On This Day: February 4

10 years of headlines that grabbed us.
February 4, 2022
Woman Looks Out Window, Saves Men From 'Pure Hell'
If Massachusetts woman Pam Harght had been looking in a different direction during a business call on Tuesday, three fishermen would have almost certainly perished in the frigid waters of Cape Cod Bay.  Keep reading >>
February 4, 2021
Ted Cruz Clashes With Star of His Favorite Movie
Sen. Ted Cruz has often said that The Princess Bride is his favorite film—but star Cary Elwes has made it clear that he's about as fond of the senator as character Westley is of the loathsome Prince Humperdinck.  Keep reading >>
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February 4, 2020
'Unbearable': 2 Teens Dead After Pickup Hits Runners
Oklahoma's Max Townsend lost his 29-year-old son in a car accident on Sunday.  Keep reading >>
February 4, 2019
Bud Light Super Bowl Ad Delivers Epic Surprise
The ads provided some much-needed entertainment during the lowest-scoring Super Bowl in history—especially a Bud Light ad that took a very dark turn.  Keep reading >>
February 4, 2018
Ryan Lauds a $1.50/Week Pay Hike, Quickly Regrets It
House Speaker Paul Ryan used Twitter to highlight a school secretary benefiting from the Republican tax overhaul, then deleted the tweet after online criticism that he is cheering an increase of $1.50 a week.  Keep reading >>
February 4, 2017
Trump Lashes Out at 'So-Called Judge'
As people banned by his executive order boarded planes bound for the US, President Trump slammed a court order halting the ban as "ridiculous."  Keep reading >>
February 4, 2016
At House Hearing, Silent Shkreli Smirks at 'Imbeciles'
A House committee looking into drug-pricing practices received the same answer Martin Shkreli gave a Senate committee last month: "On the advice of counsel, I invoke my Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination and respectfully decline to answer your question."  Keep reading >>
February 4, 2015
McDonald's New Ad Turns Out to Be Mexican Diss
A McDonald's ad posted to Facebook has prompted outrage, ultimately forcing the company to take it down and apologize.  Keep reading >>
February 4, 2014
Boy, 11, Attempts Suicide Over My Little Pony Bullying
An 11-year-old Raleigh, North Carolina, boy who attempted suicide did so after he was bullied over his affection for the My Little Pony cartoon.  Keep reading >>
February 4, 2013
Trump Suing Bill Maher Over Orangutan Bet
Well, that'll teach Bill Maher to make a mock bet with Donald Trump: On the Tonight Show last month, Maher told Jay Leno he would donate $5 million to the charity of Trump's choice if the business mogul provided a birth certificate showing he's not the "spawn of his mother having sex with orangutan."  Keep reading >>
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