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Illinois AP Media Editors announces 2021 journalism awards

Aug. 12, 2022 12:41 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Margaret Holt, a former editor at the Chicago Tribune, was named Friday the 2022 Lincoln League honoree during the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors Awards presentations at the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel in Springfield. Holt finished her career...

Kenya's election rips open scars of inequality, corruption

Aug. 03, 2022 10:47 AM EDT

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — In the shadow of a glossy, thousand-dollar campaign billboard, one of many across Kenya’s capital, street vendors struggle to make even 200 shillings ($1.68) a day and often pocket none. Kenya’s Aug. 9 election is ripping open the scars of inequality and...

Producer Janet Yang elected president of film academy

Aug. 02, 2022 20:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Producer Janet Yang has been elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the group’s board of governors announced Tuesday, making her the first Asian American to lead the film academy. Yang, the 66-year-old producer of “The Joy Luck...

Ramos, ex-Philippine leader who helped oust dictator, dies

Jul. 31, 2022 22:30 PM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Former Philippine President Fidel Valdez Ramos, a U.S.-trained ex-general who saw action in the Korean and Vietnam wars and played a key role in a 1986 pro-democracy uprising that ousted a dictator, has died. He was 94. Ramos’s family announced his...

Secret Service director delays retirement amid 1/6 scrutiny

Jul. 28, 2022 16:26 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director James Murray is delaying his retirement as the agency deals with an inspector general’s investigation and congressional inquiries related to missing text messages around the time of the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Murray, who was...

Today in History: July 28, World War I begins

Jul. 28, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, July 28, the 209th day of 2022. There are 156 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On July 28, 1945, the U.S. Senate ratified the United Nations Charter by a vote of 89-2. A U.S. Army bomber...

Today in History: July 27, Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta

Jul. 27, 2022 00:17 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, July 27, the 208th day of 2022. There are 157 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 27, 1953, the Korean War armistice was signed at Panmunjom, ending three years of fighting. ...

Russia to drop out of International Space Station after 2024

Jul. 26, 2022 19:08 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia will pull out of the International Space Station after 2024 and focus on building its own orbiting outpost, the country's new space chief said Tuesday amid high tensions between Moscow and the West over the fighting in Ukraine. The announcement, while not...

Weber, Newmont fall; WWE, Emergent rise

Jul. 25, 2022 16:11 PM EDT

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Monday: World Wrestling Entertainment Inc., up $5.59 to $71.81. World Wrestling Entertainment jumped 9.5% after CEO Vince McMahon retired Friday amid an investigation into alleged misconduct. ...

China Evergrande CEO, CFO resign amid probe into subsidiary

Jul. 23, 2022 11:44 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Struggling Chinese real estate developer China Evergrande has announced that its chief executive and chief financial officer have resigned after initial findings in a probe found $2 billion belonging to its property unit subsidiary was redirected back to the group. ...