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Today in History

Sep. 14, 2020 12:31 PM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, Sept. 12, the 256th day of 2020. There are 110 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 12, 1962, in a speech at Rice University in Houston, President John F. Kennedy reaffirmed his support for the manned space program, declaring: “We...

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson returns to Downing Street after attending a cabinet meeting in London, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020. Britain's Parliament resumes Tuesday following the summer break. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

UK’s Boris Johnson faces rocky autumn as Parliament returns

Sep. 1, 2020 11:03 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers returned to Parliament on Tuesday after a six-week summer break, with Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic setting the stage for a turbulent fall. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who is trying to coax British workers back to their offices to boost the economy, held a meeting of...

FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 file photo, Britain's opposition Labour party Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Keir Starmer delivers a speech at their election campaign event on Brexit in Harlow, England. Britain’s opposition Labour Party has agreed to pay substantial damages to seven whistleblowers who sued the party for defamation after they voiced concerns of anti-Semitism within the party. The seven former employees criticized the party’s handling of anti-Semitism complaints on a BBC investigative program, and took legal action when Labour issued a statement describing the group as having “personal and political axes to grind.”  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

UK: Labour pays damages to ex-workers in anti-Semitism probe

Jul. 22, 2020 9:10 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s opposition Labour Party has agreed to pay substantial damages to seven whistleblowers who sued for defamation after they voiced concerns of anti-Semitism within the party. The seven former employees appeared on a BBC investigative program last year looking into whether the...