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Today in History: June 11, more than 80 killed at Le Mans auto race

Jun. 11, 2024 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, June 11, the 163rd day of 2024. There are 203 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 11, 1955, in motor racing’s worst disaster, more than 80 people were killed during the 24 Hours of Le...

Today in History: June 9, Donald Trump is indicted

Jun. 09, 2024 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, June 9, the 161st day of 2024. There are 205 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 9, 2023, a felony indictment said Donald Trump improperly stored in his Florida estate sensitive documents on...

Rishi Sunak's D-Day departure is just the latest in a long line of gaffes in UK election campaigns

Jun. 08, 2024 03:25 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The decision by British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to leave D-Day commemorations in northern France early has caused a political storm that threatens to derail his Conservative Party's general election campaign. Though Sunak apologized for not attending Thursday's...

Today in History: May 3, Margaret Thatcher becomes Britain’s first female prime minister

May. 03, 2024 00:28 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, May 3, the 124th day of 2024. There are 242 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 3, 1979, Conservative Party leader Margaret Thatcher was chosen to become Britain’s first female prime...

Argentina's Falkland War defeat stirs patriotic fervor but President Milei has other concerns

Apr. 02, 2024 21:27 PM EDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — For decades, Argentines could count on coming together April 2 around a steadfast claim to the islands they know as the Malvinas and — at least until recently — expect their president to share that conviction. But President Javier Milei on...

Gillian Anderson and Rufus Sewell recreate a royal media disaster in Prince Andrew drama 'Scoop'

Apr. 01, 2024 07:55 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — As the past few weeks have shown, British royalty and the media can be an explosive mix. The absence of the Princess of Wales after abdominal surgery in January sparked uncontrolled online speculation that was first heightened by the release of a manipulated photo,...