Mainly cloudy. A few peeks of sunshine possible. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High around 90F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph..
Scattered thunderstorms this evening becoming more widespread overnight. Storms may contain strong gusty winds. Low around 70F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Updated: August 21, 2019 @ 3:21 pm
Today is Thursday, June 13.
Today's Highlight in History:
In 1842, Queen Victoria became the first British monarch to ride on a train, traveling from Slough Railway Station to Paddington in 25 minutes.
In 1927, aviation hero Charles Lindbergh was honored with a ticker-tape parade in New York City.
In 1935, James Braddock (left) claimed the title of world heavyweight boxing champion from Max Baer (right) in a 15-round fight in Queens, New York.
In 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt created the Office of Strategic Services and the Office of War Information.
On June 13, 1966, the Supreme Court ruled in Miranda v. Arizona that criminal suspects had to be informed of their constitutional right to consult with an attorney and to remain silent.
In 1967, President Lyndon B. Johnson nominated Solicitor-General Thurgood Marshall to become the first black justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.
In 1977, James Earl Ray, the convicted assassin of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., was recaptured following his escape three days earlier from a Tennessee prison.
In 1983, the U.S. space probe Pioneer 10, launched in 1972, became the first spacecraft to leave the solar system as it crossed the orbit of Neptune.
In 1993, astronaut Donald K. "Deke" Slayton died in League City, Texas, at age 69.
In 1993, Canada's Progressive Conservative Party chose Defense Minister Kim Campbell to succeed Brian Mulroney (muhl-ROO'-nee) as prime minister; she was the first woman to hold the post.
In 1997, the Chicago Bulls captured their fifth professional basketball championship in seven years with a 90-to-86 victory over the Utah Jazz in game six.
In 1997, a jury voted unanimously to give Timothy McVeigh the death penalty for his role in the Oklahoma City bombing.
In 2005, A jury in Santa Maria, California, acquitted Michael Jackson of molesting a 13-year-old cancer survivor at his Neverland ranch.
In 2008, R. Kelly was acquitted of all charges in his child pornography trial in Chicago, ending a six-year ordeal for the R&B superstar.
In 2008, Tim Russert, moderator of NBC's "Meet the Press," died suddenly while preparing for his weekly broadcast; he was 58.
Ten years ago: Hundreds gathered at a sprawling hillside cemetery in Los Angeles to attend a funeral for David Carradine, more than a week after the 72-year-old actor was found hanging in a Bangkok hotel room.
Ten years ago: Opponents of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (ah-muh-DEE'-neh-zhahd) clashed with police in the heart of Tehran after the Iranian president claimed a re-election victory.
Five years ago: Hall of Fame football coach Chuck Noll, 82, died in Sewickley, Pennsylvania.
Five years ago: The Internal Revenue Service told Congress it had lost a trove of emails to and from Lois Lerner, a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy, sparking outrage from congressional investigators.
Five years ago: The Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup for the second time in three years with a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers in Game 5.
One year ago: President Donald Trump declared that his summit with Kim Jong Un had ended any nuclear threat from North Korea, though the meeting had produced no details on how or when weapons might be eliminated or reduced.
One year ago: On the eve of the start of the World Cup in Russia, FIFA voters chose to award the 2026 World Cup to North America.
Today is Thursday, June 13.
Actor Chris Evans is 38 today, so here's a quick slideshow of some career highlights from th…
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