Today is Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019.

Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 5, 1975, President Gerald R. Ford escaped an attempt on his life by Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme, a disciple of Charles Manson, in Sacramento, California. On this date: In 1774, the first Continental Congress assembled in Philadelphia. In 1864, voters in Louisiana approved a new state constitution abolishing slavery. In […]