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Today in history: Oct. 17
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Today in history: Oct. 17

An earthquake measuring 6.9 in magnitude struck northern California, killing 63 people and causing $6 billion worth of damage, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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The world’s first all-female spacewalking team, NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir, replaced a broken part of the International S…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Jerry Rice, Kate Walsh, Nancy Kerrigan, P…

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The College of Cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church chose Cardinal Karol Wojtyla to be the new pope; he took the name John Paul II, and more…

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