On This Day: September 30

10 years of headlines that grabbed us.
September 30, 2021
Prison Riot Leaves 116 Dead, 5 of Them Beheaded
At least 116 people were killed after the deadliest prison riot Ecuador has ever seen erupted Tuesday.  Keep reading >>
September 30, 2020
One Phrase From Trump Is Picked Apart
Members of the far-right group Proud Boys celebrated its mention by President Trump during the first presidential debate on Tuesday, seeing it as an implicit endorsement and boasting of a jump in recruits, per the New York Times, which perused private social-media channels.  Keep reading >>
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September 30, 2019
Teen's Messages With Other Boy Were Posted. Hours Later, He Was Dead
On the night of Sunday, Sept. 22, Channing Smith, 16, saw that private, sexually explicit messages between himself and a male classmate had been posted to Instagram and Snapchat.  Keep reading >>
September 30, 2018
Kavanaugh Accuser Has Interesting Legal History
Julie Swetnick is no stranger to legal battles.  Keep reading >>
September 30, 2017
Trump Slams Mayor Who Criticized Hurricane Response
President Trump lashed out early Saturday at San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz and other Puerto Rican officials who have criticized relief efforts on the hurricane-ravaged island.  Keep reading >>
September 30, 2016
Donald Trump Says the Debate Was 'Rigged'
Donald Trump appears to have changed his tune about Monday night's debate: He's still saying that he won, but he's now also saying that Lester Holt's moderating was biased against him, the Hill reports.  Keep reading >>
September 30, 2015
Kim Davis Secretly Met Pope Francis
The leader of the world's Catholics found time during his US visit to meet a Protestant county clerk from Kentucky.  Keep reading >>
September 30, 2014
First Case of Ebola Diagnosed in US
The world's Ebola outbreak has officially reached the US.  Keep reading >>
September 30, 2013
Senate Torpedoes House Bid to Defund ObamaCare
The Senate has voted 54 to 46 to reject House amendments to the continuing resolution—including the one that would delay ObamaCare.  Keep reading >>
September 30, 2012
Lotto Winner Who Stayed on Food Stamps Dies
Amanda Clayton, the Michigan woman who inspired mass derision and a fraud conviction for continuing to take public assistance after winning $1 million on a state lottery-run game show, has died.  Keep reading >>
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