2013 in the United States

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2013 in the United States
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Events in the year 2013 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Federal Government[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

January 16: The grounded Japan Airlines 787 at Boston Logan Airport

February[edit]

February 3: Emergency lights provided some illumination during the Super Bowl XLVII power outage.
February 28: Many wonder if Treasury Secretary Jack Lew's signature will continue unaltered on United States currency.[44]

March[edit]

March 1: The CRS – 2 Falcon 9

April[edit]

May[edit]

May 10: One World Trade Center tops out at 1,776 ft.

June[edit]

June 5: Rescue operations on the afternoon of the collapse.

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

October 8: New US$100 bill

November[edit]

December[edit]

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

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  67. ^ U.S. Banks Write Down $19 Billion Under Settlement
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  105. ^ "Accident During Live-Fire Exercise Kills At Least Seven Marines In Nevada". NPR. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 
  106. ^ FBI: We know who carried out greatest art heist in American history
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  112. ^ US Supreme Court Applies First Sale Doctrine Worldwide
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  151. ^ Rhode Island Legalizes Gay Marriage
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  155. ^ WGBH
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  158. ^ Reuters
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  167. ^ One World Trade Center spire installed in New York City
  168. ^ 19 Wounded in New Orleans Shooting
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  171. ^ CNN
  172. ^ Holder faces tough House questioning, after defending AP records probe
  173. ^ Holder: I wasn't involved in AP secret phone probe
  174. ^ GOP, Dems aggressively question Holder over subpoenas of AP phone records
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  177. ^ Minnesota 12th state to pass gay marriage
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  184. ^ "Philadelphia building collapse". chicagotribune.com. Retrieved 2013-06-06. 
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  189. ^ University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  190. ^ "Chicago's Patrick Kane wins Conn Smythe Trophy as Stanley Cup playoff MVP". NHL.com. June 24, 2013. Retrieved June 25, 2013. 
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  199. ^ "Asiana Airlines Crash: At a glance". CNN. July 8, 2013. Retrieved July 7, 2013. 
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  201. ^ Medina, Jennifer (July 10, 2013). "Hunger Strike by California Inmates, Already Large, Is Expected to Be Long". The New York Times. 
  202. ^ New Horizons Camera Spots Pluto’s Largest Moon
  203. ^ Greg Botelho and Holly Yan (2013-07-14). "George Zimmerman found not guilty of murder in Trayvon Martin's death". CNN. Retrieved 2013-11-19. 
  204. ^ 'Rolling Stone' defends Tsarnaev glam cover amid outcry
  205. ^ Detroit Free Press
  206. ^ (French) Ariel Castro plaide coupable pour éviter la peine de mort
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  216. ^ CNN
  217. ^ NFL, players reach proposed $765M settlement of concussion-related lawsuits
  218. ^ BBC
  219. ^ KTVU
  220. ^ Reuters
  221. ^ CNN
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  223. ^ Colorado flood toll rises to 7 confirmed dead, 3 more presumed dead
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  239. ^ Schrotenboer, Brent (October 11, 2013). "Adrian Peterson's son, 2, dies; man charged with abuse". USA Today. Retrieved October 11, 2013. 
  240. ^ Ed Payne (2013-10-21). "Same-sex marriages start in New Jersey, 14th state to recognize such unions". CNN. Retrieved 2013-11-13. 
  241. ^ (ABC News)
  242. ^ (USA Today)
  243. ^ Justin Pritchard and Tami Abdollah (November 2, 2013). "LAX Shooting: TSA Officer Killed, Others Hurt". Huffington Post. Retrieved 2013-11-02. 
