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On TV, 9/11 was last huge story for ‘Big 3’ network anchors

Sep. 07, 2021 09:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — “Turn on your television.” Those words were repeated in millions of homes on Sept. 11, 2001. Friends and relatives took to the telephone: Something awful was happening. You have to see. Before social media and with online news in...

Today in History

Sep. 05, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, Sept. 5, the 248th day of 2021. There are 117 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 5, 1972, the Palestinian group Black September attacked the Israeli Olympic...

Willard Scott, weatherman on NBC's 'Today' show, dies at 87

Sep. 04, 2021 18:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Willard Scott, the beloved weatherman who charmed viewers of NBC's “Today” show with his self-deprecating humor and cheerful personality, has died. He was 87. His successor on the morning news show, Al Roker, announced that Scott died peacefully...

Three men guided millions through horror of Sept. 11, 2001

Sep. 03, 2021 03:06 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — “Turn on your television.” Those words were repeated in millions of homes on Sept. 11, 2001. Friends and relatives took to the telephone: Something awful was happening. You have to see. Before social media and with online news in...

Pandemic fiction: Fall books include stories of the virus

Aug. 22, 2021 13:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Near the end of 2020, the pandemic had lasted long enough for author Jodi Picoult to try something that seemed unthinkable for novelists in its early stages — turn it into fiction. “At the beginning of the pandemic, I couldn’t even read, much less...

Pandemic fiction: Fall books include stories of the virus

Aug. 18, 2021 22:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Near the end of 2020, the pandemic had lasted long enough for author Jodi Picoult to try something that seemed unthinkable for novelists in its early stages — turn it into fiction. “At the beginning of the pandemic, I couldn’t even read, much less...

Stevie Wonder, Common team for cancer fundraising TV special

Aug. 12, 2021 13:56 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stevie Wonder and Common will perform together for the seventh Stand Up To Cancer telethon, with Anthony Anderson, Sofia Vergara and husband-and-wife Ken Jeong and Tran Ho as hosts. Brittany Howard also will perform on the hourlong special on Aug. 21...

Couric book tour this fall will be in-person, in theaters

Jun. 21, 2021 05:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For her tour this fall to promote her memoir “Going There,” Katie Couric is anticipating not only the interest of her fans but a return to something like a pre-pandemic world. Book events have remained mostly virtual even as movie theaters and...