THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Today is Thursday, June 14, the 165th day of 2018. There are 200 days left in the year. This is Flag Day.
IN THE NATION
1943: The U.S. Supreme Court, in West Virginia State Board of Education vs. Barnette, ruled 6-3 that public school students could not be forced to salute the flag of the United States.
1972: The Environmental Protection Agency ordered a ban on domestic use of the pesticide DDT to take effect at year's end.
IN THE WORLD
1985: The 17-day hijack ordeal of TWA Flight 847 began as a pair of Lebanese Shiite Muslim terrorists seized the jetliner shortly after takeoff from Athens, Greece.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU President Donald Trump is 72. Singer Janet Lennon (The Lennon Sisters) is 72. Rock musician Barry Melton is 71. Jazz musician Marcus Miller is 59. Singer Boy George is 57. Rock musician Chris DeGarmo is 55. International Tennis Hall of Famer Steffi Graf is 49. Actor Sullivan Stapleton is 41.