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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jul. 23, 2021 18:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.; Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Preempted by coverage of the Tokyo Olympics. ___ CBS’...

O'Reilly accuser's appearance on 'The View' stopped by order

Jul. 21, 2021 17:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — “The View” canceled a planned appearance Wednesday by a woman who settled a sexual harassment lawsuit against Bill O'Reilly, after the former Fox News Channel personality sought and received a restraining order against her. O'Reilly accused his...

Conservative media offers mixed messages on COVID-19 vaccine

Jul. 21, 2021 00:13 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When Dr. Alexa Mieses Malchuk talks to patients about the COVID-19 vaccine, she tries to feel out where they get their information from. “Sometimes I feel like the education I have to provide depends on what news channel that they watch,” the doctor...

Shark bites new viewers for Discovery in 33rd year

Jul. 20, 2021 21:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Shark Week just finished its 33rd edition on Discovery, a television event so old that one advertising executive joked it could have its own children. But some recent research illustrated its potency in bringing new viewers to the network, something...

What's next for newspapers as COVID news cycle fades

Jul. 19, 2021 16:01 PM EDT

The Press & Journal, a weekly paper covering Middletown, a small town near Pennsylvania's capital, folded in July 2020 because its ad revenue collapsed in the pandemic. Its publishers, Joe and Louise Sukle, decided there was no future for the paper, even after getting a $146,000...

Look back in laughter: 'The Daily Show' celebrates at 25

Jul. 19, 2021 11:26 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Long before there was fake news, there was a fake news show. Comedy Central's “The Daily Show” launched 25 years ago this month, dedicated to skewering journalism and warning viewers about how they take in their news. "We became...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jul. 17, 2021 15:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy; Hilda Solis, chair of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” —...

Struggling channel GB News hires Nigel Farage to host show

Jul. 17, 2021 13:51 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — GB News, a British news channel that launched last month as a right-leaning alternative to the BBC and Sky News, said Saturday it has recruited populist politician Nigel Farage as a presenter. The channel said the former leader of the pro-Brexit U.K....

Equipment, training faulted in Illinois coal mining deaths

Jul. 17, 2021 01:10 AM EDT

The evening of May 31, 2015, Glen Campbell started his shift in Peabody’s Gateway mine much as he always had: driving a vehicle called a mantrip through the mine to check on things before the “owl” shift started. About an hour later, as the shuttle sped deeper into...

New Minnesota law aims to close ‘pre-weatherization’ gap

Jul. 17, 2021 01:10 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Efficiency upgrades can be a financial boost for low-income homeowners, but asbestos, mold and other issues sometimes found in older homes can keep those improvements financially out of reach, even with incentives. A new Minnesota law aims to...