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Today in History: August 7, allies land at Guadalcanal

Aug. 07, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, Aug. 7, the 219th day of 2022. There are 146 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 7, 1942, U.S. and other allied forces landed at Guadalcanal, marking the start of the first major allied...

Michigan GOP Rep. Meijer loses reelection after Trump vote

Aug. 03, 2022 14:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Michigan Rep. Peter Meijer, who witnessed the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection days after taking office and then cast one of the 10 Republican votes to impeach Donald Trump over it, has lost his reelection bid. Meijer was defeated in a primary Tuesday by Trump-endorsed...

Today in History: Aug. 1, Hitler opens Berlin Olympics

Aug. 01, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2022. There are 152 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 1, 1936, the Olympics opened in Berlin with a ceremony presided over by Adolf Hitler. On this...

Fealty to Trump defines Republican Senate primary in Arizona

Jul. 30, 2022 10:39 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — An interviewer asked Arizona Republican Senate candidate Blake Masters to pick a “subversive thinker" whom people should know more about. Masters gave it some thought and came up with a risky response for someone running for elected office. He...

Crowds of Arizona Republicans compete in contested primaries

Jul. 28, 2022 20:03 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona's congressional primaries are packed with Republican candidates as the party tries to chip away at the state’s majority Democratic delegation. They have a good chance with redistricting that favored the GOP. Flipping just one district in November...

Biden awards Medal of Freedom to Biles, McCain, Giffords

Jul. 07, 2022 21:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday presented the nation’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, to 17 people, including gymnast Simone Biles, the late John McCain, the Arizona Republican whom Biden served with in the Senate, and gun-control advocate Gabby...

Biden to award Medal of Freedom to Biles, McCain, Giffords

Jul. 03, 2022 15:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will present the nation’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, to 17 people, including actor Denzel Washington, gymnast Simone Biles and the late John McCain, the Arizona Republican with whom Biden served in the U.S. Senate. ...

Giffords documentary comes as gun debates stay center stage

Jun. 24, 2022 13:56 PM EDT

In the two years documentary filmmakers shadowed former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, the most jarring moment for them was in the kitchen of her Tucson, Arizona, home. As cameras were rolling, she and her husband, Sen. Mark Kelly, nonchalantly opened the freezer. Kelly grabbed a...

Today in History: June 12, Pulse nightclub shooting

Jun. 12, 2022 00:06 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, June 12, the 163rd day of 2022. There are 202 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 12, 2016, a gunman opened fire at the Pulse nightclub, a gay establishment in Orlando, Florida, leaving 49...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jun. 11, 2022 15:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif.; Gov. Ned Lamont, D-Conn.; Mark Oliva, director of public affairs for the National Shooting Sports Foundation. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Rep. Elaine Luria, D-Va.; filmmaker Nick...