UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016

On Aug. 25, 1985, Samantha Smith, 13, was killed with her father and six other people in a plane crash in Maine. Samantha’s 1983 letter to Soviet President Yuri Andropov about her fear of nuclear war earned her a visit to the Soviet Union. Today is Thursday, Aug. 25, the …

Quote of the Day

“The brain that should be there is not there.” ~DR. DEBORAH LEVINE, an author of a study of 45 Brazilian babies whose mothers were infected with Zika in pregnancy that shows the virus can inflict serious damage to many different parts of the fetal brain. Source: Quotation of the Day …