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November 1, 2013 |
PENNSVILLE TOWNSHIP, N.J. - People who knew Paul Anthony Ciancia struggled to reconcile the quiet teenager who by some accounts was bullied in high school with the man who allegedly targeted Transportation Security Administration workers during a fatal shooting rampage at LAX. In this suburban Philadelphia neighborhood, people described him as shy and a little awkward but said they never saw signs of anger or violent tendencies. "He kept to himself and ate lunch alone a lot," said David Hamilton, who graduated with Ciancia from Salesianum School in Wilmington, Del., in 2008.
March 1, 1999
Dr. David Hamilton Smith, 68, co-developer of a vaccine that has virtually eradicated childhood bacterial meningitis in the United States. The bacterium known as HiB can cause childhood meningitis and lead to paralysis, blindness, deafness, mental retardation and, in some cases, death. Smith and co-inventor Porter Anderson began developing the vaccine while both worked at the University of Rochester.
March 18, 2009 |
President Obama chose an Indiana judge with some bipartisan support for his first judicial nomination Tuesday, announcing he wanted to elevate U.S. District Judge David F. Hamilton to the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago. White House aides described Hamilton as a careful judge who follows the law and also shows "empathy for real people with real problems." They said Obama was sending a signal with this pick that he would consult Senate Republicans about his judicial nominations.
October 15, 1985 |
The richest of the rich in America is worth $2.8 billion, while the poorest of the rich checks in at a mere $150 million. But who's counting? Forbes magazine, that's who, and its 1985 list of the nation's 400 richest people is topped by Sam Moore Walton of Bentonville, Ark., who has made $2.8 billion through his Wal-Mart discount stores. Walton, who danced a hula on Wall Street last year when profit goals were met, replaced Gordon Getty, the front-runner for the past two years.
May 4, 1994 |
Sophia Woldemariam sits within view of rapper Snoop Doggy Dogg, one of her brother's accused murderers. With pen in hand, she documents the March morning hearing, her brown eyes darting from lawyer to rapper to Superior Court Judge Paul G. Flynn. Her parents listen to the stinging claims about their son: the gang member. The stalker. The guy with a gun.
October 13, 1987 |
Here is the Forbes magazine 1987 list of the 400 richest Americans in descending order of wealth, showing estimated fortune in millions, residence, source of wealth, age and industry. The industry codes are: MF, manufacturing; R, retail; M, media; T, high technology; AG, agriculture; OG, oil and gas; F, financial operations; RE, real estate; EC, engineering and construction; S, services. 1--Walton, Sam Moore, $8,500, Bentonville, Ark.