • Justices to hear Philly dispute over same-sex foster parents
    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court said Monday that it will hear a dispute over a Philadelphia Catholic agency that won’t place foster children with same-sex couples, a big test of religious rights on a more conservative court. The justices will review an appeals court ruling that upheld the city’s decision to stop placing children with the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s agency because it would not permit same-sex couples to serve as foster parents. The 3rd U.S. More
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  • I Spent a Month Uncovering My Family History, and Found a Stronger Sense of Self
    An idea seems to persist that family history, like the study of history in general, is mostly about the discovery of names and dates. But tracing your family history should be about so much more than ...
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    *There’s a grudge match going on when Bay City Central visits John Glenn. In the first meeting between the girls teams, Central scored a 45-40 upset of then-No. 9-ranked Glenn and the rematch promises ...
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    The owner of the New York Yankees, pirates, Deep Throat and a former president share the distinction. For as long as there has been a republic, American presidents have been granting pardons — and no, ...
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