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Today in History

Jan. 18, 2019 12:06 AM EST

Today in History Today is Friday, Jan. 18, the 18th day of 2019. There are 347 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On Jan. 18, 1957, a trio of B-52's completed the first non-stop, round-the-world flight by jet planes, landing at March Air Force Base in California after more than 45 hours aloft....

Bruce Springsteen surprises Irish pub patrons in Boston

Jan. 15, 2019 3:54 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Bruce Springsteen made an unexpected visit to a Boston pub last week. Tommy McCarthy, owner of The Bebop, says Springsteen walked into the bar with his wife and another woman to spend some time listening to a local performer playing Friday evening. McCarthy tells The Boston Globe that...

Bruce Springsteen makes surprise appearance at screening

Jan. 14, 2019 9:40 AM EST

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — A recent screening of the film version of Bruce Springsteen's Broadway show drew a celebrity to the audience — The Boss himself. Springsteen attended the free screening Sunday at Monmouth University's Pollak Theatre. The Asbury Park Press reports Springsteen entered the...

Pegi Young, musician and activist, dead at 66

Jan. 3, 2019 7:06 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Pegi Young, who with fellow musician and then-husband Neil Young helped found the Bridge School for children with speech and physical impairments, has died. Young died of cancer Tuesday in California, according to spokeswoman Michelle Gutenstein-Hinz. She was 66. Additional details about...

Facebook apologizes for banning evangelist Franklin Graham

Jan. 2, 2019 5:38 AM EST

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Facebook has apologized for temporarily banning North Carolina evangelist Franklin Graham from its platform over a 2016 post about the state's "bathroom bill." The Asheville Citizen Times reports Facebook apologized to Graham on Sunday. Graham, the son of the late Rev. Billy Graham,...

Hours after Springsteen show closes, film drops on Netflix

Dec. 13, 2018 3:27 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — To director Thom Zimny, the key element in his filmed version of Bruce Springsteen's Broadway show was in the star's eyes. The Netflix documentary makes its first appearance on the service early in the morning of Dec. 16, hours after the singer's 236th and last performance of "Springsteen...

Review: Mellencamp puts fearless touch on American classics

Dec. 6, 2018 12:59 PM EST

John Mellencamp, "Other People's Stuff" (Republic Records) In his youth John Mellencamp was known to be cocky. That brashness carried him to the big stage, where he became a stadium-scale rocker with an adventurous spirit. He mostly fell short of the stature attained by contemporaries named Bruce Springsteen and...

Bruce Springsteen: No tour with E Street band in 2019

Dec. 5, 2018 7:09 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen will not be touring with the E Street Band in 2019. Springsteen on Tuesday posted on Twitter that they hope to be back soon. But The Boss says he wants a break after his "Springsteen on Broadway" show wraps up on Dec. 15 and he's working on various recording projects....

Funeral held for family found dead at burning mansion

Dec. 2, 2018 5:23 PM EST

HOLMDEL, N.J. (AP) — Hundreds of mourners gathered Sunday for the funeral of a New Jersey family whose bodies were found at their burning mansion two days before Thanksgiving. The service for Keith Caneiro; his wife, Jennifer, and their two young children, Jesse and Sophia, took place at the Holmdel...

As 1 brother thrived, the other struggled before slayings

Nov. 30, 2018 4:07 PM EST

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey businessman was financially sound and had no reason to kill his brother's family, defense lawyers said Friday, but an emerging picture of their lives suggests their bond as business partners could have frayed as one thrived and the other struggled years after a serious...