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Today in History

Jun. 12, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, June 12, the 163rd day of 2021. There are 202 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 12, 1987, President Ronald Reagan, during a visit to the divided German city of...

Publisher removes Anne Frank passage from Hilderbrand novel

Jun. 04, 2021 14:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Elin Hilderbrand has asked that a reference to Anne Frank in her new novel be taken out after numerous online readers alleged the passage was insensitive and anti-Semitic. “In a flashback scene in Elin Hilderbrand’s novel ‘Golden Girl,’ the main...

Review: New collection of columns by the late Jenny Diski

Apr. 19, 2021 11:04 AM EDT

“Why Didn’t You Just Do What You Were Told?” by Jenny Diski (Bloomsbury Publishing) A lot of criticism doesn’t age well because it’s tied to ephemeral moments in our cultural life. Jenny Diski’s is likely to stand the test of time because it offers readers a...

Pink cake on canals: Amsterdam celebrates same-sex weddings

Apr. 01, 2021 09:20 AM EDT

AMSTERDAM (AP) — A huge inflatable pink cake with candles spouting rainbow flames glided through Amsterdam's canals Thursday as the Dutch capital celebrated the 20th anniversary of the world's first legal same-sex marriages. But even as the city marked the milestone in...