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Space Shuttle Atlantis

Space Shuttle "Atlantis" lands safely at Edwards Air Force Base in California after inclement weather had prevented its programmed landing at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, ending STS-117.

The US space shuttle Atlantis has touched down in California's Mojave Desert after rain and thick clouds prevented it from returning to its home port in Florida.

Director of the Central Intelligence Agency

Director Michael Hayden of the United States Central Intelligence Agency announces plans to declassify documents detailing illegal activities performed by the agency between 1950 and 1980, including assassination plots, domestic spying and wiretapping, kidnapping, and human experiments.

2007 Israel-Gaza conflict

2007 Israel-Gaza conflict: IDF soldiers near Hebron shoot an unarmed Palestinian, who later died. The IDF states that the man was trying to run through the gate; the soldiers yelled for him to halt, which he did not; they then shot the man.

Troops shoot at Palestinian trying to approach IDF pillbox


Inflation in Zimbabwe rises to 11,000%; U.S. ambassador Christopher Dell predicts it will reach 1.5 million percent by December.