THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Today is Tuesday, Aug. 8, the 220th day of 2017. There are 145 days left in the year.
IN THE NATION
1974: President Richard Nixon, facing damaging new revelations in the Watergate scandal, announced he would resign the following day.
IN THE WORLD
1815: Napoleon Bonaparte set sail for St. Helena to spend the remainder of his days in exile.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Singer Mel Tillis is 85. Actor Dustin Hoffman is 80. Actor Larry Wilcox is 70. Actor Keith Carradine is 68. Actor Donny Most is 64. TV personality Deborah Norville is 59. Musician The Edge is 56. Rapper Kool Moe Dee is 55. Singer JC Chasez (’N Sync) is 41. Tennis player Roger Federer is 36.