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    One year ago: In a major victory for pop star Britney Spears, a judge in Los Angeles suspended the singer’s father from the conservatorship that had controlled her life and money for 13 years, saying the arrangement reflected a “toxic environment.” (The judge would end the conservatorship we…

      Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Bryant Gumbel, Chrissy Metz, Halsey, Ian McShane, Kevin Durant, Zachary Levi and more. 

        In 1954, Giants' Willie Mays makes his iconic over-the-shoulder catch in Game 1 of the World Series against Cleveland. See more sports moments from this date.

          Barack and Michelle Obama dug shovels into the ground during a celebratory groundbreaking for the Obama Presidential Center along Lake Michigan in Chicago, near the Obama family home. 

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