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Record-low viewership for Emmy Awards

Sep. 18, 2018 6:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Television's biggest night wasn't that big. The Emmy Awards drew a record-low audience of just over 10.2 million people, down 11 percent from the past two years. Michael Che and Colin Jost of "Saturday Night Live" hosted the awards show on NBC Monday. Amazon's "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"...

US says transfer from FEMA funds won't harm hurricane relief

Sep. 12, 2018 3:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration officials pushed back Wednesday against a Democratic senator's claim that nearly $10 million from the government's disaster relief agency was transferred to immigration enforcement. Sen. Jeff Merkley's claim, which came as a monster hurricane barreled toward the...

A bad week for Trump means a good week for Rachel Maddow

Aug. 28, 2018 4:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — If it's a lousy week for President Donald Trump, it's usually a good week for Rachel Maddow. MSNBC's marquee personality took advantage of a busy week of bad news for the president, led by former lawyer Michael Cohen's plea deal and former campaign manager Paul Manafort's conviction on...

Cohen pleads guilty, implicates Trump in hush-money scheme

Aug. 21, 2018 11:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer and fixer, pleaded guilty Tuesday to campaign-finance violations and other charges, saying Trump directed him to arrange the payment of hush money to porn star Stormy Daniels and a former Playboy model to fend off damage to his...

The Latest: Lawyer: Cohen has info for special counsel

Aug. 21, 2018 11:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a financial fraud probe involving Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen (all times local): 11:15 p.m. An attorney for President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer and "fixer" says his client has knowledge on certain subjects that "should be of interest" to...

As our media environment blurs, confusion often reigns

Aug. 16, 2018 2:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A generation ago, the likes of Walter Cronkite, Peter Jennings and Diane Sawyer were the heroes of television news. Now the biggest stars are arguably Sean Hannity and Rachel Maddow. Notice the difference? Cronkite, Jennings and Sawyer reported the news. Hannity and Maddow talk about the...

The Latest: Maddow doesn't relent on White House transcript

Jul. 26, 2018 12:06 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on questions about the White House transcript of President Donald Trump's news conference with Russia's Vladimir Putin (all times local): 3:15 p.m. MSNBC's Rachel Maddow is standing by her report that the White House deliberately cut a key question from a transcript of...

White House: Nothing malicious in Trump-Putin omission

Jul. 26, 2018 12:05 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pushing back against allegations of attempting to alter the historical record, the White House said Wednesday that the omission of a key question from its transcript of President Donald Trump's news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin "was by no means malicious." MSNBC host...