BASEBALL LEGEND JACKIE ROBINSON GETS CONGRESSIONAL GOLD MEDAL
U.S. President George W. Bush applauds as Rachel Robinson, wife of Jackie Robinson, shakes hands with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-CA, during a ceremony where baseball great Jackie Robinson was awarded a posthumous Congressional Gold Medal in the U.S. Capitol building in Washington on March 2, 2005. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
The four young black girls killed in a 1963 bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., are being honored by Congress.
"Oblivion," starring Tom Cruise and Morgan Freeman, took the No. 1 spot at the weekend box office with $38.152 million in gross receipts.
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"42," based on the life of baseball great Jackie Robinson, was No. 1 at the U.S. box office this weekend, opening to an estimated gross of $27.2 million.
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The New Jersey Senate was expected to vote Thursday on a resolution urging Major League Baseball to retire Roberto Clemente's number.
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