By The Associated Press / The Bulletin
August 10, 2009
Today is Monday, Aug. 10, the 222nd day of 2009. There are 143 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History
On Aug. 10, 1846, President James Polk signed a measure establishing the Smithsonian Institution, named after English scientist James Smithson, whose bequest of $500,000 had made it....