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Great Events from History: The 21st Century (2000-2016)

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Publisher’s Note



Editor’s Introduction



Table of Contents: Great Events from History - 21st



A-Z List of Contents



Y2k “Crisis” Does Not Cause Crisis



Peanuts Comic Strip Retires



United Kingdom Lifts Ban On Gays And Lesbians In The Military



Hague Court Convicts Bosnian Croats Of 1993 Massacre



Alaska Airlines Flight 261 Crashes Because Of a Mechanical Failure



Endeavour Maps Earth From Space



Spacecraft Orbits, Then Lands On, A Near-Earth Asteroid



Land Reform Sparks Controversy In Zimbabwe



FMLN Wins Legislative Elections In El Salvador



Stephen King Releases the First E-Novel



Wade Ends Socialist Dominance In Senegal



Hollywood Awards Transgender Portrayals In Film



Survivor Introduces Audiences to “Reality TV”



Dot-Com Crash Ends A Historic Speculative Bubble



Vermont Gives Legal Status To Same-Sex Civil Unions



New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s Extramarital Affair Is Revealed



ILOVEYOU Virus Attacks Computers



Former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards Is Convicted On Corruption Charges



Scientists Release Evidence Of Water On Mars



Completion Of The Sequencing Of The Human Genome Is Announced



U.S. Supreme Court Holds That First Amendment Rights Of Private Organizations Trump Anti- Discrimination Laws



Canadian Parliament Makes Quebec Secession More Difficult



PRI Rule Ends In Mexico



Organization Of African Unity Moves To Establish The African Union



Second Camp David Summit Ends Without Any Agreements



Florida Jury Ordered Tobacco Companies To Pay $145 Billion To Florida Smokers In 2000



“Blood Diamonds” Attract World Scrutiny



Bridgestone/Firestone Announces Massive Recall



Russian Submarine Sinks, Killing 118 Crew Members



United Nations Holds The Millennium Summit



Gymnast Andreea RăDucan Loses Her Olympic Gold Medal Because Of Drugs



Palestinians Demonstrate Their Anger At Israel In The Second Intifada



Slobodan Milosevic Is Overthrown By The Serbian People



Large Coal Slurry Spill Pollutes Waters In Kentucky And West Virginia



Islamicist Terrorists Attack U.S.S. Cole



International Space Station Is Manned



Sexual Abuse Of Children In France Leads To The Outreau Scandal



U.S. Government Funds Everglades Restoration



The Supreme Court Orders An End To The Recount Of Disputed Ballots, Which Makes George W. Bush The Next President



California Experiences A Painful Electricity Crisis



Thes Sopranos Is Immensely Popular And Critically Acclaimed



Killing Of Unarmed African Americans By Police Officers Triggers Mass Protests And Riots



European Countries Punish Holocaust Deniers With Prison Sentences



Craigslist Continues To Generate Controversy



Cybercrime Becomes Increasingly Common



North American Droughts Inflict Catastrophic Economic Consequences On Many Regions



Al-Quada Carries Out Numerous Terrorist Attacks During The Early Twenty-First Century



U.S. Oil Companies Expand Fracking And Offshore Drilling



Hate Crime Events In The U.S. Appear To Have Increased In The Early Twenty-First Century



Children Increasingly Have Access To The Internet



Decriminalization Of Marijuana Advances Rapidly In The United States



Athletes And Parents Increasingly Concerned About Concussions In Sports



Treatment Of HIV/AIDS Improves During The Early Twenty-First Century



The Global Warming Debates And International Agreements



U.S. Government Applies Economic Sanctions Against Iran



Cloud Computing Becomes Ubiquitous For Both Individuals And Organizations



Significant Advances Are Made In Cancer Research



Canada And The United States Cooperate On Defense And Security Issues



Genetically Modified Foods Become Highly Controversial



The Bush Administration Has Several High-Profile Scandals



Wikipedia Provides Free Encyclopedic Information Over The Internet



Bill Clinton Agrees To A Plea Bargain For The Crime Of Lying Under Oath



The Bush Administration Expands Use Of Extraordinary Rendition



Liverpool Children’s Hospital Collects Body Parts Without Authorization



Attorney General John Ashcroft Applies Conservative Law-And-Order Policies



CIA Agent Robert Hanssen Is Arrested On Charges Of Spying For Russia



The U.S. Experiences A Short Recession in 2001



Ethics Counselor Exonerates Canadian Prime Minister Jean ChréTien



Cincinnati Experiences The Largest Urban Riots In The Country Since The Los Angeles Riots Of 1992



