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Trial begins for man who claimed panhandler killed wife

Dec. 03, 2021 18:13 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — A trial has begun for a man accused of killing his wife and blaming her death on a Baltimore panhandler. Keith Smith told police that his wife, Jacquelyn, an engineer at an Army facility, was trying to give money to a panhandler when she was robbed and...

Several TV stations pull 'Oz' show as host runs for Senate

Dec. 01, 2021 18:08 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — TV stations in Philadelphia, New York City and Cleveland said Wednesday that they are taking down the "Dr. Oz Show," now that the show's host, Mehmet Oz, has formally become a candidate for U.S. Senate. The stations were compelled by the Federal...

Dystopia, 'she-cession,' TikTok dances: We're over you, 2021

Dec. 01, 2021 10:53 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The pandemic, politics, pervasive anxiety over the climate and the economy. Did 2021 leave us any time to ponder anything else? As we limp our way into a new year, there are a few more things we'd like to leave behind, from pop culture's obsession with all things apocalyptic...

Celebrity surgeon Dr. Oz running for Senate in Pennsylvania

Nov. 30, 2021 19:26 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Dr. Mehmet Oz, the celebrity heart surgeon best known as the host of TV’s "Dr. Oz Show" after rocketing to fame on Oprah Winfrey's show, announced Tuesday that he is running for Pennsylvania’s open U.S. Senate seat as a Republican. Oz, 61,...

GOP field in Pennsylvania's Senate race heads for reshuffle

Nov. 26, 2021 16:25 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Republican field of candidates aiming to capture Pennsylvania's open U.S. Senate seat in next year's election is churning anew, with the candidate endorsed by former President Donald Trump out and intriguing new candidates possibly in. Out is...

Trump-backed Parnell loses custody battle, suspends campaign

Nov. 22, 2021 16:36 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Sean Parnell, the candidate endorsed by former President Donald Trump for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, on Monday suspended his campaign after he lost a court fight over custody of his three children in which the judge said he believed allegations of abuse by...

Adele tops Swift in musician faceoff, nearly beats Oscars

Nov. 17, 2021 16:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Adele attracted 10.3 million viewers to a busy Sunday night special where she debuted new music, facilitated a marriage proposal and dished with Oprah Winfrey about her divorce and workout routine. The Nielsen company said the CBS show nearly had a...

For Will Smith, a break point leads to 'King Richard'

Nov. 16, 2021 23:12 PM EST

Will Smith wouldn’t seem an obvious candidate for a midlife crisis. Hugely successful, immensely popular, indefatigably sunny. But Smith, who stars in the upcoming drama “King Richard,” as Richard Williams, father and coach to Venus and Serena Williams, is...

Holiday TV brings new movies, specials — and Charlie Brown

Nov. 16, 2021 17:29 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Supply-chain woes are this year's Grinch, threatening to steal gifts and good cheer. But TV is overstocked with holiday specials and rom-coms — including the Food Network's first movie and the rebranded GAC Family channel's Christmas debut. ...

Judge: No new trial for Texas death row inmate Rodney Reed

Nov. 01, 2021 19:09 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A judge recommended no new trial for Texas death row inmate Rodney Reed, whose supporters point to evidence they say raises serious doubts about his guilt. Reed was condemned for the 1996 killing of 19-year-old Stacey Stites. Prosecutors say Reed raped...