THIS DAY IN HIS­TORY

The Denver Post - - NEWS - — The As­so­ci­ated Press

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.

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