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Today in History: JAN 27, Auschwitz and Birkenau liberated

Jan. 27, 2023 00:16 AM EST

Today in History Today is Friday, Jan. 27, the 27th day of 2022. There are 338 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 27, 1967, astronauts Virgil I. “Gus” Grissom, Edward H. White and Roger B. Chaffee died in a flash fire...

Lisa Marie carved her musical path as she bore Elvis' legacy

Jan. 14, 2023 13:36 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — She was dubbed a “rock princess,” but Lisa Marie Presley staked her own musical claim as a singer-songwriter, allowing her to express herself apart from — but sometimes alongside — her megastar father. Presley, who died Thursday at 54, bore a heavy...

Lisa Marie Presley, singer and daughter of Elvis, dies at 54

Jan. 13, 2023 00:38 AM EST

Lisa Marie Presley, the only child of Elvis Presley and a singer-songwriter dedicated to her father’s legacy, died Thursday after being hospitalized for a medical emergency. She was 54. Her death in a Los Angeles hospital was confirmed by her mother, Priscilla, a few hours after...

County commission chair indicted on voter fraud charge

Jan. 11, 2023 17:49 PM EST

SELMA, Ala. (AP) — The son of Alabama civil rights activists has been indicted on charges of voter fraud, but he called the accusations nothing more than “political theatre.” Perry County Commission Chairman Albert Turner Jr. has been charged with voting more than once and...

AP's top albums 2022: 'Renaissance,' 'Motomami,' Bad Bunny

Dec. 13, 2022 19:04 PM EST

Ten of the best albums of the year, as selected by The Associated Press entertainment journalists. BEYONCÉ, “RENAISSANCE” Few would be shocked that Beyoncé's “Renaissance” would makes our top albums list, but just because...

New version of 'The Wiz' to tour and end up on Broadway

Dec. 01, 2022 10:47 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A new production of “The Wiz” is heading out on a national tour next year before following the yellow brick road to Broadway, with its director hoping the show becomes a “touchstone for a new generation.” Director Schele Williams tells The Associated Press...

Seahawks looking for rebound from untimely losing streak

Nov. 28, 2022 19:31 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — It was a feel-good story for a while surrounding the Seattle Seahawks. But then came expectations as that story got better and a team most believed would struggle to win five games suddenly surged to the top of the NFC West. Now, the next stage...

Equatorial Guinea leader poised to extend 43 years in power

Nov. 20, 2022 12:21 PM EST

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea (AP) — Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Africa’s longest-serving ruler, was poised Sunday to extend his 43 years in power in the oil-rich country amid accusations of voting irregularities from the opposition. In previous...

Today in History: November 20, Elizabeth marries Philip

Nov. 20, 2022 00:06 AM EST

Today in History Today is Sunday, Nov. 20, the 324th day of 2022. There are 41 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 20, 1947, Britain’s future queen, Princess Elizabeth, married Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, at...

R.E.M., Blondie, Snoop Dogg get nods for Songwriters Hall

Nov. 14, 2022 11:18 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Bryan Adams, R.E.M., Blondie, Snoop Dogg, Gloria Estefan, Heart and The Doobie Brothers are among the nominees for the 2023 Songwriters Hall of Fame, part of a dazzling list of talented acts who left their mark on country, pop, rap, Broadway, post-punk, Latin and New Jack Swing. ...