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Today in History: September 23, Nixon's "Checkers" speech

Sep. 23, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, Sept. 23, the 266th day of 2022. There are 99 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 23, 1952, Sen. Richard M. Nixon, R-Calif., salvaged his vice-presidential nomination by appearing on...

Aranda brings up `The Boss' as example for No. 17 Baylor

Sep. 15, 2022 15:29 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor coach Dave Aranda used Bruce Springsteen's approach to his live performances as an example to his players about always having energy and great execution. He then had to tell the older teenagers and young 20-somethings who is “The Boss.” Aranda wanted...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 18-24

Sep. 12, 2022 10:16 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 18-24: Sept. 18: Actor Robert Blake is 89. Gospel singer Bobby Jones is 84. Singer-actor Frankie Avalon is 82. Actor Beth Grant (“The Mindy Project,” ″No Country For Old Men”) is 73. Guitarist Kerry Livgren (Kansas) is 73. Actor Anna...

Review: Jann Wenner's memoir looks as his rock, rolling role

Sep. 12, 2022 10:16 AM EDT

“Like a Rolling Stone: A Memoir” (Little, Brown) Jann S. Wenner takes us on a long, strange trip with his accessible and entertaining rock ‘n’ roll memoir. As the founder, co-editor and publisher of Rolling Stone magazine, Wenner had an unusual back stage pass...

Bruce Springsteen's artifacts coming to Grammy Museum

Sep. 07, 2022 07:39 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bruce Springsteen's handwritten set lists and a favorite guitar are among the marquee items that will make a cross-country trip for a museum exhibit this fall. The Grammy Museum announced Wednesday that Bruce Springsteen Live! will open at the Grammy Museum L.A....

Rock icon Melissa Etheridge announces solo off-Broadway show

Aug. 15, 2022 10:01 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rocker Melissa Etheridge has found a new stage: The Grammy- and Oscar-winner will unveil a solo show mixing her music and stories off-Broadway. “Melissa Etheridge: My Window – A Journey Through Life” will play 12 performances only starting Oct. 13 at the...

Antitrust trial puts book publishing industry in the dock

Aug. 06, 2022 08:47 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department's effort to block the merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster isn't just a showcase for the Biden administration's tougher approach to corporate consolidation, it's a rare moment for the publishing industry itself to be placed in the dock. ...

US begins court battle against publishing giants' merger

Aug. 01, 2022 18:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government and publishing titan Penguin Random House exchanged opening salvos in a federal antitrust trial Monday as the U.S. seeks to block the biggest U.S. book publisher from absorbing rival Simon & Schuster. The case comes as a key test of the Biden...

Trolling along: Fetterman going big on social media vs. Oz

Aug. 01, 2022 12:38 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — In one of this year's most competitive U.S. Senate races, the biggest moments aren't playing out on the campaign trail. They're unfolding on social media. For one stunt, Democrat John Fetterman of Pennsylvania rolled out an online petition to get his...

EXPLAINER: Bid to block book merger sets competition fight

Jul. 30, 2022 23:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — At a time of mega-mergers and flashy high-tech corporate hookups, the biggest U.S. book publisher’s plan to buy the fourth-largest for a mere $2.2 billion may seem somewhat quaint. But the deal represents such a key test for the Biden administration's antitrust policy that the...