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Today in History: November 17, Suez Canal opens

Nov. 17, 2022 00:07 AM EST

Today in History Today is Thursday, Nov. 17, the 321st day of 2022. There are 44 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 17, 1869, the Suez Canal opened in Egypt. On this date: In 1800, Congress...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 13-19

Nov. 07, 2022 10:29 AM EST

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 13-19: Nov. 13: Actor Jimmy Hawkins (“It’s A Wonderful Life”) is 81. Blues singer John Hammond is 80. Country singer-songwriter Ray Wylie Hubbard is 76. Actor Joe Mantegna is 75. Actor Sheila Frazier (“Superfly”) is 74. Actor Tracy...

Today in History: November 1, Thomas joins Supreme Court

Nov. 01, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Nov. 1, the 305th day of 2022. There are 60 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 1, 1991, Clarence Thomas took his place as the newest justice on the Supreme Court. On this...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 30-Nov. 5

Oct. 24, 2022 10:29 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 30-Nov. 5: Oct. 30: Songwriter Eddie Holland of Holland-Dozier-Holland is 83. Singer Grace Slick is 83. Singer Otis Williams of The Temptations is 81. Actor Henry Winkler is 77. TV journalist Andrea Mitchell is 76. Bassist Timothy B. Schmit of...

After #FreeBritney, California to limit conservatorships

Sep. 30, 2022 19:46 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill limiting conservatorships that grant legal guardianship over individuals, a move that comes after Britney Spears’ conservatorship case garnered national attention amid her attempts to regain control over her finances...