Disappearance Of D.C. Intern Chandra Levy Captures National Attention



Japanese Human Rights Council Recommends Lesbian And Gay Rights



The Economic Growth And Tax Relief Reconciliation Act



Award-Winning Historian Joseph J. Ellis Is Found Guilty Of Lying



Al-Qaeda Terrorists Destroy Towers Of The World Trade Center And Kill Almost 3,000 People



Mayor Giuliani Gains National Prestige As A Result Of 9/11



Anthrax Attacks Demonstrate The Terrifying Possibilities Of Biological Weapons



Post 9/11 Terrorist Attacks In The United States



U.S. Combat Mission In Afghanistan Fails To Bring Peace And Stability



The U.S. Government Attempts To Fight Terrorism With The Usa Patriot Act



Harry Potter Films Attract Huge Crowds



American Airlines Changes Training Program After 251 Passengers Die On Flight 587



Enron Bankruptcy Reveals Massive Financial Fraud



China Becomes A Member Of The World Trade Organization



Argentina’s Debt Default Is The Largest In World History



Supreme Court Expands The Definition Of “Cruel And Unusual Punishments”



Germany Legalizes Prostitution And Brothels



Historian Stephen E. Ambrose Is Accused Of Plagiarism



Boston Globe Reports On Child Sexual Abuse By Roman Catholic Priests



U.S. Government Holds Suspected Terrorists At The Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp



Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin Is Accused Of Plagiarism



French Judge Admits Favoring Russian Figure Skaters In Winter Olympics



Rotting Human Bodies Are Found At Georgia Crematory



Supreme Court Holds That Execution Of A Mentally Retarded Offender Is Cruel And Unusual Punishment



Riots In Gujarat Result In The Deaths Of 790 Muslims And 254 Hindus



Job Creation And Worker Assistance Act Provides Economic Stimulus For Businesses



President Hugo CháVez Is Removed From Power In Venezuela For 47 Hours



American Idol Was One Of The Most Successful Shows In Television History



Internal Corruption Forces Adelphia Communications To Declare Bankruptcy



Journalist Alleges Release Of Genetically Modified Corn Seeds In New Zealand



Canada Legalizes Same-sex Marriage



Supreme Court Approves Vouchers For Private Religious Schools



Sarbanes-Oxley Act Is Designed To Combat Corporate Fraud



Immunologist Resigns After Being Accused Of Falsifying Research



Inquiry Reveals That Physicist Jan Hendrik SchÖN Faked His Research



British Politician Reveals Her Affair With Prime Minister John Major



Beltway Snipers Terrorize The Greater Washington Area



Murder Of Transgender Teenager Attracts National Attention



Congress Authorizes The Use Of Military Force Against Iraq



At Least 170 People Die In Moscow As A Consequence Of Chechen Terrorist Attack



Historian Michael A. Bellesiles Resigns After Discovery Of Scholarly Fraud



SARS Epidemic Results In Over 8,000 Reported Cases And 774 Known Deaths



Department Of Homeland Security Is Created In Response To 9/11



Senator Trent Lott Loses His Job For Praising Strom Thurmond’s 1948 Dixiecrat Campaign



E-Books Grow In Popularity



War In Darfur Results In 300,000 Deaths And About 3 Million Displaced Persons



E-Mail Message Prompts Inquiry Into Air Force Academy Sexual Assaults



North Korea Tests Nuclear Weapons And Long-Range Rockets, Despite Un Sanctions



Space Shuttle Columbia Disintegrates When Re-Entering The Earth’s Atmosphere



Rhode Island Nightclub Fire Causes Over 100 Deaths



Australian Court Validates Transsexual Marriage



U.S. National Security Agency Is Found To Have Spied On U.N. Officials



Transsexuals Protest Academic Exploitation



Cuba Conducts The “Black Spring” Crackdown On Dissidents



Iraq War: U.S. Coalition Overthrows Saddam Hussein’s Regime But Fails To Bring Peace And Stability To Iraq



