The quake struck Italy in the middle of the night. A magnitude 6.2, it was felt across the country but devastated three towns in particular: Amatrice, Accumoli and Pescara. At least 159 are confirmed dead as rescuers continue to scour…
By PBS NewsHour
WASHINGTON — Under President Dwight D. Eisenhower, the nation prepared for the 50th birthday of the National Park Service with a spending splurge that refurbished Independence Hall in Philadelphia and helped complete the Gateway Arch in St. Louis and the…
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
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