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Breyer, Gorsuch join to promote education about Constitution

Aug. 11, 2022 08:06 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Recently retired Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer has become the honorary co-chairman of a nonpartisan group devoted to education about the Constitution, joining Justice Neil Gorsuch at a time of intense political polarization and rising skepticism about the court's...

Biden begins summer vacation with family in South Carolina

Aug. 10, 2022 22:32 PM EDT

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — President Joe Biden arrived in South Carolina on Wednesday to begin what is expected to be at least a seven-day vacation with members of his family. The first couple was planning to be in Kiawah Island, noted for its private beach and golf resort, through...

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...

Mo Ostin, longtime Warner records chairman, dies at 95

Aug. 02, 2022 08:39 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mo Ostin, a self-effacing giant of the music business who with rare integrity presided over Warner Bros. Records’ rise to a sprawling, billion-dollar empire and helped discover and nurture artists from Jimi Hendrix to Green Day, has died. He was 95. Warner Records...

Today in History: July 31, Lafayette becomes a major-general

Jul. 31, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, July 31, the 212th day of 2022. There are 153 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 31, 1777, during the Revolutionary War, the Marquis de Lafayette, a 19-year-old French nobleman, was made a...

Ex-CNN anchor Chris Cuomo returning with online, cable shows

Jul. 27, 2022 16:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Seven months after being fired by CNN, Chris Cuomo is emerging publicly with a new podcast and plans to host a prime-time television show again starting this fall on NewsNation. Cuomo made the latter announcement Tuesday on NewsNation, a fledgling cable news outlet...

Judge: Uber doesn't have to offer wheelchair accessibility

Jul. 26, 2022 18:43 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California federal judge has rejected a legal push to require Uber to provide wheelchair-accessible vehicles, finding that such a mandate would be too onerous on the ride-hailing company. U.S. District Chief Judge Richard Seeborg ruled Monday in San Francisco...

Today in History: July 26, Hillary Clinton is nominated

Jul. 26, 2022 00:08 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, July 26, the 207th day of 2022. There are 158 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 26, 2016, Hillary Clinton became the first woman to be nominated for president by a major political party...

Today in History: July 23, Souter chosen for high court

Jul. 23, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, July 23, the 204th day of 2022. There are 161 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 23, 1983, an Air Canada Boeing 767 ran out of fuel while flying from Montreal to Edmonton; the pilots were...

Taurean Blacque, actor on 'Hill Street Blues,' dead at 82

Jul. 22, 2022 20:28 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Taurean Blacque, an Emmy-nominated actor who was known for his role as a detective on the 1980s NBC drama series “Hill Street Blues,” has died. He was 82. Blacque’s family announced in a statement Thursday that Blaque died in Atlanta following a brief...