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NY Mayor Bill de Blasio could be latest White House hopeful

May. 16, 2019 12:08 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to visit a pair of early voting states ahead of an expected entry into the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential race. De Blasio is scheduled to appear Thursday on ABC's "Good Morning America." A spokeswoman says he will travel to Iowa later in the...

NYC mayor announces Iowa trip ahead of expected 2020 entry

May. 15, 2019 6:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is announcing travel plans to a pair of early voting states ahead of an expected entry Thursday into the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential race. De Blasio is scheduled to appear on ABC's "Good Morning America" on Thursday morning. A spokeswoman says he...

UK tabloid talk show canceled after death of guest

May. 15, 2019 11:15 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British broadcaster ITV on Wednesday canceled a popular, long-running daytime reality show after the death of a guest who failed a lie-detector test during a recording. The case has renewed debate about the ethics of tabloid television, and sparked a parliamentary inquiry into the regulation...

Jim Fowler, former host of 'Wild Kingdom,' dies at 89

May. 10, 2019 5:56 PM EDT

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Jim Fowler, a naturalist who rose to fame on the long-running television program "Wild Kingdom" and who famously bantered with Johnny Carson on "The Tonight Show," has died. He was 89. Fowler died peacefully Wednesday at his home in Norwalk, Connecticut, surrounded by family, said...

Conan O'Brien settles joke-theft lawsuit weeks before trial

May. 9, 2019 7:10 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Conan O'Brien has made peace with a man who heckled him not from the crowd but the courts. O'Brien and several co-defendants, including his writing staff, agreed Thursday to settle a 2015 lawsuit with California writer Robert Kaseberg, who alleged the talk-show host stole five jokes from...

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek's Emmy Award comes with ovation

May. 6, 2019 12:30 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alex Trebek got a standing ovation as he accepted an Emmy Award as host of "Jeopardy!" — and immediately set the audience at ease, even as he alluded to his cancer diagnosis. Trebek, 78, who announced in March he has advanced pancreatic cancer, told the theater audience Sunday he...

Jill Biden says Joe must be a better judge of personal space

Apr. 30, 2019 10:19 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden says she's been the target of men invading her personal space — as some women have criticized her husband, Joe Biden, for doing. And she says the former vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate "is going to have to be a better judge of when people...

Joe Biden's 2020 opening act: Rocky but lucrative

Apr. 26, 2019 4:59 PM EDT

Barely a day into his 2020 presidential campaign, Joe Biden is finding that his front-runner status comes with a glaring spotlight on his biggest political weaknesses. The former vice president seemed to struggle at points on Friday under questioning about women who have said his unwanted touching made them...

Biden says he didn't treat Hill badly

Apr. 26, 2019 12:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden says he doesn't think he mistreated Anita Hill in 1991, though he has said publicly he regrets how she was treated. During an interview on ABC's "The View" on Friday, the former vice president says, "I don't think I treated her badly," during a...

Military vet Moulton joins 2020 presidential race

Apr. 22, 2019 1:24 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton is the latest Democrat to jump in the race for the White House. The Massachusetts lawmaker and Iraq War veteran made the announcement Monday. "I'm here to tell you and to tell America that I'm running for president of the United States," Moulton said on ABC's "Good...