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Today in History

Jun. 16, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 16, the 167th day of 2021. There are 198 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 16, 1858, accepting the Illinois Republican Party’s nomination for the U.S....

Lucky number: Biden is 13th US president to meet the queen

Jun. 11, 2021 15:59 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Imagine trying to make an impression on someone who’s met, well, almost everyone. Such is the challenge for President Joe Biden, who is set to sip tea with Queen Elizabeth II on Sunday at Windsor Castle after a Group of Seven leaders' summit in...

Murphy runs on record, Ciattarelli asks are you better off?

Jun. 09, 2021 17:46 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's gubernatorial election came into focus Wednesday, with Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy defending his progressive record and Republican Jack Ciattarelli homing in on affordability and taxes. Ciattarelli emerged Tuesday as the winner in a...

Iran candidate says he’s willing to potentially meet Biden

Jun. 09, 2021 10:43 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A prominent Iranian presidential candidate said Wednesday he'd be willing to meet with U.S. President Joe Biden if he wins his country's election next week, though “America needs to send better and stronger signals” to the Islamic Republic. ...

Virginia Dems to decide: Return McAuliffe or chart new path?

Jun. 05, 2021 13:23 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s signature exuberance was on full display as he campaigned on Memorial Day weekend in downtown Petersburg, cracking jokes in a beauty salon, leading a rousing rendition of “Happy Birthday,” and breaking into a dance on a...

Column: 'The Kings' relives a magical era in boxing

Jun. 05, 2021 12:56 PM EDT

The Superdome in New Orleans was packed, and the buzz carried across the nation. The 1980s were dawning and Sugar Ray Leonard had some unfinished business to resolve with Roberto Duran, who had beaten him in a brutal fight months earlier. As the fighters waited in the...

Celebrity attorney F. Lee Bailey dead at 87

Jun. 03, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — F. Lee Bailey, the celebrity attorney who defended O.J. Simpson, Patricia Hearst and the alleged Boston Strangler, but whose legal career halted when he was disbarred in two states, has died, a former colleague said Thursday. He was 87. Bailey died...

AP FACT CHECK: Hyperbole from Biden, GOP on state of economy

May. 19, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and House Republicans alike are revising history when asserting that the new administration set records in U.S. job creation — either the best ever or among the worst, depending on the vantage point. The truth is in between. While...

Today in History

May. 17, 2021 00:06 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, May 17, the 137th day of 2021. There are 228 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 17, 1954, a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court handed down its Brown v. Board of Education...

Fauci says pandemic exposed 'undeniable effects of racism'

May. 16, 2021 15:57 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The immunologist who leads the COVID-19 response in the United States said Sunday that “the undeniable effects of racism” have led to unacceptable health disparities that especially hurt African Americans, Hispanics and Native Americans during the pandemic. ...