THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Today is Friday, Aug. 11, the 223rd day of 2017. There are 142 days left in the year.
IN THE NATION
1992: The Mall of America, the nation’s largest shopping-entertainment center, opened in Bloomington, Minn.
2016: The Obama administration said it had decided marijuana would remain on the list of most dangerous drugs, rebuffing growing support across the country for broad legalization, but said it would allow more research into its medical uses. IN THE WORLD
1962: Andrian Nikolayev became the Soviet Union’s third cosmonaut in space as he was launched on a 94hour flight.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU Computer scientist and Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak is 67. Wrestleractor Hulk Hogan is 64. Singer Joe Jackson is 63. Actress Anna Gunn is 49. Actor Chris Hemsworth is 34.