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Breakouts, burns and zingers: What to watch in the debates

Jun. 26, 2019 6:53 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixty seconds for answers, a television audience of millions and, for some candidates, a first chance to introduce themselves to voters. The back-to-back Democratic presidential debates beginning Wednesday are exercises in competitive sound bites featuring 20 candidates hoping to oust...

Fox's Hannity, Carlson enjoy Trump rally ratings bonanza

Jun. 25, 2019 7:32 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fox News hosts Sean Hannity and Tucker Carlson enjoyed a ratings surge from the channel's solo extended coverage of President Donald Trump's 2020 campaign kickoff. Viewers watching last week's rally in Orlando, Florida, helped cable star "Hannity" earn a rare top 10 showing among both...

Nielsen's top programs for June 17-23

Jun. 25, 2019 7:17 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for June 17-23. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. "America's Got Talent" (Tuesday), NBC, 10 million. 2. "60 Minutes," CBS, 7.1 million. 3. "60 Minutes," CBS, 6.2 million. 4. "The Bachelorette," ABC, 5.6 million. 5....

Justice Department: Omarosa didn't file financial disclosure

Jun. 25, 2019 6:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department filed a lawsuit Tuesday against former White House staffer and reality TV star Omarosa Manigault Newman, alleging she failed to file a legally required financial disclosure after she was fired from her job in the Trump administration. The suit alleges Manigault...

'Jeopardy!' champ out of World Series of Poker in Las Vegas

Jun. 25, 2019 1:28 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — "Jeopardy!" champion and professional sports gambler James Holzhauer didn't have as much success in his first appearance at two World Series of Poker events in Las Vegas. Tournament spokesman Seth Palansky said Tuesday that Holzhauer and Poker Hall of Famer Mike Sexton played about five...

High stakes for NBC News ahead of 2-night Democratic debate

Jun. 25, 2019 10:24 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Don't envy NBC News executive Rashida Jones, who is behind this week's inaugural Democratic presidential debate and will have to juggle 20 candidates, five news personalities and, it's likely, one tweeting president. While the event is obviously important for politicians getting their first...

Police release more than 1,000 files from Smollett probe

Jun. 25, 2019 2:06 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police on Monday released more than 1,000 files from the investigation into Jussie Smollett's claim he was attacked by two men, including video footage that for the first time shows the "Empire" actor with a thin, white rope wrapped around his neck that he told detectives was a...

'Jeopardy!' champ out of debut World Series of Poker event

Jun. 24, 2019 11:55 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — "Jeopardy!" champion and professional sports gambler James Holzhauer finished out of money in his World Series of Poker debut on Monday, a tournament official said. Holzhauer finished in 454th place among more than 1,800 entrants in a No-Limit Hold'em event, spokesman Seth Palansky said....

The Latest: 'Jeopardy!' champ loses poker world series debut

Jun. 24, 2019 11:01 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on "Jeopardy!" champion and professional sports gambler James Holzhauer playing at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas (all times local): 8:05 p.m. "Jeopardy!" champion and professional sports gambler James Holzhauer played 14 hands in his debut event at the World Series of...

Bounty hunter's wife remains in coma in Honolulu hospital

Jun. 24, 2019 6:38 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — The wife of "Dog the Bounty Hunter" reality TV star Duane "Dog" Chapman remained in a medically induced coma Monday so that she can be treated without suffering pain. Beth Chapman was diagnosed with throat cancer in 2017 after having a nagging cough checked out, family spokeswoman Mona...