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Today in History: May 24, first major league night game

May. 24, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, May 24, the 144th day of 2022. There are 221 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 24, 1844, Samuel F.B. Morse transmitted the message “What hath God wrought” from Washington to Baltimore...

Milley tells West Point cadets technology will transform war

May. 21, 2022 13:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. military officer challenged the next generation of Army soldiers on Saturday to prepare America's military to fight future wars that may look little like the wars of today. Army Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, painted a grim...

When Mavis Staples and Levon Helm met for some final music

May. 19, 2022 11:04 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In the summer of 2011, two American iconic musicians met and jammed up a storm. Very few people heard what they created — until now. The 12-track live album “Carry Me Home” is the long-awaited record of what happened when Grammy-winning soul and gospel star...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 22-28

May. 16, 2022 09:09 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 22-28: May 22: Pianist Peter Nero is 88. Actor-director Richard Benjamin is 84. Actor Frank Converse is 84. Actor Barbara Parkins (“Peyton Place,” ″Valley of the Dolls”) is 80. Songwriter Bernie Taupin is 72. Actor Al Corley...

'A Strange Loop' earns a leading 11 Tony Award nominations

May. 09, 2022 13:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — “A Strange Loop,” Michael R. Jackson’s critically cheered theater meta-journey earned a leading 11 Tony Award nominations Monday as Broadway joined the national discussion of race by embracing an envelope-pushing Black-written and Black-led musical. ...

How does it f-e-e-e-e-l? Bob Dylan museum opening in Tulsa

May. 06, 2022 10:56 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Elvis Costello, Patti Smith and Mavis Staples will be among the dignitaries expected in Tulsa, Oklahoma, this weekend for the opening of the Bob Dylan Center, the museum and archive celebrating the Nobel laureate's work. Dylan himself won't be among them, unless he...

Dick Kelsey, beloved AP broadcast editor, dies at age 76

Apr. 04, 2022 18:35 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Dick Kelsey, a retired Associated Press broadcast editor who was revered as much for his humor as his hardworking nature, has died after a seven-year battle with cancer. He was 76. Kelsey died Thursday surrounded by loved ones at his Phoenix home. ...

Today in History

Apr. 01, 2022 00:13 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, April 1, the 91st day of 2022. There are 274 days left in the year. This is April Fool’s Day. Today’s Highlights in History: On April 1, 1972, the first Major League Baseball players’ strike began; it lasted 12...

Smith slap another stunning live moment in TV entertainment

Mar. 28, 2022 17:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Will Smith's Oscars slap wasn't the first time an unexpected moment on a live televised entertainment event left mouths agape. Here other notables: JANET JACKSON'S SUPER BOWL SHOW Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake were reaching the end of their...

'Girl from the North Country' sets Broadway return dates

Mar. 25, 2022 09:02 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — “Girl from the North Country,” the Depression-era drama set to the songs of Bob Dylan, will reopen on Broadway this spring, a little more than three months after going on hiatus because of virus concerns. The cast announced in a social video...