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Today in history Dec. 20


President Jimmy Carter offers remarks after signing a bill that sharply increases Social Security taxes for 107 million American workers, at the Executive Office Building in Washington Tuesday, Dec. 20, 1977. From left are: Sen. Russell Long, D-La.; unidentified; Robert Hall, glasses, former commissioner of Social Security; Rep. James Tucker, D-Ark.; Carter; and Rep. Al Ullman, D-Ore. (AP Photo/Barry Thumman)

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Today in History

Today is Sunday, Dec. 20, the 355th day of 2020. There are 11 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:

On Dec. 20, 1989, the United States launched Operation Just Cause, sending troops into Panama to topple the government of Gen. Manuel Noriega.

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