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On This Day, Aug. 26: Democrats nominate Johnson, Humphrey

Aug. 26 (UPI) — On this date in history: In 1920, eight days after it was ratified, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution went into effect — giving women the right to vote. In 1964, Democrats nominated U.S. President Lyndon Johnson and Hubert Humphrey.

3 dead, 4 wounded in New Mexico shooting

Aug. 26 (UPI) — New Mexico police arrested a 19-year-old man in connection to a shooting at a house party that left three people dead and four others wounded. Bishop Henderson was arrested Sunday afternoon and charged with aggravated battery, the Hobbs Police Department said

Ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio announces bid to win old job back

Aug. 25 (UPI) — Controversial former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio announced that he was running for his old Maricopa County job on Sunday, two years to the day since President Donald Trump pardoned him for a federal contempt conviction. “Watch out, world! We’re back,” Arpaio

Gas explosion levels Maryland shopping mall

Aug. 25 (UPI) — A natural gas explosion tore through a Maryland shopping center Sunday, leaving the building all but destroyed though no one was injured in the incident, authorities said. The explosion occurred inside the Columbia building, some 26 miles southwest of Baltimore, before

Rory McIlroy wins FedEx Cup, record $15 million

Aug. 25 (UPI) — Rory McIlroy surged past world No. 1 Brooks Koepka and Xander Schauffele to win the FedEx Cup and $15 million, the largest payout in golf history, Sunday at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. With birdies on the final two holes,

Green Bay Packers release former second-round pick Josh Jones

Aug. 25 (UPI) — The Green Bay Packers released former second-round pick Josh Jones, three months after the defensive back requested a trade. The Packers announced the roster move Sunday. Earlier in the day, the safety posted on social media that the team had informed

Redskins name Case Keenum starting quarterback over Dwayne Haskins

Aug. 25 (UPI) — Washington Redskins quarterback Case Keenum will start the team’s regular-season opener against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sept. 8. The team announced Sunday that Keenum won the starting job over Ohio State Buckeyes rookie Dwayne Haskins. Redskins head coach Jay Gruden told