Today in history
Feb 9, 2014 at 7:30 AM
50 years ago, 1964: Two bombs planted by terrorists destroyed a bleachers during a softball game in Pershing Stadium, Saigon, Viet Nam. Two U.S. servicemen were killed and 23 other Americans injured.
25 years ago, 1989: Every American baby should be tested for the AIDS virus, television networks should air condom commercials, and drug users should be given sterile needles in efforts to stem the AIDS epidemic a government advisory panel recommended.
10 years ago, 2004: The nation's unemployment rate fell to 5.6 percent in January 2004, the lowest level in more than two years, as employers stepped up hiring - but not a brisk enough pace to ease concerns about the prolonged job drought.