The Da Vinci Code Challenges Traditional Ideas About Jesus And Early Christianity



Buenos Aires Recognizes Same-sex Civil Unions



New York Times Reporter Jayson Blair Is Exposed As A Fraud



Roadmap For Peace Initially Inspired Hope But Is Terminated By The Gaza War



Jobs And Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act Designed To Promote Economic Growth By Reducing Taxes



NASA’s Two Exploration Rovers Land On Mars And Send Messages Back To Earth



Flash Mobs Begin As A Playful Assembly But Become Criminal And Violent Events



Supreme Court Places Limited Restrictions On Affirmative Action Programs



Supreme Court Rules Texas’ Anti-Sodomy Law Is Unconstitutional



Basketball Star Kobe Bryant Is Accused Of Rape



Wal-Mart Adds Lesbians And Gays To Its Antidiscrimination Policy



Columnist Robert Novak Leaks The Name Of CIA Operative Valerie Plame



The Second Congo War Officially Ends But Vicious Fighting Continues



The Great Heat Wave Of 2003 Kills More Than 40,000 Europeans And Destroys 32 Million Tons Of Grain Harvest



Over 50 Million People Are Affected By The Northeastern Blackout Of 2003



Mutual Fund Companies Are Implicated In Shady Trading Practices



Schwarzenegger Is Elected Governor



China Becomes The Third Nation To Conduct Manned Space Flight



California Fire Siege Is The Largest Wildfire In The State’s History



Paris Hilton Sex-Tape Appears On The Web



Massachusetts High Court Rules For Same-Sex Marriagex



President Bush Signs Into Law The Prescription Drug Option



Senator Strom Thurmond’s Biracial Daughter Is Revealed



Pop Star Michael Jackson Is Charged With Child Molestation



Earthquake In Iran Kills More Than 26,000 People And Leaves 75,000 Homeless



Private Military Companies Expand During The Iraq War



Janet Jackson Shocks Spectators During Halftime of Super Bowl XXXVIII



Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ is Criticized for its Violence and Negative Depiction of Jewish People



Former United Way Charity Chief Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement



Martha Stewart is Convicted in Insider Trading Scandal



V. Gene Robinson Becomes First Openly Gay Bishop in Christian History



Radical Islamists Commit Numerous Terrorist Attacks in Europe



Insurgents In Iraq Kidnap Over 200 Foreign Hostages



Over 800,000 People Participate in the March for Women’s Lives



CBS Broadcasts Photos of Abused and Tortured Prisoners at Abu Ghraib in Iraq



Transsexual Athletes Allowed to Compete in Olympic Games



U.N. Report Reveals that Secretary-General Kofi Annan Dismissed Sexual Harassment Charges



Supreme Court Insists that Suspected Terrorists Abroad have Right of Habeas Corpus in US Courts



Blog “Outs” Antigay Congressman Edward Schrock



Google’s Trading Debut on the Stock Market is Followed by Extraordinary Growth



60 Minutes II Reports on George W. Bush’s Evasion of Wartime Duty



Political Commentator Bill O’Reilly is Sued for Sexual Harassment



Insurance Brokerage Marsh & Mclennan is Charged with Fraud



George W. Bush Wins The Presidency for the Second Time



United Kingdom Legalizes Same-Sex Civil Partnerships



Indian Ocean Earthquake Produces Tsunami that Kills Over 230,000 People



Iqbal Riza Resigns from the United Nations in Oil-for-Food Scandal



Supreme Court Prohibits Capital Punishment of Juveniles



Former Baseball Star Mark McGwire Evades Congressional Questions On Steroid Use



United Kingdom’s Gender Recognition Act Legalizes Transsexual Marriage



Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles are Married at Windsor Guildhall



U.S. Air Force Investigates Religious Intolerance at Its Academy



Supreme Court Holds that Eminent Domain Permits Seizure of Property to Promote Economic Development



Spain Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage



Federal Agents Raid Congressman Randall Cunningham’s Home



President Bush Signs the Energy Policy Act of 2005



Israel Unilaterally Withdraws from the Gaza Strip and Parts of the West Bank



Government Incompetence Impairs Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts



