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Today in History: September 28, penicillin is discovered

Sep. 28, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Sept. 28, the 271st day of 2022. There are 94 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 28, 1928, Scottish medical researcher Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin, the first effective...

Biden's strategy to end hunger in US includes more benefits

Sep. 27, 2022 14:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is laying out its plan to meet an ambitious goal of ending hunger in the U.S. by 2030, including expanding monthly benefits that help low-income Americans buy food. The administration, in a plan released Tuesday, is also seeking to...

Michelle Obama plans 6-city tour for 'The Light We Carry'

Sep. 21, 2022 09:16 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Obama plans a six-city tour this fall in support of her new book, “The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times,” beginning mid-November in Washington. D.C. and ending a month later in Los Angeles. “I’m looking forward to making some new...

Spotify launches audiobook store with some 300,000 titles

Sep. 20, 2022 17:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The expanding audio books market has a major new retailer: Spotify. On Tuesday, the music streaming service announced its long-rumored audiobook initiative, launching a store that includes more than 300,000 titles, including such popular works as Delia Owens'...

Charles' history with US presidents: He's met 10 of past 14

Sep. 16, 2022 12:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hanging out with Richard Nixon's daughter Tricia at a White House supper-dance. Swapping stories with Ronald Reagan about horseback riding. Bending the ears of Donald Trump and Joe Biden about climate change. King Charles III, who became head of state following...

Michelle Obama supports Tiafoe in US Open semifinals

Sep. 10, 2022 09:39 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Obama waved her arms in the air and yelled, “Let's go, Foe!” Down on the U.S. Open court below, Frances Tiafoe was pleased to see he had a new fan. Mrs. Obama had a seat in the front row behind the baseline to watch the American play...

Alcaraz stops Tiafoe's US Open run for 1st Grand Slam final

Sep. 10, 2022 02:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Alcaraz and Frances Tiafoe engaged in a high-level, high-energy spectacle of a back-and-forth semifinal at the U.S. Open — no point over when it seemed to be, no ball out of reach, no angle too audacious. One sequence was so stuffed with “What?! How?!”...

Tiafoe can't continue rare run at US Open for American man

Sep. 10, 2022 01:54 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Frances Tiafoe was living his best life in his U.S. Open semifinal, just as he did throughout this magical run at Flushing Meadows, smiling and thriving, yukking it up with the fans, with his opponent, even with his opponent's coach. He sprinted to his changeover...

Alcaraz tops Tiafoe in 5 to reach final | US Open updates

Sep. 09, 2022 23:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 11:55 p.m. Carlos Alcaraz has advanced to the U.S. Open final by beating Frances Tiafoe 6-7 (6), 6-3, 6-1, 6-7 (5), 6-3. The 19-year-old from Spain will try to join 1990...

From Eisenhower to Biden, queen met every US president but 1

Sep. 09, 2022 12:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Horseback riding with Ronald Reagan. Yachting with Bill Clinton. Sipping tea with Joe Biden. Queen Elizabeth II, who died Thursday at age 96, had met every American president since Dwight Eisenhower, with the exception of Lyndon Johnson, who did not visit Britain...