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NAACP wants newscaster fired after Martin Luther King slur

Jan. 21, 2019 7:21 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The NAACP wants a St. Louis-area TV station to fire a newscaster for what he called an unintentional racial slur while talking about Martin Luther King Jr. KTVI newscaster Kevin Steincross was discussing a tribute to the black civil rights leader on Jan. 17, when he referred to King as...

Pats-Chiefs second-most watched AFC title game in 42 years

Jan. 21, 2019 5:59 PM EST

Sunday night's game between the New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs was the second-most watched and rated AFC championship game in 42 years. The overtime thriller on CBS averaged 53.919 million viewers, just shy of the 54.850 million that viewed Pittsburgh's victory over the New York Jets in 2011. The...

Kamala Harris opens presidential bid

Jan. 21, 2019 4:20 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris, a first-term senator and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning of President Donald Trump's nominees, entered the Democratic presidential race on Monday. Harris would be the first woman to hold the presidency and the second African-American....

'Green Book' takes top honor at the Producers Guild Awards

Jan. 20, 2019 2:54 AM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Oscars race may have gotten a little clearer Saturday night as the race-themed road trip drama "Green Book" drove off with the top honor at the Producers Guild Awards, winning out over presumed front-runners like "Roma," ''A Star Is Born" and "Black Panther." "When you make...

Film airing on PBS highlights Native American links to rock

Jan. 19, 2019 6:21 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — As a child, Fred Lincoln "Link" Wray Jr. hid under a bed when the Ku Klux Klan came to his parents' home in rural North Carolina. Racist groups often targeted the poor family of Shawnee Native American ancestry as the Wrays endured segregation in the American South just like...

Cubs to launch their own sports network

Jan. 19, 2019 5:44 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs are launching their own sports network. President of business operations Crane Kenney said the team hopes to have it running in time for spring training next year. "You'll have a Cubs channel," he said at the team's annual fan convention on Saturday. "We'll launch in 2020."...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jan. 19, 2019 5:34 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and James Lankford, R-Okla.; Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va.; Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo.; Rudy Giuliani, a lawyer for President...

The Latest: Mueller's office says BuzzFeed report inaccurate

Jan. 18, 2019 7:52 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a report that President Donald Trump directed his personal attorney to lie to Congress (all times local): 7:50 p.m. The special counsel's office has issued a rare public statement disputing the accuracy of a news report saying that President Donald Trump told his personal...

Reports: Sony drops R. Kelly after furor over allegations

Jan. 18, 2019 6:25 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Multiple outlets have reported that Sony Music has dropped embattled R&B star R. Kelly from its roster. The announcement comes two weeks after the popular documentary series "Surviving R. Kelly" drew fresh attention to the sex abuse allegations against R. Kelly, which have dogged him...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jan. 18, 2019 5:38 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — To be announced. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.; Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo. ___ CBS' "Face the Nation" — Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and John Kennedy,...