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Ten years ago: Following the failure of two Supreme Court nominations, President Reagan announced his choice of Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, who went on to win confirmation.

Five years ago: By letter, Russian President Boris Yeltsin told U.S. senators that Americans had been held in prison camps after World War II and some were “summarily executed,” but that others were still living in his country voluntarily.

One year ago: The Army reported getting nearly 2,000 calls to a hotline set up after revelations of a sex scandal at the Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland.



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