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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jun. 23, 2018 3:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz.; Rep. Louis Gutierrez, D-Ill.; Tom Bossert, former Trump homeland security adviser; Carolyn Miles, president and CEO of Save the Children; David Miliband, president and CEO of International...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jun. 22, 2018 6:37 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — To be announced. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sens. Angus King, I-Maine, and James Lankford, R-Okla. ___ CBS' "Face the Nation" — Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn. ___ CNN's "State of the Union" — Sens....

Give up after scandals? Television history shows otherwise

Jun. 22, 2018 5:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Say this about TV creators in 2018 — they don't give up easily. Three current shows — "Roseanne," ''Transparent" and "House of Cards" — have been crippled by scandal, but each plans to continue without their disgraced stars. "The bottom line is fundamentally money,"...

Cuomo says visit to facility with separated kids 'troubling'

Jun. 22, 2018 12:25 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Some of the immigrant children being housed in New York foster care facilities after being separated from their parents at the southern border need psychological counseling for the traumatizing ordeal, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday, a day after visiting one of the agencies caring for...

Charles Krauthammer, conservative columnist and pundit, dies

Jun. 22, 2018 11:48 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and pundit who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement as he evolved from "Great Society" Democrat to Iraq War cheerleader to denouncer of Donald Trump, has died at age 68. His death was announced...

Ethiopia unblocks more than 200 websites as reforms continue

Jun. 22, 2018 8:12 AM EDT

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia says it has unblocked 246 websites and TV channels in the latest reform under its new prime minster, whose chief of staff says "freedom of expression is a foundational right." Chief of staff Fitsum Arega announced the news on Twitter as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed...

China blocks John Oliver on social media after scathing show

Jun. 22, 2018 1:12 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — A popular Chinese social media site is censoring discussion of "Last Week Tonight" and its HBO host John Oliver after he mocked Chinese President Xi Jinping, his apparent sensitivity about being compared to Winnie the Pooh and his country's crackdown on human rights. Attempts to send posts...

Charles Krauthammer, prominent conservative voice, has died

Jun. 21, 2018 8:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and pundit who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement as he evolved from "Great Society" Democrat to Iraq War cheerleader to denouncer of Donald Trump, died Thursday. He was 68. His death was announced...

Washington tribe seeking recognition advances with lawsuit

Jun. 21, 2018 5:45 PM EDT

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A federal judge says a Native American tribe can proceed with seven of eight legal claims as part of its long effort to gain federal recognition as a tribe. Oregon Public Broadcasting reports the Chinook Indian Nation, whose members historically lived at the mouth of the Columbia...

Fox News Channel chides rivals for not airing Trump speech

Jun. 21, 2018 5:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel is not content simply to televise President Donald Trump at a campaign-style rally. The network is compelled to point it out when its rivals don't. Fox's onscreen message during Trump's speech on Wednesday night is the latest example of how formerly little-noticed news...