  244. ^ Web Exhibits. "Daylight Saving Time: When do we change our clocks?". Retrieved 2013-11-13. 
  245. ^ Reid Wilson (2013-12-11). "Hawaii is 15th state to legalize gay marriage". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2013-11-13. 
  246. ^ Monica Garske, R. Stickney and Greg Bledsoe (2013-11-13). "4 Marines Killed at Camp Pendleton". NBC News San Diego. Retrieved 2013-11-13. 
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  248. ^ New NASA Missions to Investigate How Mars Turned Hostile
  249. ^ JPMorgan Chase Inks $13B Settlement, Admits Misrepresenting MBS
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  254. ^ US unemployment rate falls to 5-year low of 7 percent as employers add 203,000 jobs
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  264. ^ http://www.dailyfinance.com/2013/12/12/feds-shut-down-52-unsafe-bus-companies/?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl9%7Csec1_lnk2%26pLid%3D418479?ncid=txtlnkusaolp00000058& Associated Press via Daily Finance
  265. ^ TheDenverChannel.com Team (2013-12-13). "Karl Pierson identified as Arapahoe High School gunman who shot student whle targeting librarian". The Denver Channel. Retrieved 2013-12-17. 
  266. ^ TheDenverChannel.com Team (2013-12-13). "Dead Colorado school shooter wanted 'revenge' on faculty member, sheriff says". WPTV. Retrieved 2013-12-17. 
  267. ^ Hanson, Hilary (2013-12-13). "Arapahoe High School shooting leave student injured, 1 dead". Huffington Post. Retrieved 2013-12-13. 
  268. ^ 17-year-old shot at Colorado high school dies
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  270. ^ http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/actress-joan-fontaine-dies-rebecca-suspicion-665831 Hollywood Reporter
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  275. ^ http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/12/18/epa-fraudster-sentenced-for-outrageous-cia-scam/ EPA fraudster sentenced for 'outrageous' CIA scam
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  277. ^ http://www.sfgate.com/news/us/article/Same-sex-marriage-ruled-legal-by-NM-s-high-court-5078750.php San Francisco Chronicle
  278. ^ Brady McCombs and Paul Foy (2013-12-21). "Utah Gay Weddings Begin Right After Judge Overturns Same-Sex Marriage Ban". Huffington Post. Retrieved 2013-12-21. 
  279. ^ Tom Watkins (2013-12-20). "In Utah, judge's ruling ignites same-sex marriage frenzy". CNN. Retrieved 2013-12-21. 
  280. ^ "Severe weather causing holiday travel headaches - Video on". Today.com. Retrieved 2013-12-23. 
  281. ^ "From Snow to Tornadoes: Christmas Travel in Jeopardy for Millions". Fox News. 2013-12-19. Retrieved 2013-12-24. 
  282. ^ "Storms in southern US kill 2 in Mississippi; thousands lose power, damage widespread". Fox News. December 22, 2013. Retrieved 2013-12-24. 
  283. ^ http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/12/22/debit-and-credit-cards-stolen-in-target-breach-reportedly-for-sale-in/ Fox News
  284. ^ http://www.businessweek.com/news/2013-12-24/amex-settles-with-u-dot-s-dot-regulators-over-marketing-of-card-add-ons Bloomberg
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  286. ^ http://www.nasa.gov/content/stations-replacement-pump-successfully-restarted/index.htmlNASA
  287. ^ http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/12/22/monday-deadline-for-obamacare-is-milestone-and-marker-uncertainty/ Fox News
  288. ^ "Newark Shooting: 2 Teens Killed, 1 Critically Injured On Christmas Night". Huffington Post. 2013-12-26. Retrieved 2013-12-26. 
  289. ^ Gentilviso, Chris (2013-12-26). "Obama Signs Bipartisan Budget Deal, Easing Spending Cuts Over the Next 12 Years". Huffington Post. Retrieved 2013-12-26. 
  290. ^ Ralph "Bal" Ballantine
  291. ^ Former CBOE head Alger B. 'Duke' Chapman dies at 81
  292. ^ Gary S. Hill, former Hopkins chief of pathology
  293. ^ Texas executes man who set his ex-girlfriend on fire
  294. ^ Cleotha Staples, eldest of the Staple Singers siblings, dies at 78
  295. ^ NY songwriter Diane Lampert dies at age 88
  296. ^ Mark Saylor dies at 58; former Times editor oversaw Pulitzer-winning series
  297. ^ Robert Elberson, Hanes’s Man Behind L’eggs Pantyhose, Dies at 84
  298. ^ Bob Teague, WNBC Reporter Who Helped Integrate TV News, Is Dead at 84

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