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Today in History

Apr. 08, 2021 01:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, April 8, the 98th day of 2021. There are 267 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 8, 1864, the United States Senate passed, 38-6, the 13th Amendment to the U.S....

Underground electrical blast rocks Asbury Park, no injuries

Mar. 26, 2021 07:32 AM EDT

ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — Utility crews restored service after an underground electrical fire rocked the New Jersey shore city made famous by Bruce Springsteen's music. Thursday's blast caused two manhole covers to come out of the ground and forced the evacuation of some...

Patti Smith returns to singing live with Brooklyn concert

Mar. 09, 2021 17:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Patti Smith performed a mini-concert at the Brooklyn Museum on Tuesday to honor photographer Robert Mapplethorpe and add her voice to a series of pop-up events that represent New York City's first baby steps toward the return of live indoor performances. ...

NJ could get Bruce Springsteen Day, Grover Cleveland Week

Mar. 04, 2021 15:59 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey would celebrate Bruce Springsteen Day and Grover Cleveland Week under resolutions that advanced in the Legislature on Thursday. A Democratic-led committee approved them. Springsteen is a multiple Grammy Award-winning...

'Reply All' podcast paused amid charges of toxic behavior

Feb. 25, 2021 16:13 PM EST

The popular “Reply All” podcast has been put on hiatus and is canceling two remaining episodes of a series that explored allegations of structural racism and a problematic work culture at food magazine Bon Appetit. The reason? Former employees at Gimlet Media, the...

'Blinding Lights' and more hits the Grammys left in the dark

Feb. 25, 2021 09:26 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The wattage in The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” wasn’t strong enough to compete at the Grammys – but the song isn’t the only electrifying No. 1 hit that the Recording Academy snubbed. The Weeknd joins an exclusive club of songs that were...

Drunken driving charge against Bruce Springsteen dropped

Feb. 24, 2021 20:51 PM EST

The government dropped drunken driving and reckless driving charges against Bruce Springsteen on Wednesday stemming from an incident in November, admitting that the rocker's blood-alcohol level was so low that it didn't warrant the charges. Springsteen pleaded guilty to...

Prosecutors drop drunken driving charge against Bruce Springsteen; rocker to pay $500 fine

Feb. 24, 2021 11:33 AM EST
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors drop drunken driving charge against Bruce Springsteen; rocker to pay $500 fine.

Podcast odd couple: Obama, Springsteen in Spotify series

Feb. 22, 2021 13:25 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen are teaming up for an eight-episode Spotify podcast series, swapping stories about their upbringings and even a White House singalong around a piano. The first two episodes of “Renegades: Born in the USA,” a...

Springsteen wouldn't take breath test, court papers say

Feb. 11, 2021 15:48 PM EST

Bruce Springsteen told a park officer he had done two shots in the previous 20 minutes but wouldn't take a breath test before he was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving in New Jersey in November, according to a document filed Thursday in federal court. The officer at...