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Jury to decide on climate scientist Michael Mann's defamation suit over comparison to molester

Feb. 07, 2024 17:14 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's been 12 years since a pair of conservative writers compared a prominent climate scientist to a convicted child molester for his depiction of global warming. Now, a jury is about to decide whether the comments were defamatory. Closing arguments were made...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Dec. 22, 2023 19:09 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco; Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. ___ NBC's “Meet the Press” — Panel discussion on national issues. ___ CBS’ “Face the Nation" — Panel discussion...

Today in History: December 13, George W. Bush claims presidency after Supreme Court stops recount

Dec. 13, 2023 00:12 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Dec. 13, the 347th day of 2023. There are 18 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 13, 2000, Republican George W. Bush claimed the presidency a day after the U.S. Supreme Court shut down...

Agreeing to agree: Everyone must come to consensus at COP28 climate talks, toughening the process

Dec. 11, 2023 05:22 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — It’s the killer detail in international climate talks: Consensus. With nearly 200 nations of different sizes, economies, political systems, resources and needs, they all have to find common ground if they are going to save the one common ground...

Today in History: 'A Charlie Brown Christmas' premieres

Dec. 09, 2023 00:05 AM EST

Today in History Today is Saturday, Dec. 9, the 343rd day of 2023. There are 22 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: In 1965, “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” the first animated TV special featuring characters from the “Peanuts”...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Dec. 08, 2023 17:46 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Secretary of State Antony Blinken; former Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo. ___ NBC's “Meet the Press” — Sens. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, and Chris Murphy, D-Conn. ___ CBS’ “Face the Nation" —...

Gore blasts COP28 climate chief and oil companies' emissions pledges at UN summit

Dec. 04, 2023 23:03 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Don’t trust the oil and gas industry to report their actual carbon pollution, said former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, who added that the man leading the United Nations climate talks runs one of the “dirtiest” oil companies out there. ...

Fossil fuels influence and other takeaways from Monday's climate conference events

Dec. 04, 2023 17:46 PM EST

The influence of the fossil fuel industry at the United Nations annual climate conference, commonly called COP28, was a focal point on Monday with the president of the talks pushing back against criticism that his role heading a fossil fuel company conflicted with the need to reduce fossil fuel...

Today in History: December 2, Senate condemns McCarthy

Dec. 02, 2023 00:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Saturday, Dec. 2, the 336th day of 2023. There are 29 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 2, 1954, the U.S. Senate passed, 67-22, a resolution condemning Republican Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy of...

Retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman on the Supreme Court, has died at age 93

Dec. 01, 2023 20:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, an unwavering voice of moderate conservatism and the first woman to serve on the nation’s highest court, died Friday. She was 93. O’Connor died in Phoenix, of complications related to advanced dementia and a...