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Today in History

Jun. 26, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 26, the 177th day of 2019. There are 188 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 26, 1963, President John F. Kennedy visited West Berlin, where he delivered his famous speech expressing solidarity with the city's residents, declaring: "Ich bin ein...

Tabloid reporter, columnist Steve Dunleavy dies at 81

Jun. 25, 2019 11:37 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Steve Dunleavy, a reporter and columnist for the New York Post who helped define the tabloid's modern style, died. He was 81. The Post reported that Dunleavy died at his home on Long Island on Monday night. Steve Dunleavy was one of the greatest reporters of all time," Post owner Rupert...

US: Once-secret Jeffrey Epstein sex offender deal must stand

Jun. 25, 2019 11:25 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A once-secret plea deal reached a decade ago with wealthy convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein must stand, despite objections from many of his victims who were teenagers at the time, federal prosecutors said in a new court filing. Prosecutors said a violation of the Crime Victims' Rights Act...

Correction: Obit-Charles Reich story

Jun. 24, 2019 1:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story June 17 about the death of Charles Reich, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the author graduated from Oberlin University. The school's name is Oberlin College. A corrected version of the story is below: 'Greening of America' author Charles Reich dead at 91 Charles...

AP FACT CHECK: Obama is a silent partner in Trump's boasts

Jun. 24, 2019 12:47 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has a silent partner behind several of the accomplishments he likes to boast about: Barack Obama. Despite assailing his Democratic predecessor for waging a "cruel and heartless war on American energy," for example, Trump can brag about U.S. energy supremacy thanks...

Subject of Netflix documentary has ties to North Carolina

Jun. 23, 2019 12:07 AM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — In the trailer to the new Netflix documentary "The Black Godfather," powerful figures in entertainment, sports and politics tell just how Clarence Avant, who once walked the halls of Dudley High School, earned the name. "You only find one of those people," actress Cicely Tyson said...

AP FACT CHECK: The silent partner in Trump's boasts

Jun. 22, 2019 8:03 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has a silent partner behind several of the accomplishments he likes to boast about: Barack Obama. Despite assailing his Democratic predecessor for waging a "cruel and heartless war on American energy," for example, Trump can brag about U.S. energy supremacy thanks...

Lawmakers decry perilous federal lockups for migrant kids

Jun. 21, 2019 7:43 PM EDT

CLINT, Texas (AP) — Lawmakers on Friday were calling for swift change after reports this week of more than 250 infants, children and teens being held inside a windowless Border Patrol station, struggling to care for each other with inadequate food, water and sanitation. It's a scene that is being repeated...

Too rosy? Experts question Warren's wealth tax figures

Jun. 21, 2019 10:11 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The ambitious scope of Elizabeth Warren's push to rethink how America tackles issues such as health care, technology and education has energized her presidential campaign — and spurred questions about how she would deliver on her promises. At the heart of Warren's raft of policy...

Biden anti-cancer groups could pose influence concerns

Jun. 19, 2019 1:34 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden was on friendly turf when he appeared in January 2018 at a San Francisco health care conference to call for urgency in the search for a cancer cure. He had come before an invitation-only crowd of 2,000 health care industry leaders and investors to tout the work of his Biden...