Fear of Hurricane Rita Causes the Largest Evacuation in US History



John Roberts Becomes the Seventeenth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court



Danish Newspaper’s Prophet Muhammad Cartoons Stir Violent Protests



Kashmir Earthquake Kills 80,000 People and Leaves 4 Million Homeless



Liberian Workers Sue Bridgestone Firestone over Slave Labor Conditions



Roman Catholic Church Bans Gay Seminarians



Somali Piracy a Threat to Commerce



Samuel Alito’s Confirmation Makes the Supreme Court More Conservative



Brokeback Mountain, Capote, and Transamerica Receive Oscars



Former Lobbyist Jack Abramoff Goes to Prison for Fraud and Corruption



Duke Lacrosse Players are Falsely Accused of Gang Rape



Media Uncover Match-Fixing in Italian Soccer



Scientist Is Indicted for Faking His Research on Creating Stem Cells



Manufacturer Recalls Pet Food From China that Killed Thousands Of American Pets



Supreme Court Upholds Insanity Defense Law that only Permits Consideration of Defendant’s Ability to Distinguish Right from Wrong



New York Times Exposes Grading Scandal at Auburn University



Tour De France is Hit with a Doping Scandal



Actor Mel Gibson is Caught Making Anti-Semitic Remarks



Novelist Günter Grass Admits to Youthful Nazi Ties



Newsweek Reveals that Hewlett-Packard Spied on its Own Board



Congressman Mark Foley Resigns in Sex Scandal Involving a Teenage Page



Wikileaks Exposes Embarrassing Secrets of The U.S. Government And Others



President Bush Signs a Bill To Build A “Secure Fence” Along the Mexican Border



Male Escort Reveals Sexual Liaisons with Evangelist Ted Haggard



News Corp Abandons Plan to Publish O. J. Simpson’s Book



Former Russian Security Service Officer Dies From Radiation Poisoning



Honeybee Population Decreases Rapidly Without Explanation



Saddam Hussein Is Found Guilty and Executed



Ayaan Hirsi Ali Begins a Foundation to Oppose Oppression of Women in the Islamic World



Nancy Pelosi Becomes the First Woman to Serve as Speaker of The House of Representatives



Apple Computer Changes its Name to Apple Inc.



Washington Post Exposes Decline of Walter Reed Army Hospital



Supreme Court Upholds the Authority of the Epa to Regulate Greenhouse Emissions



Shock Jock Don Imus Loses His Radio Show over Sexist and Racist Remarks



Virginia Tech Shooting Rampage Results in 33 Deaths



Supreme Court Upholds Federal Law that Prohibits Partial-Birth Abortions



Supreme Court Approves of Police Ending High-Speed Chase by Causing the Fleeing Car to Crash



Supreme Court Rules that Students Cannot be Assigned to Particular Schools to Achieve Racial Balance



Senator David Vitter’s Name Is Found in D.c. Madam’s Address Book



University of Colorado Fires Professor Ward Churchill for Plagiarism and Research Falsification



Subprime Mortgage Crisis Brings Down the Housing Market



The Collapse of a Minneapolis Bridge is Symptomatic of the Nation’s Aging Infrastructure



Football Star Michael Vick Pleads Guilty to Financing a Dogfighting Ring



New England Patriots Football Team is Fined for Spying on Other Teams



President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Defends Islamicist Policies in a Talk at Columbia University



Olympic Champion Marion Jones Admits Steroid use



The United States Suffers its Worst Recession Since World War ii



Former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Benazir Bhutto, is Assassinated



Hurricane Ike Causes Huge Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico



Barack Obama Defeats Hillary Clinton in Presidential Primaries and Caucuses



Kosovo Declares Independence from Serbia



Raúl Castro Officially Becomes President of Cuba



New York Governor Eliot Spitzer Resigns in Prostitution Scandal



Top Court Allows Use of Controversial Drug Cocktail in Executions



Supreme Court Upholds Voting Requirement of a Picture ID



Earthquake in China Kills More than 80,000 People and Leaves 5 Million Homeless



Supreme Court Forces The US Government to Respect Minimum Legal Rights of Detainees at Guantánamo



Supreme Court Holds the Second Amendment Protects a Personal Right to Keep and Bear Arms



