YouTube download / AP video / "Great Britain and Germany went to war tonight," wrote the AP's Robert Collins on August 1, 1914 from London, noting that "all Europe is now in arms." The Associated Press had covered war before, but not since the Napoleonic wars a century earlier had so many armies battled over so great an extent. This was the Great War, called "the European War" or "the World War" by contemporaries. Ten million combatants would die before it ended with Germany's defeat on Nov. 11, 1918.
YouTube download / AP video / (25 Dec 2018) Immigration officials have dropped off at least 200 migrants at the El Paso, Texas, bus station since Sunday night. U.S. Rep.-elect Veronica Escobar tells AP that ICE left people there after a local shelter said it didn't have enough room.
YouTube download / AP video / (21 Dec 2018) The USS John C. Stennis sailed into the Persian Gulf on Friday, becoming the first since America's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal and breaking the longest carrier absence in the volatile region since at least the September 11 terror attacks.
YouTube download / AP video / (9 Dec 2018) Britain's Prince Charles and Princess Diana announce they are separating; The Charge of the Light Brigade - is published in Britain; Solidarity union leader Lech Walesa is elected president in Poland; Actor Kirk Douglas is born.