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Today in History: Aug. 5, Nelson Mandela arrested

Aug. 05, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, Aug. 5, the 217th day of 2022. There are 148 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 5, 1981, the federal government began firing air traffic controllers who had gone out on strike. ...

Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura on ‘Star Trek,’ has died at 89

Aug. 01, 2022 07:21 AM EDT

Nichelle Nichols, who broke barriers for Black women in Hollywood as communications officer Lt. Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television series, has died at the age of 89. Her son Kyle Johnson said Nichols died Saturday in Silver City, New Mexico. “Last...

Aronofsky, Iñarritu films set for Venice Film Festival

Jul. 27, 2022 11:11 AM EDT

Darren Aronofsky’s “The Whale,” the Marilyn Monroe drama “Blonde,” Alejandro González Iñárritu’s “Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths” and Luca Guadagnino’s “Bones and All,” with Timothée Chalamet, will all have their world premieres in competition at the Venice...

Drag queen blasts GOP candidate for Arizona governor

Jun. 20, 2022 21:40 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Kari Lake, the frontrunner in the Republican primary for Arizona governor, condemned the growing cultural clout of drag queens, jumping into the latest social grievance taking hold on the right. But her comments were quickly criticized over the weekend by one of the...

Ripley’s denies claim Kardashian damaged iconic Monroe dress

Jun. 17, 2022 00:47 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ripley’s Believe It or Not! on Thursday denied claims that Kim Kardashian’s wearing of the iconic Marilyn Monroe “Happy Birthday” dress left it with new damage. ChadMichael Morrisette, who owns a mannequin supply company and once handled the skintight...

Company to Las Vegas chapels: No more Elvis-themed weddings

Jun. 01, 2022 16:19 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas chapels of love that use Elvis Presley's likeness could find themselves becoming Heartbreak Hotels. The licensing company that controls the name and image of “The King” is ordering Sin City chapel operators to stop using Elvis in themed ceremonies,...

Today in History: May 19, Anne Boleyn beheaded

May. 19, 2022 00:11 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, May 19, the 139th day of 2022. There are 226 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 19, 1536, Anne Boleyn, the second wife of England’s King Henry VIII, was beheaded after being convicted of...

AP Week in Pictures: Global

May. 14, 2022 01:04 AM EDT

May 7-13, 2022 From an elderly woman walking inside a metro station being used as a bomb shelter in Kharkiv, Ukraine, to Britain’s Prince Charles sitting by the The Imperial State Crown in the House of Lords Chamber, during the State Opening of Parliament, in the Houses of...