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  2. America (yacht) - Wikipedia

    America was a 19th-century racing yacht and first winner of the America's Cup international sailing trophy. On August 22, 1851, America won the Royal Yacht Squadron 's 53-mile (85 km) regatta around the Isle of Wight by 18 minutes. [3]

  3. Automotive industry in the United States - Wikipedia

    The United States was the first country in the world to have a mass market for vehicle production and sales and is a pioneer of the automotive industry and mass market production process. [2] [3] During the course of the 20th century global competitors emerged especially in the second half of the century primarily across European and Asian ...

  4. Wedge-tailed eagle - Wikipedia

    This is a very large and quite lanky eagle. It is characteristically black but can appear tar to charcoal brown depending on lighting and individual variation. Wedge-tailed eagles have a massive bill but possess a relatively small and rather flat head with a long, almost vulturine neck.

  5. Boy Scouts of America v. Dale - Wikipedia

    Boy Scouts of America et al. v. Dale, 530 U.S. 640 (2000), was a landmark decision of the US Supreme Court, decided on June 28, 2000, that held that the constitutional right to freedom of association allowed the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) to exclude a homosexual person from membership in spite of a state law requiring equal treatment of homosexuals in public accommodations.

  6. Madeleine Astor - Wikipedia

    Madeleine Talmage Astor (née Force; later Dick and Fiermonte; June 19, 1893 – March 27, 1940) was an American socialite and a survivor of the RMS Titanic. She was the second wife and widow of businessman John Jacob Astor IV

  7. Superfund - Wikipedia

    The EPA published the first Hazard Ranking System in 1981, and the first National Priorities List in 1983. Implementation of the program in early years, during the Ronald Reagan administration , was ineffective, with only 16 of the 799 Superfund sites cleaned up and only $40 million of $700 million in recoverable funds from responsible parties ...

  8. Executive Order 13769 - Wikipedia

    Executive Order 13769, titled Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States, labeled the "Muslim ban" by critics, or commonly referred to as the Trump travel ban, was a controversial executive order by US President Donald Trump.

  9. Finnair - Wikipedia

    Finnair received its first wide-body aircraft in 1975, two DC-10-30 planes. The first of these arrived on 4 February 1975 and entered service on 14 February 1975, flying between Helsinki and New York, later between Helsinki and Las Palmas. Finnair created Finnaviation was established in 1979.