Pickens’ Plan Calls for Reduction on U.S. Dependency on Foreign Oil



John Edwards’ Extramarital Affair Ends his Political Career



Russia’s Invasion of South Ossetia Begins the Russo-Georgian War of Five Days



Financial Institutions and Markets Begin to Collapse



President Bush Signs the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008



Barack Obama Becomes the First African American to be Elected President of The United States



Terrorists Kill 176 People in Mumbai (Bombay)



US Government Helps Automobile Manufacturers Survive a Major Downturn



O.J. Simpson is Sentenced from 9 To 33 Years in Prison for Armed Robbery



Federal Reserve Slashes its Key Interest Rate to Near Zero



The Gaza War Collapses the Roadmap to Peace



Skillful Piloting by “Sully” Prevents a Tragedy



President Obama Prohibits Waterboarding but Decides not to Prosecute those who Practiced it



President Obama Signs the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009



Tea Party Movement Campaigns for Lower Taxes and Less Government



New Strain of Swine Flu Does not Kill as Many People as Originally Feared



Washington Becomes the Second State to Legalize Physician-Assisted Dying



Bernard Madoff Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Investors



Earthquake in Central Italy Kills 309 and Leaves 65,000 Homeless



Sonia Sotomayor Becomes the First Hispanic Justice to Sit on The US Supreme Court



Supreme Court Rules that Strip Search of Middle-School Student Violates the Fourth Amendment



Tiger Woods Crashes his Car While Fleeing from his Angry Wife



Massive Earthquake in Haiti Kills Over 220,000



Supreme Court Rules that Corporations and Labor Unions have a First Amendment Right to Make Independent Political Expenditures



Obamacare Expands the Number of Insured Persons but Fails to Make Medical Care Affordable



Presidents Obama and Medvedev Sign a New Nuclar Arms Reduction Treaty



Earthquake in China Results in 2,700 Deaths and Over 100,000 Homeless



Deepwater Horizon Blowout Causes the Largest Oil Spill in History



Supreme Court Rules that Juveniles Cannot be Sentenced to Life Imprisonment Without Parole for a Non-Homicide Crime



Supreme Court Rules that a Criminal Suspect Must Explicitly and Unambiguously Articulate Miranda Rights



Supreme Court Upholds University’s Requirement that Religious Groups Must Accept Anyone Wishing to Join



Supreme Court Rules that State and Local Governments May not Abridge the Right to Keep and Bear Arms



President Obama Signs into Law the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act



Elena Kagan Replaces Justice John Paul Stevens on the US Supreme Court



Former Governor Rod Blagojevich is Found Guilty of 18 Criminal Counts



Chinese Dissident Liu Xiaobo is Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize While in Prison



33 Chilean Miners are Rescued at the Copiapó Mine



Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (Acorn) Declares Bankruptcy



President Obama Signs the Repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell



Popular Uprising in Egypt Forces Hosni Mubarak to Resign



The Last Major Component of the International Space Station is Installed



Supreme Court Defends Right to Conduct Anti-Gay Picket During Funeral of Marine Who Died in Iraq War



Great Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan Kills 15,894 People and Causes Meltdowns of Power Plants



Syrian Civil War Kills Over 470,000 People and Displaces More Than Six and a Half Million



Nato-Led Coalition Intervenes in the Libyan Conflict



Osama bin Laden is Killed by a Team of U.S. Navy Seals



Head of the International Monetary Fund Resigns After Being Charged with Rape



Oprah Winfrey Broadcasts her Final Talk Show



Supreme Court Rejects Class-Action Sex-Discrimination Lawsuit Against Wal-Mart



South Sudan Becomes Independent but the Country is Soon Engaged in Another Civil War



East Asian Agreement on Preliminary Guidelines to Resolve South China Sea Disputes Fails to End Rival Claims



Norwegian Terrorist Murders 77 People with the Goal of Saving Europe from Islamic Dominance



Police Killing of a Young Black Man in London Causes Violent Riots in Cities Throughout England



