THIS DAY IN HISTORY
1776 – A day after crossing the Delaware, George Washington took on the Hessians and defeated the mercenaries
1865 – The coffee percolator was patented by James Nason
1966 – The very first Kwanzaa is celebrated
1996 – Jon Benet Ramsey was killed — and she continues to be on the covers of tabloids almost every month
2004 – A massive, 9.0 earthquake in the Indian Ocean sparked a tsunami that killed over 280,000 people
News and The Politics out of D.C.
ROSEANNE BARR TO ADDRESS THE ISRAELI PARLIAMENT (YOU READ THAT CORRECTLY)