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Warren sworn in as U.S. chief justice

Oct. 5, 1953: Earl Warren, swearing to “do equally right to the poor and the rich,” became 14th chief justice of the United States and then presided over the opening session of the Supreme Court’s 1953-54 term.

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Bee history: Freight train blasts shock area

April 29, 1973: A five-hour series of devastating explosions ripped through a bomb-laden freight train near Roseville yesterday like a slow-motion string of giant firecrackers, causing the evacuation of thousands of area residents.

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D-Day's success gave Allies critical European foothold, and their World War II victory was to follow

On June 6, 1944, the United States and its allies stormed the Normandy beaches, overcoming entrenched Germany opposition and ultimately establishing a position from which to launch a final conquest of the European continent and end the war.
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D-Day's success gave Allies critical European foothold, and their World War II victory was to follow 1:31

D-Day's success gave Allies critical European foothold, and their World War II victory was to follow

Effort afoot to protect Sacramento's midcentury modern buildings 1:10

Effort afoot to protect Sacramento's midcentury modern buildings

Sacramento Stories: Armed Black Panther members enter Capitol (May 2, 1967) 1:27

Sacramento Stories: Armed Black Panther members enter Capitol (May 2, 1967)

Sacramento Stories: Bomb-laden train explosion in Roseville (April 28, 1973) 3:01

Sacramento Stories: Bomb-laden train explosion in Roseville (April 28, 1973)