Japan Earthquake

Strong quake shakes western Japan

A powerful earthquake in western Japan knocked loose roof tiles, toppled store shelves and caused power outages Friday afternoon, but appare…

Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley, left, announces Wednesday, Oct. 20, 1999, in Chicago, that a new piece of public art, a 60-foot wide, 30-foot tall  elliptical sculpture by Indian artist Anish Kapoor, will be placed in the city's Millennium Park, which is scheduled to open in 2001. The sculpture is funded in part by a $3 million donation from Ameritech.  A small model of the sculpture is shown at right. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Today in History: October 20

Inside the story: Photo gallery

Today is Thursday, Oct. 20, the 294th day of 2016. There are 72 days left in the year.