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    • Friday Night
      A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
    • Saturday
      A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
    • Thursday Night
      A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
    • Friday
      A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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      Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
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      A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • RSS This day in history

    • Republic of Biafra proclaimed
      After suffering through years of suppression under Nigeria’s military government, the breakaway state of Biafra proclaims its independence from Nigeria. In 1960, Nigeria gained independence from Britain. Six years later, the Muslim Hausas in northern Nigeria began massacring the Christian Igbos in ...
    • Mariner 9 departs for Mars
      The U.S. unmanned space probe Mariner 9 is launched on a mission to gather scientific information on Mars, the fourth planet from the sun. The 1,116-pound spacecraft entered the planet’s orbit on November 13, 1971, and circled Mars twice each day for almost a year, photographing the surface and ...
    • Civil War dead honored on Decoration Day
      By proclamation of General John A. Logan of the Grand Army of the Republic, the first major Memorial Day observance is held to honor those who died “in defense of their country during the late rebellion.” Known to some as “Decoration Day,” mourners honored the Civil War dead by decorating their ...
    • Joan of Arc is burned at the stake for heresy
      At Rouen in English-controlled Normandy, Joan of Arc, the peasant girl who became the savior of France, is burned at the stake for heresy. Joan was born in 1412, the daughter of a tenant farmer at Domremy, on the borders of the duchies of Bar and Lorraine. In 1415, the Hundred Years War between ...
    • Former President Taft dedicates Lincoln Memorial
      Former President William Howard Taft dedicates the Lincoln Memorial on the Washington Mall on this day in 1922. At the time, Taft was serving as chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Taft remains the only former president ever to hold a seat on the Supreme Court. He served from 1921 to 1930. ...
    • Future president Andrew Jackson kills Charles Dickinson in a duel
      On May 30, 1806, future President Andrew Jackson kills a man who accused him of cheating on a horse race bet and then insulted his wife, Rachel. Contemporaries described Jackson, who had already served in Tennessee’s Senate and was practicing law at the time of the duel, as argumentative, ...
    • Bandit Pearl Hart holds up an Arizona stagecoach
      The amateur bandit Pearl Hart and her boyfriend hold up an Arizona stagecoach on May 30, 1899. Little is known about Pearl Hart’s early life. She was born in Ontario, Canada in 1871, and moved to Toronto as a child. She eloped when she was 16, but her husband abused her and the marriage did […]
    • Playwright Christopher Marlowe killed in tavern brawl
      Playwright Christopher Marlowe, 29, is killed in a brawl over a bar tab on this day. Marlowe, born two months before William Shakespeare, was the son of a Canterbury shoemaker. A bright student, he won scholarships to prestigious schools and earned his B.A. from Cambridge in 1584. He was nearly ...
    • Jonathan Levin is tortured and killed by his former student
      Jonathan Levin, a popular 31-year-old English teacher, is stabbed and shot to death in his Upper West Side apartment in New York City. The son of Time Warner chairman Gerald Levin, Jonathan was known by many to be wealthy. When he did not show up for work, investigators searched his apartment and ...
    • Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev arrives in Washington for a summit
      Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev arrives in Washington, D.C., for three days of talks with President George Bush. The summit meeting centered on the issue of Germany and its place in a changing Europe. When Gorbachev arrived for this second summit meeting with President Bush, his situation in the ...
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