On This Day: February 17

10 years of headlines that grabbed us.
February 17, 2019
Sources Claim Big Twist in Jussie Smollett Investigation
"Nothing is further from the truth and anyone claiming otherwise is lying," said lawyers for Empire actor Jussie Smollett in reference to reports...  Keep reading >>
February 17, 2018
Parkland Survivor Goes Viral by Calling Out Trump, NRA
“Politicians who sit in their gilded House and Senate seats funded by the NRA telling us nothing could have ever been done to...  Keep reading >>
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February 17, 2017
Reaction to Trump: Like '2 Different Press Conferences'
President Trump ripped into the "dishonest" and "out of control" media during his press conference Thursday —and it didn't take long...  Keep reading >>
February 17, 2016
Defiant Apple Refusing Feds' Order to Unlock Shooter's iPhone
It's what the Wall Street Journal describes as a "watershed moment" in the fight over smartphone encryption: A court has ordered Apple to...  Keep reading >>
February 17, 2015
Texas Judge Blocks Obama Immigration Order
A federal judge in Texas has issued an order banning officials from implementing "any and all aspects" of President Obama's executive order on...  Keep reading >>
February 17, 2014
Zimmerman: After I Shot at Trayvon, I Worried I Missed
Feb. 26 will mark the two-year anniversary of the night George Zimmerman killed Trayvon Martin, and Zimmerman is apparently commemorating the occasion with a fresh...  Keep reading >>
February 17, 2013
Adam Lanza's Mom Made 'Fatal Errors': In-Depth Probe
Adam Lanza's mother struggled to raise her hypersensitive, Asperger's-diagnosed child and seems to have made a couple of fatal mistakes along the way...  Keep reading >>
February 17, 2012
Guy Buys $123 Safe on eBay, Finds Major Cash Inside
When James Labrecque listed an old safe—to which he did not have the combination—on eBay, the seller warned, "What you see is...  Keep reading >>
February 17, 2011
Glenn Beck: Don't Use Google
Glenn Beck doesn't trust Google and he doesn't think his viewers should either. The Fox host—pointing to a Google exec's role in the Egyptian...  Keep reading >>
February 17, 2010
Rachel Maddow to Glenn Beck: 'Back Off'
Glenn Beck can decide how much he’s “willing to stir up Americans’ fear and prejudice for profit,” in Rachel Maddow's opinion. That’...  Keep reading >>
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