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Today in History

After promising to go to the aid of the Fifth Crusade within nine months, Frederick II is crowned emperor by Pope Honorius III.
New laws are passed in Spain giving Indians in America protection against enslavement.
The Austrian army defeats the Prussians at Breslau in the Seven Years War.
In New York, the Astor Place Opera House, the city’s first operatic theater, is opened.
A fire causes considerable damage to the unfinished Williamsburg bridge in New York.
The Anglo-Indian army, led by British General Sir Charles Townshend, attacks a larger Turkish force under General Nur-ud-Din at Ctesiphon, Iraq, but is repulsed.
A Labor conference committee in the United States urges an eight-hour workday and a 48-hour week.
British King George VI is confined to bed with a congested lung; the queen is to take over his duties.
Pan Am inaugurates the first transpacific airmail service from San Francisco to Manila.
1,200 soldiers are killed in a battle between the Japanese and the Mongolians in China.
Soviet troops complete the encirclement of the German Sixth Army at Stalingrad.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Chinese Premier Chiang Kai-shek meet in Cairo, Egypt, to discuss ways to defeat Japan. Soviet leader Joseph Stalin does not attend the Cairo Conference (code-named Sextant) out of concern that his meeting with Chiang will cause friction between the Soviet Union and Japan.
Ho Chi Minh‘s Democratic Republic of Vietnam requests admittance to the UN.
Lee Harvey Oswald assassinates President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas. Lyndon B. Johnson becomes president.
Almost 40,000 people pay tribute to John F. Kennedy at Arlington Cemetery on the first anniversary of his death.
Great Britain announces a plan for moderate Protestants and Catholics to share power in Northern Ireland.
Eighteen Communist Party secretaries in 49 provinces are ousted from Poland.
Reagan calls for defense-pact deployment of the MX missile.
The Justice Department finds a memo in Lt. Col. Oliver North’s office on the transfer of $12 million to the Contras of Nicaragua from an Iranian arms sale.
The first prototype of a B-2 Spirit strategic stealth bomber is unveiled for public viewing.
Lebanese President Rene Moawad is killed when a bomb explodes near his motorcade in West Beirut.
Britain’s Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher confirms the end of her premiership by withdrawing from the leadership election of the Conservative Party.
The first feature-length film created entirely with computer generated imagery – Toy Story – premiers.
The Orange Revolution, protesting a primary election believed to have been rigged, begins in the Ukraine. On Dec 26 Ukraine’s Supreme Court orders a revote.
Angela Merkel becomes the first woman ever to be Chancellor of Germany; the former research scientist had previously been the first secretary-general of the Christian Democratic Union.
Hamas and Israel begin a cease-fire following eight days of violence and 150 deaths.

What is roaching?

With the use of smartphones and social media, couples have experienced issues such as "ghosting" and "phubbing." However, now there’s a new trend that can ruin a relationship called "roaching."
The act of roaching typically happens early in the dating portion of a monogamous relationship, lifestyle website AskMen reported. Roaching is essentially when a person keeps their options open then downplays the behavior when confronted. They will hide crushes, flings and even previous partners from their significant other. The trend seems to be popular with couples who found each other through online dating apps such as Tinder or Bumble, according to the site.

Pacific Northwest may be at most risk for the 'big one'

The next big earthquake is due in the Pacific Northwest—but now scientists have pinpointed where along the coast a large earthquake is most likely to happen, according to a study published Monday.

Two of the Biggest Threats to the Stability of the World Economy Are Hiding in Plain Sight

Off-duty police officer has shootout while holding baby in his arms

An off-duty police officer who was holding a baby in his arms had a shootout with two suspected robbers at a pharmacy in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Video of the altercation went viral and has amassed over 5,000 views as of Monday.

US hospitals feeling the pain of physician burnout

Dr. Brian Halloran, a vascular surgeon at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, starts planning his garden long before spring arrives in southeast Michigan.
His tiny plot, located in the shadow of the 537-bed teaching hospital, helps Halloran cope with burnout from long hours and the stress of surgery on gravely ill patients.

Signs Your Thyroid Hormones Are Too Low

Why So Many Younger Guys Are Taking Viagra

young men taking viagraWhy So Many Younger Guys Are Taking Viagra
Hims is marketing itself as a GOOP for dudes—and it's trying to solve an increasingly common problem among men in their 20s and 30s

Cannabis Ice Cream Is Here to Mellow Out the Family During Thanksgiving

Inequality Out of Control

What You Have to Earn to Get a Mortgage

There Is an Ugly War Being Waged Against Poverty-Stricken Grad Students

America Only Started Caring About the Opioid Epidemic When It Hit Suburbia

Fox 'News' Gets Ready For Thanksgiving By Pushing A Moon Landing Conspiracy

Fox 'News' Gets Ready For Thanksgiving By Pushing A Moon Landing Conspiracy
Fox 'News' is preparing to cause conflict among millions of families this Thanksgiving by publishing a story that doubts the authenticity of the moon landing.…

The Wingnuts' Tax Cut Bonanza Is a Major Attack on Medicare

Dumbass Trump Foundation Finally Shutting Down After Admitting It Broke ‘Self-Dealing’ Law

Dumbass Trump Foundation Finally Shutting Down After Admitting It Broke ‘Self-Dealing’ Law
Not only did the "charitable" foundation not do much charity work, but Dumbass Trump frequently used it to enrich himself, his family members, and his businesses.…

Dumbass Trump Is Trying to Make Dropping Nukes a 'Mainstream' Approach to War

Fox hunter whips anti-hunting protester repeatedly in the face

Confrontation goes off the rails when fox hunter whips anti-hunting protester repeatedly in the face

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