Occupy Wall Street Movement Begins in Zuccotti Park



Libyan Dictator Muammar Al-Kaddafi is Killed During the Civil War



Military Leaders Overthrow the Democratically Elected President of Mali



Supreme Court Strikes Down Arizona’s Immigration Laws



Penn State Football Coach Jerry Sandusky is Found Guilty of Child Sex Abuse



Supreme Court Upholds “Individual Mandate” in Aca



Saudi Dissident is Sentenced to 10 Years Imprisonment and 1,000 Lashes for Criticisms of Islam



U.S. Ambassador Killed in Benghazi



Hurricane Sandy Kills 159 Americans and Wreaks Havoc along the East Coast



President Barack Obama is Reelected to Serve a Second Term



President Obama Signs American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012



Pope Benedict XVI Resigns



Venezuelan President Maduro Becomes Increasingly Authoritarian as the Economy Worsens



Supreme Court Rules Police Need a Warrant Before Using a Dog to Sniff a Home



Collapse of a Bangladesh Factory Building Kills More Than 1,100 People



IRS Official Pleads the Fifth



The Moynihan Report on the Black Family is Revisited



Supreme Court Rules a Key Provision of the Voting Rights Act is Unconstitutional



Supreme Court Holds that Federal Government Must Recognize All Marriages Approved by a State



General Abdel Fatah El-Sisi Overthrows the Government of President Mohamed Morsi



“Black Lives Matter” Protests Mistreatment of African Americans by the Police



The City of Detroit Files for Municipal Bankruptcy



Julius Malema Organizes the Economic Freedom Fighters of South Africa



Russia Annexes Crimea and Supports Military Incursions into Ukrainian Territory



Boko Haram Kidnaps 276 Schoolgirls in Chibok, Nigeria



Supreme Court Upholds Constitutional Bans on Preferences Based on Race, Ethnicity, or Sex



The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant Declares an Islamic Caliphate



The Supreme Court Decides that Closely-Held Corporations May Disregard Some Legal Mandates that Violate Owners’ Religious Beliefs



Ebola Outbreak Kills at Least 11,310 People in West Africa



Citizens of Scotland Vote to Stay in the United Kingdom



United States Organizes a Large Global Coalition to Counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant



The Canadian Supreme Court Grants Grievously Ill Canadians the Right to Physician-Assisted Suicide



Outbreaks of the Zika Virus Spread Throughout Much of the Americas



Somali Al-Shabaab Militants Kill 147 People at a Kenyan University



Nepal Earthquake Kills 9,000 and Leaves 3.5 Million Homeless



Supreme Court Endorses Disparate Impact Paradigm for Government-Supported Housing Projects



Supreme Court Broadly Interprets a Key Provision of Obamacare



Supreme Court Holds that All States Must Provide Equal Rights for Same-Sex Marriages



High Court Permits Use of Controversial Chemical in Carrying Out the Death Penalty



Greece is the First Developed Country Unable to Make an IMF Loan Repayment



International Agreement Reached on Iran’s Nuclear Program



The United States Re-Establishes Diplomatic Relations With Cuba



Chancellor Angela Merkel Invites an Unlimited Number of Refugees Into Germany



Scientists Observe Gravitational Waves For The First Time



Hurricane Joaquin Slams into the Caribbean, Killing 34 People and Causing $64 Million in Damage



Michigan Governor Declares a State of Emergency in the City of Flint Because of Water Contamination



Mexican Drug Lord Joaquín Guzmán is Captured for the Third Time



Public Policies Disallowing Transgender People to Use Public Bathrooms Generate a Firestorm of Controversy



Armenians And Azerbaijanis Fight a Four-Day War in Nagorno-Karabakh



Massive Wildfire in Alberta Forces the Evacuation of Over 90,000 Residents



Takata Airbag Recall Becomes the Largest Safety Recall in Automotive History



United Nations Reports a Record Number of Displaced Persons



Supreme Court Upholds Racial Preferences in University Admissions Policies



British Citizens Vote to Leave the European Union



Supreme Court Strikes Down Strict Requirements for Abortion Clinics



Supreme Court Upholds Ban on Gun Ownership By a Person Found Guilty of Domestic Violence



Attempted Coup D’état in Turkey Results in 300 Deaths and 6,000 Detentions



Engineer For Volkswagen Pleads Guilty to Violation of the Clean Air Act



Trump is Elected President of the USA



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